Volunteer at Our Events

Please email volunteers@eventsofthenorth.com to register your interest. Or you can register to be a volunteer straight away and choose your preferred role by completing the form below.

Recruit a friend or family member who hasn’t volunteered before at an EOTN event and receive an EOTN/Nike Gift pack as a thank you!

Pack presented after the volunteering event.

For more details on our Refer a Friend Scheme, and to let us know who referred you, please email us at volunteers@eventsofthenorth.com.

    Which events would you like to volunteer at?

    Sunderland City Runs - 12th MayWild Goat Festival - 31st May - 2nd JuneThe Northumbrian - 30th JuneDurham City Run Festival - 18th - 20th JulyWorcester City Run - 14th - 15th SeptemberKielder Marathon Weekend - 5th - 6th October

    Please Note:

    • We ask that volunteers are over the age of 18, however young people will be considered on a case by case basis and must have prior parent/guardian/teacher consent and supervision on event day. Please get in touch for more information.
    • If you are not a UK, EU or EAA national you must ensure that you have the right to volunteer in the UK.
    Calling all individuals, families, groups and organisations

    Our volunteers are essential in making sure that race day is a huge success. YOU can be part of our small army of helpers, ensuring that runners and spectators alike have a great experience. You don’t need any special skills, just be RELIABLE, FLEXIBLE and have lots of ENTHUSIAM! There are a whole range of roles available on race day with something for everyone…

    Start & Finish support


    Course Marshals


    Car Parks

    Water Stations

    Some positive feedback from our runners and volunteers:

    • “Thank you for all the support and encouragement from wonderful marshals, you made a great event fantastic”
    • “It was great to be involved with our team of cadets at a water station. Well done to all the runners” (Malvern Sea Cadets)
    • “Loved welcoming everyone at the finish and directing them to their goodie bags!!”
    • “Thank you to all that organised and volunteered today. It was a great course and lovely atmosphere. Thank you to all those who gave up their Sunday to ensure that we got round safely….really appreciated.”
    • “I’m definitely signing up for the half next year. Loved volunteering this year so planning to volunteer on the Saturday and run the Sunday”
    • “Absolutely massive thanks to the event organizers, all the marshalls, medics and volunteers. You guys made a gruelling run more enjoyable! It is really appreciated by all of us who took part!”