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ESPN Sports Center airs feature on Kathrine and 261 Fearless

ESPN Sports Center did a wonderful job with the #261Fearless story! Check out the video all the way from New Zealand to New York, and finally a training run with many of the 261 Fearless Team Boston runners in the

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Kathrine Switzer On Her Return To The Boston Maraton, Competitor Magazine, by Allison Patillo

In April, Kathrine Switzer—athlete, activist, author, Emmy award-winning television commentator and founder of the nonprofit 261 Fearless—will run the Boston Marathon again. In 1967 the now 70-year-old runner was the first woman to run the race as a registered entrant

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Introducing the Women Can marathon – and celebrating a running hero, The Guardian, by Ronnie Haydon

This year, a new UK trail marathon across east Devon will celebrate the spirit of Kathrine Switzer, the woman who took on the chauvinists of running and won he inaugural Woman Can trail marathon, which starts on a community playing

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Kathrine Switzer Announces Team 261 Fearless Who Will Start 2017 Boston Marathon With Her

KATHRINE WILL BE JOINED BY OVER 100 OTHER RUNNERS REPRESENTING 20 COUNTRIES. TOGETHER THIS GLOBAL TEAM REPRESENTS 261 FEARLESS. Running legend Kathrine Switzer is lacing up her sneakers to run the 2017 Boston Marathon® again– 50 years after she first

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Special 50th Anniversary edition of “Marathon Woman” to be released April 2017

I am delighted to announce that my book Marathon Woman is being re-released in a special 50th Anniversary edition for the upcoming Boston Marathon!  And take a look–it’s been reviewed in the New York Times!  As if all this isn’t cool

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Second Annual Women’s Right to Run 19K 5K Named Official Partner Event for 261 Fearless

Global nonprofit aims to empower women through running Seneca Falls, N.Y. – Generations Bank, organizing sponsor of the second annual Women’s Right to Run, announced that the run has been named a partner event for 261 Fearless Inc., a global

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Kathrine & 261 Fearless in China, December 2016

Kathrine Switzer was invited to China to be an a special 261 Fearless Ambassador for the 30,000 strong Guangzhou Marathon.  The media, and runners everywhere, loved the message of running making you fearless. Here is a video clip that reached

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The Women Who Are Running To Protest Trump Are Tapping Into History, Huffington Post

There is a long tradition of women running as a form of protest. By Erin Schumaker In the wake of President Donald Trump’s electoral victory, Alison Désir, the founder of a community running organization in New York City called Harlem Run, turned

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The Woman Who Changed Running Forever, Fan First Magazine

Fifty years ago, Kathrine Switzer put on bib number 261, ran the Boston Marathon, and earned icon status when an official tried to yank her from the race. She became the first registered woman to run a marathon, and today

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Kathrine Switzer will run 121st Boston Marathon in Celebration of 50th Anniversary of her Historic Run

The woman who made history by pinning on an official race bib and running in the 1967 Boston Marathon will run the 2017 Boston Marathon   The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) and Kathrine Switzer today announced that the woman who

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