Kathrine Switzer first woman to run the Boston Marathon while Dave McKenzie wins the 71st Boston Marathon in Massachusetts.
Boston Massachusetts USA Date:1967, April 21 Duration:53 sec Sound:Yes
601 racers participate at 71st Boston marathon in Massachusetts. Runners shown include Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the marathon. The narrator claims that the "leggy lady" was jostled off the course and did not finish, but that is incorrect. Race official Jock Semple tried to remove her, but her boyfriend who was running with her stopped him and she finished the race as number 261. Dave McKenzie of New Zealand finishes first. Tom Laris and Yutaka Oaki of Japan follow. A man hugs McKenzie after he wins the race.
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