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 it was more like, oh, 40,000 steps — roughly

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

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 the Sport report, 56 percent of all U.S. race finishers in 2012 were female. Outside

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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 of women’s running. Kathrine walks the mother runners through that

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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 to run the 1967 Boston Marathon. She was running

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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 and is still a kind of hub of my

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SkirtSports Blog: Kathrine Switzer responds: Why Nicole DeBoom is a 261 Woman

A 261 Woman is a woman who gets it. She’s a woman who knows that what we do is more than about running and fitness; it’s about changing women’s lives– our own, and others’. A 261 woman does not sit

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Kathrine at the 2014 Stand Out! Live. Life. Loud!

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Kathrine at the 2014 Boston Marathon

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Kathy Switzer lancia 261 Women’s Marathon & 10K, Runners World Italy, by Irene Righetti, Feb. 2014

Kathrine Switzer, la runner americana classe ’47 che cambiò il corso della storia “al femminile”, il prossimo anno organizzerà la prima competizione 261.  Di che cosa si tratta?  Del number di pettorale con la quale gareggiò nel ’67, in occasione della

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Ebook edition of Running & Walking for Women Over 40 now live for sale!

Hi Friends! My book, Running and Walking for Women Over 40 is now live for sale! AND, in this updated E-version, I put in lots of photos of  our mutual friends. 17 years ago, the original turned out to be a best-seller

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