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Athlete. Activist. Author.

"If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon."

— Kathrine Switzer

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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.

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An acclaimed speaker who addresses corporations, business conferences, fund-raisers, universities and special interest groups with a message that goes far beyond running.

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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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UN Panel Recording

July 9, 2021

So excited that now you can watch the recording of my speech at the United Nations Human Rights Council panel discussion on the potential of leveraging sport and the Olympic ideal for promoting human rights for young people! I am introduced at 30 minutes, 50 seconds into the video. https://media.un.org/en/asset/k1f/k1f9ac79ks Cheers Kathrine

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UN Human Rights Council Invitation!

July 4, 2021

Hi Friends! I am so honored to be invited by Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the UN Human Rights Council, for a panel discussion on the potential of leveraging sport and the Olympic ideal for promoting human rights for young people. LIVE webcast on Wed 7 July at 4:00 AM ET: http://webtv.un.org/ As a prelude…

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Charity Bibs for Boston!

June 19, 2021

Huge Opportunity, Friends! Breaking news: we have a few new charity bibs for the Boston Marathon! People will talk about the 2021 Boston Marathon for the rest of their lives because probably never again will the Boston Marathon be in October!! So you have a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of history.…

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"I always say that talent and capability is everywhere, all it needs is opportunity."

— Kathrine Switzer

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Marathon Woman

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.

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Keep moving over 40

An indispensable and encouraging guide for every woman looking for a fun, easy and economical route to fitness & health.

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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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In 1967 Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially register and run the Boston Marathon. Hear her tell the real story.

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Meet Kathrine

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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