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Message from Kathrine: Association with 261WM in Mallorca

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As you probably know,  the 261 Fearless movement has in the last five months been legally constituted as a non-profit corporation. This is very good news, and has already opened up some exciting relationships and developments for us. However, it has not been possible to reach an equitable arrangement with Sports…Read More

Blog from 261 Fearless Treasurer Howard Lipset

As you know any start-up is hard work.  How lucky we are with our non-profit 261 Fearless Inc. to have financial advice and plenty of passion (from a non-runner, no less!) from Howard Lipset of Progressive Management, Inc. This article is super and insightful–please take a look.   Join us and be 261 Fearless!! Cheers, KathrineRead More

It wasn’t easy to be the 1st female Boston Marathoner, RVAnews by Kathryn Pullman

What does a small town runner do when she’s suddenly given the opportunity to interview two running legends? First, she doesn’t believe it. Next, she has an internal fan-girl freak out–imagine jumping up and down, squealing, grinning… the whole nine yards. But all internal. (I swear.) Then, once she’s recovered, she dives into research so…Read More

Kathrine Switzer on Running: “Be Fearless” on Iowa Public Radio

Charity Nebbe talks with Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to register for and run the Boston Marathon Listen Here Runner and author Kathrine Switzer first made headlines in 1967 when the Boston Marathon race commissioner yanked her from the course by her sweatshirt. Today, she’s written three books and tours the world spreading her message…Read More

Kathrine Switzer Launches Global Non-profit 261 Fearless, Inc. with an Ambassador program, Club Training System and Events

Kathrine Switzer is pleased to announce the launch of 261 Fearless, Inc., a global non-profit aimed to connect women runners in a unique community that provides communication platforms, clubs, events, training and merchandizing.  261 Fearless uses running as the means to empower women to overcome life obstacles and embrace healthy living.  The community unites under…Read More

Interview with Women’s Lifestyle Magazine

By Bril Kilroy Kathrine Switzer shares what it felt like to be the first woman to join men in the Boston Marathon, and what it feels like now to make more strides toward gender equality in sports. Read Full Article (Page 64)Read More

Video clip of CMHR exhibition from CBC

Hi Friends!  My historic running tutu has made big news–take a look at this very fine clip from the CBC national tv news about the exhibition in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.  Keep pushing for positive change, friends!  Cheers, Kathrine Watch Video HereRead More

Seneca Falls to Host Women’s Right to Run 19K

A committee of individuals, led by organizing sponsor Generations Bank, announced today the first ever Women’s Right to Run 19K will take place on May 7, 2016 – Mother’s Day Weekend – in Seneca Falls. Proceeds from the run will benefit the National Women’s Hall of Fame’s capital campaign which raises funds to rehabilitate the…Read More

Penny Takes Palma Path In 100 Marathons Mission, North West Evening Mail

IN her tireless pursuit of completing 100 marathons, Hoad Hill Harriers veteran Penny Moreton flew to Palma, Mallorca to take part in the 261 Women’s Marathon. Organised by American author, TV commentator and Boston Marathon history-maker Kathrine Switzer, this event is the only women’s marathon in Europe. Staged as part of the International Women’s Day…Read More