Record participation at Cellcom Green Bay Marathon family events


GREEN BAY- The 15th annual Cellcom Green Bay Marathon gets underway Sunday at 7am with nearly 2,000 runners registered, at 94% capacity. The half-marathon start gets underway at 8am and it is sold out. In all for this week’s events the nearly 14,000 runners registered to take part.

The Cellcom 5k had 4,663 finishers this year which was a record number of finishers.  Race orgainizers says half of the field were youth entries.

The WPS Kids’ Power Run had 1,025 registrants which is also a new record for that event.  Last year the event had just over 817 runners.

The Cellcom full marathon starts Sunday at 7:00 a.m. and the half starts at 8:00 a.m.

Here is a list of the top 10 winners for the 5k:

· Men’s 5K Top 10:
1. Brian Finnel – 26 – Forestville, WI – 15:30
2. Todd Wagner – 44 – Green Bay, WI – 17:21
3. Chris Weavers – 35 – Oostburg, WI – 17:56
4. Kyle Thieme – 14 – Green Bay, WI – 18:32
5. Randy Johnson, Jr. – 13 – Green Bay, WI – 18:35
6. Jeff Kopidlansky – 52 – Manitowoc, WI – 18:40
7. Brian Cleven – 28 – Marinette, WI – 18:46
8. Todd Tilkens – 38 – Denmark, WI – 18:46
9. Blake Maxwell – 10 – Green Bay, WI – 18:57
10. David Dolfin – 21 – Hingham, WI – 19:05

· Women’s 5k Top 10:
1. Jessica Sigl – 27 – Green Bay, WI – 19:03
2. Terra Kositzke – 40 – Green Bay, WI – 20:32
3. Sage Wagner – 13 – Green Bay, WI – 20:35
4. Michel Finnel – 29 – Forestville, WI – 20:50
5. Laura Nettekoven – 43 – Appleton, WI – 21:13
6. Marcy Fitzgerald – 45 – Appleton, WI – 21:31
7. Kristi Petasek -21 – Casco, WI – 21:40
8. Elizabeth Miller – 43 – Appleton, WI – 21:50
9. Sydney Vanderloop – 50 – Kaukauna, WI 21:57
10. Sara Helgeson – 38 – Green Bay, WI – 21: 59

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