Read more on Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon!

Wonder Women Wednesdays: Bobbi Gibb

Read more on Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon!

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

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

The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

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.

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

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

"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."

Albam Legend: Bobbi Gibb | Albam

Albam Legend: Bobbi Gibb | Albam

Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette. We take our right to vote today for granted. Get out there and vote and prove to those women who fought so hard to make it so that we could have a voice that it was worth fighting for.

Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette. We take our right to vote today for granted. Get out there and vote and prove to those women who fought so hard to make it so that we could have a voice that it was worth fighting for.

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