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Who Runs the World – Overcoming Adversity Through Running

By Sarah Dukler | May 19, 2020

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…

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Kathrine Switzer breaks down her groundbreaking 1967 Boston Marathon moment

By Sarah Dukler | May 4, 2020

Kathrine Switzer’s No. 261 bib shows the signs of the times: tears at the corner where a Boston Marathon official tried to rip it off her mid-race. Switzer became the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1967 when she registered as “KV Switzer” (for Kathrine Virginia) to elude organizers even though there…

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Awaiting The Baton In The Relay Exchange Zone

By Sarah Dukler | May 1, 2020

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…

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Virtual MAKERS Meeting with Kathrine!

By Sarah Dukler | Apr 17, 2020

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…

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The virtual running club for women who support women

By Sarah Dukler | Apr 7, 2020

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…

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I made it into a puzzle!

By Sarah Dukler | Apr 6, 2020

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…

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261 Fearless Announces Virtual Meet Runs!

By Sarah Dukler | Mar 27, 2020

Hey friends! 261 Fearless launched yesterday a virtual weekly workout as a substitute for our weekly meet runs with our global community of clubs only this time, the virtual runs are open to any woman in the whole world who wants to join us ! No charge and a great community— all you have to…

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How are you keeping active during social distancing?

By Sarah Dukler | Mar 21, 2020

Hey friends! Don’t take Self-Isolation sitting down! This is a time to exercise more than ever, to bust stress and maybe work on that core that you ‘haven’t had time’ to do before. What I’ve done is dig out the old weights that are under the sofa, get out my yoga mat, throw open the…

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Park Run and International Women’s Day

By Sarah Dukler | Mar 14, 2020

Hey friends!  International Women’s Day keeps going and will for the whole month, so it is great to see an interview I did a number of weeks ago for Park Run to appear especially for IWD.  Thanks Park Run for including me.  And folks, if you have never done a Park Run, go out and…

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