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Interview with Ultra Mami in Chile!

This message goes out especially  to our thousands of Hispanic friends:  How totally cool it was to do a TV interview in CHILE with the vivacious Leslie Barrenal from the Ultra Mami organization and Radio Lab Chile!  It is wonderful to see so many women from Chile are now running and realizing their power to…Read More

261 Fearless Running & Walking Series MOVE THE WORLD!

We welcome and connect runners and walkers of all abilities, globally, and make everyone a WINNER and a shining supporter of women’s empowerment through running. It is a non-competitive, virtual, charity running series with four events, where participants choose their own running or walking distance, time and location. https://www.261fearless.org/movetheworld/Read More

London Marathon 40th Anniversary

Hi Friends! A massive 40th anniversary for us!   August 3, 1980: The Avon London International Women’s Marathon, with 27 countries and 5 continents represented, exceeded the International Olympic Requirements for the inclusion of a new event, and 7 months later the International Olympic Committee voted in the first Women’s Olympic Marathon for the 1984…Read More

Talk with Trace Podcast

It was amazing to do a podcast with THE Tracey Thomas on her very popular Australian  TALK WITH TRACE program. We were both stunned and delighted to get 9500 listeners on the first day alone, a record! So tune in, world, and let’s put her over the top and keep empowering girls and women everywhere…Read More

Groundswell Festival of Innovation coming up soon!!

Wow, Friends!  Imagine my surprise and delight to see big  billboards up in Tauranga, New Zealand that advertise my upcoming  speech there!  Especially since the title of my talk is “Running Ruins Your Reproductive Organs and Other Outrageous Myths of Limitation”!   YOU, too, can attend this ‘masterclass’, since it’s part of the Groundswell Festival of…Read More

The Modern Day Rosie the Riveter!

One of my sheroes has always been Rosie the Riveter because her image was: “Just give me the job! I can do it!” A whole generation of fearless, capable women were born from the crisis of WWII. And now an American icon has gone from building bombers to making masks. Rosie the Riveter has joined…Read More

AXS TV PRESENTS THE ALL-NEW SUNDAY MORNING RETROSPECTIVE SERIES THE 1960s REDISCOVERED, PREMIERING JUNE 7 AT 9 A.M. ET/6 A.M. PT

Why do the 1960s continue to peak the interest of Americans across the generations?” asks Tony Fama, who hosts the all-new Sunday morning retrospective series presented by AXS TV. And his question is answered by the likes of Kathrine Switzer, Sam Donaldson, Tom Brokaw, and many others. LOS ANGELES (May 21, 2020) – AXS TV presents an insightful look back…Read More

Who Runs the World – Overcoming Adversity Through Running

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…Read More

Awaiting The Baton In The Relay Exchange Zone

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…Read More

Virtual MAKERS Meeting with Kathrine!

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…Read More

The virtual running club for women who support women

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…Read More

261 Fearless Announces Virtual Meet Runs!

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…Read More

How are you keeping active during social distancing?

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…Read More

Park Run and International Women’s Day

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…Read More

HBO Honors International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, AXIOS on HBO heard from women sports legends and changemakers across the athletic arena about the ongoing fight for equality and the future of women’s athletics. Included were Nneka Ogwumike, the 6-time WNBA All-Star and president of the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA); tennis legend Billie Jean King;…Read More

Here’s How Women In Sports Feel About The State Of Their Industry

The fight for gender equality in athletics took center stage in 2019 when the U.S. women’s soccer team filed a lawsuit for “institutionalized gender discrimination” with the league. The team received a flood of support in their dispute, most notably when World Cup sponsor Secret Deodorant publically sided with the team, donating $529,000 to the…Read More

Happy International Women’s Day!

How great to have Women’s Health Magazine UK supporting women’s sports around the world, and pushing back old attitudes with this dynamic new video they’ve produced for International Women’s Day!   Enjoy and pass on to every young woman–and MAN!– you know!  Be fearless and Happy International Women’s Day! Kathrine Check out the video here!Read More