Run, cheer or volunteer! As a non-profit organization, RUNVAN® relies on nearly 4,000 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, refreshments or other benefits. 

BMO Vancouver Marathon

Volunteer Benefits

All Volunteers Receive

  • RUNVAN® volunteer shirt
  • Free refreshments or food
  • Camaraderie with a great, generous team!
Volunteer Roles

Volunteer with us!

From Start to Finish Line, there are many ways to get involved over Race Weekend! 

RUNVAN® welcomes volunteers of all ages, 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 role and area during the event. We encourage school groups to participate and all students under the age of 19 must be accompanied and supervised by their school teacher from the same school.

Volunteer Roles

Package pickup
Course marshals
Food handout
Set-up crew
Start/Finish crew
Parking marshal
Gear check/pickup
Bike valet
Information ambassadors

Volunteer Registration —

Runner Registration —