260 Volunteers needed for Marathon + 5K PDF Print E-mail


The J’s Hospice Chelmsford Marathon and Chelmsford 5K return on Sunday 22nd October and we need 260 volunteers to make the day a big success. Can you help?

It’s a very exciting day and the Marathon and 5K are great events to be involved with. Every single volunteering role is vital to the smooth running of the day and all are as important as each other.

“I really enjoyed being part of such an inspiring event! The runners were amazing and The J’s Hospice is such a great charity to support. I’ll be volunteering again in 2017.” Holly – media volunteer

Friday 20th October - we need people who can help drive and load the vans.

Saturday 21st October - we need people to help set up the event hub in central park and drivers to deliver the equipment.

Sunday 22nd October - we need EVERYONE!

Monday 23rd October - we need van drivers and helpers to put all of the equipment away.

“It was a great atmosphere as the runners went past – it’s a brilliant event to be part of! I enjoyed it very much and I’m looking forward to the next one.” Jan – volunteer marshal

There are such a variety of roles that there really is something for everyone:

- 5 drivers

- 10 set up volunteers

- 6 head marshals

- 136 marshals

- 42 water station volunteers

- 8 back marker cyclists

- 18 finish funnel volunteers

- 16 baggage volunteers

- 3 media volunteers

- 6 t-shirt volunteers

- 10 bucket collectors

To find out more and sign up, please click here.