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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 continue all summer!!

It's not too late to participate in our Fox Cities Full/Half Marathon Training runs!! 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, come join in the fun!

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 Saturday morning 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.

Fleet Feet Offering 5k and 10k Training Runs

Starting on August 25, 2022, Fleet Feet is offering 5k and 10k Thursday evening training runs to help prepare for Fox Cities Marathon weekend events. Please use this link for more details and to sign up for these free group runs, being held at Riverside Park, Neenah.

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

8/6/22 FCM Training Run

7/23/22 FCM training run

From 7-23-2022 FCM Training Run

$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. Members receive discounts off of many area race registrations. 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 September 14 at 6:00 pm at Fox West YMCA, W6931 School Road, Greenville, WI.

Walk or Run  1 mile, 5k and 10k routes - Maps provided.

August 2022 Fun Run at Arrowhead Park

Food and drink following August 2022 Fun Run at Arrowhead Park

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

Ride & Run Event August 28th in Neenah

For details:  See Members page for discount, expires 8/17/2022.

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
to become a member or renew your membership, click here