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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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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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Penny Takes Palma Path In 100 Marathons Mission, North West Evening Mail

IN her tireless pursuit of completing 100 marathons, Hoad Hill Harriers veteran Penny Moreton flew to Palma, Mallorca to take part in the 261 Women’s Marathon. Organised by American author, TV commentator and Boston Marathon history-maker Kathrine Switzer, this event

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International Women’s Day races bring change across the globe, Canadian Running Magazine

Today is International Women’s Day and that’s something taken seriously among runners across the globe. The running community itself has seen many incredible moments from female runners down through the decades. For feminist runners, the name Kathrine Switzer is one of

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Celebrating International Women’s Day, Women’s Running UK

To mark International Women’s Day, WR Editor-in-Chief Christina Macdonald reflects on the amazing women who have inspired her to achieve her own goals in life Today is International Women’s Day, so my thoughts are turning to female role models I’ve

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Mallorca hosts Europe’s only all-girl marathon thanks to the woman who ‘gatecrashed’ Boston, gnomes

THE only all-female marathon in Europe will be run for the second time on Sunday in Palma de Mallorcaand, once again, has been organised by the first-ever woman to run the Boston version. Kathrine Switzer, who was 20 when she

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day: Be Fearless, Be Free, Be Grateful This Sunday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. This day we celebrate the achievements of women with a day of action: more than talk, we will DO. For me, it’s also

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Hearst Magazine’s “Empowering Women” interview with Kathrine

Wow, I’m thrilled to be interviewed on the amazing new site “Empowering Women” at Hearst Magazine!  They wanted to know the background of the 261 Women’s Marathon in Mallorca, but got more than they expected!  I hope you enjoy it!

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1st 261er Kathrine Switzer, YouTube

261 Women’s Marathon

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261 Women’s Marathon and 10K to take place on 8 March 2015 in Palma de Mallorca

2nd Edition of event inspired and backed by Kathrine Switzer calls women globally to challenge themselves on International Women’s Day The Palma de Mallorca tourist board has announced the second annual 261 Women’s Marathon and 10K, the only women’s marathon in

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