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First Woman to Officially Run Boston Marathon Makes Triumphant Return – NBC News

(NBC NEWS) In 1967, 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer made history when she defiantly became the first woman to officially run in the Boston Marathon — even as race officials tried to physically stop her.

Fifty years later, she finished the race a second time, donning the same number: 261.

“I just ran the fastest marathon I’ve run in 46 years,” she told NBC News after crossing the finish line Monday.

Source: First Woman to Officially Run Boston Marathon Makes Triumphant Return – NBC News