Kathrine Switzer On Why We Still Need Safe Spaces for Female Runners

November 7, 2022

Running a marathon is, of course, hard. Running a marathon while the race director tries to rip your race number off is another thing entirely. That’s what Kathrine Switzer endured while becoming the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1967 (read the definitive account of this incredible moment in history in this extract (opens in new tab) from Switzer’s autobiography). COACH