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January 2013

January 25, 2013 at 6:00 pm
Kent Terrace

David Carson Parker Script Writers Award ceremony

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February 2013

February 2, 2013 at 4:00 pm

International Track Meet Come see Olympians Nick Willis, Brent Newdick and Sarah Cowley and others competing. Since it’s on a grass track and close to the spectators, it’s like Chariots of Fire! I’ll be assisting with race announcing and doing on-field interviews.

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February 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
PBS affiliate stations,US

Nation-wide premiere of the PBS/AOL 3-hour documentary. Kathrine is featured in this historic documentary with hundreds of other amazing women! Nation-wide Premiere of “Makers, Women Who Make America”, the PBS/AOL 3-hour documentary. Lincoln Center gala by invitation only, so make your own gala at home and invite all your friends and family. PLEASE DON’T MISS THIS HISTORIC SHOW! Check local PBS listings (and possibly Canada) for specific time. Makers:  Women Who Make America is a landmark digital and broadcast initiative…

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April 2013

April 4, 2013 at 12:00 amApril 7, 2013 at 12:00 am

The first ever women's only marathon in Malaysia! Press conferences and festivities on April 5 & 6, race day on April 7. There is a marathon, a half and an 8K---and a special husband-wife section in the marathon so the guys are not entirely left out. I'll be running the 8K in this fabulous--exotic-- new adventure. If you come, think about a vacation there too, or in nearby Bali! Why just run when you can see amazing cultures around the…

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April 10, 2013 at 12:00 amApril 15, 2013 at 12:00 am

I’ll be there for my 46th consecutive year! All press conferences & expo appearances on 4/12-14; and doing race commentary for WBZ-TV on Monday, 15th. I'll be at the expo at the Marathon Tours booth, # 2335 on Fri, April 12 from 2-6; Sat, April 13 from 1-6; Sun, April 14 from 1:15-3. Also on Sunday is the Runners World Legends Panel free from noon-1. Hi Friends! Good news! I just signed a 4-year TV contract with WBZ-TV (CBS) in…

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April 16, 2013 at 12:00 am

I’m speaking at 4 PM to the students at this great college which is right on the homestretch of the Boston Marathon, a day after the great race. We’re all going to be still high on endorphins!

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April 25, 2013 at 12:00 am

This annual conference is a blockbuster and the theme this year is “NO Limits”-- certainly that’s a topic I love! I’m on at 10AM as a Breakthrough woman. Join us!

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April 25, 2013 at 12:00 amApril 27, 2013 at 12:00 am

I’m the guest speaker at this race which is already one of the mid-west’s biggest running events. The course is flat and fast, the expo is massive and I’ll be there with book signings and shirt and jewelry sales starting Thursday evening, then speaking at the pasta dinner. Race morning I’ll help with the radio commentary at the start and then be there to greet you at the finish in the mega U of I stadium!

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May 2013

May 4, 2013 at 12:00 am
Mohonk Preserve
New Paltz,NYUS

I’m not there in person, but in spirit for this 50-mile run/ walk / relay in the Hudson Valley of New York that is one of the most beautiful events you will ever participate in. (Trust me! I LIVE here!!!–and know I’m SO lucky!) If you’re getting a team together to do this event, get cracking! May 4 is here soon and you need to be ready! Please check out this wonderful piece by Roger Robinson, a top columnist with…

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May 4, 2013 at 12:00 am

In 1983, Kathrine and original race director Horst Milde founded this race with 243 women. Now it is the biggest women’s running event in Germany—18,500 women(!) and Horst’s son Mark is now the race director. Kathrine will run it in celebration and also promote the German edition of her book Marathon Woman. Buy this edition at Spiridon, one of the leading running magazines in Germany, featured this article:  Die Läuferin: "Frauen überholen Männer" / Women Overtake Men. The article…

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May 11, 2013 at 12:00 am

"How Did Running Begin?" An illustrated talk by Roger Robinson at St. John's College in Cambridge, England. This talk also will be a somewhat reunion of former eagles (and current sparrows, like me!) of running, we'll all be there with tea and doubtless afterwards a pint or two. Join us and bring your club mates!! Robinson is the best speaker and writer on running today and he delivers an always-entertaining presentation. A unique combination of world class runner and witty…

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May 29, 2013 at 12:00 pm

"Beyond Boston, Facing the Crisis and Bouncing Back" --this is a luncheon discussion you don't want to miss. I'm joining three other important speakers. The wonderful book 26.2 Marathon Stories is included with your attendance. When one of the world's most storied brands explodes in front of the world, there are lessons in resilience, endurance and creativity for all of us. Few people know more about how the Boston Marathon can return from its near-death experience stronger than ever.  …

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June 2013

June 1, 2013 at 12:00 amJune 2, 2013 at 12:00 am

Wine, Women, Run, Walk: this is the second year for this already popular women’s event which passes by the Falls twice in an out and back course along the parkway. May 30 & June 1: Meet & greet, book signing, shirt and jewelry sales at packet pickup. Race day is June 2 where I’ll be at the start, finish, making a talk and announcements. Take a fab running vacation in Niagara Falls with your family or girlfriends! Hey friends, if…

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June 7, 2013 at 12:00 amJune 9, 2013 at 12:00 am

Running legends Kathrine Switzer and Bill Rodgers join forces as the celebrity speakers at this classic event. But there will be a special buzz for Switzer as she will be reliving a little history here—the race director, Mike Lannon, was with Kathrine in her first ever official race where she ran with men, in 1966! This was a year before the famous Boston Marathon incident which started the women’s running movement. She’ll talk about this at the expo on Saturday…

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July 2013

July 12, 2013 at 12:00 amJuly 14, 2013 at 12:00 am

Join me Friday from noon-6pm, and Saturday from 10-2:30pm at the expo at Mohawk Valley Community College where a weekend highlight is the Runners Forum on Sat 3-4:30 with Roger Robinson, Bill Rodgers, me and other running experts. At the expo we'll be at the National Distance Running Hall of Fame booth, signing and selling our books--a great chance to get us all at once! On Sunday, tune us in for LIVE race coverage from 7AM on WIBX 950 AM…

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August 2013

August 2, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Kathrine and Roger Robinson are making a dynamic duo presentation at the inaugural Melbourne Runner’s Lunch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Members Dining Room. We're kicking off the big Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival which is on Oct.13. For the lunch, we're bringing some legendary guests as a surprise! Join us--tickets are still available. AND--Australian friends--also on Aug.2, tune in to the Today Show in the morning and The Project in the evening to watch us on telly!

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August 9, 2013 at 12:00 amAugust 11, 2013 at 12:00 am

Celebrating its 35th anniversary! Roger Robinson and Kathrine Switzer have been brought back to Williamstown by popular demand as guests of honor to present a special speaking event on Saturday, Aug.10 at 12:30 on the Main Stage of the Williamstown Fair.Here we will mark the footsteps of the amazing athletes who have run this race and those especially of legendary Tom Longboat who first made this race famous. On Sunday, they will run the race and then speak again at…

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September 2013

September 18, 2013 at 6:00 am

Hi Friends! Please join me for a Cyber Adventure on September 18 ! I am doing a 'webinar' with the great Lee Troop (3 time marathon Olympian, from Australia) and he will interview me for 40 minutes on his program, Marathon Guru. Then we will take 20 min or so of Q&A. This is LIVE out of Australia, so that is 6AM Eastern time in the USA and 8PM Sydney time in Australia. Cheers guys! It will be fun to…

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September 26, 2013 at 12:00 amSeptember 29, 2013 at 12:00 am

Kathrine and Roger are making a dynamic duo presentation for this anniversary race, where Roger set an over-50 record that still stands! Lynchburg is also the place where Kathrine began her running career at Lynchburg College. Here's the link to purchase tickets for the luncheon: Hope to see you there! Later that evening I'm leading a big group of Girls on the Run for a FREE fun run on the Lynchburg College track—the scene of where my running career…

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October 2013

October 4, 2013 at 12:00 amOctober 6, 2013 at 12:00 am

As the celebrity host, Kathrine will be joining the most fun tour group on the planet, Marathon Tours & Travel, as they travel to the London's Royal Parks Half Marathon. Run along side Kathrine during this wonderful running event! Registration with Marathon Tours has closed.

