(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.

"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.

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, first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, running without a number because women were not allowed into the race

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, first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, running without a number because women were not allowed into the race.

Albam Legend: Bobbi Gibb | Albam

Albam Legend: Bobbi Gibb | Albam

"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."

Herstory -1966 Bobbi Gibb -1st Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

Herstory -1966 Bobbi Gibb -1st Woman to Run the Boston Marathon | Mug

Herstory -1966 Bobbi Gibb -1st Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

Herstory -1966 Bobbi Gibb -1st Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

Herstory -1966 Bobbi Gibb -1st Woman to Run the Boston Marathon | Art Board

Herstory -1966 Bobbi Gibb -1st Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

Finally, in 1972, women were allowed into the Boston Marathon. Nina Kuscsik went on to win the women's race in 3:10:26 (pictured). INSPIRATIONAL!!!

Boston Marathon

Finally, in 1972, women were allowed into the Boston Marathon. Nina Kuscsik went on to win the women's race in 3:10:26 (pictured). INSPIRATIONAL!!!

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

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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