Training & Pacing

Marathon & Half Marathon Training Run/Walks

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In conjunction with the PaceSetters Running Club and hosted by Run Away Shoes, the Marathon and Half Marathon Training Runs & Walks take place every Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. starting on May 28 and running through September 10.

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Start & Finish Location: Run Away Shoes

W3192 County Road KK, Appleton

Directions to Run Away Shoes

Training Run/Walk Provided:

  • Free and open to the public!
  • Mapped routes, turn-by-turn directions
  • Routes include sections along the FCM course
  • Water & Gatorade support along the course for a 13:30 pace
  • Food, coffee, water & Gatorade at the finish
  • ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus PT’s on site starting week 4 (June 18) to answer your questions
  • A safe and runner/walker friendly course
  • Knowledgeable PaceSetters Running Club and Fox Cities Marathon Staff present to answer any questions regarding training, registration, etc.

2016 Training Run & Walk Schedule

See below for the 2016 training run schedule dates and distances. For additional information, including links to maps and directions for each week’s training route, please go to the PaceSetters Running Club website.

Date Marathon Distance Half Marathon Distance
May 28  9 4
June 4 10 5
June 11  8 6
June 18 12 5
June 25 9 7
July 2 14 7.5
July 9 15 8
July 16 13.1 6.2
July 23 17 8
July 30 18 10
August 6 13 8
August 13 20 10
August 20 12 6
August 27 20 11
September 3 12 7
September 10 8 5
September 18  Community First Fox Cities Marathon ThedaCare Half Marathon

 

Marathon & Half Marathon Pace Teams

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The PaceSetters Running Club, in conjunction with the Community First Fox Cities Marathon, offers Pace Teams that help participants reach their race-day goals in both the full and half marathons.

  • Participation is FREE for both Full & Half Marathon Pace Teams
  • Register at the PaceSetters booth during the Network Health Health & Wellness Expo
  • Participants will receive information, be able to ask questions and meet some of the Pace Team leaders prior to race-day
  • For a list of FAQ’s to your basic Pace Team questions, please 2016 Pace Team FAQ’s

Pace Team Leaders: If you are interested in helping your fellow participants reach their race-day goals in either the full or half marathon, please contact Jesse Drake, Race Operations Manager at [email protected]

MARATHON Pace Teams:

The PaceSetters Running Club of the Fox Cities will provide group leaders to assist runners in achieving their goal time for the Marathon. Please feel free to contact the pacers directly if you have any questions regarding their pacing techniques prior to race weekend. Target times will be the following:

Pacing Leader Race Time Contact E-mail
 Mike Steffek 3:15 [email protected] 
3:25
Chad Koch 3:30 [email protected] 
John Sabatine 3:35 [email protected]
Jeff Picken & Adam Brouch 3:40 [email protected]
 Andy Featherstone & Doug Martin 3:45 [email protected] & [email protected]
 Tanya Verhoff & Ron DuVernay 3:55 [email protected] & [email protected]
 Mike Jovanovich & Chris Holzheu 4:00  [email protected]
 Daniel Johnston & Thao Hoang 4:10 [email protected] & [email protected]
 Jeri Howey & Paula Walker 4:25 [email protected]
 Alicia Pyle & Paula Meyer 4:40 [email protected] & [email protected] 
 Tom Perri 4:55 [email protected]

HALF MARATHON Pacing Teams:

The PaceSetters Running Club of the Fox Cities will provide group leaders to assist runners in achieving their goal time for the Half Marathon. Please feel free to contact the pacers directly if you have any questions regarding their pacing techniques prior to race weekend. Target times will be the following:

Pacing Leader Race Time Contact E-mail
 Joey Cleaves 1:40 [email protected] 
 Aaron Hizon & Kristen Lindemann 1:50  [email protected] & [email protected]
 Dave Schleis & Marty Thomas 2:00 [email protected] & [email protected]
Tim Jakubek & Theresa Meredith 2:10 [email protected] & [email protected] 
Ann Scholl & Ryan Borucki 2:20  [email protected] & [email protected]
 Amy Toporski 2:30 [email protected]

For any pre-race weekend questions, please contact Jesse Drake, Fox Cities Marathon Race Operations Manager at: [email protected]