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October 17, 2013 at 12:00 am
Gamble Auditorium, Art Bldg
South Hadley,MAUS

4:15 pm Joining the student forum 7pm Dinner Speech "Breaking Through: The Power of Resilience" Free and open to the public; wheelchair accessible & listening device access. Kathrine will share her personal story to become the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon and break through the gender barrier, and her work to champion Title IX and women's access to sports and education. After the free talk at 7pm, Kathrine do a Q&A and will be signing books and…

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October 19, 2013 at 12:00 amOctober 20, 2013 at 12:00 am

I’m honored to be the keynote speaker on Saturday, Oct.19 from 5:30-6:30PM. This dynamic event features the Orthopedic & Fracture Clinic Speakers Series as part of the race expo at Myers Field House, Minnesota State University. The expo is open to the public from 12-7pm and I’ll be there from 12-5pm signing my book and will have my special shirts and jewelry, stop by and say hi! Sunday Oct.20 is Race Day, and I’ll be at the start, finish and…

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October 29, 2013 at 6:30 pm

Kathrine will be receiving a 2013 Giant Steps award during National Student-Athlete Day. Kathrine is one of seven award winners and was selected for the "Barrier Breaker" award by the student members of the National Consortium for Academics and Sports andNortheastern University’s Sport in Society and is currently co-sponsored by the NCAA and the National Federation for State High School Associations (NFHS). The public is invited to this semi-formal occassion: Cocktail Reception at 5:30PM, Dinner and Awards at 6:30PM, ticket…

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November 2013

November 2, 2013 at 12:00 am

Kathrine has been named this year's VIP! Runners will have a chance to meet Kathrine Switzer at the Anthem Sports and Wellness Expo at The Center of NH Radisson Hotel. She will also attend the Anthem Manchester City Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

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November 6, 2013 at 11:30 am
MassMutual Center

Keynote Luncheon Speaker at the Western Mass Business Expo from 11:30-1pm. Come meet the movers and shakers in the Western Mass Business world! The expo will be held at the MassMutual Center. Tickets are available for this luncheon and expo which is sponsored by BusinessWest, The Business Journal of Western Mass., and the Professional Women’s Chamber. Kathrine will speak at noon, hold a Q&A after, and sign and sell books. Admission to the Expo is free, Admission to the luncheon…

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November 18, 2013 at 12:00 amNovember 21, 2013 at 12:00 am
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November 18, 2013 at 12:00 am

“Run Faster, Further and Injury-Free for Years to Come” -Kathrine joins a stellar cast of experts in presenting an event aimed for women runners over 40. Her specific interview presentation will be on Monday, Nov.18 from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM Eastern (calculate that time in your time zone). Other luminaries such as Nancy Clark, Jeff Galloway and Jenny Hadfield will present at different times over a 4-day interval. Learn how to deal with running challenges as we age, including…

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November 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Kuala Lampur,MY

Kathrine will present a keynote presentation for the Sunway Group, one of the biggest property developers, construction and hospitality groups in Asia. This is a private corporate function.

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December 2013

December 4, 2013 at 10:00 am
Bathurst Road
Orange,New South WalesAU

Kathrine Switzer and Roger Robinson make a Dynamic Duo presentation for the annual student’s speech day at Kinross Wolaroi School, a lovely historic private high school. To Americans, it’s graduation day, with parents and students celebrating!

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February 2014

February 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Did you know heart disease is the Number 1 killer of women? It kills more women than all the cancers combined, plus diabetes and HIV. To address this issue, “Go Red for Women” has taken off as a big movement and it is one which Kathrine supports, well—whole-heartedly! February is National Heart Month; it’s a great time to kick yourself into action. Start by coming to hear Kathrine’s keynote presentation at the American Heart Association’s “Go Red For Women” event…

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February 26, 2014 at 12:00 amFebruary 27, 2014 at 12:00 am
Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel
Myrtle Beach,SCUS

Kathrine joins ten other outstanding speakers at this fourth annual Women’s Leadership Conference, the theme of which is “Take the Lead”. Her speech is on Feb. 27. The conference and workshops are hosted by Women in Philanthropy and Leadership (WIPL) for Coastal Carolina University, and serve to educate, inspire and challenge women to speak up, take action, and use their voices to lead change in their own lives, their communities and beyond. Thursday night, Feb.27, the conference culminates in an…

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March 2014

March 16, 2014 at 12:00 amMarch 18, 2014 at 12:00 am

In this congested marketplace, what can YOU do to Stand Out from the crowd and make the most of the massive market surge in real estate? Kathrine is the keynote speaker on March 18 and is looking forward to sharing her inspiring message with thousands of the best agents in the USA. For more information:

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March 29, 2014 at 12:00 amMarch 30, 2014 at 12:00 am

This is it folks: The first ’261 Women’s Marathon’ to be held in Mallorca Spain! I feel so tremendously honored and it will truly be a marathon to remember! March 30th is race day and will include the marathon and a 10K. The event is open to participants 18 years of age and older. The start and finish areas are located on Parc de La Mar, right behind the Palma de Mallorca Cathedral. More information and travel info at…

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April 2014

April 4, 2014 at 6:00 pmApril 6, 2014 at 5:00 pm

This is one of the iconic marathon events! Kathrine Switzer and Roger Robinson are giving a Dynamic Duo presentation at the world-famous pasta party on Friday night, April 4 (We’re psyching you up for race day, April 5). We’re sticking around all weekend meeting and greeting. The expo is Fri.; we’ll be there with our books and shirts. Directed by the world’s oldest race directors Bob and Lenore Dolphin (mid-eighties, folks!) and run in the beautiful Yakima River Canyon, this…

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April 11, 2014 at 12:00 amApril 12, 2014 at 12:00 am

I'm excited to be with Skirt Sports' launching 261 Fearless clothing line at the biggest women's half-marathon in the country! We're at the Expo which is at the Metropolitan Pavilion on Friday April 11th between 3 and 7pm and Saturday April 12th between 12 and 5pm.

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April 17, 2014 at 12:00 amApril 21, 2014 at 12:00 am

The 2014 Boston Marathon is going to the be the race of the century. It is going to be a global testimony to endurance, resilience and fearlessness and I'm really excited to be there again! I will be attending all press conferences, receptions and will be at the expo Fri, Sat and Sun at Skirt Sports booth #2227 launching the new 261 Fearless clothing line--how appropriate! (Click below "read more" for hours) Additionally on Sunday April 20th from noon to…

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April 17, 2014 at 10:30 am

This is going to be an incredibly special Boston Marathon and I'm so pleased to share my thoughts and feelings with the University of Massachusetts Boston. Open to the public. For more information regarding this event, call the Office of Special Events at 617.287.5313 or email

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May 2014

May 2, 2014 at 12:00 amMay 4, 2014 at 12:00 am

Kathrine and Roger Robinson return for their sixth appearance at this marvelous Canadian race, one of Canada's premiere running events! They're at the Expo all day Friday and Saturday with their books and shirts; Roger Robinson will be making the Canadian launch of his new book "Spirit of the Marathon" which accompanies the new DVD documentary "Spirit of the Marathon II." They'll be at all receptions and press conferences AND they will see you at the Finish Line for the…

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May 30, 2014 at 8:00 amJune 1, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Kathrine will be making a repeat appearance at this marvelous women's half-marathon and will be signing and selling her book, speaking at the pre-race pasta dinner and cheering you on at the start/finish for race day, Sunday June 1st!

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June 2014

June 6, 2014 at 8:00 amJune 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm

This delightful, small race in New England has a lively following and I am back again with Billy Rodgers for speaking, appearing at the Expo and running in the event!

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July 2014

July 15, 2014 at 12:00 amJuly 29, 2014 at 12:00 am
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane,AU

"Leading a Path of Change and Making a Positive Difference" will be the themes of Kathrine's closing keynote addresses at the East Coast Australian PA Summits. Kathrine will share inspiring words from her courageous and energizing story. July 15 in Sydney at the Four Seasons, July 22 in Melbourne at the Grand Hyatt, July 29 in Brisbane at the Stamford Plaza. Enrollment is open to the public, Early Bird Rates Available till May 30th.

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August 2014

August 22, 2014 at 12:00 amAugust 24, 2014 at 12:00 am

In honor of the sesquicentennial of the Mayo Clinic, Kathrine will be the commemorative speaker stressing the importance of preventative medicine through fitness and good health. The event will have a half-marathon race on Sunday, August 24th.

