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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

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

Screening of The Secret Marathon

Not to be missed:  8 December, 6:30 PM, Roxy Cinema, 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 mentor train and travel in secret to run with and make this film of the brave Afghan women…Read More

Free to Run

Hey Fearless Friends! This coming Monday 8 November, the running documentary film – Free to Run – is airing at 8.30pm on Māori TV. You can also watch it on demand from Monday onward here. Clearly being aired to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the New York City Marathon, this global film tells beautifully about the emergence of our sport…Read More

A song about me!

How cool is it to have a song written about me and announced on the BBC on the eve of the London Marathon! ? Take a look and take a listen!  Way to go Rick and Georgie Pearson, ‘The Hamstrings’, for making an album of running music and of course I love all the songs,…Read More

UN Panel Recording

So excited that now you can watch the recording of my speech at the United Nations Human Rights Council panel discussion on the potential of leveraging sport and the Olympic ideal for promoting human rights for young people! I am introduced at 30 minutes, 50 seconds into the video. https://media.un.org/en/asset/k1f/k1f9ac79ks Cheers KathrineRead More

UN Human Rights Council Invitation!

Hi Friends! I am so honored to be invited by Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the UN Human Rights Council, for a panel discussion on the potential of leveraging sport and the Olympic ideal for promoting human rights for young people. LIVE webcast on Wed 7 July at 4:00 AM ET: http://webtv.un.org/ As a prelude…Read More

Charity Bibs for Boston!

Huge Opportunity, Friends! Breaking news: we have a few new charity bibs for the Boston Marathon! People will talk about the 2021 Boston Marathon for the rest of their lives because probably never again will the Boston Marathon be in October!! So you have a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of history.…Read More