Volunteering

We NEED you!

Run Jericho is an event created by and run by volunteers, and we always need willing helpers. Here you can find more information about the roles, and if you are interested in volunteering, please contact the race committee.

Marshals

Do you have time to spare during the event? We wouldn’t be able to run the event without the generous help from our Marshals. So what does a Marshal do?

  • Make sure runners follow the correct route
  • Cheer on runners and generally be awesome!
  • In some areas, help manage car flow or ensure drivers abide by road restrictions

An experienced group of Sector Marshals and a Head Marshal will always be on hand throughout the course for support!

Course marking

Would you have some time to spare the day before the event to help place signs and arrows around the course? Don’t worry, you won’t need to run the whole course! If we have enough volunteers to divide the course into small sections, then there is always time for a drink/snack afterwards at a local pub/cafe.

Are you an earlier riser? We also need to mark out a small section of the course with gluten free flour the morning of the event.

Manning water tables

We have a water table at the 5KM mark in the 10K race, and also one at the finish at the school. We need volunteers to ensure all runners who need water get some … It is an event held in summer after all!

Road closure leafleting

Are you local to Jericho and have a spare 30 minutes one evening in May? Before the event we need to ensure that local residents are aware of road closures, so we put road closure leaflets through post boxes and on cars for those that are directly affected.

Course clear up

The unsung role of any event is course clear up. From taking down signs, to litter pick and site pack up, all help is GREATLY appreciated.

Entertainment and sound set-up (MC and DJ)

We already have a fantastic MC and DJ arranged this year, but in future years we will need someone to spin up some energising tunes or big up our runners.

Joining the committee

There are many other activities carried out by the volunteer led committee, including:

  • Race Day Officials
  • Head Marshal
  • Site-setup
  • Paper work
  • Registration administration
  • Merchandise administration
  • Sponsorship
  • Treasurer
  • Updating website, posters and publicity materials
  • Social media and other communications

If you are a parent at the school and interested in learning more about joining the committee, please get in contact.

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