2013 B.A.A. Invitational Miles & Middle School 1000 meters

14 APR 2013
2013 B.A.A. Invitational Miles & Middle School 1000 meters
Time: 9:15 AM
Location: Copley Square Park, Boston MA

Six races on the Sunday morning of Boston Marathon weekend serve as the perfect appetizer for the big race on Monday. Since 2009, spectators and runners of the Marathon have enjoyed watching these track-meet style events. The race will begin with the Middle School 1000 meters, scheduled to begin at 9:15am.

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B.A.A. Moment 6

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. Pictured (left to right) above are seven of the eight women who participanted in the first official women's field of the Boston Marathon - Nina Kusciak, Katherine Switzer, Elaine Pederson, Ginny Collins, Pat Barrett, Frances Morrison, Sara Mae Berman (not pictured - Valerie Rogosheske).