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September 2014

September 25, 2014 at 12:00 amSeptember 27, 2014 at 12:00 am

Kathrine and Roger Robinson have been invited back for a return performance at the 41st anniversary of this very special race. Unique activities include the first Southern USA launch of the "Spirit of the Marathon II" film with Roger Robinson's superb companion book. Both will be speaking, appearing at the Expo and announcing at the race on September 27th.

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October 2014

October 9, 2014 at 12:00 amOctober 11, 2014 at 12:00 am
Bushnell Park

A highlight of this event will be "Girls Night Out; Powerful Stories from Fearless Women" on Thursday, Oct 9th at 7pm featuring Kathrine and Girls On The Run founder Molly Barker. Tickets and info at She will also be at the Expo on the 9th and 10th with her just-launched 261 Fearless running apparel by Skirt Sports along with the ever-popular Marathon Woman books and apparel. Come meet Kathrine and make your own FB photo! Race on Saturday, Oct…

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October 15, 2014 at 12:00 am

When it comes to talking about self esteem, Kathrine knows from first hand experience how important this is for success and how important it is to give empowerment to others. Join us for this 20th anniversary breakfast fundraiser at the Harvard Club where Kathrine will be a speaker and will be signing books.

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October 17, 2014 at 12:00 amOctober 19, 2014 at 12:00 am
Syracuse (Liverpool),NYUS

Kathrine's third appearance here will be special with two new additions: 261 Fearless running apparel will be featured in a fashion show -- Kathrine modeling as well! Also will be the Syracuse launch of the film "Spirit of the Marathon II" with an appearance by both Kathrine and Roger Robinson, author of the companion book. Join them at the expo, pasta dinner and all day on the race course. Kathrine's running began at Syracuse University and she ran many of…

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October 19, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Books are a passion for Kathrine and she is delighted to support the upstate New York Seymour Library in Auburn. This will be a fun evening for all ages as she regales and inspires her audience with stories of her early beginnings in running in the local area. Also in attendance will be author Roger Robinson who is also speaking. They will be signing and selling books and there will be plenty of other raffle prizes!

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October 30, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Jacob Javits Convention Center, 2nd Floor Media Center
New York City,NYUS

Kathrine will be inducted into the New York Road Runners Hall of Fame! Induction Ceremony will be at the 2nd floor media center of the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Day passes will be issued for guests wishing to attend, free of charge.

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October 31, 2014 at 12:00 amNovember 2, 2014 at 12:00 am

This will be a special NYC marathon for Kathrine as she is getting inducted into the NYRR Hall of Fame at the Expo at the Javits Convention Center, Thursday, Oct 30 at 3pm. Her appearances include time at the expo with her just-launched 261 Fearless running apparel by Skirt Sports along with the ever-popular Marathon Woman books and apparel and of course at the race finish line of the largest marathon in the world! Kathrine's hours at the NYC Marathon…

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November 2014

November 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm
6205 Lookout Road, Suite G

This clinic will not be going for a run, Skirt Sports wants all the time to listen to Kathrine speak, have photo ops, and have a casual evening of socializing with food, beverages and shopping! This is a one and only opportunity so mark your calendars! Space is very limited! Please RSVP to

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December 2014

December 4, 2014 at 12:00 amDecember 6, 2014 at 12:00 am

This is a first for Kathrine and Roger Robinson we are doing a dynamic duo speaking presentation. We've never been to Baton Rouge and we both love zydeco! It should be fun because it was created 20 years ago by The Running Chicken Track Club. The Baton Rouge Beach Marathon has become a city-wide tradition celebrating running and giving back to the community through charities.

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January 2015

January 21, 2015 at 12:00 am
The Westin San Diego
San Diego,CAUS

Keynote Address. The earlier you can begin empowering a young person the better, and this is the organization that's been doing it the best! Kathrine is delighted to be the keynote speaker on Wednesday, the 21st in San Diego and have the opportunity to meet hundreds of leaders who have inspired and motivated thousands of girls.

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March 2015

March 8, 2015 at 12:00 am

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Start training now for the 261 Women’s Marathon in Mallorca and join thousands of passionate women who are committed to the FEARLESS cause. Start planning for this wonderful trip and make a vacation of your marathon challenge. Early March on this southern Spanish island is a beautiful destination to get out of the cold! More information on registration and travel at

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April 2015

April 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm
Middletown City Hall, 245 deKoven Drive

On Saturday, April 11 Kathrine will be joining her dear friends Jeff Galloway and Amby Burfoot for a "conversation with the Legends" event as part of the pre-race events for the Harvard Pilgrim Middletown Half Marathon and Legends 4-mile.The topic will be "Running - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow." The event is free and open to the public. Check the venue link for more information. FYI, unfortunately Kathrine can't stay for the race on the 12th.

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April 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm
Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center

Kathrine will deliver the keynote speech, “Challenge Yourself” at this collaborative health exposition created to improve the health and well being of the McLean County community. While the event is geared toward women, it is free and open to the public, and typically draws approximately 2000 attendees. Join us!

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April 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Places at the April 16 Anti Defamation League FREE (and open to the public) reception are filling quickly, as you might imagine.  If you are in the  Boston area and want to meet me and hear me talk a little about Breaking Barriers, here is an opportunity, but the ADL needs you to register. It's from 6-8 PM at the Boston Common Hotel, 40 Trinity Place.  You'll also learn more about this great organization which has done so much for…

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April 17, 2015 at 12:00 amApril 20, 2015 at 12:00 am

The Boston Marathon is an annual highlight in Kathrine's life. She will be there at the Expo (on the 17th, 18th and 19th) and all press conferences. Kathrine will be at the Skirt Sports' booth with founder Nicole DeBoom during the expo days featuring the "261 Fearless" apparel. On April 19th from 12-12:45 I will participate in the annual Meet the Legends panel at the Hynes Convention Center (expo location), Room 200. Race Day, Monday the 20th Kathrine will be…

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April 17, 2015 at 8:00 am

What better place to talk to bright young students under the auspices of the ADL's Youth Congress then Boston at the time of the Boston Marathon!? Excitement is always running high over my famous 1967 confrontation and there are many lessons for students to learn from the story. This event will be held at the Sheraton Hotel. Visit the ADL's website for more info.

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April 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

This is the first for ALL of us--a virtual run! For those of you who cannot run the 261 Women's Marathon in Mallorca on March 8 OR follow bib number 261's famous exploits at the Boston Marathon on April 20, here is your opportunity to run anywhere you are in spirit and solidarity. And also get some great deals on 261 apparel from Skirt Sports.

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April 23, 2015 at 12:00 amApril 26, 2015 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be at the expo (April 23-25) with the 261 Women's Marathon booth (hours & location TBD) and spectator at the race this year.

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June 2015

June 3, 2015 at 12:00 am

It's wonderful when a company walks the talk!  At this closed-for-employees event, Kathrine will address Cigna employees at their Connecticut office on 'How to Be the Hero In Your Own Life', and then join them in a special company fun run & walk on the Cigna campus.

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June 5, 2015 at 12:00 amJune 7, 2015 at 12:00 am

Kathrine is back for the hat-trick --her third consecutive visit--at this amazing event. Full of spirit and fun, thousands of women make this a destination event as it passes by the magnificent Niagara Falls TWICE! Kathrine will be at the expo full time on both days, but needs to leave by 4 on Saturday to speak at the pasta dinner. Don't wait until the last minute to meet her at the expo.

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June 12, 2015 at 12:00 amJune 14, 2015 at 12:00 am

This delightful, small race in New England has a lively following and Kathrine is back again with Billy Rodgers for speaking, appearing at the Expo and running in the event!

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June 19, 2015 at 12:00 amJune 20, 2015 at 12:00 am

Presented by Boston Children’s Hospital Division of Sports Medicine. (Kathrine presents at 11 AM on Friday, June 19). This conference is a fabulous opportunity for anyone interested in the science and health of women’s sports, because it is open to anyone who wants to register. Even in my lifetime in the USA, women’s sports physiology was shrouded in myths of weakness and danger. Now thanks to conferences like this, science has gone past debunking the myths to showing how women…

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July 2015

July 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

I've been going to this race since it was founded in 1978, and yipes now there's 14,000 runners. You can find me at the expo on Friday and Saturday with my books and the new gorgeous 261 Fearless apparel, and don't forget to come to the free runners forum on Saturday 1-2:30PM at Alumi College Center, Mohawk Valley Community College and hear me along with Bill Rodgers and Roger Robinson: On Sunday, I'm covering the race from the back of…

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August 2015

August 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

Kathrine and husband Roger Robinson are jogging-around spectators at this annual winter competition with several athletes they know well. Special note: October 2015 is one of the most exciting and demanding speaking months of Kathrine’s career.

