Run, cheer or volunteer! As a non-profit organization, RUNVAN® relies on nearly 3,000 volunteers annually.

As a volunteer, you become an ambassador of RUNVAN®. You’ll help to provide a safe, fun and memorable experience for all runners, spectators and supporters. By volunteering, you also agree to uphold our values and put safety first on race day. Volunteers are further eligible to receive exclusive RUNVAN® gifts, gift cards, refreshments or other benefits.

BMO Vancouver Marathon

Volunteer Benefits

All Volunteers Receive

  • Exclusive BMO Vancouver Marathon volunteer t-shirt!
  • Free refreshments or snacks
  • Camaraderie with a great, generous team
  • Personalized Volunteer Certificate

Volunteer Awards will be presented to exceptional volunteer groups.

Volunteer Roles

Volunteer with us!

From Expo to Finish Line, there are many ways to get involved over race weekend! 

Volunteers of all ages are welcome, however, children under the age of 19 years must have parental or guardian consent and be supervised by their parent, guardian or adult at all times while working together in the same volunteer role. School groups are encouraged to participate and all students under the age of 19 must be accompanied and supervised by their school teacher.

Password Protected Roles

Some roles are password protected for specific individuals, teams and groups. Select Captains have been given a unique password to provide their volunteers private access to their role and shift for registration. If you cannot view or see your role and shift then you need a password.

Sample Roles

Information Ambassador
Set-up/Clean-up Crew
Package Pickup
Gear Check
Water Station
Medals Hand-out

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