Where

Royal Parks – Half Marathon

When

Sunday, 13th October

Purpose/Objective of the role

We rely on every mile, every pound and every volunteer to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. This includes our cheering teams, who are essential in making sure our runners reach that finish line.

Tasks/Duties involved

Volunteer at this event and help us save lives. For just a few hours cheering, you’ll be helping us to raise vital money for our pioneering, life-saving research. Together we will beat cancer sooner.

What will I be doing?

You will be part of our cheering team located on the race route, responsible for cheering and supporting the runners; encouraging them to keep going and beat their challenge! Please feel free to bring friends and family along to help support the team and enjoy the event with you.

Skills and experience needed

  • Lots of enthusiasm.
  • The ability to make lots of noise and make sure Cancer Research UK have the loudest supporters on the course!

Training and Support Offer

We’ll give you everything you need to cheer on our runners – clappers, cheering sticks, whistles and loud hailers – as well as a free Cancer Research UK t-shirt to make you stand out from the crowd. We’ll also provide you with refreshments and on the day support through a Cheering Team Leader.

Benefits of Volunteering to Individual

  • The satisfaction of making a vital difference to the life-saving work of Cancer Research UK and helping us to beat cancer sooner.
  •  For anyone looking to get into events management or the charity sector, this is a great way to get an insight as to what’s involved at sports events and also develop your experience.
  • Meet new people and help our inspirational runners to run harder and faster – they can’t do it without you

Application Process

To register your interest, please complete the Volunteer Registration Form . If you have any questions call Aparna on 07378342131

Next Steps

Complete application form here: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/get-involved/volunteer/cheering-team-volunteer-royal-parks-half-marathon-sunday-13th-october-2019

For any questions please email: volunteeropportunities@cancer.org.uk