Blog Archives

5 women from Syracuse who earned a place in the National Women’s Hall of Fame, by Jill Teitjen

You know the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls commemorates women who left their mark on the nation. There are civic leaders. Suffragists. People who blazed a way forward. But did you know some had Syracuse connections? See

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Press Archive

SU grad who broke gender barriers for female runners returns to CNY, by Antoinette Siu, Syracuse Post-Standard

Forty-three years ago, the U.S. amateur sports organization barred women from long-distance running. Then a Syracuse University student who trained with the men’s cross country team, Kathrine Switzer entered the race anyway in 1967 — as K. V. Switzer, as

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in In the News, Press Archive

Kathrine Switzer named Emcee of the Inaugural Empire State Marathon in Syracuse

Kathrine Switzer Named Emcee of the Inaugural Empire State Marathon and Half Marathon; Legendary Women’s Runner Will Also Speak at Driver’s Village New York State Health and Wellness Expo SYRACUSE, NY-July 19, 2011-Achieve Fitness, LLC announced today that Kathrine Switzer

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Press Archive
Join Kathrine's E-list
Choose a free gift.
Writing a term paper? Doing research?
Marathon Woman, Kathrine's best-selling book, is available now in an updated, special 50th anniversary celebratory edition. Signed copies available on her store. Visit Store
Kathrine tells the
real 1967
Boston Marathon story!
Excerpt from