The National Women's History Museum graciously acknowledged Bobbi for her contribution to women's sports in their Facebook post of December 13, 2015. Based on the number of "likes" and "shares," Bobbi's courage is as relevant today as it was 50 years ago. If you are on Facebook, search their page for Bobbi Gibb and you can join the over 99,000 people that have "liked" this post!
For the first time ever, Bobbi has donated two completely unique pieces to the Montserrat College of Art Auction in Beverly, MA. A rare chance to see her work and share in her love of nature and the universe. The pieces are entitled Purple & Gold Swirls and Cosmic Plan. The Auction is Saturday, April 2nd and always draws an exciting crowd!
“First Ladies of Running” Panel Discussion
Friday, Feb. 12, 12:30 p.m.
At Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Health & Fitness Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall
1201 S. Figueroa St.
Roberta Gibb, first woman to run the Boston Marathon (50 years ago, 1966)
Jacqueline Hansen, LA native, Boston Marathon winner (1973), two-time world-record holder, and first woman to break 2:40 in the marathon
Cheryl Treworgy, mother of Olympic Marathon Trials favorite Shalane Flanagan, and first woman to break 2:50 in the marathon
Judy Ikenberry, 5th place finisher, 800 meters, 1960 Olympic Track Trials; winner first National Marathon Championship for women, 1974
Amby Burfoot, winner 1968 Boston Marathon, Runner’s World editor at large, and author of new book First Ladies of Running: 22 Inspiring Profiles of the Rebels, Rule Breakers and Visionaries Who Changed the Sport Forever.