Monthly Archives: October 2015

Kathrine Switzer on Running: “Be Fearless” on Iowa Public Radio

Charity Nebbe talks with Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to register for and run the Boston Marathon Listen Here Runner and author Kathrine Switzer first made headlines in 1967 when the Boston Marathon race commissioner yanked her from the course

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Kathrine Switzer Launches Global Non-profit 261 Fearless, Inc. with an Ambassador program, Club Training System and Events

Kathrine Switzer is pleased to announce the launch of 261 Fearless, Inc., a global non-profit aimed to connect women runners in a unique community that provides communication platforms, clubs, events, training and merchandizing.  261 Fearless uses running as the means

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Empowerment in a pair of running shoes: First woman to run the Boston Marathon shares her story on St. Louis Public Radio

Radio Interview with Kelly Moffit The first woman to officially enter and run the Boston Marathon, in 1967, did so under the gender-neutral entry “K.V. Switzer.” When race officials found out she was a woman, one race director physically attacked her

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Interview with Women’s Lifestyle Magazine

By Bril Kilroy Kathrine Switzer shares what it felt like to be the first woman to join men in the Boston Marathon, and what it feels like now to make more strides toward gender equality in sports. Read Full Article

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Runner Kathrine Switzer spreads message of fearlessness, Houston Chronicle

By Roberta MacGinnis Kathrine Switzer became a worldwide sensation in 1967 when a Boston Marathon race director tried to shove her off the course after he saw her running in what traditionally had been a men-only event. The scene, captured

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