Start of Elite Women’s Race of the 117th Boston Marathon

15 APR 2013
Start of Elite Women’s Race of the 117th Boston Marathon
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Hopkinton, MA

Elite Women's Start of the Boston Marathon.

Live coverage of the 117th Boston Marathon will be shown locally on WBZ-TV (Channel 4), and nationally on Universal Sports and online at UniversalSports.com.

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.