Fox Cities Marathon Donates $65,000 to area Non-Profits

Posted on Dec 28, 2017, by

APPLETON, Wis. (Dec. 20, 2017) – The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction will be donating $65,000 in race proceeds to a total of 29 northeast Wisconsin nonprofit groups, police departments and area cross-country teams, just in time for the holiday season.

“During this season of giving, we’re honored to donate our race profits to area nonprofit organizations who are making a difference in our community,” Jesse Drake, executive race director for the Fox Cities Marathon, said. “Our communities are an important part of making our weekend of events special. Every step our participants take not only brings them closer to their goals, but also helps our communities become stronger by making these contributions possible.”

Nonprofit organizations benefiting this holiday season include:

  • YMCA of the Fox Cities
  • PaceSetters, Inc.
  • University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley Foundation
  • Gold Cross Ambulance Service
  • City of Neenah Fun Run Program
  • My Team Triumph – Fox Cities
  • Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
  • Fox Valley College of Nursing
  • Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin
  • City of Neenah Parks & Recreation
  • City of Appleton Fun Run Program
  • Rawhide Boys Ranch
  • City of Neenah Police
  • City of Menasha Police
  • Village of Fox Crossing
  • Fox Valley Metro Police
  • City of Appleton Police
  • St. Elizabeth Cancer Foundation

Eleven high school cross country teams also benefited including Appleton East, Appleton North, Appleton West, Fox Valley Lutheran, Kaukauna, Kimberly, Little Chute, Menasha, Neenah, St. Mary Central and Xavier.

Registration for the 2018 Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction will open in January 2018. For more information, email [email protected], call (877) 230-7223 or visit

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