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August 19, 2015 at 12:00 amAugust 24, 2015 at 12:00 am

This is a special year in Iceland—it’s the 100th Anniversary of women getting the right to vote. To honor women’s breakthroughs, Kathrine has been invited by Islandsbanki, the national bank of Iceland and race sponsor as a speaker with some of Iceland’s women role models and leaders at a special forum entitled “Equal Rights Is a Marathon!” to be held at the Harpa Concert Hall (Aug.20) and then as a guest of the Reykjavik, Marathon, (Aug. 22) the country’s biggest…

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September 2015

September 24, 2015 at 12:00 amSeptember 26, 2015 at 12:00 am

Kathrine enjoys being a part of inaugural events, and this first women's race is already fated for success as it is produced by Bellin Health, the company that has already proved themselves by organizing the 18,000 strong annual Bellin Race every June. Kathrine will be at the expo all day Friday to meet, greet and sign her books, and will be the keynote speaker at 6 PM that evening for the Women’s Inspiration Dinner, which is 4-8 PM at the…

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October 2015

October 5, 2015 at 12:00 am

Dynamic Duo Speaking Evening with Kathrine Switzer and Roger Robinson. Kathrine and Roger do a return engagement to this dynamic club for dinner, speech and book signing.

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October 7, 2015 at 12:00 am

This luncheon speech and book signing marks the beginning of an ambitions ‘barnstorming’ speaking tour as Kathrine speaks at several GOTR locations, often on consecutive days, to assist them in fund-raising for GOTR chapters. This organization is empowering over a million girls in the USA. We encourage the public to attend! Her Houston luncheon speech will be preceded by a VIP reception and followed by a meet & greet and book-signing. For more information: contact Mary Callahan 832-628-4480

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October 16, 2015 at 12:00 amOctober 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

Kathrine has been booked for this engagement for five years, her longest range booking yet! This is an exciting, fast growing race with nearly 10,000 finishers and Kathrine is excited to be a part of it, particularly since there are more women participants now then men. Kathrine will be at the expo all day Friday and Saturday, speaking at a very special pasta dinner on Saturday night and at the race will be meeting and greeting on Sunday. Come join…

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October 19, 2015 at 12:00 am

Kathrine’s second stop on the GOTR barnstorming tour. Here she is the featured dinner speaker for this amazing organization that is empowering girls all over the USA. We encourage the public to attend! Event location will be at Maryville University : Please contact: Emilie Fan 314-862-6266; (

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October 20, 2015 at 12:00 am
55 Wall St
New York City,NYUS

This annual formal gala of the Women’s Sports Foundation will be overwhelming this year after the huge success of the USA Women’s Soccer triumph! No, Kathrine cannot help you get tickets but you can try yourself!

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October 21, 2015 at 8:00 am
Grand Hall at NYU - Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
New York City,NYUS

This is a great choice of date for GOTR New York City to have their annual fund-raiser, as the momentum of excitement is already beginning for the TSC New York City Marathon. Kathrine will be the featured speaker at breakfast in the Grand Hall of NYU's Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life. Check-in starts at 8am. Kathrine speaks at 8:30am followed by a book signing. For more information contact: Allison Hauser212-401-6378 /

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October 27, 2015 at 12:00 amOctober 29, 2015 at 12:00 am

We are so excited! We are launching the unique 261 Fearless Train the Trainer program in the week leading up to the NYC Marathon. This training will instruct women in how to work with women's only running groups, start a 261 Fearless Club, and immerse themselves in the global 261 Fearless goals and philosophy. Kathrine will be present at many of the sessions.

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October 29, 2015 at 12:00 amNovember 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be at the Marathon Pavilion at the Finish Line, a new media and runner interactive experience at the finish line of the marathon in Central Park. Since you'll probably coming by the finish line for a photo op, come in and see Kathrine. She’ll have her books and beautiful 261 Fearless apparel available for signing and purchase. Kathrine's hours: Thursday, Oct. 29, 11-2; Friday, Oct.30, 9-11. See more about 261 Fearless here: Kathrine Switzer is pleased to announce…

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November 2015

November 6, 2015 at 12:00 am

Kathrine does a back- to- back on the GOTR national barnstorm as she speaks at a fund-raising lunch on Friday in Grand Rapids, followed by a book-signing, and then does dinner speech the next night in Kalamazoo (see below). This will be a marvelous event; we encourage your attendance as this is a major fund-raiser for this wonderful organization which is helping over a million girls. Kathrine looks forward to meeting you personally. For more information on the Kent County/Grand…

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November 7, 2015 at 12:00 am

The Michigan GOTR barnstorm continues to Kalamazoo where Kathrine makes a Saturday night dinner speech followed by a book signing. She is passionate about this organization which has empowered a million girls through running. The public is encouraged to attend, and Kathrine looks forward to meeting you personally. For more information, please contact: Melisa Beeson, Director, at 269-532-1220.Email Website

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November 12, 2015 at 12:00 amNovember 14, 2015 at 12:00 am

SingleStone is presenting both Kathrine and Roger Robinson as the celebrity speakers for the VCU Massey Cancer Center on the occasion of the Anthem Richmond Marathon. Kathrine will introduce Roger as the featured speaker on Thursday night’s Sports Backers Marathon Training Team pasta dinner, followed by a Q&A, and Roger will introduce Kathrine as the featured speaker on Friday night at the Weinstein Jewish Community Center, 5403 Monument Ave., Richmond, 23226.This event benefits the VCU Massey Cancer Center. To register…

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November 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel and Conference Center

Kathrine the keynote speaker at this dinner which annually honors a member of the Hudson Valley community who best embodies the Athena leadership model of being a strong, successful, collaborative leader. The Model is unique in that it focuses on personal traits of strong, successful leaders. It captures the spirit and collaborative leadership style often exemplified in women leaders, while also recognizing the importance of traits such as courageous acts and fierce advocacy in the pursuit of excellence. The award…

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November 23, 2015 at 12:00 amApril 1, 2016 at 12:00 am
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April 2016

April 1, 2016 at 12:00 amApril 2, 2016 at 12:00 am

The dynamic duo of Kathrine and Roger Robinson has been invited back to Yakima for this iconic race in some of the most beautiful surroundings imaginable. Both of them will speak pre and post race, and be at all events with their books and personal greetings.

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April 14, 2016 at 12:00 amApril 18, 2016 at 12:00 am

Kathrine's appearance will include time at the Expo, press conferences and her 38th consecutive broadcast for WBZ-TV. Sunday April 17 is the big talking day and I’m at seminar room at the expo at the Hynes Convention center: noon-1 for ‘Meet the Legends’, and again from 1-2 for the ‘First Ladies of Running’ panel. Free and open to the public! See the attached blog post for all of Kathrine's booth hours (Marathon Tours #624) at the Expo.

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April 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights

The GOTR barnstorm continues in 2016! A festive evening fundraising event and open to all. The event begins for VIPs at 6pm with cocktail reception at 6:30. Kathrine will be speaking at 7:30 with a book signing following. Tickets are on sale now.

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April 21, 2016 at 12:00 am
Josephine Butler House
District of Columbia,US

This gala evening event is the 10th Anniversary Sneaker Soiree! Dress to impress and wear your favorite kicks (sneakers)! Tickets available now.

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April 22, 2016 at 6:00 pmApril 23, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Wentz Hall, North Central College

Kathrine will be the speaker for the brand new Naperville, IL Women’s Half Marathon! Only announced in January, there are already 2200 women registered for the April 24 event. Kathrine is honored to kick off the event with a speech and book signing on Friday night, 4/22 at 6PM, at Wentz Hall, North Central College. This is FREE and Open to the Public. On Saturday morning, 10-11, Kathrine will be at the Naperville Running Company store, having coffee and chatting…

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April 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Ballroom- Sheldon Hall

Kathrine will be speaking and signing books at this evening's event. Part of the Feinberg Excellence Fund Series on Gender and Sports. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1

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May 2016

May 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Botanica Gardens

Join Kathrine for this gala evening event fundraiser, Breaking Barriers: An Evening with Kathrine Switzer. She'll be speaking and book signing. Ticket registration is open!

