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Legendary Running Authors Come to Palmerston North

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 When Running Made History and Marathon Woman, which they will be signing personally. Also, on Wednesday morning, 9:30am, Switzer will make a personal appearance at the Women’s 261 Fearless Meet Run, Waterloo Park.

The Shoe Clinic book signing and presentation evening is hosted by the Manawatu Striders. This event is free and open to the public.


Tuesday, 4 Feb:   Supers Sevens:  Starts 6:15pm from YMCA on Park Road (arrive by 5.45pm for registrations). $4 per person.

Wednesday, 5 Feb:  261 Fearless Women’s meet run/walk: 9:30am; near the playground, Waterloo Park, Hokowhitu.  All women welcome, no charge.

Wednesday, 5 Feb:  6 PM:  Shoe Clinic, 28 Broadway Avenue.  Event is free and open to the public.  Books are $25 each or 2 for $40.  Personally signed.  Cash or bank transfers accepted.  No credit cards or Eftpos, sorry!


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