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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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National Senior Games Torch Lighting

May 13, 2022

What an honor it is to be a torchbearer and to light the cauldron that opens the National Senior Games here in Fort Lauderdale!

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Join Kathrine this weekend at the Boston Marathon!

April 15, 2022

Friday, April 15 5-6 pm: BAA opening ceremony – Fan Fest @ Copley Square / open air, this will introduce “The Original 5”—those surviving first official women celebrating the 50th anniversary of women being allowed to officially run the Boston Marathon. Saturday, April 16 8am: BAA 5K Run – Kathrine starting with 261 Fearless Team…

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50th anniversary of Women Being Official at Boston!

April 15, 2022

Here is Adidas’ Hero Film about us! What an honor to be a part of this momentous year in Boston! Check out the video here!

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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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