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We Are Fresno: First Woman to Ever Finish a U.S. Marathon

        A Clovis woman made history for taking part in a race nearly 60 years ago
        Arlene Pieper broke gender barriers when she entered the race.
        It was a time when most marathons were only open to men.
        But, in the late 1950's Pieper completed the Pikes Peak marathon in Colorado.
        Watch the above video to meet the first woman to ever finish a marathon in the U.S.

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