Volunteering Information & FAQ

Not a runner but want to be support your fellow athletes?  Perhaps a family member is taking part and you would love to support the event?  Love running and want on the day Event Management experience? 


Possible event roles:

Race Pack Collection


KidTopia Festival presented by Qantas Assure

“I enjoyed my experience as a volunteer and may be able to assist with more for next year.”


“I enjoyed being a part of the day, thanks for having me.”


“Thank you for organising an amazing event, and hope that I can participate in such events in the future.”

Trần Duy


Sun Herald City2Surf presented by Westpac

“We had a great day and everyone really enjoyed themselves. We’ll be back!”

Michael – Campbelltown Pathfinders

“Well done on a great event! Everyone had a great time on the day and it was all a tremendous success!”

Simon – 1st Balgowlah Scout Group

“All our volunteers really enjoyed it, you guys did a great job!”

Mark  – 1st Allambie Heights Scouts

“I would like to say THANK YOU to you for the opportunity to be a part of the event yesterday. It was amazing to organise such biggest event. I really enjoyed my day.” 


“Congratulations on a successful event! Our Girl Guides really enjoyed being taking part the clothing collection activity at City2Surf.” 

Margaret  – Girl Guides NSW & ACT

“What a great morning it was for the City2Surf and after all of the preparation, the morning went so quickly. Our group enjoyed the spectacle once again and thanks for allowing us to be part of it. We enjoyed our drink station neighbours, the people from Gordon and Parramatta.”

Kathy and Ben  – 1st/2nd Harbord Scouts

“Firstly, thanks again for allowing us to fundraise at another awesome City2Surf. The 1st Forestville Scouts had an excellent time and our local station supervisor Christa was fantastic!”

Stephen – 1st Forestville Scouts

“Many thanks for the brilliant experience and helpful staff today.”

Philip – City2Surf Expo

Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon

“We would like to thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to fund raise for our school. We had so much fun. Our parents and their children enjoyed working together. The information has been sent on time with a very good explanation of our task for the day. Everything has been very well organised.”

Elizabeth – North Shore Polish Saturday School

“Hello there Lauren, thank you so much for allowing us to take parton Sunday, everyone really enjoyed themselves … my Group really appreciates the communication from you… and im so glad that [we can continue to] fundraise through you. Thank you for all your hard work.”

Titi – Sydney Cook Islands Church Group

“Good job! ​Enjoy volunteering with SMH Half Marathon. Will join again next year.”


“Thanks for the experience Lauren!!! I had an awesome Sunday morning :) and all the Fairfax staff actually ROCKED it.”


Australian Running Festival

“Just a quick note to say how much I and the other Kingston Barton volunteers enjoyed the Running Festival. It was great to see the enthusiasm of runners and everyone who was supporting the event… we had some excellent comments about how well things were organised and the friendliness of those organising race arrangements.”

Janet – KBRG