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May 3, 2016 at 11:00 am
Aria Event Center

Join Kathrine for the Limitless Potential Luncheon in Minneapolis as a fundraiser for GOTR Twin Cities! The program and luncheon begins at 11:45am. The incredible running community of the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area is coming out to this event in support! Registration is Open!

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May 4, 2016 at 12:00 pm
The Westin at Crown Center
Kansas City,KSUS

The GOTR barnstorm 2016 continues with a "Live Fearlessly Luncheon" to benefit the Kansas City chapter. Tickets available to purchase now.

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May 5, 2016 at 12:00 amMay 7, 2016 at 12:00 am
Future Site of National Women's Hall of Fame
Seneca Falls,NY13148US

This exciting 19K (in honor of the 19th Amendment) is an official 261 FEARLESS event taking place on the Saturday of Mother’s Day Weekend. It celebrates the 19th Amendment of the Constitution giving women the right to vote. 261 Ambassadors will be there en force! Events include May 5th VIP Reception, a speaking day on May 6th at 9:15am including appearances by Kathrine to other events throughout the day. Kathrine will be there for the whole weekend with speeches and…

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May 18, 2016 at 7:30 am
Marquette University

Join Kathrine for the Limitless Potential Breakfast to benefit GOTR of Greater Milwaukee. Kathrine will be speaking and signing her book "Marathon Woman". Registration coming soon.

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June 2016

June 3, 2016 at 12:00 amJune 5, 2016 at 12:00 am

This has become one of my favorite events and it is now an official 261 Fearless Partner Event! I'll be in Niagara Falls for 3 days of events, signing books and meeting everyone. Registration is open! See you there! The Niagara Falls Women’s Half Marathon on June 5 has been named the first Canadian partner event for 261 Fearless, Inc., a global nonprofit community of female runners and walkers founded by women’s running legend Kathrine Switzer. 261 Fearless is using…

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June 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Cooper Hotel, 12230 Preston Rd

Kathrine's appearances with Girls on the Run continues! Join her at this special luncheon in Dallas. Kathrine will be speaking and signing books.

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June 10, 2016 at 6:00 pmJune 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm

This delightful, small race in New England has a lively following and Kathrine is back again for speaking, appearing at the Expo and running in the event!

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July 2016

July 8, 2016 at 12:00 amJuly 10, 2016 at 12:00 am

Including the Expo and the Race. Kathrine will be on the motorcycle with the lead women announcing the race for WIBX Radio.

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September 2016

September 5, 2016 at 12:00 amSeptember 11, 2016 at 12:00 am

Kathrine is the invited guest and will run this event, which is an annual beautiful Reebok sponsored event. Kathrine will be present for the September 5th press conference at City Hall, September 8th screening of "Free to Run". As part of the race weekend, Kathrine will be part of the speaking forum on the 9th, the Expo on the 10th and run the race on the 11th!

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September 23, 2016 at 12:00 am
Cooper Hotel, 12230 Preston Rd

Kathrine will present the keynote address for the Girls on the Run Dallas fundraising luncheon at the famous Cooper Clinic in Dallas. Dr. Ken Cooper, the founder of the clinic and the founder of the Aerobics movement, is a personal hero of Kathrine's and will be in attendance.

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October 2016

October 8, 2016 at 12:00 am

Women's Health Day, Salida, Colorado, sponsored by Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center. Kathrine is the keynote presenter at 1 PM, with "Take Charge of Your Body, Take Charge of Your Life". This day of great speakers and interactive health demonstrations are staged at the famous Steam Plant Event Center. To register or for more information:, click Women's Health Day, or contact Marji Ackerman at 719-530-2117.

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October 13, 2016 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be speaking and signing books at this fundraising event for Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia. More information coming soon!

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October 19, 2016 at 12:00 am
Cipriani Wall Street at 55 Wall Street
New York City,NYUS

Katrine's appearance at Women’s Sports Foundation Gala the annual fund raiser for the WSF, Kathrine will announce her intentions of running the 50th anniversary of the Boston Marathon in 1967, her famous breakthrough run. This gorgeous dinner will feature Olympic athletes fresh home from Rio triumphs all decked out in formal clothes and professional makeup--glorious!

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October 28, 2016 at 12:00 amOctober 30, 2016 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be making an appearance at 261 Fearless' Train the Trainer in the Boston area, we plan to start a great series of 261 Fearless Clubs in New England. Want to start a 261 Fearless Club? You need to take the how-to course first!--and it will probably inspire you beyond your wildest dreams because it's about getting fast, it's about creating the community of women.

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October 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Boston College Club, 100 Federal Street

Kathrine will be making her last Boston area appearance here until next spring, just before she runs her 50th anniversary Boston Marathon. How appropriate to support Girls On The Run Greater Boston, so these girls can grow up to be strong empowered women! We're on Road To Remarkable at the prestigious Boston College Club downtown for this gala; get info at and get tickets and sponsorship packages at

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November 2016

November 3, 2016 at 12:00 amNovember 6, 2016 at 12:00 am

This is an annual fixture for Kathrine. Most of the weekend, she is the guest runner host for Australian runners traveling with RunFun Travel, Australia! What fun! She will make a dinner speech for them on Nov.3. On Nov. 4 &5 she will also be at the NYCM expo; booth #210 with Marathon Tours signing/selling her book and taking photos. Her hours at expo: Fri 12-6, Sat 10-3. On Sat night Nov.5, Kathrine and Roger Robinson are the guest speakers…

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November 10, 2016 at 7:30 am

Kathrine will be giving the keynote for Girls On The Run Charlotte's 20th anniversary breakfast fundraiser, GOTR Charlotte have been a mainstay in the help of setting up 261 Fearless and this 20th anniversary gala will be a great reunion for all of us. The next day join us for the Fun Run! See below for details.

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November 11, 2016 at 8:30 am

Fun Run with GOTR Charlotte!The event will include a 4-mile run in Dilworth with refreshments and a book signing to follow at the Girls on the Run office on East Morehead Street.

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November 12, 2016 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be the keynote for Girls On The Run Raleigh, Sweet 16th anniversary gala evening at the luxurious Umstead Hotel. Join me the next day for the Fun Run! See below for details.

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November 13, 2016 at 10:00 am
The Frontier
Research Triangle Park,NCUS

Join Kathrine for this one-mile Community Walk & Talk. She will be signing her book and taking photos.

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March 2017

March 25, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine joins in the ‘Hop 21’ with several hundred other runners from a variety of Boston Marathon Charity Teams. This is a 21-mile training run from Hopkinton to Heartbreak Hill. Make or break time!

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March 26, 2017 at 12:00 am
ESPN TV network,US

Feature will air on Kathrine, 261 Fearless, and her running the Boston Marathon for the 50th anniversary of her 1967 barrier-breaking run.

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March 31, 2017 at 12:00 amApril 2, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine was the first woman to win this race when it was first created in 1973, and she is being honored this year for her 45th anniversary. In addition to giving two talks at the expo and signing her book, she is also running the race, a real celebratory salute! Friday, Mar.31: 4 PM: Kathrine speaks at expo (National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW), signs books from 4:50 PM to 5:50 PM at CU Cherry Blossom booth; will be…

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April 2017

April 4, 2017 at 12:00 am

In honor of her running the Boston Marathon on the 50th anniversary of her barrier-breaking 1967 Boston Marathon, Kathrine will donate her royalties for every book purchased on April 4 to the 261 Fearless charity, which is empowering women globally through running! Visit Kathrine's store to purchase a signed copy!

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April 14, 2017 at 12:00 pm
AT&T Flagship Store, 699 Boylston Street

Kathrine will be taking photos and signing her 50th anniversary edition of Marathon Woman while enjoying delicious dishes made by local chefs!This event is open to the public, RSVP required.

