Race Roster

Join the Saskatchewan Marathon Volunteer Race Crew.We cannot do it without you! 

More than 400 volunnteers are needed over the race weekend to support the 4,000+ runners, their family and friends, as well as spectators and media. Be a part of Saskatchewan running history and experience the excitement! Keep Calm and Shine ON -- Be an ambassador for our city.

1. Preview the list of job options below.

2. Click the orange VOLUNTEER button on the right to register.

3. There is a drop down menu from which to choose your volunteer spot.

4.  Complete the entire online form.

5. You can register yourself and others!

You will receive a confirmation email from the system.

Thank you!

Volunteer Opportunities

Job Title

Job Location and Time

Job Description

Friday, May 26

Orientation Setup

Prairieland Park Hall A
Friday, 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Help setup and prepare for volunteer check-in when doors open at 7pm.  Duties include: unpack T- shirts and organize on tables, put up signage, etc.

Saturday, May 27

Expo Information Kiosk - Shift 1

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 10:00 am-1:30 PM

Information Kiosk (SRRA tent) will be located at the entrance of the Expo area.  You must either be a SRRA member or have marathon running experience.  Help answer questions about the race or courses.  There are large maps near this area to explain routes and where to park on Sunday.

Expo Information Kiosk - Shift 2

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 1:30 PM-5:00 PM

Information Kiosk (SRRA tent) will be located at the entrance of the Expo area.  You must either be a SRRA member or have marathon running experience.  Help answer questions about the race or courses.  There are large maps near this area to explain routes and where to park on Sunday.

Pasta Dinner Ticket Taker

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Help take tickets at entrance to the Pasta Dinner.   Also manage the people flowing into the dining room from nearby expo area.

Race Expo Greeter - Shift 1

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Welcome participants arriving to the Race Expo.  Help answer general questions, and direct people towards package pickup area.  This area can get busy, so clear and good communications skills will help!  Specific race questions are directed to the nearby information kiosk.

Race Expo Greeter - Shift 2

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 1:30 PM-5:00 PM

Welcome participants arriving to the Race Expo.  Help answer general questions, and direct people towards package pickup area.  This area can get busy, so clear and good communications skills will help!  Specific race questions are directed to the nearby information kiosk.

Race Expo Set Up

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 7:30 AM-9:30 AM

Help with setup of the Race Expo area.  Assist exhibitors with moving into designated booth areas.

Race Expo Take Down

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 4:30 PM-5:30 PM

Help with takedown of the Race Expo area.  Assist exhibitors move out of designated areas, and help with any general tidy clean-up.

Race Package Pick Up - Shift 1

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Help distribute Race Packages and T- shirts to registered participants (as they arrive).  Also direct any registration changes to the walk-in registrar desk.

Race Package Pick Up - Shift 2

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 1:30 PM-5:00 PM

Help distribute Race Packages and T- shirts to registered participants (as they arrive).  Also direct any registration changes  to the walk-in registrar desk.

Race Package Pickup Leader - Shift 1

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Assist the RACE EXPO Captain to ensure  volunteers understand duties, and  help answer questions about the  package pick up area.   Must be over the age of 18.

Race Package Pickup Leader - Shift 2

Prairieland Park Hall A
Saturday, 1:30 PM-5:00 PM

Assist the RACE EXPO Captain to ensure  volunteers understand duties, and  help answer questions about the  package pick up area.  Must be over the age of 18.

Village Setup Crew (Saturday)

Finish Line Village
Saturday, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Help set-up the Village Finish line  area in Diefenbaker Park (St Henry Ave entrance).  Duties may include: put up fencing and signage, assemble start gate, assist sponsor with pop-up tent, arrange tables, etc...  Please indicate if any prior experience with this race or another? Training will be provided.

Sunday, May 28

Aid Station - College of Physiotherapy

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

ONLY OPEN to UofS College of  Physiotherapy VOLUNTEERS!  This exclusive group of volunteers  will set up the Aid Station, pour and  hand out water, GuBrew and Gu Energy  Gels to participants, clean up  surrounding area, take down Aid  Station.  The exact location and time  will be provided later.

Aid Station - College of Physiotherapy  Captain

Water Station Captain
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Exclusively for the Volunteer CAPTAIN  of The UofS College of Physiotherapy  WATER AID STATION.  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Ernst & Young

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

ONLY OPEN TO Ernst & Young VOLUNTEERS.  This exclusive group of volunteers  will set up the Aid Station, pour and  hand out water, GuBrew and Gu Energy Gels to participants, clean up surrounding area, take down Aid Station.   The exact location and time will be provided later.

Aid Station - Ernst & Young Captain

Water Station Captain
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Exclusively for the Volunteer CAPTAIN of  the ERNST & YOUNG Water Aid Station!  The exact location and time will be provided later.

Aid Station - Goodlife Fitness

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

ONLY OPEN TO Goodlife Fitness  VOLUNTEERS.  This exclusive group of volunteers  will set up the Water Aid Station,  pour and hand out water, GuBrew and Gu  Energy Gels to participants, clean up  surrounding area, take down Aid  Station.  The exact location and time will be provided later.

