BENEFITING: 261 Fearless
ORGANIZER: 261 Fearless
EVENT: 2017 Boston Marathon
EVENT DATE: Apr 17, 2017
We all have stories of our own.... Stories full of inspiration, dreams, and challenges along the way. Only 35 days left to another glory and an unforgettable experience and a new piece of story. STORY ABOUT DREAMING.
Starting running recreationally at the age of 38, focusing on actively for the last 2 years; I have the privilage of creating a large running community in my home country Turkey. With the Boston Marathon, I will also have the honor of earning the 5th medal of Abbott World Major Marathons, with the goal of being the 1st Turkish woman earning the 6th Star Recognition in Chicago Marathon in October 2017. This will be a symbol of DREAMING and will be an inspiration for many women runners, to dream big in life.
261 FEARLESS Program is the one that will teach the generations to beat the odds. Now, we need your small donations to make a massive impact in creating healthy, confident generations with strong role models.
The impact we will create toegther will multiply Katherine's 50 years of legacy. One woman can make a huge difference! That is what Katherine's story is all about. LETS IMPACT TOGETHER FOR THE BETTER!
261 Fearless, Inc. is a global non-profit organization founded by pioneer runner, Kathrine 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.
The 2017 Boston Marathon is the 50th Anniversary of Kathrine's historic run as the first woman to run the marathon, wearing an official race bib (261) in the all-male event. She had to fend off an angry race director at mile two. After finishing that race, Kathrine dedicated her life to providing opportunities around the world for women to run. 261 Fearless, Inc. is the legacy of inclusion and empowerment that she will pass to others. All fundraisers on TEAM 261 FEARLESS will line up on the Boston Marathon start line with Kathrine to celebrate another half century of women running. Together, we celebrate fearlessness on the streets of Boston.
The funds raised will go to
1. Setting up global 261 Clubs,
2. Training programs,
3. A powerful communications network and events so that women, many in fearful places, are made fearless by your efforts.