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Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

Da Capo Press (Mar 9, 2009)
Paperback – 448 pages
ISBN: 0738213292 / 9780738213293
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially run what was then the all male Boston Marathon, infuriating one of the event’s directors who attempted to violently eject her. In what would become an iconic sports image, Switzer escaped and finished the race. This was a watershed momen...