Give back to the community

Volunteer Information.

Volunteers are essential to the success of any large event and we can't wait to work with YOU in 2022. We are counting on our dedicated army of past volunteers, participants who are not signed up for spring as well as new volunteers and friends and family of registered participants to join us in making 2022 a smashing success. 

COMING SOON

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Volunteer training will be online in 2022
  • Receive a fun, keepsake volunteer t-shirt
  • Be eligible for exclusive draw prizes
  • A spectacular, safe experience that brings community together
  • Volunteer food and refreshments are provided for your shift and training
  • Experience the fun and excitement of a marathon without the training, sweat or anxiety
  • Contribute to this Calgary tradition and help make finish line dreams come true at the 58th Calgary Marathon

Get Involved

There are a variety of positions available as well as group and individual volunteer opportunities.

Volunteering with the Calgary Marathon can be a great team-building exercise, a fun family bonding experience, a way to get credit for volunteer hours required for school and a new way to meet people.

Bring your volunteer hours form with you for your direct lead is able to sign off on your hours.

For more information and to get involved email: volunteer@calgarymarathon.com

Committee / Board Opportunities

The Calgary Marathon Society (CMS) is made up of staff and volunteer board and committee members.

The Calgary Marathon Volunteer Committee is made up of coordinators, area captains and technical specialists and is focused on operations and execution of Race Week.

All positions require some pre-planning, however it is varied and so is the level of commitment.

To apply to be on the committee:
Please email kirsten@calgarymarathon.com with your C.V. (professional and running), some thoughts on why you would like to join the committee, what skills you bring and where you would like to contribute.

The Volunteer Board meets 10 times a year and is focused on governance, developing long term strategy and creating future vision of the organization. Sub-committees meet monthly, quarterly or as needed.

To apply to sit on the board of directors:
Please check out this posting to apply.

Groups and Team Volunteering

Groups and teams are eligible for an honourarium, the amount will not be confirmed until after the race weekend but is based on number of volunteers, hours and returning groups are given priority. There are a variety of positions available as well as group and individual volunteer opportunities. Volunteering with the Calgary Marathon can be a great team-building exercise, a fun family bonding experience, a way to get credit for volunteer hours required for school and a new way to meet people.

If you are interested in volunteering as a school, team or group please contact volunteer@calgarymarathon.com to see if your group qualifies for an honourarium.