50 Years Ago Bobbi Gibb Became The First Female Boston Finisher

50 Years Ago Bobbi Gibb Became The First Female Boston Finisher

50 Years Ago Bobbi Gibb Became The First Female Boston Finisher By Jessica Sebor Published Apr. 12, 2016 Updated 2 hours ago The 2016 Boston Marathon Marks the 50th anniversary of the moment trailblazer Bobbi Gibb—decked in a bathing suit and Bermuda shorts—turned right on Hereford and left on Boylston to be the very first woman to ever finish the race. April 19 is exactly 50 years since Bobbi’s iconic race—come run with Women’s Running, Tracksmith and Bobbi in Boston! If you have ever considered running a marathon, you understand how daunting this proposition can be. First-time questions flood your brain: How do I start? What plan should I use? Do I need to change my diet? Now imagine you would like to train for a marathon—but answers to your queries are impossible to fi nd. There is no Internet to search for training plans; there is no running store to ask for tips; ther...

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