Tag Archives: Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Miron Construction

2024 Registration Now Open

Posted on Feb 15, 2024, by

APPLETON, Wis. (Feb. 15, 2024) – The 33rd annual Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction is excited to announce registration for the 2024 weekend of events, taking place Sept. 20-22, is now open. Participants are encouraged to take advantage of early bird prices and register now to receive the lowest registration prices of the year. “We are thrilled […]


Posted on Sep 1, 2023, by

be part of the action The August Course Connection features: A course for the whole family: Register for the SCHEELS 10K Run/Walk or Ascension 5K Run/Walk today  Up your training game with the Fleet Feet Training runs Help put together blankets for the St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation after the Ascension 5K. Get organized for race weekend: Find your Packet Pick Up Information […]

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 […]

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 […]

Join the Kwik Trip Volunteer Squad: Registration Now Open!

Posted on Jul 20, 2023, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction is looking for volunteers to be part of the Kwik Trip Volunteer Squad! Registration opens Thursday, July 20, 2023. These positions provide many opportunities to get involved leading up to and throughout race weekend. People can register to volunteer at foxcitiesmarathon.org/volunteer. More than 2,000 volunteers are […]

Making Healthy Eating Simple and Affordable

Posted on Jul 18, 2023, by

By: Kirsten Rice, Health and Fitness Director for the Fox West YMCA If you are like many families, you get home from work, and your whole family wants dinner 20 minutes ago. One misconception about healthy eating is that it is costly. Healthy food is more nutrient-dense than some prepackaged food, therefore allowing you to […]

Sure-Dry Shoutout Board now available for participants along the full and half marathon courses

Posted on Jul 7, 2023, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction is excited to provide a new way to motivate Community First Fox Cities Marathon and ThedaCare Half Marathon participants during the final stretch of the course with the Sure-Dry Shoutout Board. The Sure-Dry Shoutout Board will feature videos of loved ones and community members cheering […]

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.

Miles for Mental Health

Posted on Jun 15, 2023, by

By Cheryl Louden My sister Kelly loved running. She had done 5Ks and fun runs and occasionally would talk about her dream of running marathons one day. I was a runner too. It was just one of the many things we had in common, even though we did it a little differently. From high school […]