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“Running stands as a beacon of equality,” says Switzer

Kathrine Switzer, one of the great trailblazers in the push for gender equality in sport, looked forward to running her first Virgin Money London Marathon at the tender age of 71 with a fond recollection of how her last race

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Three to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2018 Commencement

A social and religious justice visionary, a barrier-breaking athlete and activist and a pre-eminent scholar of teaching and teaching education will receive honorary degrees at Syracuse University’s 2018 Commencement on Sunday, May 13, at the Dome. Bishop Borys Gudziak ’80,

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Marathon Woman

‘‘I don’t rate myself a great athlete—not at all,” Kathrine Switzer tells me, “but running saves my life. Every day. It’s my stress-buster. It’s my creative fount. It’s my inspiration. No matter how crappy the day is, the run makes it

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Kathrine Switzer is SU’s 2018 Commencement Speaker!

Hi Friends!  What an honor on the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote in New York State and the 50th anniversary of my graduation from Syracuse University to be asked to speak at the 2018 Commencement of

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Eat & Run with Kathrine Switzer!

Hi Friends!  Join me for lunch and book signing on Friday, April 13 in Boston at the AT&T Eat & Run Event, right near the famous Boston Marathon finish line! We’ll also have cool 261 gear to purchase. You need to RSVP! –here’s

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Kathrine’s Schedule at the 2017 NYC Marathon

New York City is the center of the running world on Marathon Weekend – and Kathrine Switzer and 261 Fearless is going to be right in the middle of the excitement! Join us at one of these events! Friday November

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Women2Know Speaker Series Launch Event in Reading PA

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adidas partners with Kathrine Switzer and 261 Fearless, to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of her iconic Boston Marathon debut

Hey Friends!  What great news today, as adidas has announced a partnership with me and with 261 Fearless!  They’re with me all the way for Boston 2017 and beyond.  Their global reach is impressive and together we will tell a

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Kathrine’s Schedule of Appearances at Boston

FRIDAY April 14, 2017 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Boston Magazine and AT&T’s first annual Eat & Run – Open House to Meet Kathrine! Kathrine will be signing the new 50th anniversary edition of Marathon Woman and meeting the public. Where:  The

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Boston Magazine and AT&T’s first annual Eat & Run

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