THE AKRON MARATHON NEEDS VOLUNTEERS!

Volunteers are essential to the success of our event. They are vital in providing a safe, organized, and fun race. As a volunteer for the Akron Marathon, you will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to your community, to meet new people, to share your skills and talents, and to help make the Akron Marathon a successful world-class event for the runners, their families, the spectators, and for the City of Akron.

We are looking for groups as well as individuals.

If you would like additional information, please email info@akronmarathon.org or call the marathon office at (330) 434-2786.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Volunteer Commemorative T-Shirt
  • Volunteer Recognition
  • Satisfaction in knowing that you helped a world-class event!

Minimum Age to Volunteer – 14 years old on Race Day

Volunteer Trainings

Volunteer trainings are a wonderful opportunity to meet with your volunteer coordinator, gather information, and ask any outstanding questions you may have regarding your volunteer assignment.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

5:30 p.m. Red Cross Citizen’s CPR Training

6:30 p.m. Akron Marathon Training

Mason Park Community Learning Center

700 East Exchange Street

Akron, Ohio 44306

Saturday, September 20, 2014

9:00 a.m. Red Cross Citizen’s CPR Training

10:00 a.m. Akron Marathon Training

Mason Park Community Learning Center

700 East Exchange Street

Akron, Ohio 44306

Volunteer Guide

Tips and highlights for successful volunteering at the Akron Marathon!  Volunteer Guide

 

 

VOLUNTEER TEAMS!

Volunteering is more fun when done in groups! Who can assemble a volunteer team?

  • Everyone!
  • Families
  • Friends
  • Co-Workers
  • Service Organizations
  • Students
  • Athletic Teams
  • Church Groups

Volunteer teams promote team building and camaraderie along with teaching children the value of giving back and helping others.