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 theĀ Akron Marathon a successful world-class eventĀ 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 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.

Volunteer trainings will be announced soon!


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.