U.S. Bobbi Gibb, first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, running without a number because women were not allowed into the race." The police ran after her and tried to arrest her. Women were not considered strong enough to run the marathon

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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

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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 1966

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Bobbi Gibb after the 1966 Boston Marathon. Photo courtesy of Yarrow Kraner

The incredible story of Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon She snuck into the race from the sidelines, concealing her gender with an over-sized sweatshirt. Here’s what happened when she took the sweatshirt off

The incredible story of Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon

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