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Please welcome our new Pacesetters President CYNDI FAULKNER!

Cyndi is an avid runner and has won numerous races in her age group. She leads cycling and foam rolling classes at the YMCA. She and her husband Jeff live on the west side of Appleton.  Fun fact: they have a pet pig!

Fox Cities Full/Half Marathon Training runs have begun!!

Our Fox Cities Full/Half Marathon Training runs have begun!! There were over 75 participants at our first run on May 28th, they will continue every Saturday until the Fox Cities Full/Half Marathon which will be held on Sunday September 18. The training runs start at 7 am at Runaway Shoes, Appleton, with distances generally increasing week to week. You do not have to be a member to participate.

Check out our Club Runs page for distances for each week.

Also, see our Members Only page to find registration discounts for these races.

Some of the runners after this year's first Fox Cities Marathon training run on May 28

Thank you Dunkin' for sponsoring our training runs!

29th annual st. joe's 5k run/walk

Please sign up for this important event which will be held on October 8, 2022. All proceeds are given to the St. Joe's Food Program, the largest food program in the Fox Valley. If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact Jan Peebles at 920-422-1832

The St. Joe's Food Program, touches the lives of over 5,000 people a week year-round in four local counties: Outagamie, Winnebago, Calumet, & Waupaca! The Pacesetters founded the annual St. Joe's 5K Run/Walk and it is 100% volunteer driven.  As this is our Clubs big annual giveback to the community event, your participation is much appreciated.

Several of our runners after the 2nd FCM Training Run

Runners gathering before start of 3rd FCM Training Run on 6/11/22

$25/year PaceSetters membership pays for itself in just a few months of running or just a few purchases of shoes and apparel. Bundle multiple years of membership together to save even more! 

There are monthly fun runs with food provided after, weekly runs throughout the year and half and full marathon training summer to fall. There is a private PaceSetters tent with free beer at the start and finish line of the Fox Cities Marathon complete with PRIVATE team portable bathrooms. We also provide educational programs.

Aside from the monetary benefits of membership, there are benefits money can't buy: lasting friendships, group runs  and giving back to the community such as the run we put on for the St. Joe's Food Program. 

Take your running to a great feeling with an organization that gives back to their community.


Our next Fun Run will be Wednesday July 13 at 6:00 pm at Dairyland Brew Pub, 1216 E. Wisconsin Ave, Appleton, WI.

FREE Spaghetti Dinner, Beer and Soda.

Runners prior to beginning the June 2022 Fun Run at Whiting Boathouse

Rebecca Lorge

Pacesetters Running Club is sad to hear of the passing of Pacesetter member Rebecca Lorge. She ran with us so often and was such a beautiful person.  Rebecca was everything Pacesetters stands for: friendly, fun, and loved to run. She always had a smile on her face even at mile 26 in a Marathon. She will be missed by so many.

Before the 2nd FCM Training Run on 6/4/22, with donut holes, coffee and water ready for participants, provided by our sponsor, Dunkin'

Runners displaying free Dunkin' donut cards after 6/18/22 training run

Come Run With Us.

1 Step at a Time


P.O. Box 681 Menasha, WI 54952-0681
email or call/text 920-562-1885
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