Cancer doesn’t have to halt your running & fitness goals

Posted on Oct 13, 2020, by

Editor’s Note: As we enter fall, we also enter into Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer awareness activities. To help those currently fighting any form of cancer, we invited the YMCA of the Fox Cities to share how LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a research-based physical activity and well-being program, helps adult cancer […]

September Course Connection

Posted on Sep 15, 2020, by

The September Course Connection features: We miss you … message from the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Team. Join us tonight for Doc Talk: Getting Back to Running after Injury with OSMS Dr. William Albiero. Congratulations to our Kids Challenge Winners! Guest blog: Incorporate yoga to become a better runner by YMCA’s Kristina Schultz Sponsor Spotlight: Miron Construction […]

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 […]

August Course Connection

Posted on Aug 15, 2020, by

The August Course Connection features: An August to Remember message from the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Team. Join us Aug. 18 for Doc Talk: Going the Distance with ThedaCare’s JP Larson. Join the Kids Challenge. Guest Blog: Strength Train for Your Running Gains by YMCA’s Kirsten Rice. OSMS Doctor Joins Community First Fox Cities Marathon Board of Directors. […]

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.