Bobbi Gibb Boston Marathon

Bobbi Gibb is the First Woman to Run in the Boston Marathon in 1966. She was Rejected When She Applied because Women were Thought to be Physiologically Incapable of Running a Full Marathon.

The Boston Marathon is an annual race held in the greater Boston area of eastern Massachusetts, United States. It is traditionally held on Patriots’ Day, which is every third Monday of April. It was founded in 1897 in response to the success of the first marathon competition in the 1896 Summer Olympics. But did you …

Bobbi Gibb is the First Woman to Run in the Boston Marathon in 1966. She was Rejected When She Applied because Women were Thought to be Physiologically Incapable of Running a Full Marathon. Read More »