Do you want to be an integral part of this year’s veryÂ popularÂ Chelmsford Marathon and Chelmsford 5K?
The Jâ€™s Hospice are looking to recruit those all important volunteers to fill several key roles and ensure that our event is a big success. An event of this scale takes a huge amount of people power!
We have a variety of roles to suit everybody:
â€¢Â Baggage collection:Â Collecting baggage from participants at the start and putting the bags in â€˜bib numberâ€™ order ready for runners to collect after the race.
â€¢Â Course marshals:Â Ensure participant safety by directing runners along the course and at difficult intersections. Arrival times and commitment may vary throughout the course.
â€¢Â Crowd control / start and finish area:Â Direct participants to where they need to go and prevent congestion at start and finish areas.
â€¢Â Goody Bags:Â Work prior to the Marathon will be needed within this role along with â€˜on the dayâ€™ support. We need packers and distributors to join the team.
â€¢Â Medals:Â Handing out the very important medals at the finish line.
â€¢Â Admin:Â We need individuals to help with the administration of the event, to answer questions and deal with enquiries.
â€¢Â Photographers:Â Help us capture the excitement of race day by taking photos at the start/finish or on the course.
â€¢Â Supply collectors and distributors:Â We are looking for strong individuals to help with distribution of supplies, through to setting up water stations and the unloading of vans and goodies. (Availability: either Friday/Saturday/Sunday or all)
â€¢Â Set-Up:Â Volunteers are required to help with the set up of both the course and start/finish area. This position will require an early start.
â€¢Â Break Down:Â This role requires volunteers to help the Event Team to tear down the course and start/finish line. (Availability: late afternoon)
â€¢Â Press:Â We are looking for 2-3 keen individuals to field press enquiries and obtain quotes from runner and their supporters.
â€¢ Water Stations:Â There are 7 Water Stations on the course and each one needs a team of 4-8 people who will be responsible for setting up the water, passing to the runners and clearing up at the end of the day.
Register to volunteer:
If you would like to offer your help on the day please complete theÂ Marathon 2017 Volunteer FormÂ and send the form to firstname.lastname@example.org or send toÂ The J’s Hospice,Â 119 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 1BE
Many thanks for your support and see you on the day!
Volunteers will receive:
â€¢ Full briefing
â€¢ A huge sense of achievement and fulfillment by helping a small charity make a BIG difference!
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