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In 1967 women where not allowed to run the Boston Marathon?    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 entire marathon. [Wiki]

Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.

In 1967, Boston marathon organizer Jock Semple chased after Kathrine Switzer after he realized a woman was running. Other runners stopped him and she finished the race.

In 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.

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze.

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze. these pictures are awesome.<< history is fucked up

The 261Women’s Marathon: For a long time after the Olympic marathon started there were no long-distance races for women. Check out the story of the 261 Women's Marathon http://www.261wm.com/en/ + how it started: www.runningyourlife.nl/the-story-of-the-marathon/ #261WomensMarathon #RunningTheWorld #RunningYourLife #FridayFive

Story of the Marathon

Kathrine Switzer on the prejudices women athletes faced, her historic Boston Marathon run, and the doors it opened for other women athletes.

15 Generosos actos que sembrarán la semilla de la bondad en ti ⋮ Es la moda

Faith in Humanity: This is the best "prank" I've ever seen (aka beautiful gesture)! Christmas for a homeless man.

Catherine Switzer, the first woman to compete in the Boston marathon. The organiser tried to nock her out of the race as it was traditionally for men. She registered using her initial only. Fellow runners stopped him and she went on to complete the race. 1967

In 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.

O fotógrafo italiano Antonello Veneri chegou barril num ensaio sobre a capital baiana.

Salvador é um paraíso

A Swedish woman hitting a neo-Nazi protester with her handbag. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor. [1985]

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever A Swedish woman hitting a neo-Nazi protester with her handbag. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor. this woman is brave and wonderful

This is a true story of a Mother’s Sacrifice during the China Earthquake.  After the Earthquake had subsided, when the rescuers reached the ruins of a young woman’s house, they saw her dead body through the cracks. But her pose was somehow strange that she knelt on her knees like a person was worshiping; her body was leaning forward, and her two hands were supported by an object. The collapsed house had crashed her back and her head.    With so many difficulties, the leader of the rescue…

♥ A MOTHER'S LOVE NEVER FALTERS ♥This is a true story of Mother’s Sacrifice during the Japan Earthquake. After the Earthquake had subsided, when the rescuers reached the ruins of a young woman’s house, they saw her dead body through the cracks.

An image collection on imgfave And now I am in tears

Some of the most powerful images ever captured- the last one brought tears to me eyes. <<< they all brought tears to mine. More tears came with each photo.

Last Kiss WW11

El encanto del blanco y negro

"The Last Kiss" WWII - Departure of the “Amerigo Vespucci” Egypt, 1963 - Who is the photographer?

Cool Design Ad | #ads

50 Genius Print Ads With Brilliant Design Techniques

Human Footprint/ sustainabilty etc "One of three brilliant print ads for Reflex Spray instant muscle pain relief, featuring the London, Berlin and New York marathons.

DIY medal display: paint a long simple baseboard and nail as many long nails as needed. Paint some loonie store letters and glue them on. Take your hard earned medals out of the box or drawer and hang them up. Keep at it!

we supply medals DIY medal display: paint a long simple baseboard and nail as many long nails as needed. Paint some loonie store letters and glue them on. Take your hard earned medals out of the box or drawer and hang them up.

true...and when people cheer for you I just want to scream at them like no shut up let me concentrate on not dying

36 Hilarious Running Shirts

Want to run faster at any race distance? Learn why all runners need this run and add tempo runs into your training with one of three effective workouts.

Tempo Runs: One Workout All Runners Need

Want to run faster at any race distance? Learn why all runners need this run and add tempo runs into your training with one of three effective workouts.

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