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"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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Stories that Wow

January 2, 2023

Happy New Year! Be inspired by listening to this podcast with Sarah Cross and I, Stories that Wow. Through inspiring stories, Sarah reminds people of the awe and wonder in this world, and the possibilities that surround us all in overcoming challenges. She is also a two-time international bestselling author with her books Ignite Happiness…

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Life Excellence Podcast

December 20, 2022

// KATHRINE SWITZER // EPISODE 037 IS NOW LIVE! // On this episode of LifeExcellence, Kathrine discusses how that snowy day in 1967 both radicalized and inspired her to create opportunities for other women in running. Click here to listen to the episode! About LifeExcellence:

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Michelob Ultra Revisits Kathrine Switzer’s Groundbreaking 1967 Boston Marathon Run

November 16, 2022

The Michelob ULTRA video released for to the TCS New York City Marathon is being shared among the creative community! Cheers to 50 years of women running the TCS New York City Marathon! Thanks, Michelob ULTRA!

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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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