THE AKRON MARATHON NEEDS VOLUNTEERS!
In fact, from now to Race Day, we need more than 3,000 volunteers to help make the Akron Marathon a world-class event and a great success for the runners, their families, the spectators, and for the City of Akron.
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, and to share your skills and talents.
We are looking for groups as well as individuals.
If you would like additional information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the marathon office at (330) 434-2786.
- 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 are a wonderful opportunity to meet with your volunteer coordinator, gather information, and ask any outstanding questions you may have regarding your volunteer assignment.
There will be two volunteer training sessions offered. Volunteers are encourages to attend one of these trainings. Trainings will last approximately 1 hour. Group leaders may attend on behalf of their group.
There will be 2 training sessions that will last approximately 1 hour. Group leaders may attend on behalf of their group. The training sessions will be held at Mason Park Community Learning Center (700 East Exchange Street, Akron, OH). Volunteers only need to attend one of these trainings: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 6:30 p.m. or Saturday, September 21, 2013, 9:30 a.m.
Additionally, Citizen CPR Training with the Red Cross will be offered before the training session on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. or after the training session on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. The CPR training will cost $5 and will also be held at Mason Park Community Learning Center (700 East Exchange Street, Akron, OH).
The Akron Marathon is excited to announce a new opportunity in which volunteers can be trained in citizen CPR. The American Red Cross (ARC) will be offering a 45 minute class prior to or immediately following the Akron Marathon Volunteer Training. Topics covered will include: Cardiac Arrest and CPR, and Heat-Related Emergencies. The cost for the ARC training is $5 (cash only, collected at the door). Please take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to improve the health and safety of our community.
Volunteering is more fun when done in groups! Who can assemble a volunteer team?
- Service Organizations
- Athletic Teams
- Church Groups
Volunteer teams promote team building and camaraderie along with teaching children the value of giving back and helping others.