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 […]

Summer Safety Tips for Parents

Posted on Jul 30, 2021, by

Summer is a time for many families to enjoy fun activities outdoors. Whether you have a toddler or school-aged kids out on summer break, knowing how to protect your children during the hot, sunny months can be challenging and a bit overwhelming Below are helpful tips for kids’ safety. Most apply to adults, too. Practice […]

Get Your Commemorative Jacket

Posted on Jul 20, 2021, by

Celebrate the 30th running of the Community First Fox Cities Marathon with a commemorative 1/4 zip pullover jacket!   Anyone can join the celebration with our commemorative 1/4 zip jacket – whether you are a fan, volunteer, walker or runner.  The jackets are available for purchase for only $21 through our registration site, Get Me […]

Goal setting for focus and success

Posted on Jun 30, 2021, by

Goals provide us with focus and direction and act as a benchmark for success. Whether the Community First Fox Cities Marathon weekend of events are competitive for you or “just for fun”, we can all benefit from setting goals. Goal setting is not as easy as saying, “I want to finish the race,” you need […]

Running & walking for mental health

Posted on May 30, 2021, by

Mental health is plain and simple – it’s how we think, feel, and act. By that definition, we all have mental health! When we are mentally healthy, we have the ability to feel, express, and manage emotions – both pleasant and challenging. We can support good mental health by caring for ourselves consistently. But what […]

May Course Connection

Posted on May 27, 2021, by

The May Course Connection features: Prices increase June 1 for Saturday & Sunday in-person races – Register Today Medals and shirts celebrate the 30th running of the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Training Runs begin this weekend on Saturday Sign up your school or business and win! Sponsor Spotlight: Orthopedic & Sports Institute of the Fox Valley Get […]