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What’s new at this year’s weekend of events?

Posted on Sep 16, 2021, by

While we are excited to continue our traditions of giving back to our community, this year there are a number of new things to look forward to at our 30th running of the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction on Sept. 17-19, 2021. Trucks for Participants and Kids – sponsored by Bergstrom […]

Cancer won’t define me

Posted on Sep 15, 2021, by

Guest blog by Tom Perri, Community First Full Marathon pacer My name is Tom Perri, and I will be pacing the 5-hour marathon group for the Community First Fox Cities Marathon. I was first introduced to the Fox Cities Marathon by Ron Goudreau and paced with him in 2008, and I also worked with Dean […]

Hard Work and Determination Go a Long Way

Posted on Sep 14, 2021, by

Guest blog by Chris Rand, Thedacare Half Marathon participant My name is Chris Rand and I was told I would never walk again after falling more than 75 feet off of a cliff. Now, just one year later, I will be running the ThedaCare Half Marathon. Back in 2020, my wife and I set a […]

Worth the wait

Posted on Sep 14, 2021, by

Guest blog by Amy Tegge, Community First Fox Cities Marathon participant “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.”- Walter Elliot My name is Amy Tegge. This year my mom, Katie Tegge and I will be running in our first ever, in-person full marathon in September. Crossing the […]

Be Grateful for the Miles

Posted on Sep 14, 2021, by

Guest blog by Julia Stoffel, Community First Fox Cities Marathon participant The ability to run is a gift. I love the connection I find while on a run, at peace, in my own head. The joy I find and can share with others. Running for me was therapy – therapy that I needed after an […]

It’s never too late for a comeback

Posted on Aug 23, 2021, by

Guest blog by Dave Bonson, Ascension 5K participant As a recent retiree, I’m looking forward to putting on my walking shoes more often. My name is Dave Bonson and I will be walking the Ascension 5K Run/Walk in the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction. In the past, I have participated in […]

Listen to your body

Posted on Aug 23, 2021, by

Guest blog by Brian Farmer – Half Marathon Competitive Walking Division My name is Brian Farmer, and I will be competitively walking in the ThedaCare Half Marathon at this year’s Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction. I have been a roadrunner my entire life. However, after I developed sciatic nerve pain and […]

Volunteers needed for 30th annual Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction

Posted on Aug 18, 2021, by

APPLETON, Wis. (Aug. 18, 2021) – Excitement is building for The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction weekend of events and you can be part of it on our Kwik Trip VolunteerSquad! More than 2,300 volunteers are needed for the Kwik Trip Volunteer Squad which supports events before, during, and after race weekend. From the […]

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon is back and ready to celebrate its 30th running on Sept. 17-19, 2021

Posted on Apr 19, 2021, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction announces plans to hold its 30th annual weekend of events on Sept. 17-19, 2021, with in-person and virtual events. The Fox Cities Marathon will implement COVID-19 safety protocols for the in-person event and will introduce a capacity cap for participation. The Fox Cities Marathon is […]