The Suffolk Journal

Switzer continues to pave path for female runners

Switzer continues to pave path for female runners

Morgan Hume

April 17, 2019

Filed under Boston, Journal Pro Sports Column, News, Sports

Thousands of women ran in the Boston Marathon this year, but back in 1967, 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer was the only woman on the course. Her decision to participate in the marathon that morning sparked a social revolution that has given women across the world the motivation to run for over 50 years...

Finished wicked strong

Finished wicked strong

Skylar To and Chris DeGusto

April 19, 2017

Filed under Sports

Crossing the finish line at the 121st annual Boston Marathon was like no other feeling for Amanda McGrath-- it was emotional. McGrath, an Assistant to the Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs at Suffolk University, had just completed her first marathon on Monday and said it was the “b...

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