"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."  Let's not forget this was only 50 years ago! We've come a long way.

"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." Let's not forget this was only 50 years ago! We've come a long way.

(Just for a day, to have a chance to be as brave as her.) Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette.

(Just for a day, to have a chance to be as brave as her.) Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette.

The Real Story of the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon  Photo: Scott Draper In February of 1966, 23-year-old Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb opened her mailbox and eagerly tore open the letter from the Boston Athletic …  http://running.competitor.com/2016/03/boston-marathon/the-real-story-of-the-first-woman-to-run-the-boston-marathon_146715

The Real Story of the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon Photo: Scott Draper In February of 1966, 23-year-old Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb opened her mailbox and eagerly tore open the letter from the Boston Athletic … http://running.competitor.com/2016/03/boston-marathon/the-real-story-of-the-first-woman-to-run-the-boston-marathon_146715

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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." The police ran after her and tried to arrest her. Women were not considered strong enough to run the marathon."

"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."

Feliz dia da mulher!  ROBERTA “BOBBI” GIBB  Estas fotografias são de 1967. Têm, portanto, 50 anos. Mostram a primeira mulher a correr a Maratona de Boston @bostonmarathon  , uma distância que então se julgava apenas acessível a homens.  Segundo reza a...

Feliz dia da mulher! ROBERTA “BOBBI” GIBB Estas fotografias são de 1967. Têm, portanto, 50 anos. Mostram a primeira mulher a correr a Maratona de Boston @bostonmarathon , uma distância que então se julgava apenas acessível a homens. Segundo reza a...

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

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

Bobbi GIbb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, done in 1966. Despite her training, she had to fight to the finish.  She finished in 3 hours, 21 minutes, 40 seconds, in 126th place out of 540 entrants.

Bobbi GIbb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, done in 1966. Despite her training, she had to fight to the finish. She finished in 3 hours, 21 minutes, 40 seconds, in 126th place out of 540 entrants.

Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb ran in the Boston Marathon after being rejected because she was a woman.

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Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb ran in the Boston Marathon after being rejected because she was a woman.

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