Volunteers needed for Surrey Marathon

Second-annual event takes place Sept. 29 in Central City.

The Surrey International World Music Marathon, a cultural celebration and running competition for participants of all ages and athletic abilities, is looking for committed volunteers to help support this second-annual event. This year’s festivities, presented by Central City, will take place Sept. 29.

In addition to offering a full and half marathon, 5K walk/run, relay race, and kids’ fun run, the marathon will celebrate Surrey’s diverse background with its uniquely themed “cultural miles,” featuring world music, dancing, and festivities to encourage runners along the way.

“The support we received from volunteers at last year’s inaugural event has made the Surrey International World Music Marathon one of the city’s most exciting sporting events, and we’re thrilled to be continuing with that momentum,” said Marathon Chair Elizabeth Model. “We’re looking forward to working with an enthusiastic group of volunteers for 2013 and are calling on participants of all ages and backgrounds to come out and take part in this dynamic community event.”

Volunteers are needed in areas of aid stations, course marshals, culture miles, expo, finish line concert, gear check, guest services, information booth, package pick-up, race package stuffing, registration, refreshment stations and more.

They will be needed for 6-8 hours.

Interested volunteers can find more information online at www.surreymarathon.com/volunteer. In exchange for their time, each volunteer will receive a complimentary t-shirt, certificate of appreciation, and complimentary breakfast.

Volunteer orientation will be held in early September.

Information about marathon training programs, event details and race registration can be found at surreymarathon.com

 

Just Posted

Accused Surrey transit cop shooter’s bail hearing set for April

Daon Gordon Glasgow, 35, is accused of shooting Transit Police Constable Josh Harms, 27

House fire in South Surrey

Emergency crews seen racing towards 160 Street and 28 Avenue

White Rock’s Cliff Annable ‘lived a life that mattered’

Hundreds gather to remember affable 71-year-old

FOCUS: New arena, more ice in Surrey – but will it be enough for everyone?

With both rinks to close at North Surrey rec, the result is a net gain of one ice sheet this fall

Pair of men charged in three robberies in Surrey, Delta

Charged are Karmal Singh Grewal, 26, of Vancouver and Gursimran Sahota, 21, of Surrey

VIDEO: RCMP ask kids to help name soon-to-be police dogs

13 German shepherd puppies will be born this year

Horvat scores 16 seconds into OT as Canucks beat Blackhawks 3-2

Pettersson sets rookie scoring record for Vancouver

No injuries, pollution in Vancouver Harbour ship collision: Transport Canada

Transportation Safety Board says it has deployed a team of investigators look into the incident

Budget 2019: Five things to watch for in the Liberals’ final fiscal blueprint

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will release the Trudeau government’s final budget on Tuesday

New concussion guidelines launched for Canada’s Olympians, Paralympians

The guidelines will be in effect at this summer’s Pan American, Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru

Alphonso Davies doubtful for Canada game against French Guiana in Vancouver

Canada will be without injured captain Scott Arfield and veteran Will Johnson

NDP’s Jagmeet Singh steps into the House of Commons, making history

Burnaby South MP becomes first visible minority to lead a federal party in the House of Commons

Chilliwack grad says modest dress codes don’t protect girls from assault

Sardis alumni was ‘catcalled, harassed, and groped by my male classmates’ despite modest clothing

Most Read

l -->