"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."
Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette. We take our right to vote today for granted. Get out there and vote and prove to those women who fought so hard to make it so that we could have a voice that it was worth fighting for.
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