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Boston Marathon Pioneer on Kathrine Switzer on the 2014 Boston Marathon

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Running in 1967, before women were officially allowed to participate in the marathon, Kathrine Switzer was physically accosted on the route by a race official, but she persevered and completed the race. She talked about her own experience and her thoughts on the 2014 Boston Marathon at UMass Boston on April 17, 2014.
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Running in 1967, before women were officially allowed to participate in the marathon, Kathrine Switzer was physically accosted on the route by a race official, but she persevered and completed the race. She talked about her own experience and her thoughts on the 2014 Boston Marathon at UMass Boston on April 17, 2014. Show less

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Videos about the University of Massachusetts Boston, metropolitan Boston's only public university. UMass Boston's 11 colleges and graduate schools serve 6,000 students while engaging local, national, and international constituents through academic programs, research centers, and public service activities. To learn more about UMass Boston, visit www.umb.edu.

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These four videos are designed to show you how to get to UMass Boston, whether coming by subway, city bus, or car. For current maps and directions, visit: http://www.umb.edu/the_university/getting_here
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