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"If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon."

— Kathrine Switzer

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Kathrine Switzer, long been one of running’s most iconic figures, is knownwas not just for breaking barriers but also for creating positive global social change. Because of her, millions of women are now empowered by the simple act of running.

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An acclaimed speaker who addresses corporations, business conferences, fund-raisers, universities and special interest groups with a message that goes far beyond running.

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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.

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What's marathon woman Kathrine Switzer doing today?

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October 2018

October 28 at 8:00 am
Washington, DC, US
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November 2018

November 8 at 6:00 pmNovember 9 at 12:00 am
77 East Mill St
Akron, Ohio US
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November 29 at 5:00 pm7:00 pm
1 Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX United States

Join us on November 29, 2018, beginning at 5:00 pm at the Trinity University Track, to hear from Game-Changing women about their empowering journey, experiences, and determination to inspire every girl to become a fearless woman. All attendees will have the opportunity to attend a reception following the event with all of the panelists, including Kathrine Switzer – the first woman to officially enter and run the Boston Marathon. We invite VIP ticket holders to attend a private reception with…

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December 2018

December 1 at 9:30 amDecember 2 at 12:00 am
San Antonio, Texas US
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Check Out my Whirlwind Tour of the UK!!

September 9, 2018

Women’s Long-Distance Running Legend Kathrine Switzer to be Recognized for Her Running and Activism for Women’s Sports at Three Prestigious Events In U.K. United Kingdom – (September 6, 2018) – Long-distance running legend and women’s sports activist Kathrine Switzer will be recognized for her pioneering efforts in running and her career-long contributions to sport through…

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Here I am at the Great North Run!

September 5, 2018

Hi Friends! As the UK marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, I am honored to be among female pioneers invited by the Simplyhealth @Great North Run! I’ll join Rosa Mota, Ingrid Kristiansen, Paula Radcliffe and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson in a visual performance marking the closing weekend of the Great Exhibition of the North, Great…

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Bold and Untold by MAKERS

September 3, 2018

Look at this great video MAKERS made! A beautiful update!

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"I always say that talent and capability is everywhere, all it needs is opportunity."

— Kathrine Switzer

Read it. Wear it. Believe it.

Marathon Woman

In honor of her running the Boston Marathon on the 50th anniversary of her first historic run in 1967, Kathrine's best-selling book Marathon Woman (DaCapo Press) is being re-launched in an updated edition that includes a new introduction directed to the women of 2017.

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Keep moving over 40

An indispensable and encouraging guide for every woman looking for a fun, easy and economical route to fitness & health.

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Tag it fearless

Wear it for a guaranteed P.R.! This pewter charm is not fine jewelry (although plenty of women wear it as a necklace); it’s designed to be put on your shoelace to go with you through miles of pounding the roads and trails, literally or figuratively.

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In 1967 Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially register and run the Boston Marathon. Hear her tell the real story.

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Meet Kathrine

Kathrine Switzer has long been one of runnings most iconic figures. Because of her millions of women are now empowered by the simple act of running.

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