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April 15, 2017 at 12:00 amApril 16, 2017 at 12:00 am

In Boston for the Boston Marathon. This is the 50th anniversary of Kathrine’s first historic marathon. This time she is joined by 115 women and six men who are running for the charity, 261 Fearless. She will be making expo and press conference appearances, and signing the new edition of her book Marathon Woman on April 13-16. See Kathrine's Schedule of Appearances, Click READ MORE. FRIDAY April 14, 2017 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Boston Magazine and AT&T's first annual…

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April 17, 2017 at 9:30 am

(Monday, Race Day) Kathrine will be the honorary starter for the elite women’s race at 9:30 AM, then will run with her 261 Team at the 11:15 charity teams start time.

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April 18, 2017 at 10:00 am

Wrap up Boston Marathon press conference.

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April 25, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be keynote speaker for this symposium. More info visit WISE Symposium Facebook

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May 2017

May 6, 2017 at 12:00 amMay 7, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be the special guest of Toronto Marathon. She will be at the expo Marathon Woman Book signing. Specific times TBA. Kathrine plans to run the half marathon.

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May 11, 2017 at 12:00 amMay 13, 2017 at 12:00 am
Future Site of National Women's Hall of Fame
Seneca Falls,NY13148US

Seneca Falls, NY 261 Partner Event: Women’s Right to Run 19K (this is an official 261 Fearless partner event). Kathrine is the celebrity spokesperson for the race which is in celebration of 100 years of women getting the vote in New York. Beneficiary is the National Women’s Hall of Fame; Kathrine was inducted into the HOF in 2011. Her speaking and appearance schedule will be posted soon. Global nonprofit aims to empower women through running Seneca Falls, N.Y. – Generations…

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May 19, 2017 at 12:00 amMay 21, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine is the invited celebrity guest for the 30th anniversary of this race.

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May 27, 2017 at 12:00 am

Join Kathrine at the Bodensee Frauenlauf - one of the biggest women’s run in middle Europe - together with our 261 Clubs from Austria, Germany and Switzerland. The course goes along the beautiful Bodensee - just on the triangle of Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

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June 2017

June 2, 2017 at 12:00 amJune 4, 2017 at 12:00 am

This is an official 261 Fearless Partner event, and Kathrine has been the guest celebrity since it’s inception. She will be at the expo on June 2 & 3 signing the new edition of Marathon Woman, and will be the pre-race dinner speaker at Betty’s restaurant on June 3, and Number 1 hugger on race day, June 4. Specific times and locations TBA.

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July 2017

July 7, 2017 at 12:00 amJuly 8, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be speaking at this closed event in Boston.

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July 9, 2017 at 8:00 am

Kathrine will be return to this year's event to cover the women’s race for WIBX radio broadcast from 8-11AM

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July 12, 2017 at 12:00 amJuly 16, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be in Chicago for the whole weekend of events. On July 14, 2pm-4pm Kathrine will be at the Expo Humana Booth (in proximity to 261 Fearless Booth). On July 15 at 7:30am, Kathrine will run the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K followed by an appearance at the Expo Humana Booth from 2 to 4pm. That evening Kathrine will be attending a closed event with 261 Fearless event participants and Ambassadors.

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July 17, 2017 at 12:00 amAugust 1, 2017 at 12:00 am
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September 2017

September 9, 2017 at 12:00 amSeptember 10, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be making an appearance at this event as part of Humana's Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series.

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September 18, 2017 at 12:00 amSeptember 24, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine is returning with 261 Fearless to this 44th annual event in Berlin. Events and appearance schedule TBA.

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September 25, 2017 at 4:30 pm

“Profiles of Champions: Gain a Competitive Edge” panel discussion with Kathrine, Carli Lloyd and Chiney Ogwumike.

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October 2017

October 10, 2017 at 4:30 pm
201 Penn Street

Kathrine will be giving a speech at the 7th annual launch event for the Berks Women2Women organization's Women2Know Speaker Series, managed by the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry. “Women2Know Speaker Series” is a series focused on creating women leaders. Open to the Public

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October 12, 2017 at 12:00 am
Saenger Theatre

Kathrine will be giving a speech at the “Women’s Night Out Event” - an annual event to empower women sponsored by West Florida Hospital. Open to the public. More Information coming soon.

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October 26, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine is giving a speech at the University of Louisville. More information coming soon.

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November 2017

November 3, 2017 at 12:00 amNovember 5, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine is 1974 winner of the race and last ran it in 1975. She plans to run again, 32 year later, and this time she is running with a small contingent of 261 Fearless charity runners. She was inducted into the New York Road Runners Hall of Fame 2 years ago. Kathrine has done the TV broadcast of the race for 28 years, and therefore has never run the race when it is in the streets of NYC. In her…

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November 6, 2017 at 12:00 am
Location TBA
New York,NYUS

Meet and Greet Reception with Kathrine for Lynchburg College Alumni only in New York City. For more information contact:

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November 7, 2017 at 8:00 pm
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York,NY10128US

Come to the 92nd Street Y for a special evening to celebrate two running legends, Meb Keflezighi and Kathrine Switzer. Moderated by sports medicine physician and Runner’s World author Dr. Jordan Metzl, this program will offer a unique look at the incredible stories behind these running icons and their important roles in the history of marathon running.

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November 10, 2017 at 12:00 am
Sheraton Milwaukee

Kathrine will be giving a speech at this annual state of Wisconsin women’s conference presented by HealthCare Financial Management Association.

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November 12, 2017 at 12:00 am
395 Round Hill Road

Kathrine is part of the Where Faith and Culture Meet speaker series. The title of her speech is "Put One Foot In Front of the Other: Change your Life, Change the World." Free and Open to the Public, there will be Q&A and a book signing and selling afterward. Wear your sneakers!

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November 18, 2017 at 12:00 amNovember 19, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be making an appearance at this event as part of Humana’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series.

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November 30, 2017 at 12:00 amDecember 3, 2017 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be making appearances at this weekend long event as part of Humana’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. Stay tuned for more on her schedule!

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December 2017

December 4, 2017 at 12:00 amJanuary 17, 2018 at 12:00 am
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January 2018

January 23, 2018 at 12:00 amFebruary 22, 2018 at 12:00 am
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February 2018

February 23, 2018 at 12:00 am

Kathrine will be giving a speech at “Go Red for Women”, American Heart Association. More information coming soon.

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March 2018

March 1, 2018 at 10:00 am
1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth,TexasUS

This is a Go Red For Women event sponsored by the American Heart Association.

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March 2, 2018 at 11:00 am

The proceeds of this luncheon benefit programs that serve low-income urban youth in Chicago along pathways of success.

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March 3, 2018 at 9:30 amMarch 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm
New Orleans,LouisianaUS

Sponsored by Humana

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March 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm
776 Boyleston St

This is a Go Red for Women event, sponsored by the American Heart Association.

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April 2018

April 30, 2018 at 6:00 pm
167 Lomb Memorial Drive, Campus Center
Rochester,New YorkUS
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May 2018

May 6, 2018 at 7:30 am
Mel Lastman Square
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May 12, 2018 at 8:30 am
Future Site of National Women's Hall of Fame
Seneca Falls,NY13148US
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May 13, 2018 at 9:30 am
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May 17, 2018 at 6:30 pm
150 Great Wolf Drive
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June 2018

June 3, 2018 at 8:30 am
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June 9, 2018 at 7:30 amJune 16, 2018 at 12:00 am
Cortland,New YorkUS
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July 2018

July 7, 2018 at 1:30 pm2:30 pm

This weekend at the Boilermaker, I will be at a special Runners' Forum, Saturday July 7, from 1:45-2:45 PM, where I emcee the launch of "When Running Made History" featuring  author Roger Robinson and  legendary  Boilermaker journalist, John Pitarresi.  I'll be talking too, don't worry! This will be a scintillating back and forth. Then, we'll be signing and selling our books and doing selfies. Other times of note is that we will both be at the expo signing and selling books…

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July 21, 2018 at 9:30 amJuly 22, 2018 at 12:00 am
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August 2018

August 6, 2018 at 5:30 pm6:30 pm
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Please join us for a great evening with running legends, Kathrine Switzer and Roger Robinson this August. Kathrine Switzer in 1967 became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon and is author of the best-selling book “Marathon Woman”. Roger Robinson a 2:18 master runner, and, is a well-known author of “Heroes and Sparrows (two editions)”, “Running in Literature”, and, “Spirit of the Marathon.” Forerunners is hosting two evenings with these accomplished runners, authors and mentors: Monday August 6th – 5:30 pm –…

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August 11, 2018 at 12:30 pm
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September 2018

September 1, 2018 at 9:30 amSeptember 2, 2018 at 12:00 am
Virginia Beach,VirginiaUS
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September 16, 2018 at 8:30 am
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October 2018

October 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
5800 East Bridge Street
East Syracuse,NY13057United States

The evening is a celebration of Roger Robinson's new book, When Running Made History, called "a must-read" by American record holder Deena Kastor. Kathrine Switzer will also be signing copies of her highly successful book, Marathon Woman, which "shares how she forced the running world to view women in an entirely new light." (Billy Jean King) Switzer and Robinson will both speak and take questions prior to signing books. The event kicks of at 6 p.m.

