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Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day: Be Fearless, Be Free, Be Grateful This Sunday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. This day we celebrate the achievements of women with a day of action: more than talk, we will DO. For me, it’s also a day I happily reflect on my mantra: Be Fearless, Be Free, Be Grateful. Our…Read More

Kathrine Switzer, Pioneering Boston Marathon Runner, on Fight to Stay in 1967 Male-Dominated Race – Democracy Now

Learn more about this special program on PBS on Democracy Now! and see Amy Goodman’s Maker’s interview, visithttp://owl.li/i4npk. The new PBS documentary, “Makers: Women Who Make America,” tells the story of how women have shaped the United States over the last 50 years through political and personal empowerment. Narrated by Meryl Streep, “Makers” shares the…Read More

Kathrine Switzer on How Running Can Change the World, February 2013

Women Who Make America: Kathrine Switzer on How Running Can Change the World, by Marianne Magno, FitGo Blog, Fitness Magazine, February 22, 2013. Kathrine Switzer didn’t sign up for the Boston Marathon in 1967 to stir any trouble; she just wanted to run. But when the then 19-year-old defied race officials and tradition by becoming…Read More

MAKERS Review – San Francisco Chronicle

Friends!  Sit yourself down or set your DVRs for PBS on Tuesday, Feb.26, 7:55 PM  (show starts at 8 and I’m on first!) We’re making just about every news outlet in the country now!  This just in from the San Francisco Chronicle! Cheers! KathrineRead More