Today’s Dame of the Day is Miki Gorman (August 9, 1935 – September 19, 2015). Gorman took up long distance running in her 30s and debuted with a 100 mile indoor race. (!!!) Four years later, she won the Boston Marathon and set a new course record. Gorman is the only woman to win both the Boston and New York City marathon twice and is one of two women to ever win both marathons in the same year.
Today’s Dame of the Day is Katerina Izmailova (June 10, 1977-). As an Olympic athlete, Izmailova is one of a handful of people to represent her native Tajikistan at the games.. This swimmer competed at the 2000, 2008, and 2012 Olympics.