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

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

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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. - Bobbi Gibb's the first women to finish Boston's marathon 50 years ago!

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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

"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."

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

Bobbi Gibb at the Boston Marathon Finish Line in 1966. Courtesy of Yarrow Kraner.

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 - Women in the World

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

Bobbi Gibb after the 1966 Boston Marathon. Photo courtesy of Yarrow Kraner

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