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Pioneer Kathrine Switzer ready to run New York City Marathon

A legendary runner who made a name for herself as the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon was in New York Monday. The great Kathrine Switzer led a group of women on a run downtown. Switzer says she remembers the Boston Marathon in 1967 like it was yesterday. It was a moment that…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

Kathrine inducted into Running USA’s Hall of Champions

Hi Friends!  What an honour it was for me last night to be inducted into Running USA’s Hall of Champions!  I was honoured along with colleagues Tracy Sundlun and Brant Kotch, stellar leaders in the American running world. This is a great organisation and it is thrilling for me to be so wonderfully recognised by…Read More

Interview on Gotta Run, YouTube

This episode is dedicated to the memories of Kathrine Switzer’s parents: Virginia and Homer Switzer. They raised Kathrine and her brother in a loving home. Hers is a story of the gift of empowerment.Read More

Interview on NZone Tonight

After initially launching her memoir ‘Marathon Woman’ in the USA, Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon, toured her book in New Zealand and talked to NZone Tonight’s Annette Lee about it, and what it takes to become a female endurance athlete.Read More