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La Maratoniana

By Sarah Dukler | Mar 14, 2022

Great International Women’s Day News:  my book, Marathon Woman is now La Maratoniana, at long last published in Spanish,  and is available for presale at It will soon be in bookstores all over Spain, Mexico and South America!  I am so proud that this book has helped so many women find their own empowerment and now with…

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Striding Into Boston Marathon History with Kathrine Switzer

By Sarah Dukler | Mar 3, 2022

It’s one of the most famous running photos in history, and it doesn’t show a champion crossing a finish line or a brokenhearted runner-up. It’s the indelible image of a 63-year-old man trying to push a 20-year-old woman out of the Boston Marathon, contending (though gender wasn’t mentioned in the rules) that women weren’t allowed.…

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Boston Bibs Available!

By Sarah Dukler | Feb 7, 2022

Kia Ora, Friends! Breaking News!! Just a few minutes ago, I received a text from the CEO of 261 Fearless global to ask if I knew of two people who interested in joining our 261 Fearless Boston Marathon charity team, that 2 running bibs  have become available because two of our runners had to drop out at…

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261 Fearless Reboot on the East Coast!

By Sarah Dukler | Jan 27, 2022

Totally excited!! 261 Fearless Greater New York–Kingston / New Paltz is staging a RE-BOOT! Like many meet runs, we were sidelined by COVID, but now are getting up and running again. This is a great opportunity to join a non-competitive Global Women’s Running community right in your own backyard. AND, we are also reaching out…

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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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