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RBG

Dear Friends, our hearts are broken with the news of  the death of  Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  She was a giant of justice.  Yes, she is an idol to me because as the second woman ever to be appointed to the Supreme Court, she paved the way for women’s equality before the law.  She knew from personal…Read More

Move the World is a Hit!!

Wow, friends, we had a great kick off for 261 Fearless Move the World Saturday in Wellington, New Zealand on a perfect day with a gathering of all kinds of men and women, and even little kiddies, most of whom didn’t know each other, but what fun the occasion was to meet new friends, share…Read More

Mohonk Preserve Live Auction

Friends! After you Move the World on Saturday morning September 12th, please join me that evening from 7:00 – 8:00 PM EDT for the  Mohonk Preserve Annual Benefit Auction & Livestream Event. Mohonk is near my New York home, it is a gift to the world and my wondrous running sanctuary. Join me as we work…Read More

Have you gotten your bib yet?

Hey Friends!  261 Fearless Move the World is MOVING fast!  I just got my official bib and I’m pinning it on and along with my friend Vikki, we’re meeting our Kiwi friends  on Saturday, 12 September at 9AM  in front of Te Papa in Wellington…..and then the next morning, I’m joining our 261 Fearless NZ…Read More

Motivation Monday with San Antonio Sports

I just got to do this fabulous interview with Mandy Adkins from San Antonio Sports! I got to share my thoughts about being active and healthy, especially during this difficult time. Physical activity gives you perspective; to get started, just put your shoes by the door, put them on and start with a walk to…Read More

Interview with Ultra Mami in Chile!

This message goes out especially  to our thousands of Hispanic friends:  How totally cool it was to do a TV interview in CHILE with the vivacious Leslie Barrenal from the Ultra Mami organization and Radio Lab Chile!  It is wonderful to see so many women from Chile are now running and realizing their power to…Read More

261 Fearless Running & Walking Series MOVE THE WORLD!

We welcome and connect runners and walkers of all abilities, globally, and make everyone a WINNER and a shining supporter of women’s empowerment through running. It is a non-competitive, virtual, charity running series with four events, where participants choose their own running or walking distance, time and location. https://www.261fearless.org/movetheworld/Read More

London Marathon 40th Anniversary

Hi Friends! A massive 40th anniversary for us!   August 3, 1980: The Avon London International Women’s Marathon, with 27 countries and 5 continents represented, exceeded the International Olympic Requirements for the inclusion of a new event, and 7 months later the International Olympic Committee voted in the first Women’s Olympic Marathon for the 1984…Read More

Talk with Trace Podcast

It was amazing to do a podcast with THE Tracey Thomas on her very popular Australian  TALK WITH TRACE program. We were both stunned and delighted to get 9500 listeners on the first day alone, a record! So tune in, world, and let’s put her over the top and keep empowering girls and women everywhere…Read More

Groundswell Festival of Innovation coming up soon!!

Wow, Friends!  Imagine my surprise and delight to see big  billboards up in Tauranga, New Zealand that advertise my upcoming  speech there!  Especially since the title of my talk is “Running Ruins Your Reproductive Organs and Other Outrageous Myths of Limitation”!   YOU, too, can attend this ‘masterclass’, since it’s part of the Groundswell Festival of…Read More

The Modern Day Rosie the Riveter!

One of my sheroes has always been Rosie the Riveter because her image was: “Just give me the job! I can do it!” A whole generation of fearless, capable women were born from the crisis of WWII. And now an American icon has gone from building bombers to making masks. Rosie the Riveter has joined…Read More

AXS TV PRESENTS THE ALL-NEW SUNDAY MORNING RETROSPECTIVE SERIES THE 1960s REDISCOVERED, PREMIERING JUNE 7 AT 9 A.M. ET/6 A.M. PT

Why do the 1960s continue to peak the interest of Americans across the generations?” asks Tony Fama, who hosts the all-new Sunday morning retrospective series presented by AXS TV. And his question is answered by the likes of Kathrine Switzer, Sam Donaldson, Tom Brokaw, and many others. LOS ANGELES (May 21, 2020) – AXS TV presents an insightful look back…Read More

Who Runs the World – Overcoming Adversity Through Running

Hi Friends! Please join us tonight, Tuesday, May 19 at 7:30 PM Eastern time  for  “Who Runs the World – Overcoming Adversity Through Running. A Conversation with Kathrine Switzer and Ivonne Mosquera-Schmidt.” This special webinar is hosted by the indefatigable Jordan Metzl, MD, and the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, it’s one of…Read More

Awaiting The Baton In The Relay Exchange Zone

How is your daily training/coaching/work routine doing and how challenging has it been for you in this environment? ” I am extremely fortunate in that I am in New Zealand, where we have a lot of space, fresh air, and are allowed to go outside. Attached is a funny photo of me exercising in New…Read More

Virtual MAKERS Meeting with Kathrine!

Hey Friends!  None of us can be at the Boston Marathon this weekend, but MAKERS has invited me to be interviewed on their new initiative, MAKERS Home School, to talk about the history of  this wonderful event, and how WOMEN’S fearless part in that Boston Marathon history changed the face of women’s sports forever. MAKERS…Read More

The virtual running club for women who support women

Join the #261fearLESStogether Virtual Meet Run International running group 261 Fearless continues to operate worldwide, as women meet online to support each other through training. Founded in 2015 by athlete and activist Kathrine Switzer, 261 Fearless is global non-profit organisation that aims to empower women through local running clubs. Currently available in five continents, the…Read More

I made it into a puzzle!

Hi friends what great news from our friend Jeff Maher who ran with me in the 2017 Boston Marathon and was really amazing at taking videos,  also along with my friend Rosy, of this amazing 50th anniversary run! Like everyone else, Jeff  is in isolation and he and his wife decided to tackle a particularly…Read More