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 […]

Blog: Good Luck Green Bay Marathon Participants

Posted on May 16, 2018, by

By Jesse Drake, executive director of the Fox Cities Marathon  The 2018 spring race season is in full swing. One of northeast Wisconsin’s largest local races takes place this upcoming weekend – the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon.  If you’re participating this weekend, we wish you the best of luck! Whether you’re participating or just spectating […]

Kick-Off Your Training With the “Mirnavator”

Posted on May 14, 2018, by

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 […]

Blog: The Half Marathon

Posted on May 11, 2018, by

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 […]