Watch Now: Start Line Brewing to Honor Marathon Pioneer Bobbi Gibb with Release of New Craft Beer

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Start Line Brewery is releasing a new IPA which honors Marathon Pioneer, Bobbi Gibb. "Hopkinton-based Start Line Brewing Company today announced the release, on Thursday, April 8th, of its seasonal Marathoner IPA beer, which is dedicated this year to distance-running pioneer Bobbi Gibb. Roberta Louise ‘Bobbi’ Gibb was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, in 1966, and was the recognized pre-sanctioned women’s winner in 1966, 1967 and 1968."

"Start Line Brews Marathoner IPA each Marathon season and donates the proceeds to the 26.2 Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to economic and educational development, whose plans include the development of an International Marathon Center (IMC) in Hopkinton."

Members of the 26.2 foundation were in attendance to help can the new IPA beer in preparation for its debut on Thursday, April 8th. Read the full story HERE! and watch the News Segment below for more!

Photo Courtesy: Bruce J. MacDonald
Caption: "Cans of Marathoner IPA line up to be filled."