OUR Running
captains

This marathon has been designed from the ground up by the best women for the job. They
are runners of all kinds and will be your guides as you train for November.

OUR
Running
captains

This marathon has been designed from the ground up by the best women for the job. They are runners of all kinds and will be your guides as you train for November.

Kathrine Switzer

KATHRINE
SWITZER

No stranger to blazing trails, she made history as the first woman to officially compete in the Boston Marathon in 1967.

Des Linden

DES
LINDEN

Tap a wealth of experience with this two-time Olympian and the first American in 33 years to win the Boston Marathon (women’s category).

Alison Mariella Désir large

Alison
Mariella Désir

Author of ‘Running While Black’, activist, co-chair of the Running Industry Diversity Coalition and founder of Harlem Run.

Deena Kastor

DEENA
KASTOR

Eight-time national cross country champion and bronze medal winner in the women’s marathon at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Danielle McLaughlin

DANIELLE
MCLAUGHLIN

Cancer survivor, amputee, and world champion athlete who ran the NYC Marathon. Danielle is also an All Star on the Team CAF softball team.