The 7th annual B.A.A. 5K will be held on April 18, 2015, two days before the Boston Marathon. The start and finish of the B.A.A. 5K are located on Charles Street between the Boston Public Gardens and Boston Common.
John B. Hynes Convention Center900 Boylston StreetBoston, MA(617) 954-2000
Saturday, April 18, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (tentative times)
1966 - Bobbi Gibb
Although not an official entrant, Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Joining the starting field shortly after the gun had been fired, Gibb finished the race in 3:21:40 to place 126th overall. Gibb again claimed the “unofficial” title in 1967 and 1968.