Join us Thursday, May 17, from 6 – 7 p.m. to hear Mirna Valerio’s inspiring journey from morbid obesity to ultra-marathons. The PaceSetters of the Fox Cities are excited to bring you Mirna Valerio to help kick-off training for race season. This event is FREE and open to the public. Join us to hear Mirna’s […]
Author Archives: Jesse Drake
By Bill Fahrenkrug Running the ThedaCare Half Marathon with my grandchildren last year left an impact on me that I will never forget. I want to thank Steven, Kristin, Sarah, Ben, Chelsea, Alicia, Kali, Tracy, Christine, and my daughter Kathy for such a memorable event. The weather was brutal and took its toll, causing me […]
The Fox Cities Marathon Builds Community in the Fox Valley By: Jan Peebles There’s nothing quite like the thrill of standing at the starting line, hearing the music and feeling the adrenaline in my body as I’m getting ready to run. I felt it at my first race, a half-marathon in 2006. I felt it […]
By Dr. Mark Westfall, Fox Cities Marathon Medical Director This year’s Boston Marathon, held on April 16, was cold, rainy and windy – horrible conditions actually! Winter blizzard Evelyn turned into rain and wind by the time it hit the East coast – far from ideal conditions for running a marathon. The race day weather […]
Fox Cities Moms Run This Town/She Runs This Town By Ashley Rossmeissl Running is definitely not easy, but it has taught me some incredible lessons, helped me build an amazing running community, offered me therapy sessions and given me some of my best and closest friends. My name is Ashley Rossmeissl. I’m the founder of […]
Get your training plans started today for this year’s Fox Cities Marathon or Half Marathon with the ThedaCare Training Guide!
By Jesse Drake, Executive Race Director Isn’t April supposed to bring warmer weather, green grass and less dirt? Not this year, I guess – or at least not yet. With the weather where it’s at, it might be hard to get into the rhythm of getting back outdoors to run and train. Sometimes just a […]
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Bryce Remy, 2017 ThedaCare Half Marathon Participant “Running a marathon is tough and I don’t have time for training.” “I can’t do it, it’s too hard.” “I have asthma, I can’t run.” I hear excuses like these all the time and let me tell you, that last excuse really impacts me. I do have asthma […]
By Jesse Drake, Executive Race Director As the saying goes, there’s no time like the present, especially when you can save money by registering now vs. registering after March 31 when our early bird prices disappear. As a runner myself, I know the struggle. We can all agree that $10 bucks is $10 bucks, but […]