Inspiring women to lead healthy, fearless lives through running
The story of 261 Fearless begins with Kathrine Switzer (bib no. 261), who faced down an attack mid-race to become the first woman to complete the 1967 Boston Marathon. In 2015, she and CEO and President Edith Zuschmann established a global organization of running clubs dedicated to helping women of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to uncover their self-worth and potential through running.
“I discovered early that running always made me feel powerful, free, and fearless,” says Switzer. “261 Fearless uses running as a vehicle to empower and unite women globally through the creation of communication platforms, clubs, training opportunities, ambassadors, merchandising, and events.”
261 Fearless is helping grow safe, supportive running communities for women by providing:
Read about 261 Fearless on Outside.