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Find Your Fearless Moment with 261 Fearless: Every Monday, 6pm at Lakeland Park

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer made history by defying the odds and running the Boston Marathon, despite facing discrimination and hostility simply because she was a woman. Her iconic bib number, 261, symbolizes her fearless spirit and determination to break barriers. Today, her legacy lives on through 261 Fearless, a global non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women through running and education.

The 261 Fearless Movement 261 Fearless was founded by Kathrine Switzer and Edith Zuschmann in 2015, with a mission to empower women of all ages and backgrounds to discover their inner strength and confidence through running. The organization offers a supportive and inclusive community where women can come together to pursue their fitness goals, build self-esteem, and overcome challenges.

Our Core Values At the heart of 261 Fearless are core values that guide our programs and initiatives:

  • Women's Empowerment: We believe in the power of education and support to help women realize their full potential.

  • Fearlessness: We encourage women to step out of their comfort zones and embrace new challenges with courage and determination.

  • Inclusivity: Our community welcomes women of all abilities, backgrounds, and identities, fostering a sense of belonging and acceptance.

  • Health and Wellness: We promote lifelong fitness and well-being, emphasizing the importance of physical and mental health.

Empowering Women Through Running Through our programs and initiatives, 261 Fearless empowers women in several ways:

  • Club Leadership Training: We provide training and support for women interested in starting and leading their own 261 Clubs, creating local communities of support and encouragement.

  • Coach Education: Our coaches receive comprehensive training in women's running and leadership, equipping them with the skills to inspire and motivate others.

  • Public Education: We raise awareness about women's health and fitness, debunking myths and providing valuable information to empower women to lead active lifestyles.

  • Community Support: Our global network of clubs offers women a sense of belonging and connection, breaking down barriers and fostering friendships that extend beyond the track or trail.

Lakeland Park Every Monday evening at 6pm

Join 261 Fearless at Lakeland Park in Cazenovia for a transformative running experience. Whether you're a seasoned runner or lacing up your sneakers for the first time, you'll find a supportive community of women ready to cheer you on and help you reach your goals!



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