Tag Archives: YMCA of the Fox Cities

5 tips to transition from winter to spring running

Posted on Mar 28, 2021, by

Being a runner in Wisconsin has its challenges as winter brings harsh and more difficult running weather. While some people enjoy running in all temperatures and terrain, many find themselves turning to the treadmill to get their run in when it’s frigid and icy outside. While winter may feel long and never ending, the good […]

January Course Connection

Posted on Jan 19, 2021, by

The January Course Connection features: Happy New Year from all of us at the Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Miron Construction. Guest Blog by Jill Rasmussen, Apple Creek YMCA Executive Director, Snowshoeing: A winter cross training option that’s fun, social and active Katie Halbach joins Board of Directors – brings more than a decade of EMS experience […]

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 […]

July Course Connection

Posted on Jul 29, 2020, by

The July Course Connection features: New Doc Talk Webinar Series brings medical experts to you. New Kids Challenge. New SCHEELS 10K Run/Walk. SCHEELS Sponsor Spotlight. Guest Blog: Every runner should be swimming with YMCA’s Katie Schalk. In the News: Community First Fox Cities Marathon featured in June & July issues of Silent Sports Magazine.

Guest Blog: Every Runner Should be Swimming

Posted on Jul 23, 2020, by

Cross-training, or “engaging in two or more sports or types of exercise in order to improve fitness or performance in one’s main sport,” (Dictionary.com, 2020) is incredibly important for well-balanced health and muscle development. For runners, cross-training can take on many forms, each with their own specific benefit for your body and to becoming a […]

$59,655 donated to area nonprofit groups

Posted on Dec 30, 2019, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction donated $59,655 from the 2018 race to a total of 28 northeast Wisconsin nonprofit groups including 11 area cross-country teams, this December. “The marathon was started nearly 30 years ago to build health, wellness and community,” said Tara Perre, spokesperson for the Fox Cities Marathon. […]

Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction donates more than $75,000 to local organizations

Posted on Sep 19, 2018, by

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction is proud to announce the donation of more than $75,000 from last year’s events to 31 local non-profits, cross-country teams, running groups, nursing and police/fire programs and police departments. “When people sign up for our events, we are not only giving them a platform to […]