The YMCA of the Fox Cities offers events for the whole family. Take part in the YMCA of the Fox Cities' Fremont Triathlon as an individual or a relay team, explore the Bruce B. Purdy Nature Preserve when you run the Apple Creek YMCA's 10K Trail Run, or have fun dressing in costume and participating in the Appleton YMCA's Freaky 5K. Our race events are open to all ability levels, so sign-up today and get ready for some fun! 

"In running, it doesn't matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, 'I have finished.' There is a lot of satisfaction in that." 

-Fred Lebow, New Your City Marathon co-founder



July 4, 2019

The Liberty Run is a fun run designed for youth that kicks off the Community Fest events held at Riverside Parkin Neenah, WI for the 4th of July. Parents are encouraged to participate with their child(ren).

Race Information:

  • Quarter Mile: Ages 5 and Under at 8:45 AM.
  • Half Mile: Ages 6-12 year olds at 9:15 AM.

Registration Information:

  • May 6-Day of Race (after June 28 t-shirt is not guaranteed)
  • All participants must check-in at the Riverside Park Pavillion between 8:00-8:30 AM

If you have any questions, feel free to contac Randy Pelischek at 886.2104 or rpelischek@ymcafoxcities.org

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July 13, 2019

The Fremont Triathlon is a sprint event for all ages and abilities. Whether you are a first time participant or an experienced triathlete, you will have a great time. 
Registration closed after June 30, 2019



October 12, 2019

Run through the beautiful and challenging Bruce B. Purdy Nature Preserve. After the race, connect with other participants, enjoy healthy snacks and celebrate your accomplishment! 

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October 26, 2019

Bring the whole family, and dress in your favorite costume for this Halloween themed 5K! Enjoy the autumn colors and remarkable scenery along the shores of the Fox River. 

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