VolunteerSpecial Olympics Philadelphia is a proud charitable partner of the 2013 Philadelphia Marathon. Volunteer for Philly Marathon weekend to make the race an awesome experience for everyone!  10 runners representing Special Olympics Philadelphia will be hitting the pavement on November 16th and 17th for the marathon, half marathon, or 8K race, and we’re looking for our awesome volunteers to be part of the weekend as well without breaking a sweat! This weekend is a highly anticipated event weekend for the city of Philadelphia as runners travel from all across the world to run past all of the famous spots in Philadelphia. 

Volunteers are needed to assist in a variety of ways between November 15-17th:

  • Race Expo assistance
    • Distributing Bib Numbers and Packets
    • Distributing Tshirts
    • Helping out with Runner Swag
  • Start/Finish Line volunteers
  • Water stop assistance
  • Post-race food distribution
  • Course monitors
    • Collecting discarded clothing
    • Collecting discarded water cups
    • Ensuring that the course is safe for runners 
  • Bag screening
  • Information ambassadors
    • Giving information about the race
    • Helping participants discard waste accordingly (trash, recycling, compost)

Volunteers for this opportunity must be at least 18 years old. To join us as a volunteer, please submit the form below. For more information about the race location and courses, please visit the official marathon site.