Run Madtown 2017 is an inaugural race with a 43-year history. Confused? Here’s how it came to be: the first runner-organized marathon in Madison happened in 1974, when 59 runners looped twice around Lake Monona. Except for a few gaps, annual Madison marathon races continued for decades. From the mid-1990s onward, a traditional half-marathon and marathon were held in Madison on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend—the least weekend in May. And then things started to heat up.
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When business owner Zeus Arreguin wanted to tell the story of E3 Endurance Coaching of Madison, Wisconsin, he turned to the video production crew at Focal Flame Photography. The result? A video that truly shows not only what triathlon training is like, but what it's like to experience it as a close-knit team.
Philanthropic donors today are inundated with choices. Video is a powerful way to bring their attention to your cause, and do it quickly. In just a few moments you can capture their attention, communicate your message, and make a call to action. But there are a few things to consider before embarking on the video journey. Check out these tips.
Each year over 3,000 volunteers work at events such as the Madison Marathon that are organized by Madison Festivals, Inc. Volunteers' efforts help them raise money for their favorite charitable causes. The six members of the Kraemer family have long participated in helping the Madison Marathon and other events run smoothly. We recently spoke to Kevin Kraemer about his family’s involvement and what it means to all of them.