Royal Parks – Half Marathon


Sunday, 13th October

Organisation Description

We are the world’s largest charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Our vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured

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 massage therapists, who are vital in making sure our runners feel appreciated after their challenge.

Tasks/Duties involved

Through just half a day of volunteering, you will be helping us to raise vital funds for our pioneering, life-saving research.

Together we will beat cancer sooner.

What will I be doing?

You will be part of our team of massage therapists located at our post race reception and will be providing massages and advice to our fantastic runners. Please note you will need to bring a couch/mat and towels to the event.

Skills and experience needed

  • Qualified massage therapist.
  •  Great interpersonal skills.
  • Ideally, some experience in sports therapy.
  •  Insurance that covers practising therapy at our event.

Training and Support Offer

On the day we’ll provide you with ample space, a massage area manager and a free t-shirt. We’ll also provide you with refreshments to keep you energised.

Before the day, a member of the Sports Team will be in contact to brief you and will be available for any questions you may have.

Benefits of Volunteering to Individual

The satisfaction of making a vital difference to the life-saving work of Cancer Research UK. Meet new people and help our grateful runners recover from their incredible challenge!

Application Process

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

Next Steps

Complete our application form here:


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