While every runner of the Boston Marathon and the B.A.A. Half Marathon has a story to tell, some stories are breathtakingly remarkable. If you have one, we’d love to hear it. Please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.