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 27 and running through September 16.

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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
  • Snacks, coffee, water & Gatorade at the finish
  • ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus PT’s on site starting week 4 (June 17 – September 9) 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.

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ThedaCare Orthopedics has gone the extra mile for you this year in developing a Training Guide for Marathon and Half Marathon participants.  Not only will this plan help you prepare for your race, but it does so in a day-by-day format that is manageable in your busy schedule.  FREE weekly injury assessment and tips & pointers are all included!  Download the 2017 ThedaCare Training Guide today to get started!

 

2017 Training Run & Walk Schedule

See below for the 2017 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.

PaceSetters Training Run Flyer 2017

For any Saturday morning where there might be inclement weather – or the possibility of it – please visit the PaceSetters of the Fox Cities Facebook page for updates.

Date Marathon Distance Half Marathon Distance
May 27  8 4
June 3 9 4
June 10  6 5
June 17  11 6
June 24  12 5
July 1  9 7
July 8  14 7.5
July 15  15 8
July 22*  13.1 6.2
July 29  17 8
August 5  18 10
August 12  13 8
August 19  20 10
August 26  12 6
September 2  20 11
September 9  12 7
September 16 8 5
September 24  Community First Fox Cities Marathon ThedaCare Half Marathon


*Week 9 is a Prediction Run, starting and finishing at Riverside Park in Neenah.  In an effort to GO GREEN, please bring a water bottle to fill at the aid stations on the course.

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 visit: 2017 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, Executive Race Director 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

Stuart Kolb

3:20 [email protected]

[email protected]

 Chad Koch 3:30 [email protected] 
 Jeff Picken

Mitch Issac

3:40 [email protected]

[email protected]

Laura Brunner

Shannon McFarland

3:50 [email protected]

[email protected]

 Thao Hoang

Chris Holzheu

4:00 [email protected]

[email protected]

Jessica LeMere

Daniel Johnston

4:10 [email protected]

[email protected]

Jeri Howey

Paula Walker

Mike Jovanovich

4:25 [email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

Ken Fattmann

Bethany Schumacher

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
Ron DuVernay

Mike James

1:40 [email protected]

[email protected]

Chad Otis 1:50 [email protected]
 Marty Thomas

Dave Schleis

2:00 [email protected]

[email protected]

Kristen Lindemann

Dave Taylor

2:10 [email protected]

[email protected]

Ryan Borucki

Paula Meyer

2:20 [email protected]

[email protected]

Christine Moore

Amy Toporski

2:30 [email protected]

[email protected]

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