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Kathrine Switzer


Apr 17, 2014

This is going to be an incredibly special Boston Marathon and I’m so pleased to share my thoughts and feelings with the University of Massachusetts Boston. Open to the public. For more information regarding this event, call the Office of Special Events at 617.287.5313 or email events@umb.edu.

Apr 17, 2014 –
Apr 21, 2014

Boston Marathon, Boston, MA United States
The 2014 Boston Marathon is going to the be the race of the century. It is going to be a global testimony to endurance, resilience and fearlessness and I’m really excited to be there again! I will be attending all press conferences, receptions and will be at the expo Fri, Sat and Sun at Skirt Sports booth #2227 launching the new 261 Fearless clothing line–how appropriate! (Click below “read more” for hours) Additionally on Sunday April 20th from noon to 12:45 I will be speaking at the Runner’s World Legends panel at the Hynes Convention Center and later will join Roger Robinson as special guest speakers for Marathon Tour’s VIP dinner. On Monday, April 21st I will be doing my 37th consecutive TV broadcast for WBZ-TV right at the finish line (boston.cbslocal.com).

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May 2, 2014 –
May 4, 2014

Kathrine and Roger Robinson return for their sixth appearance at this marvelous Canadian race, one of Canada’s premiere running events! They’re at the Expo all day Friday and Saturday with their books and shirts; Roger Robinson will be making the Canadian launch of his new book “Spirit of the Marathon” which accompanies the new DVD documentary “Spirit of the Marathon II.” They’ll be at all receptions and press conferences AND they will see you at the Finish Line for the awards on Sunday May 4th!

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Kathrine Switzer Latest News

Running ahead: Trailblazer Switzer will be featured speaker at Canyon Marathon dinner

By Scott Sandsberry, Yakima Herald-Republic
You could say Kathrine Switzer’s greatest claim to fame was the day she took one small step for woman, one giant leap for womankind. Except that...

Kathrine Switzer Launches Race Series: The pioneer intends to spark a global female running boom, Runner's World, by Michelle Chang

Kathrine Switzer, Image by Simon Wilson

Stand among the throngs of runners at any race in the United States, and you’ll be surrounded by women. Indeed, according to Running USA’s State of...

Podcast with Another Mother Runner: Kathrine Switzer Reflects Back—and Talks Future Races

Sarah and Dimity are honored to welcome Kathrine Switzer to the podcast. As the first woman to run the venerable Boston Marathon with an official number, Kathrine changed the course...

Katherine Switzer: Paving The Way For Women Since 1967, Competitor, by Allison Pattillo

The women’s running pioneer is launching a new clothing collection with Skirt Sports this summer.
Many a great idea is born from frustration. And so it was when Kathrine Switzer decided...

Fempower: Q&A with Kathrine Switzer and Melissa Seymour

Melissa Seymour: Hi Kathrine! Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do.
Kathrine Switzer: While I was never a ‘professional’ athlete, it is running that shaped my life...

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Kathrine Switzer Keeping Up

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!

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March 30 – 261 Women’s Marathon


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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