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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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Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run and complete the Boston Marathon on April 19, 1966, mini bio

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from Women in the World in Association with The New York Times - WITW

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 - Women in the World

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from Women in the World in Association with The New York Times - WITW

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

Bobbi Gibb at the site of the 2015 Boston Marathon/ Yarrow Kraner.

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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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I think this is Bobbi Gibb, the first woman who ran the Boston Marathon in 1966. Before that it was thought women were simply physiologically unable to do so. http://www.albamblog.com/2011/06/20/albam-legend-bobbi-gibb/

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Bobbi Gibb: First woman to run the Boston marathon (in nurse's shoes, no less), sculptor, painter, lawyer, writer, neuromuscular researcher looking into ALS...

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Roberta "Bobbi" Gibb, the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon (in 1966 as an unauthorised entrant and without a number, because women were not allowed into the race). She clearly disproved the belief that women were not physiologically capable of running marathon distances

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