Katherine Switzer Calendar

Kathrine Switzer


Sep 25, 2014 –
Sep 27, 2014

Virginia 10-miler, Lynchburg, VA United States
Kathrine and Roger Robinson have been invited back for a return performance at the 41st anniversary of this very special race. Activities include public speaking, the expo, Girls on the Run clinic, breakfast run and announcing at the race itself on September 27th.

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
This will be Kathrine’s 3rd appearance as guest speaker. Join her 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

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

Boston Marathon Pioneer Kathrine Switzer

Video Excerpt from Kathrine’s talk  at UMass Boston on April 17, 2014.


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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


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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

Start with Kathrine’s Tip Number ONE:
Just put on your shoes and go.


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Fearless in the Face of Adversity


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