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Kathrine at the Cooper Institute

I had the great pleasure of speaking with Sonia Azad from Sonia’s Inner Circle last week before my speech at the Cooper Center in Dallas. I got to talk about my favorite thing, the future of women in fitness and sport! Check out the video here!Read More

261 Fearless at the NYC Marathon

What an incredible showing from our @261fearless Team NYC 2022!!! Run Fearless! And thanks to @MichelobULTRA for supporting #261Fearless and gender equality in sport! #ULTRARunFund #NYCMarathonRead More

NYCM Celebration!

We had so much fun this weekend celebrating running, and the continuing equal representation in running thanks to the support of companies like Michelob ULTRA! #ULTRARunFund #NYCMarathonRead More

50 Years!

I’m very excited to have celebrated 50 years of the women’s division in the TCS New York City Marathon with Michelob ULTRA! We have made huge strides in gender equality in running since my first marathon, and together we can go even further. Learn about a chance to run the #NYCMarathon in 2023 in the…Read More

Happy Fourth of July!

What a great Fourth of July as I ran the fiftieth edition of the 2.3 mile race in Marbletown in the Hudson Valley and madly recruited new Friends for 261 Fearless Greater New York. At the same time our new friend Veronica Moribito-Weeks was also wearing her 261 singlet, running the firecracker 5K in Long…Read More

50 Years of the Mini 10K and Title IX

Wow!  The BBC World Service Sports has 65 MILLION listeners, now THAT is a lot of followers!  How honored I am to be interviewed celebrating 50 years of Title IX and 50 years of the New York Mini 10K! I got in a great shout-out for 261 Fearless, too!   Listen in–my interview about tearing…Read More

Meet me in New York June 11th!!

Meet me in New York New York, the city that never sleeps but sure does run! And celebrate–it’s the 50th anniversary of the famous ‘Mini 10k’, now the Mastercard Mini 10k. At 10AM, right after we finish the big run, we’re gathering at the adidas store, Fifth Avenue @ 48th St, to do a joint…Read More

NYRR’s History of Women in Leadership

NYRR has a history of women in leadership roles stretching back to our early days. Throughout our history, all of our leaders have worked and advocated for equal opportunities and recognition for women runners. In this year of the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark legislation that paved the way for equal opportunities for…Read More

Join Kathrine this weekend at the Boston Marathon!

Friday, April 15 5-6 pm: BAA opening ceremony – Fan Fest @ Copley Square / open air, this will introduce “The Original 5”—those surviving first official women celebrating the 50th anniversary of women being allowed to officially run the Boston Marathon. Saturday, April 16 8am: BAA 5K Run – Kathrine starting with 261 Fearless Team…Read More

#SheIsMyKathrine

Revolutionary. Resilient. Determined. Just a few words to describe Kathrine Switzer – the runner who paved the way for other women to participate in the Boston Marathon. As we look toward the 2022 race, tell us about the Kathrine in your life. #SheIsMyKathrineRead More

La Maratoniana

Great International Women’s Day News:  my book, Marathon Woman is now La Maratoniana, at long last published in Spanish,  and is available for presale at  https://www.ldrsport.com/bio_running_atletismo/1166-la-maratoniana-9788412277623.html It will soon be in bookstores all over Spain, Mexico and South America!  I am so proud that this book has helped so many women find their own empowerment and now with…Read More

Striding Into Boston Marathon History with Kathrine Switzer

It’s one of the most famous running photos in history, and it doesn’t show a champion crossing a finish line or a brokenhearted runner-up. It’s the indelible image of a 63-year-old man trying to push a 20-year-old woman out of the Boston Marathon, contending (though gender wasn’t mentioned in the rules) that women weren’t allowed.…Read More

Boston Bibs Available!

Kia Ora, Friends! Breaking News!! Just a few minutes ago, I received a text from the CEO of 261 Fearless global to ask if I knew of two people who interested in joining our 261 Fearless Boston Marathon charity team, that 2 running bibs  have become available because two of our runners had to drop out at…Read More

261 Fearless Reboot on the East Coast!

Totally excited!! 261 Fearless Greater New York–Kingston / New Paltz is staging a RE-BOOT! Like many meet runs, we were sidelined by COVID, but now are getting up and running again. This is a great opportunity to join a non-competitive Global Women’s Running community right in your own backyard. AND, we are also reaching out…Read More

Giving Tuesday

Hi Friends! It’s my pleasure to reach out to you on behalf of 261 Fearless, a global non-profit organization founded by my friend and colleague  Edith Zuschmann (CEO & President) and myself (Board Chair). We use running as a vehicle to EMPOWER and UNITE WOMEN through the creation of local non-competitive running clubs, education programs,…Read More

Not to be missed!

Not to be missed and not for women only:  on 8 December, 6:30 PM, Roxy Cinema, Wellington (and on other dates and locations, see list below):  a special screening of  “The Secret Marathon.”   Inspired by the story of the first Afghan woman to stand up for her freedom to run, a filmmaker and her marathon…Read More