Bobbi Gibb. 1966. First woman to run the Boston Marathon.
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Bobbi Gibb first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966. She had no number because women were not considered strong enough to run the marathon. Police ran after her in an attempt to arrest her.
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Bobbi Gibb at the Boston Marathon Finish Line in 1966. Courtesy of Yarrow Kraner.
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Bobbi Gibb, first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, running without a number because women were not allowed into the race
Bobbi Gibb, the woman who dressed in men's clothing and snuck into the 1966 Boston Marathon race because women runners were barred from entry.
Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966. At that time, women weren’t allowed to participate in the marathon and when her application was denied, she snuck in and ran anyway
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