Long's Jewelers

Long’s Fine Jewelers since 1878, is proud to be the Official Award Supplier of the Boston Marathon as well as the co-designer of the permanent Boston Marathon Champions’ Trophy.

With five locations throughout New England including downtown Boston, Long’s carries Rolex, David Yurman, Mikimoto, Roberto Coin, Marco Bicego, Breitling, TAG Heuer, Raymond Weil, and more. As New England’s Diamond Source, Long’s also specializes in diamonds and engagement rings. The Long’s diamond, wedding ring, and bridal jewelry selection includes signature pieces as well as items from top designers Ritani, Memoire, and Scott Kay. Each store offers a complete giftware gallery of crystal, porcelain sculptures, and gifts for baby and the home.

For more information, log on to www.longsjewelers.com.

B.A.A. Moment 4

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).