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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

City of Dunkirk, France Names Stadium to Honor Kathrine Switzer Running Pioneer

Dunkirk City Council and Mayor Patrice Vergriete recently dedicated their new stadium  “Stade d’Athlétisme Kathrine Switzer” (“Kathrine Switzer Stadium”) during the official inauguration ceremonies which were held on September 14-15. “Kathrine Switzer made a very strong and symbolic statement when she competed in the 1967 Boston Marathon and paved the way for women to compete…Read More

Zestful Aging Podcast

What fun it was to do this podcast with Nicole Christina! I love talking about running all our lives and she shares our enthusiasm. I hope you guys enjoy it! Thank you Nicole! Listen Through Zestful Aging Webpage Download or listen to through iTunes Listen Through Spotify Listen Through Google Play Music Listen Through StitcherRead More

Athena International Award

Hi Friends!  What a wonderful  surprise It was to learn that Athena International,  the women’s leadership organization, has named me to receive their 2019 National Leadership Award on Oct.21!  AND: I am so honored to be on the same stage (just down a step 🙂 )  with the amazing Carla Harris, who is receiving the…Read More

Part-time Wellingtonian and women’s running hero Kathrine Switzer has French stadium named after her

A part-time Wellingtonian and women’s running trailblazer has had a stadium named after her in France. Kathrine Switzer was the first registered woman to run in the Boston Marathon, and spends half of her time in Wellington and the rest in her native United States. The stadium, in Dunkirk, was named Stade d’Athlétisme Kathrine Switzer, or Kathrine Switzer Stadium, in…Read More

An Exclusive Pre-Marathon Meetup with Kathrine Switzer!

Kathrine Switzer has the pleasure to be in Berlin soon and host her very first Airbnb experience on the 27th of September. This exclusive inspiring session will be limited to a maximum of 30 people and proceeds will benefit 261 Fearless.  Kathrine is looking forward to meeting  people from all over the world and be…Read More