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Katherine Switzer Calendar

Kathrine Switzer


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
Seneca 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.

May 27, 2017

Bondensee Frauenlauf, Vorarlberg, Austria Website »
Join Kathrine at the Bodensee Frauenlauf – one of the biggest women’s run in middle Europe – together with our 261 Clubs from Austria, Germany and Switzerland. The course goes along the beautiful Bodensee – just on the triangle of Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

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The 121st Boston Marathon included the first woman to officially run the race 50 years ago, ABC News, By Kaelyn Forde

Fifty years after becoming the first woman to officially finish the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer has done it again.
“I’m exhilarated,” she told ABC News after finishing the 26.2-mile race on...

Switzer Is ‘261’ And Fearless In Boston, The Huffington Post, by Terry Lyons

BOSTON – (April 17, 2017) – The elevator door swung open on the fifth floor of the Sheraton Boston hotel and Kathrine Switzer, age 70, strode down the hallway with...

adidas partners with Kathrine Switzer and 261 Fearless, to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of her iconic Boston Marathon debut

Hey Friends!  What great news today, as adidas has announced a partnership with me and with 261 Fearless!  They’re with me all the way for Boston 2017 and beyond.  Their...

Kathrine Switzer Returns to the Boston Marathon, Outside Magazine, by Molly Mirhashem

Later this month, 50 years after making history, the first woman to run the iconic event will race it again
We caught up with Switzer about the 1967 race, her plans...

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Kathrine celebrates 50th Anniversary of historic run at Boston 2017

ESPN Sports Center features Kathrine and 261 Fearless
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Why I am Running the 2017 Boston Marathon
By Kathrine Switzer


Next Race:

May 7th – Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon


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Start with Kathrine’s Tip Number ONE:
Just put on your shoes and go.

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Marathon Woman, Kathrine's best-selling book, is available now in an updated, special 50th anniversary celebratory edition. Signed copies available on her store. Visit Store
Kathrine tells the
real 1967
Boston Marathon story!
Excerpt from Makers.com
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