Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job description

Why we need you: 

We rely on every mile, every pound and every volunteer to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. This includes our event volunteers, who are essential in making sure race day is a huge success and that our runners receive the support they deserve. 

Volunteer at the Robin Hood Half Marathon and help us save lives. For just one day of volunteering, you’ll be helping us to raise vital funds for our pioneering, life-saving research. 

Together we will beat cancer. 

What skills and attributes do I need to have? 

  • Lots of enthusiasm. 
  • Reliable and flexible. 
  • Confident with good interpersonal skills. 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment. 


What will you be doing? 

Inspire, cheer and motivate participants by covering one of the marshal points at the Robin Hood Half Marathon. This crucial role ensures the event runs smoothly and participants feel motivated. This role is perfect for team players with great communication skills who can use their initiative when dealing with anything that may occur on the course. 

What are the benefits? 

Cancer is happening right now, join in the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a valuable contribution to life saving research being carried out as we speak. 

The experience of working with one of the UK’s leading charities at the Robin Hood Half Marathon.

Meet new and like-minded people in your local area and create a positive impact in your community. 

It’s an amazing experience; volunteering at an event has an atmosphere like no other. 

Volunteering can help you learn some great new skills and gain new experience to support you in your personal and career development. 

What support will you be given? 

A member of the team will contact you before the event to discuss any queries you have about the event or your role. You will receive briefing notes before the event and a full explanation of your role on the day. 

All volunteer teams have a designated Sector Leader who will guide and support you in your role and answer any questions you may have.


For further information on the Ikano Bank Robin Hood Half Marathon, please visit the Cancer Research UK website directly. 

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Posted on: 15 August 2019
Closed date: 13 November 2019
Tags: Fundraising