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Cellcom Green Bay Marathon: 25th annual event will be its last

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – One of the largest distance running events in Wisconsin will end its run after 25 years following 2024’s event, officials with the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon announced on Friday.

The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon has announced that the 25th annual event, scheduled for May 19, 2024, will be its finale.

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Officials say 2024’s race will be a celebration of its collective accomplishments throughout the last quarter century, saying the event, which focused on fostering fitness and giving back to the community, succeeded in doing just that.

When the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon started, the vision was to create a community event that shined a spotlight on Greater Green Bay, encouraged wellness, and helped make a difference for local charities. This was achieved through more than 183,000 participants, millions of dollars in economic impact, and nearly $1.8 million donated to local charities. Our 2024 event will be a celebration of our collective accomplishments over the last quarter century, and we hope the community will join us on the course and at the finish line.

Brighid Riordan, CEO of Cellcom and board vice president of the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon

The nonprofit event has selected Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and New Community Shelter as its 2024 charity partners.

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“This event is the hard work and collective efforts of thousands of volunteers, supportive sponsor companies, and community cheerleading along the course. We look forward to celebrating a few thousand more finishes and giving back to our 2024 charity partners,” added Riordan.

More information about the 2024 Cellcom Green Bay Marathon can be found here or through their website.

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