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 […]
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 its race weekend events, taking place Sept. 15-17, 2023. By registering before June 1, participants can save: $10 on the Community First Fox Cities Marathon $10 […]
By: Susan Christel, certified instructor for LIVESTRONG at the YMCA There is strong evidence that moderate-intensity aerobic training and/or resistance exercise during and after cancer treatment can be beneficial in reducing anxiety, depressive symptoms and fatigue and can improve health-related quality of life and physical function. That’s why running continues to be a popular venue among cancer survivors, many […]
While runners often talk about the personal challenge of running a race – whether for distance or time – the flip side is the goals community runners create when they participate in local events.
PaceSetters is one such community – a supportive group of runners who join together to run, socialize and support the initiatives around them.
By: Gabriel Langlois It’s easy to give up, especially when all the odds are stacked against you. At 12 years-old, I’ve been dealing with spina bifida my whole life. Spina bifida is a neural tube defect caused prior to birth when the spine does not close all the way. This has caused me to be […]
The Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Miron Construction is excited to announce Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists (OSMS) as its relay marathon sponsor. The OSMS Relay Marathon is a yearly event that allows family, friends and coworkers to create teams of two to five people that run individual portions of the 26.2-mile course. […]
By Julie Johnson, Marathon Race Director Exciting news! Registration is now open for the Community First Fox Cities Marathon. And, as the saying goes, there’s no time like the present to make your commitment. We encourage runners and walkers to take advantage of early registration rates before prices increase at the end of May. In […]
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 […]
By Stephanie Pereira da Silva Everyone in this photo is a runner. You read that correctly. Runner. They move their body in a forward motion with intention and purpose. Some are speedy-fast and work daily to achieve a personal record time. Some strive for confidence in consistency in their paces/miles. Every age, gender, pace, shape, […]
The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction has a mission to inspire health, wellness and community one step at a time. By community, we mean giving back to support our fellow neighbors! The Fox Cities Marathon holds various challenges during race weekend, including our School Challenge. At no cost to the school, […]
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