Volunteers

The Delaware Marathon™ Running Festival would not be possible without the support of the hundreds of volunteers who come out, rain or shine, to support this great cause. Because of you, we are able to donate generously to our official race beneficiaries and our other support organizations.

Anyone who would like to volunteer should contact the Operations Director, Joel Schiller. Joel’s phone number is 302-884-6566 and his email address is joelschiller@races2run.com.

If you have a charity based group who is willing to help us out, we may be able to make a small donation back to your group in exchange for your service to the Delaware Marathon™.  Contact Joel to discuss.

All volunteers will be fed a hospitality meal and provided with a colorful “EVENT VOLUNTEER” t-shirt. Please obtain your t-shirt and meal ticket from your group leader or report to the volunteer check in table inside the registration tent for your swag.  Volunteers are to asked to wear their volunteer “t-shirt” while on duty at the event. This allows the race participants and spectators to know who the volunteers are!!

Music groups, high school bands, cheerleaders, drill teams and entertainers are encouraged to join the fun. We are always looking for race course entertainment.  Call or email us for more details and availability.

If you have a charity based group who is willing to help us out, we may be able to make a small donation back to your group in exchange for your service to the Delaware Marathon™.  Contact Joel to discuss.

Some of the many companies and volunteer groups who have agreed to supply volunteers for the Delaware Marathon™ include:

Pike Creek Valley Running Club
AMTA-Delaware Chapter
Barclays Bank
Brandywine Cyclery
Buckley’s Striders
YMCA of Delaware
Charter School of Delaware
JP Morgan Chase
Daughters of the British Empire
Delaware Running Club
Discover Bank
Epilepsy Foundation Delaware
Friends of Wilmington Parks
Girls on the Run Delaware
Middletown Athletic Club
Mike Clark Legacy Foundation
Team in Training Delaware
Walnut Street YMCA Young Achievers
From Our Kitchen
Premier Charities
Mt. Pleasant High School Track
First Tee of Delaware

 

On race day, volunteers are always needed in the following areas: registration; water stations; hospitality; course marshalling; cheering station aid; course operations; and clean up.  All volunteers will receive an event t-shirt, a food coupon, and the satisfaction that they helped stage a wonderful charitable event.

Please stop by our Volunteers table at Registration to help out.

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