Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) provides expert, compassionate care to children and adults and is home to groundbreaking cancer discoveries. The Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) team directs 100 percent of funds raised to the Claudia Adams Barr Program in Innovative Basic Cancer Research at DFCI, which enables leading researchers to achieve increased cure rates and to enhance patients’ quality of life.
adidas is excited to begin its 26th year as the Official and Exclusive Footwear and Apparel Supplier of the Boston Marathon. In 2014, adidas continues its commitment to the marathon by playing a key role not only in the race, but in all Boston Athletic Association programs.
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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.