Tag Archives: running

Reasons to Register

Posted on May 15, 2023, by

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 […]

Registration prices to increase on May 1

Posted on Apr 26, 2023, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction is reminding participants to register by 11:59 p.m. on April 31 to take advantage of the lowest prices for its race weekend events, taking place Sept. 15-17, 2023. By registering before May 1, participants can save: $10 on the Community First Fox Cities Marathon $5 […]

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 […]

Guest Blog: Strength Train for your Running Gains

Posted on Aug 14, 2020, by

By Kirsten Rice In any sport or activity, strength training can help reduce injury, but it also improves performance.  Choosing the correct type of strength training for your sport is key to obtaining these gains.  Some runners may be hesitant to put on muscle mass when training for a run thinking it might slow them […]