Katherine Switzer Calendar

Kathrine Switzer


Apr 30, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York United States Website »
This is Go Red for Women event, sponsored by the American Heart Association.

May 6, 2018

Toronto Marathon, Toronto, Canada Website »

May 12, 2018

Women’s Right to Run 19K & 5K, Seneca Falls, NY United States Website »

May 13, 2018

Syracuse University Commencement Speech, Syracuse, NY United States

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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


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