The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction is proud to announce the donation of $41,000 from last year’s events to 12 local non-profits, running groups, nursing and police/fire education programs and police departments.
“The Community First Fox Cities Marathon weekend of events is, and always has been, about the community,” explained race director Julie Johnson. “All proceeds from our events go right back into the community to help impact the organizations that support our mission of inspiring health, wellness and community … one step at a time.”
Organizations benefiting from these donations include:
• YMCA of the Fox Cities
• Pace Setters, Inc.
• Gold Cross Ambulance
• Riverview Gardens
• Volunteer Fox Cities
• Fox Valley Technical College Nursing
• Fox Valley Technical College Police & Fire Program
• UW Oshkosh Nursing Program
• My Team Triumph
• City of Neenah – Fun Run Program
• Appleton Fun Run Program
• Moms Run This Town
In addition, the Fox Cities Marathon made donations to 11 local high school cross-country teams and $5 from every 5K registration was donated to the St. Elizabeth’s Foundation, all totaling $14,000.
At this time, the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction has returned more than $1 million to the community. The 31st annual weekend of events will take place on Sept. 16-18.