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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

I made it into a puzzle!

Hi friends what great news from our friend Jeff Maher who ran with me in the 2017 Boston Marathon and was really amazing at taking videos,  also along with my friend Rosy, of this amazing 50th anniversary run! Like everyone else, Jeff  is in isolation and he and his wife decided to tackle a particularly…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

International Women’s Day with Zespri

Hey Friends! I’m so excited to be a part of a super event here in Tauranga, New Zealand  on Friday! To celebrate International Women’s Day, Zespri–the global Kiwi Fruit Company–is hosting an event featuring women who are changing the world.  I’m honored to join Dame Susan Devoy, former world squash champion and now human rights…Read More

Why We Run

Hey Friends! I love this study done around the world by adidas, showing Why We Run!  I’m wondering if you are as surprised as I am that so many people have met significant life partners through running.  On the other hand, why should I be so surprised?  I met MY wonderful husband through running! And…Read More

Short Cuts on the BBC!

I had the privilege of being on BBC’s Short Cuts programme this week! Can’t wait for you all to listen to it! Listen here and let me know what you think!Read More

Great fun at MAKERS!

What a great turnout we had this morning at the Makers conference— 6 AM !—look at the hearties who we’re not deterred by the early morning start! And what a nice surprise to see that 261 Fearless bibs had been printed for us all in our very special purple! Thank you Makers for supporting the…Read More

Kathrine at the MAKERS Conference in LA!

Hey Friends!  How very honored and delighted I am to be one of the speakers at THE conference of the year: The Makers Conference in Los Angeles!  I’ll be joining some of the most important movers and shakers in the women’s movement, in a year that celebrates our 100th Anniversary of the Right To Vote! …Read More

Iconic runner empowers women through sport

Iconic athlete Kathrine​ Switzer has been inspiring Manawatū runners and empowering women in the sport. Switzer and husband Roger Robinson, who have both long been involved in running, have been in Palmerston North this week for three public events, including a women’s 261 Fearless run at Waterloo Park, a group designed to encourage women into running. The pair were…Read More

Legendary Running Authors Come to Palmerston North

Legendary Running Authors Come to Palmerston North Roger Robinson, When Running Made History, and Kathrine Switzer, Marathon Woman, To attend Three Local Events on February 4&5 “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…Read More

Revolutionary Runner: Kathrine Switzer

I had the pleasure of being on the podcast She Plays, interviewed by Ashley Hart, an incredible soccer player! Here is the link to the podcast! About She Plays: She Plays: The Podcast is a weekly podcast where we bring you exciting features with female professional athletes, keep you informed on current news and tell…Read More