Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

Army Staff Sergeant Earl Granville is receiving a ton of attention, and rightfully so, for what he did during the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Marcel Hug won Boston for the third time, outpushing 10-time champion Ernst Van Dyk and finishing in 1:18:04 to beat the course record and world best by 21 seconds.

Switzer, who completed the Boston Marathon in 1967 in four hours and 20 minutes. After all the marathons I've run, this may be the most important of all.

Carlson ran 26.2 miles in honor of 261, the bib number Switzer wore on that historic day.

Almost 895 miles away, one of their teammates, Notre Dame Dean and Professor, Laura Carlson, completed her sixth consecutive Boston Marathon. "I jerked my head around quickly and looked square into the most vicious face I'd ever seen", she wrote.

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Running the 1967 Boston Marathon changed the course of Switzer's life.

This helped speed up her recovery time.

Kathrine Switzer in 1967, as a race official tries to get her off course during the Boston Marathon. "We can make it happen through running".

Sanchez finished the grueling race in five hours, 21 minutes and 56 seconds.

Some runners enter the marathon with the intent to win against others, but many athletes aim to compete against themselves, beating their best times or pushing themselves just to complete it.

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Women's marathoning has come a long way, joining the Olympics in 1984 and gaining popularity through runners like Grete Waitz and Tegla Loroupe.

She has said she hopes to run NY this year as well.

"For me, this is my qualifying race", added Loween, who has completed several marathons before but just did the Boston Marathon for the first time.

Kathrine is just one of a handful of fearless women who entered races when it was forbidden, but what makes her so special is what she's done with her notoriety. "I'm my own worst critic, but my critique document is still blank".

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