Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports
Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
Date: August 2017
Duration: 12 hours 35 minutes
Katherine Switzer ran the Boston Marathon in 1967 where she was attacked by one of the event's directors who wanted to eject her from the all-male race. She fought off the director and finished the race. From the childhood events that inspired her to winning the New York City Marathon in 1974, this liberally illustrated book details the struggles and achievements of a pioneering women in sports.