How will I know if I've been accepted into the Boston Marathon?
What is the date of the 2015 Boston Marathon?
How can I sign up as a volunteer for B.A.A. events?
Can I run in the Boston Marathon as an unofficial or "bandit" runner?
How do I enter the Boston Marathon through the Charity Program?
1972 - Women Official Entrants in Marathon
Although Bobbi Gibb was the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon in 1966, it was not until the 1972 Boston Marathon that women could become official entrants due to a change in AAU rules.