Author Archives: Tara Perre

Congratulations to our Kids Challenge Winners!

Posted on Sep 15, 2020, by

Our first ever Community First Fox Cities Marathon Kids Challenge to keep kids moving and promote healthy habits is a wrap. Kids near and far took to the lakes, sunflower patches, strawberry fields, basketball courts and more to earn miles for the Kids Challenge. Mara W., age 9, won our grand prize – a $50 SCHEELS […]

Guest Blog: Incorporate yoga to become a better runner

Posted on Sep 15, 2020, by

By Kristina Schultz Cross-training is any sport, exercise or activity that supplements your main sport. Whether you are a beginner runner or an experienced marathoner, cross-training is key in taking great care of your body and mental self. One such great marriage is running and yoga. Here are several reasons why runners should incorporate yoga […]

Guest Blog: Strength Train for your Running Gains

Posted on Aug 14, 2020, by

By Kirsten Rice In any sport or activity, strength training can help reduce injury, but it also improves performance.  Choosing the correct type of strength training for your sport is key to obtaining these gains.  Some runners may be hesitant to put on muscle mass when training for a run thinking it might slow them […]

OSMS Dr. William Albiero joins Community First Fox Cities Marathon Board of Directors

Posted on Aug 14, 2020, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction is excited to announce that Dr. William Albiero, an orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists (OSMS), has joined its volunteer board of directors. “We’re excited to welcome Dr. Albiero to the board,” said Courtney Vosters, chair of the Community First Fox Cities Marathon […]

Doc Talk: Tips to get started on your running journey

Posted on Jul 29, 2020, by

Featuring Dr. Jennifer Steinhoff, Ascension Department of Sports and Orthopedic Medicine This month, we kicked off a brand new webinar series, Doc Talk. Host and Race Director Tara Perre interviewed Dr. Jennifer Steinhoff a sports medicine physician, passionate runner and member of the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Board of Directors.  Dr. Steinhoff’s Couch to […]

July Course Connection

Posted on Jul 29, 2020, by

The July Course Connection features: New Doc Talk Webinar Series brings medical experts to you. New Kids Challenge. New SCHEELS 10K Run/Walk. SCHEELS Sponsor Spotlight. Guest Blog: Every runner should be swimming with YMCA’s Katie Schalk. In the News: Community First Fox Cities Marathon featured in June & July issues of Silent Sports Magazine.

Guest Blog: Every Runner Should be Swimming

Posted on Jul 23, 2020, by

Cross-training, or “engaging in two or more sports or types of exercise in order to improve fitness or performance in one’s main sport,” (Dictionary.com, 2020) is incredibly important for well-balanced health and muscle development. For runners, cross-training can take on many forms, each with their own specific benefit for your body and to becoming a […]

June Course Connection

Posted on Jun 30, 2020, by

The June Course Connection features: $1 million reached in community giving – See where our race proceeds have made a difference in the community ThedaCare Executive Joins Community First Fox Cities Marathon Board of Directors Top 5 Reasons to Register Now for the 2021 Weekend of Events Exploring Miles 9-12 with a video

ThedaCare Chief Brand Officer Megan Manahan joins Marathon Board of Directors

Posted on Jun 29, 2020, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction is excited to announce that Megan Manahan, ThedaCare Chief Brand Officer has joined its volunteer board of directors. “We’re excited to welcome Megan to the board,” said Courtney Vosters, chair of the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Board of Directors. “With her background and experience, […]

May Course Connection

Posted on May 29, 2020, by

The May Course Connection features: A message about the 2020 race cancellation due to COVID-19 pandemic and postponement of 30th Celebration. Information and FAQS about refund requests, automatic deferral and the cancellation. Opening of 2021 Registration. Thank you to sponsors committed for 2021. Survey for engagement ideas. Volunteer Appreciation.