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 […]
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Get a full body workout, while giving your body a break from the impact of running while enjoying the great outdoors with cross-country skiing. Cross-country skiing is one of the most fun outdoor activities you can do during the long cold winters. You get to be outside, breathe in the outside air and see the […]
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 […]
Snowshoeing is a fantastic form of winter recreation and social activity. All ages and abilities can benefit from this type of low-impact exercise … and it gets folks outside to enjoy the fresh crisp air and explore the beauty and serenity of the winter. Snowshoes allow you to hike on top of the snow 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 […]
The August Course Connection features: An August to Remember message from the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Team. Join us Aug. 18 for Doc Talk: Going the Distance with ThedaCare’s JP Larson. Join the Kids Challenge. Guest Blog: Strength Train for Your Running Gains by YMCA’s Kirsten Rice. OSMS Doctor Joins Community First Fox Cities Marathon Board of Directors. […]
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.