Life is for participating not spectatingSubmitted by dexterszyd on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 07:19
All you need is the courage to believe in yourself and put one foot in front of the other."
~ Kathrine Switzer
Celebrating people who resist the Status Quo
Awesome moments in history -- 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...
Here is her story: