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Giving Tuesday

By Sarah Dukler | Nov 30, 2021

Hi Friends! It’s my pleasure to reach out to you on behalf of 261 Fearless, a global non-profit organization founded by my friend and colleague  Edith Zuschmann (CEO & President) and myself (Board Chair). We use running as a vehicle to EMPOWER and UNITE WOMEN through the creation of local non-competitive running clubs, education programs,…

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Not to be missed!

By Sarah Dukler | Nov 29, 2021

Not to be missed and not for women only:  on 8 December, 6:30 PM, Roxy Cinema, Wellington (and on other dates and locations, see list below):  a special screening of  “The Secret Marathon.”   Inspired by the story of the first Afghan woman to stand up for her freedom to run, a filmmaker and her marathon…

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Screening of The Secret Marathon

By Sarah Dukler | Nov 26, 2021

Not to be missed:  8 December, 6:30 PM, Roxy Cinema, a special screening of  “The Secret Marathon.”  Inspired by the story of the first Afghan woman to stand up for her freedom to run, a filmmaker and her marathon mentor train and travel in secret to run with and make this film of the brave Afghan women…

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Free to Run

By Sarah Dukler | Nov 7, 2021

Hey Fearless Friends! This coming Monday 8 November, the running documentary film – Free to Run – is airing at 8.30pm on Māori TV. You can also watch it on demand from Monday onward here. Clearly being aired to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the New York City Marathon, this global film tells beautifully about the emergence of our sport…

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The Woman Who Made all Women Run

By Sarah Dukler | Oct 14, 2021

Wow–on @BostonMarathon Day, @Eurosport France released this amazing story about me and other women runners in our successful pursuit of inclusion in running, from the early organizing  days, to Olympic inclusion, to now our work with @261Fearless.  Merci Journalist Remi Bourrieres!! “London. Boston. Paris. Perth. Jerusalem. This month of October 2021 looks like a real international marathon festival, like a return to life after the…

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A song about me!

By Sarah Dukler | Sep 30, 2021

How cool is it to have a song written about me and announced on the BBC on the eve of the London Marathon! ? Take a look and take a listen!  Way to go Rick and Georgie Pearson, ‘The Hamstrings’, for making an album of running music and of course I love all the songs,…

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74-year-old marathoner Kathrine Switzer shares top fitness tips for seniors

By Sarah Dukler | Jul 27, 2021

Fifty-four years ago, Kathrine Switzer signed up for the Boston Marathon using only her initials — K.V. Switzer. When the race manager realized that Switzer was a woman, he was furious, physically grabbed her and tried to throw her out of the event. But Switzer wouldn’t let anyone stop her, and soon became the first…

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UN Panel Recording

By Sarah Dukler | Jul 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!

By Sarah Dukler | Jul 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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