This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.

publication date: Friday, May 12, 2017 (part of Spring 2017)

category: Competitions

clue: Despite a race official trying to physically prevent her from running in this historic event, she finished the race.

explanation: In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. An iconic photograph shows race official Jock Semple trying to tear the number from her moments before her boyfriend knocked him to the ground. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Jesse King, Elaine Beckland, and Scott Hardie


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