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 5 hurt in Charlotte crash Severe weather update Thousands march on Charlotte Storms sweeping the south Mom shoots, kills suspected intruder Women's March in Charlotte Severe weather threat Sunday Sunday night forecast More Stories Gusty winds the main concern in late night storm Jan 22, 2017, 1:35 p.m. Driver charged with DWI in southeast Charlotte crash Jan 22, 2017, 7:47 a.m. 11 dead, 23 injured after storms tear through Georgia Jan 22, 2017, 8:36 a.m.