Spirit of Survival Volunteers Needed!

Our volunteers are the heart of the Spirit of Survival. Without the hardworking, enthusiastic people supporting the runners, there would not be a race. People of any talent and physical ability are wanted. Come and join us. It will be a rewarding and fun experience.

Volunteers are needed for:


Take a front seat and watch the runners with this volunteer opportunity! We need people to direct runners at intersections throughout the course of the race. Shifts vary throughout the day depending on the location. Volunteers are needed for numerous shifts on Race Day. Please dress to be outside (coat, hat, gloves and rain gear if necessary).

Day/Times needed:

  • Saturday October 13th, 6:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • Sunday October 14th, 6:00 am – 4:00 pm


Be the face that people see as they cross the Finish Line! We need volunteers to hand out medals and Mylar blankets as runners cross the finish line.  Many runners may need a shoulder to lean on! We need volunteers for bike tours and all of Sundays events.

Day/Times needed:

  • Saturday October 13th, 7:00 am  – 1:00 pm

  • Sunday October 14th, 6:00 am – 4:00 pm


Want a volunteer opportunity that will get you up and moving? Sign up to help with KidZone, the play area available for participants of the Kids’ Marathon. Complete with facepainting, inflatables and games, volunteers are needed to help monitor children as they play and assist with games and inflatables.

Day/Times needed:

  • Sunday October 14th, 12:00 pm – 5 pm

Help inspire more than 5,000 runners and support cancer research! Your gifts of time, talent and money will help us to save lives!

How do I become a Volunteer?

Step 1: Sign up below to register as a volunteer

Step 2: Show up and Volunteer

Volunteers will receive an email about one week before the Marathon, which will provide further details including where to meet, what to expect and other information helpful before orientation.