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Kathrine Switzer creates the International AVON Marathon circuit with the dream of bringing the women's marathon into the Olympics.

Kathrine Switzer creates the International AVON Marathon circuit with the dream of bringing the women's marathon into the Olympics.

Simpsons creator is spending his last months giving away his fortune before dying of colon cancer

Simpsons creator is spending his last months giving away his fortune before dying of colon cancer

Sam Simon, is spending his final months funding projects that feed homeless people and save animals from being killed in animal shelters.

Kathrine Switzer - Getting women on the marathon course!    http://www.runnersworld.com/article/0,7120,s6-243-297--11735-0,00.html

Kathrine Switzer - Getting women on the marathon course! http://www.runnersworld.com/article/0,7120,s6-243-297--11735-0,00.html

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

1977 Bob Hall competes in the Boston Marathon. He was the first to complete the race in a wheelchair in 1975. B*

1977 Bob Hall competes in the Boston Marathon. He was the first to complete the race in a wheelchair in 1975. B*

Las Sinsombrero | Ellas Maruja Mallo Generación del 27 se conoce al que seguramente es el grupo de literatos y artistas más influyentes y conocidos de la cultura española

Las Sinsombrero | Ellas Maruja Mallo Generación del 27 se conoce al que seguramente es el grupo de literatos y artistas más influyentes y conocidos de la cultura española

I think sometimes we forget the impact one 2 simple bracelets. Always piling them on, creating 'arm parties'. Sometimes simple is better.   Elizabeth Taylor

I think sometimes we forget the impact one 2 simple bracelets. Always piling them on, creating 'arm parties'. Sometimes simple is better. Elizabeth Taylor

Fearless Women

Fearless Women

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Copley Square on Marathon Monday.

Copley Square on Marathon Monday.

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