Category Archives: Blogs

When all the pieces come together

Posted on Jul 18, 2024, by

By: John Wirth As a new resident of Austin, Texas, summer running just isn’t the same. Growing up in Greenville, Wisconsin, I remember running on hot summer days. But now that I live in the south, those temperatures have become the usual, and with no local races from May through late fall, it’s easy to […]

Celebrate Better Breakfast Day!

Posted on Aug 24, 2023, by

By: Kate Harrell, MS, RD, CSSD, LD School days are fast approaching. In a timely fashion, so is Better Breakfast Day (September 25th). Breakfast is an often-contested meal. Some say they are never hungry in the morning or they simply cannot eat in the morning, while others say they can’t start their day without their […]

32 years running…

Posted on Aug 11, 2023, by

By: Fred Umland It’s a small club. And every year, it gets a little smaller. But that means, every year, I’m also a little prouder to be a part of it. I’m talking about those of us who have run the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction for each of its 32 […]

One Step at a Time We Find the Optimal Version of Ourselves

Posted on Jul 28, 2023, by

By Kimberly Stoeger, owner of Nutritional Healing, sponsor of the Nutritional Healing Health & Wellness Expo for the Fox Cities Marathon My name is Kimberly Stoeger, but many people in the Fox Cities community probably recognize me for my company Nutritional Healing, a functional medicine clinic that helps people take their life back by providing […]

Completing Dad’s Run

Posted on Jul 24, 2023, by

By: Nicole Fadroski Starting my running journey was all about pursuing a healthier lifestyle. But my motivation behind signing up for the Community First Fox Cities Marathon was much deeper and more significant. Back in 2009, I made a commitment to myself to adopt a more active lifestyle. I started with walking and eventually worked […]

Turning injury into accomplishment

Posted on Jul 21, 2023, by

While running has long been a passion of mine, it’s competitive walking that brought me to the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction for the first time. For me, running has always been a great combination of stress relief, challenging myself, and getting to be outdoors. While I ran cross country in […]