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.The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.
Faceted stones in delicate settings detail the ends of a whisper thin, gold vermeil bangle bracelet. 18k gold vermeil. Made in the USA. MEASUREMENTS Diameter: 2.75in / 7cm. Available sizes: One Size $122.50