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Celebrating 20 years


Elite Athlete Program


The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon offers a $12,600 prize purse that is 3 deep in the male and female marathon and 3 deep in the male and female half marathon. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS. We are no longer offering free hotel rooms for the approved Elite Athletes.

To apply for the program, you must complete an elite athlete online application. Applications will be accepted until May 1, the race is at capacity, or the elite field is at capacity.

Applicants need to apply for a specific event, since your past finish times will determine if you are qualified. You will be notified if you have been accepted for our elite field within 10 business days. If you are not accepted into the program, you may still register, however, only athletes accepted into the Elite Program are eligible for prize money.

Athletes who are accepted into our elite field receive a complimentary entry and local transportation. For further information please contact Elite Athlete Coordinator Liz Van Asten via email at


Elite Athletes with the following current (within the last 2 years) credentials will be considered:

Marathon Standards:
Male: 2:40:00
Female: 3:00:00

Half Marathon Standards:
Male: 1:15:00
Female: 1:25:00

Athletes traveling from outside the United States: Requests for official invitations to participate in the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon must be received by April 15th to facilitate the visa application process.

The Elite Athlete application closes on Wednesday, May 1 at midnight.

Click HERE to submit an application.