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Welcome all volunteers to the 2019 Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon.

We have a variety of volunteer roles available, you can gain great event experience whilst having a lot of fun!

What kind of roles will volunteers be doing?

The various roles we are looking to fill include drink station volunteers, gear drop/collection volunteers, Race Bib Collection volunteers, Start and Finish marshals. None of these roles are too laborious, but just require people willing to help out and have a good time.

Who can volunteer?

There are two different ways to volunteer for the Half Marathon, either as part of a group or as an individual. Please read the below information to see which option best suits you.

Individual volunteers

Individual volunteers must be 18 years of age or over. If you are volunteering with friends, please email us and we will assign you to a role together.

Group Volunteers

To volunteer as part of a group, you must be part of an existing community group or organisation. Groups that often volunteer for our events include Rotary clubs, Scout groups and Running clubs. The only requirements are that you are able to provide us with your groups ABN, certificate of currency and volunteer insurance.

What are our volunteers traits;

  • Friendly and polite

  • Respectable presentation & hygiene

  • Maturity, honesty & reliability

  • Willingness to work within a team environment and take direction from other volunteers, team leaders and supervisors

  • Really big smiles!


We look forward to hearing from you, please send us an email at workforce@fairfaxevents.com.au