Category Archives: Blogs

Guest Blog: Emily LeRoy

Posted on Sep 17, 2018, by

My name is Emily LeRoy, and I’ve always loved to run. I’ve been running since I started middle school and it’s been a passion of mine ever since. Recently my husband and I discovered a new passion: fostering children who need love and support. Two years ago, we decided we wanted to become foster parents. […]

How to create a relay team

Posted on Aug 30, 2018, by

For those who may be interested in participating in the weekend activities for the Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Miron Construction, but who don’t want to do it alone, the Orthopedic & Sports Institute of the Fox Valley Relay Marathon is the perfect way to participate with the support of other people on […]

Volunteers needed for marathon weekend

Posted on Aug 30, 2018, by

We are quickly approaching this year’s Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Miron Construction in September, and we are still looking for volunteers! Our volunteers are the heart and soul of marathon weekend, and we are thankful for each person who chooses to come help out. Kwik Trip is proud to sponsor our volunteers […]

BLOG: Unveiling this year’s medals

Posted on Aug 30, 2018, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Miron Construction is excited to reveal the medals for the upcoming marathon weekend. The marathon weekend is September 21-23 and events include a Kids Fun Run, Diaper Dash & Toddler Trot, 5K, half marathon, marathon relay and a full marathon. “Every year we do a custom medal […]

Blog: Fox Cities Marathon Mirna

Posted on Jul 6, 2018, by

Running can be an intimidating sport. It involves distance, speed, stamina and lots of training and determination. It can also be an invigorating sport with lots of health benefits and that’s what 11-time ultra-marathon runner, Mirna Valerio wants everyone to know. Mirna was in northeast Wisconsin in May to talk about her running career and […]

Blog: Jon Desens

Posted on Jun 25, 2018, by

My entire life changed in an instant and I had no control over it. My name is Jon Desens and I’m the victim of a hit and run that took away my ability to walk for months, but this year I’m running in my first full marathon. September 15, 2016 was one of the worst […]

Blog: Local Participants – Check out the Course Trails

Posted on Jun 15, 2018, by

By Jesse Drake, executive director of the Fox Cities Marathon  The courses for the 2018 Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Miron Construction were designed to feature some of the great areas within the Fox Cities that you might not be familiar with.  The full marathon course features almost seven miles of paved trails, […]

Blog: FCM Training Runs & Walks

Posted on Jun 8, 2018, by

By Jesse Drake, executive director of the Fox Cities Marathon  The 2018 Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction Training Runs & Walks has started.  If you haven’t taken advantage of or given these FREE weekly training runs a try, you’re missing out!  We’ve once again partnered with the PaceSetters Running Club of […]