Kathrine Switzer

Debrianna and David have Run many marathons to raise money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society so this ballsy woman is particularly close to our hearts.

Iconic athlete, sports and social advocate, author, and Emmy award-winning television commentator, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially enter and run the Boston Marathon in 1967.  During her run, race official Jock Semple (seen below in black) attempted to stop Switzer and grab her official bib.  Here is what happened in her own words....
Katherine has been honored widely for her achievements, most recently being inducted into the USA National Women’s Hall of Fame for creating positive social change. The ramifications of this work is both joyful and profound, changing forever the face of sports, health, and opportunities for women around the world and fearlessly empowering millions beyond the finish line, especially through the non-profit “261® Fearless, Inc."

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