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Elite Athletes

The 2021 Cellcom Green Bay Marathon is being held virtually.

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 are no longer being accepted.

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 in 10 – 14 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 Alissa Cotter via email at


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

Marathon Standards:
Male: 2:20:00
Female: 2:40:00

Half Marathon Standards:
Male: 1:08:00
Female: 1:18:00

Athletes traveling from outside the United States: Requests for official invitations to participate in the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon must be received 60 days before the event to facilitate the visa application process.

The Elite Athlete application is closed.