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Kathrine Switzer Runs Boston Marathon 50 Years After Being First Woman to Enter the Race

Fifty years after being the first woman to enter the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer, now 70, finished the 2017 26.2-mile race with an unofficial ti... Read More »

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor, Adrianne Haslet-Davis: "I Don't Believe Everything Happens for a Reason"

By Je ica Radloff Three years ago, Adrianne Haslet-Davis' life changed in ways she never could have imagined. She was a spectator at the Boston Marath... Read More »

Women In Sports Who Broke the Rules — and Came Out On Top

Because sitting on the bench is NOT how to #PlayLikeaGirl. Last weekend, 10-year-old Kymora Johnson should have been making the sort of headlines 14-y... Read More »

Kathrine Switzer Reports Live from the Marathon Where She Made History

Today, pioneering marathon runner Kathrine Switzer is back where she first made history, hosting a telecast at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.... Read More »

#OneBostonDay Encourages Acts of Kindness and Reflects the City's Strength

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has declared it "One Boston Day," an opportunity fo... Read More »

Official at Last: The Year That Changed Everything

    On the eve of the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer-- the first woman to officially enter and run the race-- celebrates the anniversary of the yea... Read More »