Still making history.
Athlete. Activist. Author.
"If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon."
— Kathrine Switzer
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.
An acclaimed speaker who addresses corporations, business conferences, fund-raisers, universities and special interest groups with a message that goes far beyond running.
Read Kathrine's Book
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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News & Events
Run with 261 Fearless and Outside Magazine this Women’s History Month!
Run for a Cause with Us To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re going the extra mile with 261 Fearless, our nonprofit partner that empowers women through running – creating safe spaces for like-minded women to get out and get after it together. With running clubs in 12 countries on five continents, 261 Fearless has group…Read More
Stories that Wow
Happy New Year! Be inspired by listening to this podcast with Sarah Cross and I, Stories that Wow. Through inspiring stories, Sarah reminds people of the awe and wonder in this world, and the possibilities that surround us all in overcoming challenges. She is also a two-time international bestselling author with her books Ignite Happiness…Read More
"I always say that talent and capability is everywhere, all it needs is opportunity."
— Kathrine Switzer
Read it. Wear it. Believe it.
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.
Keep moving over 40
An indispensable and encouraging guide for every woman looking for a fun, easy and economical route to fitness & health.
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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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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