SMH Half Marathon

Welcome to the SMH Half Marathon presented by Qantas Assure volunteer page!

 

 

 

 

What is the event?

 

The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon is Australia’s largest and most prestigious half marathon.

The iconic course takes participants past the beautiful sights of Sydney’s harbourside and is open to both individual and team relay entries. Relay teams run legs of 7km and 14km.

The course holds an IAAF-AIMS Measurement Certificate and has several separate start groups, with different start times.

 

When can I volunteer?

Race Bib Collection – Sydney Town Hall – Friday 19 May, 2017 (registrations open soon)

Race Bib Collection – Sydney Town Hall – Saturday 20 May, 2017 (registrations open soon)

Event Day – various roles in various locations -Sunday 21 May, 2017 (registrations open NOW)

WAYS TO VOLUNTEER 

PRE-EVENT

RACE BIB COLLECTION –  Sydney Town Hall

We need amazing and enthusiastic volunteers at Race Bib Collection in the days leading up to the SMH Half Marathon.

EVENT DAY

COMMUNITY GROUP VOLUNTEERING

To volunteer as part of a group, you must be part of an existing community group or organisation and all volunteers must be at least 8 years old. Groups that often volunteer for our events include Rotary clubs, Lions Clubs, Scout groups, Sport Clubs, Running clubs and many more. The only requirement is that the group are able to provide us with their certificate of currency when you register. 

INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEERS

Individual volunteers must be 18 years or over. If you are volunteering with friends, please let us know in your Expression of Interest form, and we will do our best to position you together in the same role.

VOLUNTEER REGISTRATIONS:

What will volunteers be doing?

Volunteers will assist with race bib collection, handing out race bibs to runners as they approach the counter. We ask that volunteers are confident with the English language to carry out this role.  More information will be sent to volunteers closer to the event.

Where is Race Bib Collection?

The location of Race Bib Collection is Sydney Town Hall

Please note: Individual volunteers must be 18 years or over. If you are volunteering with friends, please let us know in your Expression of Interest form below, and we will do our best to position you together in the same role.

Where can I register to volunteer at race bib collection?

Express your interest below and we will be in contact with you when official registrations are open.  

 

CONTACT US

volunteers@fairfaxmedia.com.au

What does my club get out of it?

As a thank you, the Event will make a donation back to your club for each volunteer role filled on the day.

What kind of roles will volunteers be doing?

Role DESCRIPTIONS BUTTON NEWYou will have the opportunity to select the area which you would like to be involved in at the event during the registration process!  (We do our best to allocate volunteers to their preferred role, but very occasionally, due to operational reasons, we may need to allocate you a different position).

No roles are too laborious, but just require people willing to help out, work as a team, and have a good time!

Click the image on the left for role descriptions

*Please note, roles vary as we get closer to the event.  You may be asked to assist in roles other than the above.

Register to Volunteer Below:

 

CONTACT US

volunteers@fairfaxmedia.com.au

Want to be a part of the action, have a great time and do something rewarding?  We want YOU to join our team! 

Individual Volunteer Roles

Volunteer check-in

Race Bib Collection

VIP check-in

Information Wayfinder

Bump-in/Bump-out

*Please note, roles vary as we get closer to the event.  You may be asked to assist in roles other than the above.

What will you get out of voluneteering? 

  • A great day out in the sun with friends
  • ‘Event Day’ work experience
  • ‘Bump-in/bump-out’ work experience
  • ‘Behind the scenes’ access to the event
  • Refreshments
  • Volunteer Tshirt to keep!
  • Meet the event team and guests
  • An invitation to our Volunteer Christmas thank you BBQ for 2017!

Select the below buttons to proceed with your volunteer expression of interest

Role DESCRIPTIONS BUTTON NEWWHS buttonWAIVER DOWNLOAD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT US

volunteers@fairfaxmedia.com.au