“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.