John M Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton

John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton
675 Watertown Street
Newton, MA 02460

David Sellers
dsellers@newtonBGC.com
617.630.2066

www.newtonbgc.com

John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton is no longer accepting applications for the 2014 Boston Marathon. Qualified runners that have been accepted in the 2014 Boston Marathon are invited to contact us for more information about joining our team.
Recognizing that all youth are at risk, the Boys & Girls Club of Newton inspires and enables over 700 young people, every year to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Boys & Girls Club of Newton focuses on the six core program areas of arts, education, leadership, sports, fitness and technology, to keep kids, ages 6 to 18, safe, engaged and learning when not in school.

Funds raised through the B.A.A. Boston Marathon Charity Program will help provide quality educational programs and athletic activities for Club members so that they are equipped with the crucial skills needed to become healthy, fit and successful adults.

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.