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 RAW: Ga. restaurant assault Mom: Daughter denied wheelchair at airport Space X launch through barge landing Alligator spotted at NC beach Fayette Co. homeowner killed during home invasion Fairfield Alabama tornado damage Your chance to vote for bridge into Charlotte CMPD investigates animal abuse video Man found shot to death in east Charlotte RAW: Zola the gorilla dances at Dallas Zoo More Stories Man shot, killed inside west Charlotte restaurant Jun 24, 2017, 11:20 p.m. CMPD sends officers in OT to fight crime Jun 23, 2017, 11:42 p.m. Warrant leads to police chase in Gaston Co., deputies say Jun 24, 2017, 10:44 p.m.