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The Shakeout Podcast: The “Fearless” Episode

In this week's episode, Sinead and Michael talk to pioneer of women's running Kathrine Switzer. Sinead also chats about body image and training with personal trainer and author Louise Green.

Kathrine Switzer

On this week’s episode, Canadian Running web editor Sinead Mulhern speaks with Louise Green, author of Big Fit Girl, a body positive guide to motivate runners of all shapes and sizes.  Green, both a coach and an athlete, speaks about getting started, setting goals, and overcoming body image-related stereotypes.

LISTEN: 00:02:43

READ MORE: Big Fit Girl highlights body positive message for all athletes

In the second segment, Canadian Running editor Michael Doyle and Sinead speak with iconic runner, Kathrine Switzer, as she prepares to run in this year’s New York City Marathon. They speak about past and current challenges for women in running, the organization 261 Fearless, and her memories of racing in New York. 


LISTEN: 00:18:52

Kathrine Switzer
Photo: Michael Doyle.


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Sinead recommends: Arc’teryx Lyra Short 

Michael recommends: the works of Roger Robinson, historian and runner, and husband of Kathrine Switzer

READ MORE: Roger Robinson’s Heroes and Sparrows

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