Katherine Switzer Calendar

Kathrine Switzer


Oct 9, 2014 –
Oct 11, 2014

NU Hartford Marathon & Half Marathon, Hartford, CT United States
A highlight of this event will be “Girls Night Out; Powerful Stories from Fearless Women” on Thursday, Oct 9th at 7pm featuring Kathrine and Girls On The Run founder Molly Barker. Tickets and info at www.hartfordmarathon.com. She will also be at the Expo on the 9th and 10th with her just-launched 261 Fearless running apparel by Skirt Sports along with the ever-popular Marathon Woman books and apparel. Come meet Kathrine and make your own FB photo! Race on Saturday, Oct 11th.

Oct 15, 2014

Guest Speaker – Self Esteem Boston, Boston, MA United States
When it comes to talking about self esteem, Kathrine knows from first hand experience how important this is for success and how important it is to give empowerment to others. Join us for this 20th anniversary breakfast fundraiser at the Harvard Club where Kathrine will be a speaker and will be signing books.

Oct 17, 2014 –
Oct 19, 2014

Empire State Marathon, Syracuse (Liverpool), NY United States
Kathrine’s third appearance here will be special with two new additions: 261 Fearless running apparel will be featured in a fashion show — Kathrine modeling as well! Also will be the Syracuse launch of the film “Spirit of the Marathon II” with an appearance by both Kathrine and Roger Robinson, author of the companion book. Join them at the expo, pasta dinner and all day on the race course. Kathrine’s running began at Syracuse University and she ran many of her training miles on the roads nearby this race site!

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Kathrine Switzer Latest News

Skirt Sports Launches a Clothing Line with Kathrine Switzer to Promote the 261 Fearless Running Movement

Skirt Sports, the innovative women’s running apparel brand is proud to announce its partnership with pioneer runner, Kathrine Switzer, most noted for her brave running of the 1967 all-male Boston...

Kathrine Switzer, Nicole DeBoom are 'fearless', Daily Camera by Mike Sandrock

When Kathrine Switzer went to register for the 1967 Boston Marathon, she was confident she could cover the 26.2 miles. Only one problem, she discovered — a woman had never...

Five Questions With Kathrine Switzer, Boston Magazine by Melissa Malamut

In 1967, a 19-year-old journalism student named Kathrine Switzer registered for the Boston Marathon under her initials only, because women were not yet allowed to run the race. The infamous images (above and below)...

The Boston Marathon Has Been Breaking Gender Barriers Since 1966, Huffington Post

by Elisabeth Epstein
Marathons are a funny thing. Why would anyone want to voluntarily put his or her body through so much pain and mental anguish just to run 26.2 miles?

1st woman to run Boston Marathon - Witness - BBC News

Video Interview with Kathrine Switzer during the inaugural 261 Women’s Marathon in Mallorca, Spain

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Order the new edition e-book of Kathrine’s Running & Walking for Women Over 40

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Announcing Skirt Sports’ new 261 Fearless clothing line!

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Kathrine featured in PBS documentary, Makers:  Women Who Make America

Makers:  Women Who Make America is a landmark digital and broadcast initiative from AOL and PBS showcasing compelling stories from women of today and tomorrow.  This historic video initiative features exclusive access to trailblazing women – both known and unknown.  The 3-hour documentary “MAKERS: Women Who Make America.” will premiere at Lincoln Center in New York City on February 26, 2013 at 8pm ET.  Check your local PBS listings to watch at home!

Watch Kathrine tell the real story of the 1967 Boston Marathon!

View this segment about Makers on Extra


Kathrine Switzer Always Running

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Virgina 10-miler, Lynchburg VA


Kathrine and 261 Women’s Marathon in Elle Magazine Blogpost Spain
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Top 10 Running Tips

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Just put on your shoes and go.


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