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October 28, 2018 at 8:00 am
Washington, DC,US

Kathrine Switzer and Roger Robinson are the celebrity guests for the 2018 Marine Corps Marathon They will be at the expo at the Gaylord Resort and Conference Center speaking and selling and signing their books Marathon Woman (Kathrine) and When Running Made History (Roger). Friday, Oct. 26: 10 AM-11:45: Roger & Kathrine at expo booth # 204 12- 12:45:  Runners Forum, on the expo floor; come listen 3:15-6:  at expo booth, # 204   Saturday (Expo opens at 8)…

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October 31, 2018 at 1:00 pmNovember 3, 2018 at 2:00 pm
320 West 57th Street, Ground Floor
New York,NYUnited States

In the 1960s and ‘70s, female endurance athletes were either treated as second class citizens or barred entirely from participating in the world’s great marathons. But, at the 1972 New York City Marathon, six women gathered at the starting line to challenge that unequal treatment. For ten minutes, the women staged a sit-down strike, refusing to begin the race. A photo of the protest, published in a big New York Times spread, sent shockwaves through the running world and set…

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October 31, 2018 at 6:00 pm9:00 pm

Join us at the TCS New York City Marathon Pavilion for a night of inspiration with a special screening of THE HUMAN RACE, the directorial debut of Liz Vassey (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Two and a Half Men, ER, and The Tick). THE HUMAN RACE is an inspirational full-length documentary about six runners, all over the age of 50, as they each train for the biggest race of their lives. These six athletes cover quite the spectrum, from a father…

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November 2018

November 8, 2018 at 6:00 pmNovember 9, 2018 at 12:00 am
77 East Mill St
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November 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm7:00 pm
1 Trinity Place
San Antonio,TXUnited States

Join us on November 29, 2018, beginning at 5:00 pm at the Trinity University Track, to hear from Game-Changing women about their empowering journey, experiences, and determination to inspire every girl to become a fearless woman. All attendees will have the opportunity to attend a reception following the event with all of the panelists, including Kathrine Switzer – the first woman to officially enter and run the Boston Marathon. We invite VIP ticket holders to attend a private reception with…

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December 2018

December 1, 2018 at 8:30 am11:30 am

RUN & SUPPORT our 261 Friends Team and the brand new 261 Fearless Club Texas Hill Country at the Humana Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon & 1/2 Marathon in San Antonio! Register now to participate in this special virtual event. Once you’ve registered, you will receive a 261 Fearless bib and run with us simultaneously from wherever you are located. Then share your pictures and videos with us so we can live this experience together! 🗓 When? Dec 1, 2018 at 7.30am for…

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December 1, 2018 at 9:30 amDecember 2, 2018 at 12:00 am
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March 2019

March 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm1:30 pm
123 East Main Street

With guest speaker, Kathrine Switzer, the woman who in 1967 revolutionized women’s running by becoming the first woman to officially complete the all-male Boston Marathon. She ran it again in 2017, at age 70, with 13,000 other women!

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April 2019

April 2, 2019 at 9:35 am10:55 am

1. Signature Session: No Limits: A Fearless Design Kathrine Switzer, Athlete, Advocate, and Commentator Kathrine Switzer literally broke new ground when she challenged the all-male rule of the Boston Marathon 50 years ago, becoming the first woman to officially register and run the legendary race. It was a run that changed the world. In her inspiring presentation, Switzer shows how designing success is about stepping off the sidelines and into the race, and running—despite blisters, doubt, and risk—across the finish…

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April 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm2:00 pm
179 Newbury Street
Boston,MAUnited States

Join Runner’s World for a celebration of all things running in Boston at the Runner’s World Townhouse Pop-Up at 179 Newbury Street, just around the corner from the marathon finish line between Dartmouth and Exeter. I will be there on Friday April 12th at 1pm! Open from Friday, April 12 – Tuesday, April 16, runners and spectators will be treated to exclusive programming, yoga classes, an opportunity to become a Runner’s World wear tester at the Test Zone featuring Salomon, a…

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April 15, 2019 at 8:00 am5:00 pm

Friday, April 12:             7:30AM:  261 Meet & Greet Run meet in Marriott Hotel near Copley Sq. Lobby, 5K                1-3PM: Kathrine Switzer and Friends: The Stories That Empower Us                    Featuring Kathrine Switzer Author,Marathon Woman; Kim Chaffee,  Author, Her Fearless Run; talk, and                        signing and selling books at Runners World Pop Up Store, 179 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 .Saturday, April…

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April 27, 2019

Kathrine will be making an appearance at the KDF Marathon, exact appearance schedule TBD.

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May 2019

May 5, 2019

Kathrine will be making an appearance at the Toronto Marathon, schedule of events TBD.

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May 22, 2019 at 8:00 am4:00 pm
66 West 12th Street
New York,New York

Since 2016, the W.IN Forum NY has been one of the most game-changing events in New York. Our aim is to redistribute power and create a new generation of leaders who positively impact our future. We give women and minorities energy and confidence to become the most innovative and inclusive leaders they can be. ​On May 22nd, you'll meet and network with 500+ passionate founders and social entrepreneurs, CEOs and C-suite executives from Top 500 companies, media, investors and students from Parsons,…

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June 2019

June 2, 2019

Kathrine will be making an appearance at the NFWHM, schedule TBD.

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June 7, 2019 at 8:15 am9:00 am

The 2019 Female Athlete conference is a global event designed to present strategies to prevent and treat clinical issues and injuries specific to female athletes. As girls and young women become more empowered through sports, it is important to advance research on how sex and gender differences affect their performance and overall sports experience.  With research advancements in mind, the Female Athlete Conference centers on the specific health issues that make female athletes unique. Experts in sports medicine, sports psychology, sports science,…

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June 8, 2019
66196 Santa Catarina
Nuevo Leon,Mexico

Hemos creado un Festival para todas las Mujeres, con o sin experiencia en deportes de montaña ⛰ que tengan un reto personal, un límite o un miedo que les gustaría vencer, usando esta estrategia para el empoderamiento de las mujeres. 👸🏻👑 INVITADA ESTELAR A QUEENS OF THE ROCKS: •Kathrine Switzer 🏃🏻‍♀️🤩 La primer mujer en correr un Maratón en Boston. En 1967 las mujeres no participaban en este tipo de carreras, Kathrine desafío a todos y se convirtió en la…

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June 19, 2019 at 8:00 amJune 23, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Cortland,New YorkUS

NSGA is excited to have Albuquerque host the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana in New Mexico, With support from the city and state, The Games in 2019 promise to provide the best facilities and amenities set against a unique backdrop of culture, history and natural beauty in the Land of Enchantment.

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July 2019

July 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm9:00 pm
82 John Street
Kingston,NY12401United States

Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to officially register and run the Boston Marathon and author of Marathon Woman—along with noted writer Roger Robinson, author of When Running Made History—will speak and sign books at Rough Draft Bar & Books in Kingston on Monday, July 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. For Hudson Valley residents, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Switzer and Robinson, at Switzer’s first and only local appearance after announcing this month that her bestselling memoir, Marathon…

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July 14, 2019
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July 20, 2019 at 8:00 amJuly 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm
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August 2019

August 10, 2019 at 9:00 am6:00 pm
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August 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm1:00 pm
220 South State Street
Salt Lake City,UTUnited States

The Healthy Dialogues Speaker Series is a by-invitation-only event that brings together national health policy experts and Utah leaders to local luncheon events to discuss local solutions for the challenges facing America's medical system.

