Start of Push Rim Wheelchair Division

15 APR 2013
Start of Push Rim Wheelchair Division
Time: 9:17 AM
Location: Hopkinton, MA

Push Rim Wheelchair DivisionĀ 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 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).