Message from Kathrine: Association with 261WM in Mallorca

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As you probably know,  the 261 Fearless movement has in the last five months been legally constituted as a non-profit corporation. This is very good news, and has already opened up some exciting relationships and developments

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THE 261 FEARLESS MOVEMENT, by Lisa Jackson, Women’s Running Magazine UK

Once upon a time, less than 50 years ago, women weren’t allowed to run marathons as it was feared that they’d prove much too arduous for us delicate ladies. Kathrine Switzer changed all that when, in 1967, she entered the

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Kathrine named one of the Rodale 100

Kathrine Switzer: The Fast and Fearless; Inspiring a Women’s Running Revolution In 1967, Kathrine Switzer pinned a bib to her chest and became the first official women entrant in the Boston Marathon. With the race underway, an official who thought no

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KVS Interview with Miles and Meters Podcast

The amazing Steve Sievert , a guy who has been in the avant garde of networking running stories, information and interviews, has done it again by creating a great podcast called Miles and Meters.  I was featured live a few

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Women’s Right to Run 19K 5K Officially Named Partner Event for 261 Fearless

Generations Bank, organizing sponsor of the first ever Women’s Right to Run, announced today the inaugural run has been named a partner event for 261 Fearless, Inc., a global community of female runners and walkers founded by running legend Kathrine

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Blog from 261 Fearless Treasurer Howard Lipset

As you know any start-up is hard work.  How lucky we are with our non-profit 261 Fearless Inc. to have financial advice and plenty of passion (from a non-runner, no less!) from Howard Lipset of Progressive Management, Inc. This article is

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It wasn’t easy to be the 1st female Boston Marathoner, RVAnews by Kathryn Pullman

What does a small town runner do when she’s suddenly given the opportunity to interview two running legends? First, she doesn’t believe it. Next, she has an internal fan-girl freak out–imagine jumping up and down, squealing, grinning… the whole nine

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Kathrine Switzer on Running: “Be Fearless” on Iowa Public Radio

Charity Nebbe talks with Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to register for and run the Boston Marathon Listen Here Runner and author Kathrine Switzer first made headlines in 1967 when the Boston Marathon race commissioner yanked her from the course

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Kathrine Switzer Launches Global Non-profit 261 Fearless, Inc. with an Ambassador program, Club Training System and Events

Kathrine Switzer is pleased to announce the launch of 261 Fearless, Inc., a global non-profit aimed to connect women runners in a unique community that provides communication platforms, clubs, events, training and merchandizing.  261 Fearless uses running as the means

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Empowerment in a pair of running shoes: First woman to run the Boston Marathon shares her story on St. Louis Public Radio

Radio Interview with Kelly Moffit The first woman to officially enter and run the Boston Marathon, in 1967, did so under the gender-neutral entry “K.V. Switzer.” When race officials found out she was a woman, one race director physically attacked her

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