Katherine Switzer Calendar

Kathrine Switzer


Jun 9, 2018 –
Jun 16, 2018

National Senior Games, Cortland, New York United States
This is the NYS Senior Games, Kathrine will be attempting to qualify for the National Senior Games in Albuquerque in 2019.

Jul 21, 2018 –
Jul 22, 2018

Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago, Chicago, Illinois United States
Sponsored by Humana

Aug 11, 2018

Empowering Girls for Life, Chicago, Illinois United States Website »
The Empowering Girls For Life is a 3-day event that provides a space for girls to meet, interact and learn from high profile women from various backgrounds, under one roof!

Sep 1, 2018 –
Sep 2, 2018

Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Virginia United States
Sponsored by Humana

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“Running stands as a beacon of equality,” says Switzer

Kathrine Switzer, one of the great trailblazers in the push for gender equality in sport, looked forward to running her first Virgin Money London Marathon at the tender age of...

Three to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2018 Commencement

A social and religious justice visionary, a barrier-breaking athlete and activist and a pre-eminent scholar of teaching and teaching education will receive honorary degrees at Syracuse University’s 2018 Commencement on...

Marathon Woman

‘‘I don’t rate myself a great athlete—not at all,” Kathrine Switzer tells me, “but running saves my life. Every day. It’s my stress-buster. It’s my creative fount. It’s my inspiration. No...

Kathrine Switzer is SU's 2018 Commencement Speaker!

Hi Friends!  What an honor on the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote in New York State and the 50th anniversary of my graduation from Syracuse University...

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Kathrine celebrates 50th Anniversary of historic run at Boston 2017

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Why I am Running the 2017 Boston Marathon
By Kathrine Switzer

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January 18-22, 2018

261 Fearless Women’s International Marathon
Guangzhou, China


Top 10 Running Tips

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

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Kathrine tells the
real 1967
Boston Marathon story!
Excerpt from Makers.com