Best Buddies Massachusetts

Best Buddies Massachusetts
45 Bromfield Street, 7th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02108

Craig S. Welton
617.778.0522   

www.bestbuddiesma.org

The mission of Best Buddies is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendship, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

To accomplish this mission, Best Buddies Massachusetts works directly with more than 105 school-based chapters throughout the Commonwealth, and 60 employers throughout Greater Boston.

B.A.A. Moment 4

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.