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Cardiff University / Cardiff Half Marathon 2018

You don’t need to run to be part of the biggest race in Wales!

The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon has grown into one of the largest road races in the United Kingdom.

The event is not only the UK’s second largest half marathon, it is Wales’ largest road race and Wales’ largest multi-charity fundraising event.

Volunteers are essential in making sure that race day is a huge success. As a volunteer you will be part of a large team of amazing volunteers called ‘The Extra-Milers’ that will be ‘Making the Difference’ to ensure that runners and spectators alike have a great experience.

You don’t need any special skills, just be reliable, flexible and have lots of enthusiasm! There are a whole range of different roles available on race day and will be something to suit everyone.

Volunteering is a great way to have fun, make friends, enhance your CV and experience the electric atmosphere of race day. So if you just want to be part of this prestigious international event, have a friends or family member running or are an events management student then why not volunteer.

We’ll provide you with breaks, refreshments and on the day support through a supervisor as well as all the support and training you need to undertake your role.

As well as the main race day, we are once again holding the Festival of Running on Saturday 6th October. This is a fun filled day of activities, entertainment and running for all ages and abilities to take part in, including a Cardiff University Freshers fun run.

To register as a volunteer for either day please 'Fill in an application' or 'Log In' at the top right of this page and then 'Sign Up' to the day(s) you can support at.

 

Activity Shifts Start End
Cardiff Half Marathon - Festival of Running 1 10/6/2018 10/6/2018
Cardiff Half Marathon - Race Day 1 10/7/2018 10/7/2018

Newport Wales Marathon 2018

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Newport Wales Marathon 2018 1 4/29/2018 4/29/2018

Velothon Wales 2018

On Sunday 8th July 2017, up to 14,000 riders will embark on a completely closed road cycling sportive that takes in 140km of some of Wales’ most breath taking scenery.

Volunteers are essential in making sure that event day is a huge success, so why not get involved, become a ‘VELONTEER’ and be part of Wales’ biggest every cycling event!

 

You don’t need any special skills, or to be a cyclist. Just be reliable, flexible and have lots of enthusiasm!

 

There are a whole range of different roles available in the run up to (Saturday 7th July) and on race day (8th July) both in and around the start/finish in Cardiff City centre and around the course at feed stations on race day. There will be something to suit everyone!

 

·         Helping to support the riders by manning a feed station around the course

·         Supporting riders into their starting pens and across the start line

·         Welcoming riders to Wales and supporting the rider registration/race pack collection area

·         Congratulating riders as they cross the finish line by handing out medals

·         Helping in a 'behind the scenes' role in one of our operational teams.

·         Why not help to man our baggage area

·         Good with a camera? You could be a volunteer Photographer

 

Volunteering is a great way to have fun, make friends, enhance your CV and experience the electric atmosphere of race day. So if you just want to be part of this prestigious event, have a friends or family members riding or don’t quite feel ready to participate in the event, then why not volunteer.

 

We'll provide you everything you need to undertake your role - breaks, refreshments, and on the day support through a supervisor as well as all the support and any training you may need to undertake your role.

 

Activity Shifts Start End
Velothon Wales - Event Day - Shift 1 ( 06.00 - 12.00) 1 7/8/2018 7/8/2018
Velothon Wales - Event Day - Shift 2 ( 11.30 - 16.30) 1 7/8/2018 7/8/2018
Velothon Wales - Expo Support 1 7/7/2018 7/7/2018
Velothon Wales - Feed Station 1 - Usk (TBC) 1 7/8/2018 7/8/2018
Velothon Wales - Feed Station 2 - Pontypool (TBC) 1 7/8/2018 7/8/2018
Velothon Wales - Feed Station 3 - Caerphilly Mountain (TBC) 1 7/8/2018 7/8/2018

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