Register to Volunteer

See you at our next event!

We are seeking volunteers for upcoming Run Calgary events! Check out the link below to view available opportunities.

All volunteers will need to have a Run Calgary Volunteer Profile, in order to sign up for volunteer opportunities. This only needs to be done once, so create your profile now to save time when volunteer registration opens up!


Volunteers are essential to the success of all events and Run Calgary is fortunate to attract some of Calgary's finest volunteers. Whether you're looking to meet new friends, share your time and talents or need to get some community hours for school, we are honoured you found us and want to be a part of the team. Seasoned vets and new volunteers, groups and clubs, athletes who are able to volunteer on race weekend, as well as family and friends of registered participants are all welcome to roll up your sleeves and contribute to the Run Calgary series.

Volunteer Information

Benefits of Volunteering

  • A supportive and inclusive volunteer environment where volunteers can directly experience the energy, excitement, and fun of race weekend
  • R.C.V.C. (Run Calgary Volunteer Crew) T-shirt - 2023 edition
  • Volunteer food options and refreshments for all volunteer shifts
  • Online volunteer orientation training sessions to prepare you for race weekend
  • Volunteer Hours Certificate
  • An extraordinary experience that brings together race participants, spectators, volunteers, and the Calgary community
Run Calgary Code of Conduct

Get Involved

There are a variety of volunteer roles available to choose from, whether you want to support athletes out on the race course or experience the energy of race weekend on venue.

Volunteering for Run Calgary can be a great team-building exercise, a fun family bonding experience, a way to get school or work credit for volunteer hours, and an opportunity to meet new people.

All volunteers will receive a Volunteer Hours Certificate. If you have a specific form to record your volunteer hours, be sure to bring it to your volunteer shift for your Volunteer Lead to sign.

Have questions? Email


For those who want to give more


The Calgary Marathon Society (CMS) is made up of Run Calgary staff, members of the Volunteer Board of Directors, and Calgary Marathon Volunteer Race Committee members.

The Volunteer Board of Directors meet 10 times a year and is focused on governance, developing long term strategy, and creating the future vision of the organization. Sub-committees meet monthly, quarterly, or as needed.

To apply to sit on the Board of Directors:
Please keep an eye out for future opportunities here.

The Volunteer Race Committee is made up of Leads, Course Captains, and technical specialists, and is focused on the operations and execution of events. All positions require some pre-planning, however roles are varied and so is the level of commitment.

To apply to be part of the Volunteer Race Committee: Please email with your C.V. (professional and running), some thoughts on why you would like to join the committee, what skills you bring, and where you would like to contribute.

Groups and Team Volunteering

We are seeking groups who want to volunteer together! If you are part of a run club, team, company, or organization, please email to discuss how we can get your group involved. Your group may be eligible for an honorarium.