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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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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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Interview with Women’s Lifestyle Magazine

By Bril Kilroy Kathrine Switzer shares what it felt like to be the first woman to join men in the Boston Marathon, and what it feels like now to make more strides toward gender equality in sports. Read Full Article

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Runner Kathrine Switzer spreads message of fearlessness, Houston Chronicle

By Roberta MacGinnis Kathrine Switzer became a worldwide sensation in 1967 when a Boston Marathon race director tried to shove her off the course after he saw her running in what traditionally had been a men-only event. The scene, captured

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Inaugural Bellin Women’s Half Marathon first US partner event for 261 Fearless, Inc.

The inaugural Bellin Women’s Half Marathon on Sept. 26 has been named the first United States partner event for 261 Fearless, Inc., a global nonprofit community of female runners and walkers founded by women’s running legend Kathrine Switzer. 261 Fearless

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Kathrine named one of “50 Most Influential People in Running” by Runner’s World, October 2015

Hi Friends! What an honour to be named one of Runners World’s 50 Most Influential People in Running and to have the world hear more about 261 Fearless, Inc. our new non-profit movement that is empowering women around the globe.

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The New Culture of Capability, by Kathrine Switzer, New England Runner July/August 2015

As featured in the latest July/August 2015 issue of New England Runner.  Purchase your issue at New England Runner. The New Culture of Capability Over the last year, I have sat in on women’s network meetings in some of the

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