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 What you need to know about the flu Fort Mill schools cracking down on out-of-state license plates Homecoming queen gives crown to classmate Donations for Puerto Rico stuck in Charlotte String of robberies in South End community Former FBI leader offers insight into Las Vegas shooting Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas FedEx brings hundreds of jobs to Cabarrus County Former teachers, coaches tell Md. woman to keep fighting after Las Vegas shooting Active shooter training in the wake of attack More Stories Charlotte under threat of severe weather Monday Oct 22, 2017, 7:06 p.m. Juvenile shot in Lincoln County, officials say Oct 22, 2017, 7:56 p.m. Crews spray for mosquitos to prevent West Nile virus… Oct 22, 2017, 6:12 p.m.