Close Charlotte woman paves way for runners everywhere It only takes a pair of sneakers to get out and run, right? But back in 1967 it wasn't that easy. The first woman to have run the Boston Marathon is making an impact around the world and in the Queen City. WCNC 7:51 AM. EST November 11, 2016 TRENDING VIDEOS Governor's race bounces back to Durham County Person killed in nightclub shooting Dylann Roof to represent himself in trial Boy kicked off flight due to service dog Pet adoptions free at Humane Society Charlotteans take a stand against Trump More Stories Gubernatorial recount to begin on Sunday Dec. 3, 2016, 10:22 a.m. What it's really like to visit Cuba Dec. 2, 2016, 11:12 p.m. An emotional day as Gatlinburg families return to… Dec. 2, 2016, 7:41 p.m.