Kathrine Switzer, who was the first official woman entrant in the Boston Marathon 50 years ago, acknowledges the crowd as she is introduced before firing the gun to start the women's elite division at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. Photo: AP

Boston Marathon runner attacked for being a woman 50 years ago, will run again today

Kathrine Switzer not only dealt with an official trying to push her out of the race, but later disqualified for, among other things, running with the men

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Kathrine Switzer, who was the first official woman entrant in the Boston Marathon 50 years ago, acknowledges the crowd as she is introduced before firing the gun to start the women's elite division at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. Photo: AP
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