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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.

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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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This is the story of one of the most iconic moments in women's running, the sport of running and the world of sports.

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20 Fascinating Photos of Amazing People Throughout History

Bobbi Gibb, the woman who dressed in men's clothing and snuck into the 1966 Boston Marathon race because women runners were barred from entry.

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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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Date 1966. Bobbi Gibb, snuck into the Boston Marathon race dressed as a man because women were denied entry.

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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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Andy Gibb in Teen Beat magazine, 1970s Had his poster up in my room as a tween. Saw him in concert twice :)

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