Sports/ BG scan Hopkington Ma. 4/19/1967 a hassle at the start of the BAA Marathon, as marathon director attempts to stop women runner 261 from competing. Other runners objected to Cloney's provincial attitude. number 261 was listed on the program as K. Switzer of Syracuse. Switzer remained in the marathon. United Press. International photo. Boston Marathon preivew, year of the women. bostonmarathon1967 -- Marathonhistory