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Archive for February 2016

Kathrine speaking at US Dept of State event

The US Dept of State is taking a ‘Running Start” into Women’s History Month on Monday, Feb. 29!  They are hosting a program promoting health, advocacy, and gender equality at 3:30 PM in Washington, DC. http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2016/02/253731.htm Ambassador (and marathoner!)  Janice Jacobs will open the session, marathoner Erin Eddy will emcee,  and speakers include Ann Cody,…Read More

Message from Kathrine: Association with 261WM in Mallorca

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As you probably know,  the 261 Fearless movement has in the last five months been legally constituted as a non-profit corporation. This is very good news, and has already opened up some exciting relationships and developments for us. However, it has not been possible to reach an equitable arrangement with Sports…Read More

THE 261 FEARLESS MOVEMENT, by Lisa Jackson, Women’s Running Magazine UK

Once upon a time, less than 50 years ago, women weren’t allowed to run marathons as it was feared that they’d prove much too arduous for us delicate ladies. Kathrine Switzer changed all that when, in 1967, she entered the then all-male Boston Marathon under the name KV Switzer. She was wearing bib number 261…Read More