American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts

                                                                                                
American Red Cross of Massachusetts
139 Main Street
Cambridge, MA  02142-1530
Nicole Marcotte
teamredcrossboston@redcross.org
617-274-5243
 
 
 
American Red Cross of Massachusetts is no longer accepting applications for invitational entry into the 2016 Boston Marathon. Official qualified participants who are already entered in the 2016 Boston Marathon that wish to raise funds for American Red Cross of Massachusetts may still do so using the contact information found above.
 
The American Red Cross of Massachusetts, through its networks of volunteers, donors and partners, enables ordinary people to act in extraordinary circumstances by providing hope and care, and by preparing communities to face the unexpected. The American Red Cross of Massachusetts serves 351 cities and towns across the Commonwealth with a population of over 6.6 million people.  Funds raised by Team Red Cross help support our vital programs and services across our service areas: Disaster Relief, Service to the Armed Forces, Health and Safety Training, Biomedical Services, Food and Nutrition Programs, and International Services.
 
B.A.A. Moment 3

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.