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Kathrine V Switzer |

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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Kathrine Switzer


Mar 25, 2017

Hop 21 Run, Boston, MA United States
Kathrine joins in the ‘Hop 21’ with several hundred other runners from a variety of Boston Marathon Charity Teams. This is a 21-mile training run from Hopkinton to Heartbreak Hill. Make or break time!

Mar 31, 2017 –
Apr 1, 2017

Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Race, Washington DC, United States
45 years ago, Kathrine was the first woman winner of this start up race that now features thousands of runners and a dynamic expo. This year Kathrine is the speaker.

Apr 13, 2017 –
Apr 18, 2017

Boston Marathon, Boston, MA United States
In Boston for the Boston Marathon. This is the 50th anniversary of Kathrine’s first historic marathon. This time she is joined by 115 women and six men who are running for the charity, 261 Fearless. She will be making expo and press conference appearances, and signing the new edition of her book Marathon Woman on April 13-16; specific times will be posted here and updated on Facebook.

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Apr 17, 2017

Boston Marathon, Boston, MA United States
(Monday, Race Day) Kathrine will be the honorary starter for the elite women’s race at 9:30 AM, then will run with her 261 Team at the 11:15 charity teams start time.

Apr 18, 2017

Boston Marathon, Boston, MA United States
Wrap up Boston Marathon press conference.

Apr 25, 2017

Kathrine will be keynote speaker for this symposium. More details to come.

May 6, 2017 –
May 7, 2017

Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon, Toronto, Ontario Canada
Kathrine will be the special guest of Toronto Marathon. She will be at the expo Marathon Woman Book signing. Specific times TBA. Kathrine plans to run the half marathon.

May 11, 2017 –
May 13, 2017

Women’s Right to Run 19K & 5K, Seneca Falls, NY United States
eneca Falls, NY 261 Partner Event: Women’s Right to Run 19K (this is an official 261 Fearless partner event). Kathrine is the celebrity spokesperson for the race which is in celebration of 100 years of women getting the vote in New York. Beneficiary is the National Women’s Hall of Fame; Kathrine was inducted into the HOF in 2011. Her speaking and appearance schedule will be posted soon.

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May 19, 2017 –
May 21, 2017

Austrian Women’s Run, Vienna, Austria
Kathrine is the invited celebrity guest for the 30th anniversary of this race.

Jun 2, 2017 –
Jun 4, 2017

This is an official 261 Fearless Partner event, and Kathrine has been the guest celebrity since it’s inception. She will be at the expo on June 2 & 3 signing the new edition of Marathon Woman, and will be the pre-race dinner speaker at Betty’s restaurant on June 3, and Number 1 hugger on race day, June 4. Specific times and locations TBA.

Nov 3, 2017 –
Nov 5, 2017

TCS New York City Marathon, New York City, NY United States
Kathrine is 1974 winner of the race and last ran it in 1975. She plans to run again, 32 year later, and this time she is running with a small contingent of 261 Fearless charity runners. She was inducted into the New York Road Runners Hall of Fame 2 years ago. Kathrine has done the TV broadcast of the race for 28 years, and therefore has never run the race when it is in the streets of NYC. In her day, it was all in Central Park. She will be at the expo and at press conferences; those times and locations TBA.

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