Monthly Archives: October 2013

Kathrine featured in 3000 Melbourne Magazine

2013 MELBOURNE MARATHON FESTIVAL KATHRINE SWITZER, THE ULTIMATE MARATHON WOMAN By Lisa Ouittner, September 2013 Kathrine Switzer is an intriguing woman who changed sporting history for women and continues to inspire legions of runners the world over.  Her story to

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New Women’s Marathon Inspired By Kathrine Switzer, Runner’s World by Michelle Hamilton

In 1967, a young female runner registered for the Boston Marathon—a men’s only race at the time—using only her initials. K.V. Switzer was issued bib number 261 and began the race among the men. A few miles after the start, race

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Marca features 261 Women’s Marathon

What a day it has been in Madrid, with a sensationally successful press conferee to announce the 261 Women’s Marathon in Majorca next March 30.  Here is just one of the news pieces, from Marca, the biggest newspaper in Spain–what a

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Breaking News: 261 Women’s Marathon coming March 2014!

Here it is!  Today in Madrid, we announced the first “261 Women’s Marathon”. Global in scope, it will be held in Majorca, Spain, on March 30, 2014.  This marathon is named after my famous bib number in the 1967 Boston Marathon;

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