Boston Magazine

Boston Magazine

Boston Magazine Media annually works with the B.A.A. to produce the Official Boston Marathon Program. Boston magazine is thrilled about the opportunity to publish a race program that covers and highlights not only our city’s world-class marathon but also is accented with unique race features, historical information, competitor data, and fantastic photographs. Boston magazine is excited to continue its partnership throughout 2014 with the production of The Racers' Record Book, which lists all official finishers in their respective divisions and chronicles the race through special features and photographs.

Boston Magazine Media is the proud publisher of Boston magazine, as well as Boston Home, Boston Weddings, and a number of custom publications distributed throughout Metro Boston. For over 50 years, Boston magazine has leveraged our powerful print, digital, on-site consumer facing programs, and strategic partnerships, to develop marketing campaigns for our clients. For more information on Boston Magazine Media please visit www.bostonmagazine.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).