Tag Archives: 10k training

Don’t skip the stretch

Posted on Jun 28, 2023, by

We know life can be very busy, and sometimes getting your workout in is difficult, so you may be tempted to skip the warmup and post-run stretching to save time. However, this can have a negative effect and even prolong your workout recovery.

Exploring the Fox Cities trails and highlighting our favorite spots on the course

Posted on Jun 2, 2023, by

By Julie Johnson, Marathon Race Director The courses featured in this year’s Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction include some of the Fox Cities’ most beautiful attributes. Both the full marathon and ThedaCare Half Marathon courses feature several miles of paved trails, water views, and tree-lined streets, in addition to crossing over […]

How to set and reach your running goals

Posted on May 10, 2023, by

By Patti Lynn, Health and Fitness Coordinator at the Appleton YMCA Goals provide us with focus and direction and act as a benchmark for success. Whether the Fox Cities Marathon event is competitive for you or a “just for fun” event, we can all benefit from setting goals. Goal setting is not just saying, “I […]

Cancer doesn’t have to halt your running & fitness goals

Posted on Oct 13, 2020, by

Editor’s Note: As we enter fall, we also enter into Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer awareness activities. To help those currently fighting any form of cancer, we invited the YMCA of the Fox Cities to share how LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a research-based physical activity and well-being program, helps adult cancer […]

March Course Connection

Posted on Mar 30, 2020, by

The March Course Connection features: A message about COVID-19 environment and extension of early bird prices. Preview of Marathon Miles 5-8. Part 2 of guest blog from Leah Schapiro at Fleet Feet Fox Valley. Interview with WHBY’s Hayley Tenpas on her Focus Fox Valley show. Local Race Scene.

Do You Really Need Another List?

Posted on Mar 27, 2020, by

Part 2 of You’ve Picked Your Event … now what? Last month I shared a list of suggestions for how to prepare for your fall target race to assure that you move forward without losing that motivation and energy in the process. Ways to prepare; organize your schedule, find your people, etc. How can the […]

February Course Connection

Posted on Feb 29, 2020, by

The February Course Connection includes: A preview of Full Marathon Miles 1-4. How to order a 30th Commemorative Jacket. Guest Blog from Leah Schapiro of Fleet Feet Fox Valley “You’ve picked your event … now what?“ Local Race Scene.

You’ve picked your event …
now what?

Posted on Feb 28, 2020, by

You did it! You decided to put yourself first in 2020. Or to create some audacious goal to work towards. Or you lost a bet. Or got talked into participating by someone that said, “C’mon, I’ll help you. It will be great. You will do amazing.” You’ve posted on social media that you’re all signed […]