Lessons My Son Teaches Me While Running

Posted on Aug 5, 2022, by

By Dan Langlois, ThedaCare Half Marathon participant It’s probably pretty common to hear from distance runners that their family inspires them to keep going. That’s true for me too. My reason for running is my son, Gabriel. He’s 12 years old and is dependent on the use of a wheelchair because he has spina bifida. […]

A Runner’s Reason to Volunteer

Posted on Aug 4, 2022, by

By John Ebel I’ve been a runner since around age 30. My first marathon was in Milwaukee three years before the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction began. During those first years I was running to stay healthy due to my family’s heart history, but over time it became a way of life. I was diagnosed with MS in 1998 at age 46. 2011 […]

In 31 years, much has changed, but much remains the same

Posted on Jul 29, 2022, by

By Fox Cities Marathon staff Deborah Sharkey participated in the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction in its very first year, and she hasn’t stopped. She has 30 medals from different events over the years, and is looking forward to earning her 31st medal his year. She says there have been a […]

Making family memories at the marathon

Posted on Jul 28, 2022, by

by Jeffery Suhr Recently, I went downstairs in my home and counted 22 Fox Cities Marathon medals among my running memorabilia. Each one linked to fond memories of running races with my four daughters and loving wife cheering me on. I first got interested in running when I was a Lutheran minister and members of […]

When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Keep Going

Posted on Jul 21, 2022, by

By Koen Desmet I never sought out to be a runner, but I wasn’t a stranger to being active – I’ve played a lot of basketball over the years. Distance running is different though, and it has taken me a long time to build the stamina to train and register for my first full marathon […]

Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction donates $41,000 to local organizations

Posted on Jul 20, 2022, by

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 […]

Fox Cities Marathon announces Julie Johnson as race director

Posted on Jun 13, 2022, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction announces Julie Johnson as its race director. Johnson has over 15 years of experience planning and organizing events for the healthcare and festival industries. She most recently served as the director of marketing for Lifest, one of the largest Christian music festivals in the nation, and was […]

Registration prices to increase on June 1​

Posted on May 25, 2022, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction is reminding participants to register by 11:59 p.m. on May 31 to take advantage of the lowest prices for race weekend events. The weekend of events will take place Sept. 16-18, 2022. By registering before June 1, participants can save: • $20 on the Community […]