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September 2019

September 8, 2019 at 8:00 am5:00 pm
Newcastle,United Kingdom

The Great North Run is the largest half marathon in the world, with over 55,000 runners, celebrities and athletes taking part. This year’s event is on Sunday 8th September 2019 and 261 Fearless Club UK are pleased to announce that we are offering YOU the chance to come and run for our 261 Fearless Team GNR, be a part of this special event and have the exclusive chance to meet Kathrine Switzer.

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September 14, 2019 at 11:00 amSeptember 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Boulevard de l'Europe

This is a photo from the June 2019 opening of the Kathrine Switzer Stadium track, they opened it when it was finished so the public could use it, and it was opened by these young children running a 100 meter relay around the track all wearing 261 bibs. Photo credit is Jean Louis Burnot. The City of Dunkirk (France) will honor American long-distance running pioneer and United States Women’s Hall of Famer Kathrine Switzer on September 14-15, 2019 when the…

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BMW Berlin Marathon

September 29, 2019

September 27-29 BMW Berlin Marathon Friday, September 27, 3-6 PM:  Exclusive Pre-Berlin Marathon Airbnb Experience with Kathrine Switzer, registration required, limited audience.  Link to register here Saturday, September 28, 11 AM-1 PM:  Meet & Greet and 5K Shakeout Run with Kathrine and international runners from 261 Fearless Community, followed by coffee. Link to the Facebook Event here. Sunday, September 29: Race Day!  Join us at the 261 Fearless cheer station at the 37 km. mark.

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October 2019

October 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm6:30 pm
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial Access Rd
Arlington,VAUnited States

Friday, October 25, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM (ET) US Marine Corps Memorial Park in Arlington, Virginia Join Kathrine Switzer and 261fearlessclubdcmetro for an easy Shakeout Run/Walk with start and finish at Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. Experience what it will be like to run or walk near the finish line of the Marine Corps Marathon which will be setting up for the event! Our 261 Fearless coaches will help Kathrine lead the group! Runners will run…

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October 27, 2019
Washington, DC,US

Come join me and our 261 Fearless runners at some of these public events or come see us at the Expo and say hi! Friday Oct. 25: 5:30-6:30pm: 261 Shakeout Run at Iwo Jima Memorial Saturday Oct. 26th: 4:30-5pm: Tell Her She Can Panel Discussion “Tell Her She Can” - What It Means To Be A 261 Club Director @ Champps Kitchen and Bar 1201 South Joyce Street C10, Arlington 27th: Marathon Day, Marathon Start @7:55am  

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November 2019

November 1, 2019 at 1:30 pm6:30 pm
West 67th Street and Central Park West
New York,

As always, I will be at the New York City Marathon, participating in a number of events for 261 Fearless and the NYRR, I hope you can join us at a few of them! Friday, Nov.1:  1pm: Team for Kids Treadmill Challenge at TCS NYC Marathon Expo at Javits Center 3pm: Drop by the TCS NYC Marathon Streakers reception at the Finish Line Pavilion! 6:30pm: The ever lovely Roger Robinson and I will be at the NYRR Night of Champions…

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November 15, 2019 at 8:00 amNovember 17, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas,United States

Come join me at the Humana RnR Las Vegas expo with both Humana and 261 Fearless! I would love to get to meet you and take some pictures! Check out below where I will be this weekend, I would love to see you! Friday November 15: 1pm – 1:30pm: 261 Fearless Presentation on Stage 1:30pm – 2pm: 261 Fearless Booth 2pm – 4pm: Humana Booth Saturday Nov. 16: Noon-12:30: 261 Fearless stage presentation 12:30-1:00pm: Signing 261 Fearless booth  1-2pm: Signing…

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February 2020

February 4, 2020 at 6:00 pmFebruary 5, 2020 at 6:00 pm

“Running Royalty” is coming to Palmerston North when legendary runners and authors Roger Robinson and Kathrine Switzer will be at three local events on 4 – 5 February. On Tuesday 4 Feb, at 6 pm, they will be guests at the Manawatu Striders’ Super Sevens event.  This is a hugely popular community event with a small registration fee of $4 per person. On Wednesday 5 Feb, 6pm, they will be at Shoe Clinic on Broadway to talk about their books…

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July 2020

July 28, 2020 at 6:00 pm7:00 pm
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August 2020

August 5, 2020 at 4:00 pm5:00 pm

For the first time in history, every human being on the planet is involved in the same crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic is humankind’s defining moment. How will we and our businesses not just survive, but thrive? To paraphrase Charles Dickens in 1859: “It was the worst of times, it was the best of times.” Who are the people who will thrive? They are persistent, determined, creative, nimble, and fearless. They never quit, and they change the world. This 45-minute talk…

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August 26, 2020 at 7:30 pm8:30 pm

Hi all! I will be speaking to the Achilles International St. Louis Chapter on Zoom on August 26th at 7:30pm EST doing some fun questions and answers about running and how to keep active during this global pandemic! Sign up information TBA!

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September 2020

September 7, 2020September 14, 2020

VIRTUAL: FROM  SEPTEMBER 7  – SEPTEMBER 14  LIVE: On September 12th @9am and September 13th @9am  CELEBRATE THE JOY OF RUNNING and experience the global connection of the 261 Fearless community - together!  Move with us, be part of our supportive, non-judgmental group and ignite a spark in women around the globe! Women & Men, Girls & Boys: All are welcome to participate! Choose your own distance, time, location and whether you would like to run or walk. While this…

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September 7, 2020September 15, 2020

THE BOSTON MARATHON EXPO IS COMPLETELY VIRTUAL AND IS NOW OPEN! Featuring 261 Fearless Game Changers, Kathrine and Many Others. Check it out!  Kathrine and the 261 Fearless Team have 5 appearances at the expo, including participation on the Main Stage, which is located on the Expo homepage. There you will find more than 40 hours of education, inspiration and discussions with champions, legends, and information from the best names in the running and fitness world. Here is our…

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September 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm8:00 pm

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 to protect it's fragile ecosystem. Tickets start at $10 and you can even bid on dinner with me at the famous Mohonk House and a…

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September 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Please join us—it’s free!--at the Boston Public Library in partnership with the WGBH Forum Network for an online Lowell Lecture with Kathrine Switzer, author of Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports. BPL President David Leonard will moderate this program, which is part of our "Arc of History: Contested Perspectives" series. This conversation is also part of the esteemed Lowell Lecture series at the Boston Public library. To register, please visit this link. In her book, Switzer describes how she registered to compete, saying, “there was…

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October 2020

October 3, 2020 at 9:30 am4:00 pm

We are excited to announce that EGFL 2020 will be going VIRTUAL! Join us on Saturday, October 3rd to be inspired by the stories of successful females from different industries. This event is designed for girls and women alike to be empowered by the stories of females from all different walks of life succeeding and teaching others how to do the same. To register for this FREE event, click here! #EGFL2020 General admission tickets are FREE with required registration.  …

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October 5, 2020 at 8:00 amOctober 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm

CELEBRATE THE JOY OF RUNNING and experience the global connection of the 261 Fearless community - together!  Move with us, be part of our supportive, non-judgmental group and ignite a spark in women around the globe! Women & Men, Girls & Boys: All are welcome to participate! Choose your own distance, time, location and whether you would like to run or walk. The Series has four events, each one supporting the 261 Fearless Charity Teams for the Boston Marathon, Bank…

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October 19, 2020 at 8:00 amOctober 25, 2020 at 5:00 pm

CELEBRATE THE JOY OF RUNNING and experience the global connection of the 261 Fearless community - together!  Move with us, be part of our supportive, non-judgmental group and ignite a spark in women around the globe! Women & Men, Girls & Boys: All are welcome to participate! Choose your own distance, time, location and whether you would like to run or walk. The Series has four events, each one supporting the 261 Fearless Charity Teams for the Boston Marathon, Bank…

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October 28, 2020 at 8:00 amNovember 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm

CELEBRATE THE JOY OF RUNNING and experience the global connection of the 261 Fearless community - together!  Move with us, be part of our supportive, non-judgmental group and ignite a spark in women around the globe! Women & Men, Girls & Boys: All are welcome to participate! Choose your own distance, time, location and whether you would like to run or walk. The Series has four events, each one supporting the 261 Fearless Charity Teams for the Boston Marathon, Bank…

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