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Kathrine V Switzer | katherineswitzer.com

Kathrine Switzer is an acclaimed speaker who addresses corporations, business conferences, universities and special interest groups with a message that goes far beyond running. Her inspiring, authentic and high-energy delivery of creating success in a difficult environment, turning negatives into opportunities, and fearlessly implementing social and cultural change has made many positive differences in lives and businesses. Please consider her for your next event!

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Aug 19, 2015 –
Aug 24, 2015

This is a special year in Iceland—it’s the 100th Anniversary of women getting the right to vote. To honor women’s breakthroughs, Kathrine has been invited by Islandsbanki, the national bank of Iceland and race sponsor as a speaker with some of Iceland’s women role models and leaders at a special forum entitled “Equal Rights Is a Marathon!” to be held at the Harpa Concert Hall (Aug.20) and then as a guest of the Reykjavik, Marathon, (Aug. 22) the country’s biggest running event and city festival. The races go on all day, followed by Culture Night, one of the most popular festivals in Iceland and the city’s greatest celebration, which draws people from around the world. Iceland is an ecological wonderland, and Reykjavik has been dubbed one of the ‘coolest’ cities in the world.

Sep 24, 2015 –
Sep 26, 2015

Bellin Women’s Half Marathon, Green Bay, WI United States
Kathrine enjoys being a part of inaugural events, and this first women’s race is already fated for success as it is produced by Bellin Health, the company that has already proved themselves by organizing the 18,000 strong annual Bellin Race every June. Kathrine will be at the expo all day Friday to meet, greet and sign her books, and will be the keynote speaker at 6 PM that evening for the Women’s Inspiration Dinner, which is 4-8 PM at the KI Convention Center Ballroom. She’ll help start the race on Saturday and be there to welcome finishers!

Oct 5, 2015

Essex Running Club/Fleet Feet Sports Private Event, Essex, NJ United States
Dynamic Duo Speaking Evening with Kathrine Switzer and Roger Robinson. Kathrine and Roger do a return engagement to this dynamic club for dinner, speech and book signing.

Oct 7, 2015

Girls On The Run Houston, Houston, TX United States
This luncheon speech and book signing marks the beginning of an ambitions ‘barnstorming’ speaking tour as Kathrine speaks at several GOTR locations, often on consecutive days, to assist them in fund-raising for GOTR chapters. This organization is empowering over a million girls in the USA. We encourage the public to attend! Her Houston luncheon speech will be preceded by a VIP reception and followed by a meet & greet and book-signing. For more information: contact Mary Callahan maryt@gotrgreaterhouston.org 832-628-4480

Oct 16, 2015 –
Oct 18, 2015

The IMT Des Moines Marathon, Des Moines, IA United States
Kathrine has been booked for this engagement for five years, her longest range booking yet! This is an exciting, fast growing race with nearly 10,000 finishers and Kathrine is excited to be a part of it, particularly since there are more women participants now then men. Kathrine will be at the expo all day Friday and Saturday, speaking at a very special pasta dinner on Saturday night and at the race will be meeting and greeting on Sunday. Come join us!

Oct 19, 2015

Girls On The Run St. Louis, St. Louis, MO United States
Kathrine’s second stop on the GOTR barnstorming tour. Here she is the featured dinner speaker for this amazing organization that is empowering girls all over the USA. We encourage the public to attend! Please contact: Emilie Fan 314-862-6266

Oct 20, 2015

36th Annual Salute to Women in Sports, New York City, NY United States
This annual formal gala of the Women’s Sports Foundation will be overwhelming this year after the huge success of the USA Women’s Soccer triumph! No, Kathrine cannot help you get tickets but you can try yourself!

