Bobbi's News and Events
Bobbi Gibb and attendees at White-Ellery House/Cape Ann Museum Event September 3rd
In 1965, the year I first ran the Boston Marathon, there were no women in the field of about 400 participants. On Monday morning, more than 13,000 women will start the 120th Boston Marathon
VICE Sports, Monica Prelle, April 14, 2016
Dressed in her brother's hooded sweatshirt and Bermuda shorts to disguise her femininity, Roberta Gibb hid in a forsythia bush on Hopkinton Street near the start line of the Boston Marathon.
Roanoke Times, April 14, 2016
"Bobbi's not only Boston's first woman runner, but she is a spectacular sculptor, which makes this an absolutely unique project," he said. "It's about time we honored her and those women who followed."
By Jen A. Miller, espnW.com, Apr 14, 2016
On a warm day in the winter of 1966, Bobbi Gibb was getting in a long run on the beach when she accidentally ran to Mexico. She was recently married to a Navy man, which brought her from her home in Massachusetts to San Diego, and to the Pacific Ocean. Running there was a new, even shocking experience for her.