Kathrine at NYC Marathon Expo

Come see me and some 261 Fearless women at my table at the TCS NYC Marathon Expo, 2nd floor (one floor above main expo area) at the River Pavilion’s, just outside the media centre… My hours at the NYC Marathon

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Kathrine inducted NYRR Hall of Fame

Hi Friends! Amazing–it’s the 40th anniversary of my winning the New York City Marathon and wow, I’m being inducted into the NY Road Runners Hall of Fame. This is an invitation for you all to attend–it’s at 3 PM on

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Kathrine receives Brand Laureate Legendary Award

Hi Friends! I’d like to share some wonderful news  with you! Just recently I was awarded the Brand Laureate  Legendary Award from the Asia Pacific Branding Foundation for the work I have done in advancing women’s running globally.  I am

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Kathrine featured in Runner’s World article: “Do Women-Only Races Still Have a Purpose?”

…”Many of these women experience a sense of empowerment that they never had before,” said Switzer of women running women-only races today. Switzer continues to spread that message internationally, including as part of the 261 Women’s Marathon and 10K, which

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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 Marathon. The collaboration creates a line of women’s running clothes

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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 registered for the race since its founding in 1897. Switzer

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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) shows a B.A.A. official trying to rip off her bib.

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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? It’s easy. The feeling of accomplishment. A marathon proves

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

Video Interview with Kathrine Switzer during the inaugural 261 Women’s Marathon in Mallorca, Spain http://youtu.be/aO2ChjVGL7

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Boston Marathon Pioneer Kathrine Switzer

Video Excerpt from Kathrine’s talk  at UMass Boston on April 17, 2014. http://youtu.be/4eNbKv-9UdQ

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