Oct 21, 2015

Girls On The Run, New York City, NY United States
This is a great choice of date for GOTR New York City to have their annual fund-raiser, as the momentum of excitement is already beginning for the TSC New York City Marathon. Kathrine will be the featured speaker at breakfast or luncheon (TBD), but save the date anyway! For more information contact: Allison Hauser
212-401-6378 / allison.hauser@girlsontherun.org

Oct 29, 2015 –
Nov 1, 2015

TCS New York City Marathon, New York City, NY United States
Kathrine will be at the expo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center to meet you on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. She’ll have her books and beautiful 261 Fearless apparel available for signing and purchase. On Sunday, she’s covering the race from the finish line and strategic places on the course.

Nov 6, 2015

Girls On The Run, Kent County, Grand Rapids, MI United States
Kathrine does a back- to- back on the GOTR national barnstorm as she speaks at a fund-raising lunch on Friday in Grand Rapids, followed by a book-signing, and then does dinner speech the next night in Kalamazoo (see below). This will be a marvelous event; we encourage your attendance as this is a major fund-raiser for this wonderful organization which is helping over a million girls. Kathrine looks forward to meeting you personally. For more information on the Kent County/Grand Rapids event, please contact: Kent County Girls On The Run; info.kcgotr@gmail.com
Phone 616-204-4267

Nov 7, 2015

Girls On The Run Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI United States
The Michigan GOTR barnstorm continues to Kalamazoo where Kathrine makes a Saturday night dinner speech followed by a book signing. She is passionate about this organization which has empowered a million girls through running. The public is encouraged to attend, and Kathrine looks forward to meeting you personally. For more information, please contact: Melisa Beeson melisa@girlsontherunkazoo.org

Nov 12, 2015 –
Nov 14, 2015

Anthem Richmond Marathon, Richmond, VA United States
SingleStone is presenting both Kathrine and Roger Robinson as the celebrity speakers for the VCU Massey Cancer Center on the occasion of the Anthem Richmond Marathon. Kathrine will introduce Roger as the featured speaker on Thursday night’s Sports Backers Marathon Training Team pasta dinner, followed by a Q&A, and Roger will introduce Kathrine as the featured speaker on Friday night at the Weinstein Jewish Community Center, 5403 Monument Ave., Richmond, 23226.This event benefits the VCU Massey Cancer Center. Both K&R will be at the marathon expo at the VCU Massey Cancer booth, and both will be part of the starting celebrations and the “Premium Package” of the Anthem Richmond Marathon on Saturday morning. For more information contact: Jennifer Mott (JDM Consulting) via email at jenmott@me.com or (804) 774-5242.

Nov 19, 2015

The Athena Award Dinner, Dutchess County location TBA, NY United States
Kathrine is speaking at this dinner which annually honors a member of the Hudson Valley community who best embodies the Athena leadership model of being a strong, successful, collaborative leader. The award is made possible by the Chamber Foundation, Inc., the not-for-profit educational organization of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce. The public is invited! Join us and wear purple, the goddess Athena’s color!

Nov 20, 2015

Night of Champions, Clermont, FL United States
Kathrine is the dinner speaker at the occasion that honors champion athletes. Clermont is known as the “Choice of Champions” because of its international reputation as the training ground for elite athletes who choose to live there and take advantage of lakes, rolling hills and warm climate. For more information contact: Jeanie Linders
321-438-8095 tocpro@aol.com

Nov 23, 2015 –
Apr 1, 2016

Kathrine residing at her 2nd home, Wellington, New Zealand

Apr 1, 2016 –
Apr 2, 2016

Yakima River Canyon Marathon, Yakima, WA United States
The dynamic duo of Kathrine and Roger Robinson has been invited back to Yakima for this iconic race in some of the most beautiful surroundings imaginable. Both of them will speak pre and post race, and be at all events with their books and personal greetings.

Apr 10, 2016

261 Women’s Marathon, Mallorca, Spain
Situated in Palma, the lovely (and only flat) city on this beautiful Balearic island, the event this year may also include a half marathon. Kathrine will be personally accessible at all events at this, the most spirited of women’s events in the world. Please go to www.261wm.com to look at wonderful video, to register, and be part of this magnificent event.

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