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Bobbi Gibb - Selected Writings By Gibb:

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The Art of Inflation, 1978.


1942 Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
1966 First woman to run and finish the Boston Marathon
1967-68 Unofficial first-place female finisher of the Boston Marathon
1969 Earns B.S. at University of California, Los Angeles.
1978 Earns law degree at New England School of Law
1979 Joins Massachusetts Bar
1980 Publishes 28-pg. booklet To Boston with Love
1983 Runs Boston Marathon at age 40
1984 Designs trophies for first Women's Olympics Marathon trials
1996 Runs Boston Marathon at age 53 with a time of 6:02:24
2001 Runs 6th Boston Marathon as part of The Run for ALS Team 2001

Awards and Accomplishments

1966 First woman to run Boston Marathon, finishing in 3:21:40
1967 Finishes Boston Marathon in 3:27:17
1968 Finishes Boston Marathon in 3:30:00
1990s Named to Road Runner's Hall of Fame
1996 Recognized by YWCA's American Academy of Women Achievers
1996 Honored at ceremony marking 30th anniversary of Boston win

To Boston with Love, 1980.

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