Aid Station - Goodlife Fitness Captain

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Exclusively for the Volunteer CAPTAIN of  the GOODLIFE FITNESS Water Aid Station!  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Hudsons

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

ONLY OPEN TO VOLUNTEERS for HUDSON's   AID STATION.  This exclusive group will set up the  Aid Station, pour and hand out water,  GuBrew and Gu Energy Gels to  participants; clean up surrounding  area, take down Aid Station.   The exact Location and Time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Hudsons Captain

Water Station Captain
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Exclusively for the Volunteer CAPTAIN of  HUDSON's Water Aid Station!  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Lululemon

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

ONLY OPEN TO VOLUNTEERS from LULULEMON  This exclusive group of volunteers  will set up the Water Aid Station,  pour and hand out water, Gatorade  and gels to participants, clean up  surrounding area, take down Aid  Station.    The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Lululemon Captain

Water Station Captain
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Exclusively for the Volunteer CAPTAIN of  the LULULEMON Water Aid Station!  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Meewasin Valley Authority

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

ONLY OPEN to VOLUNTEERS from the MEEWASIN VALLEY AUTHORITY.  This exclusive group will set up the  Aid Station, pour and hand out water,  GuBrew and Gu Energy Gels to  participants; clean up surrounding  area, take down Aid Station.     The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Meewasin Valley Authority Captain

Water Station Captain
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Exclusively for the Volunteer CAPTAIN of  MEEWASIN VALLEY AUTHORITY Aid Station!  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Mental Health Fun Run

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

ONLY OPEN TO VOLUNTEERS for Mental  Health Fun Run AID STATION.  This exclusive group will set up the  Aid Station, pour and hand out water,  GuBrew and Gu Energy Gels to  participants; clean up surrounding  area, take down Aid Station.   The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Mental Health Fun Run Captain

Water Station Captain
Sunday, 7:00 AM-12:30 PM

Exclusively for the Volunteer CAPTAIN  of the Mental Health Fun Run Water  Aid Station!  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Motion Fitness

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

ONLY OPEN TO Motion Fitness  VOLUNTEERS.  This exclusive group of volunteers  will set up the Aid Station, pour and  hand out water, GuBrew and Gu Energy  Gels to participants, clean up  surrounding area, take down Aid  Station.   The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Motion Fitness Captain

Water Station Captain
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Exclusively for the Volunteer CAPTAIN of  MOTION FITNESS Aid Station!  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Ride XYE

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:00 PM

OPEN ONLY to VOLUNTEERS from SASKATOON  RIDE XYE.  This exclusive group will set up the  Aid Station, pour and hand out water,  GuBrew and Gu Energy Gels to  participants; clean up surrounding  area, take down Aid Station.  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Ride XYE Captain

Water Station Captain
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Exclusively for the Volunteer CAPTAIN of  Ride XYE Aid Station!  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Tri Club

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:00 PM

OPEN ONLY to VOLUNTEERS from SASKATOON  TRI CLUB.  This exclusive group will set up the  Aid Station, pour and hand out water,  GuBrew and Gu Energy Gels to  participants; clean up surrounding  area, take down Aid Station.  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Aid Station - Tri Club Captain

Water Station Captain
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:00 PM

Exclusively for the Volunteer CAPTAIN of  SASKATOON TRI CLUB Aid Station!  The exact location and time will be  provided later.

Bike Marshal

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

This exclusive volunteer group of BIKE MARSHALS are pre-arranged.  Zones and shift times are provided later.  If interested, yet not contacted directly, please register and the team leader will follow-up with you.  Patrol designated areas to help participants on the course with injuries, or notify aid stations of situations, etc...

Finish Line Captain

Finish Line Contact
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Looking for an experienced individual to lead the Finish Line Water Aid Station volunteers, and manage the Finish Line area activities.  If interested, please email  racedirector@saskmarathon.ca to discuss if you have necessary skills or past experience.  Thank you!  Must be over 21 years of age.

Finish Line Team - Shift 1

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 7:30 AM-10:30 AM

The finish line team have a variety of duties, They help set up, pour and give out water, GuBrew and GuEnergy Gel, as well as keep this area tidy.  Also give medals and blankets to participants, etc

Finish Line Team - Shift 2

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 10:30 AM-1:30 PM

The finish line team have a variety of duties, They help set up, pour and give out water, GuBrew and GuEnergy Gel, as well as keep this area tidy.  Also give medals and blankets to participants, etc

Course Marshal - Pavlychenko Folklorique Ensemble

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Exclusively for Pavlychenko Folklorique Ensemble VOLUNTEERS!  This special pre-arranged group will help ensure the safety of event participants, by being placed near key traffic areas along the course to help direct participants and vehicles.  Course marshals are supplied with a map and safety vest. Must be over 15 years of age.  Exact location and time will be provided closer to event, by the Road Marshal Captain.

Course Marshal - Saskatoon Roller Derby League

Marathon Course
Sunday, 7:00 AM-1:30 PM

Exclusively for Saskatoon Roller Derby League  VOLUNTEERS!  This special pre-arranged group will help ensure the safety of event participants, by being placed near key traffic areas along the course to help direct participants and vehicles.  Course marshals are supplied with a map and safety vest. Must be over 15 years of age.  Exact location and time will be provided closer to event, by the Road Marshal Captain.

Course Safety Marshal - Shift 1

Marathon Course
Sunday,  7:00 AM-10:30 AM

Help ensure safety of the event participants, by being placed near key traffic areas along the course to direct participants and vehicles.   Course Safety Marshals are provided with a map and safety vest.   Must be over 15 years of age.  Exact location and time will be provided closer to event, by the Road Marshal Captain.

Course Safety Marshal - Shift 2

Marathon Course
Sunday, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Help ensure safety of the event participants, by being placed near key traffic areas along the course to direct participants and vehicles.   Course Safety Marshals are provided with a map and safety vest.   Must be over 15 years of age.  Exact location and time will be provided closer to event, by the Road Marshal Captain.

Course Set-Up Crew

Marathon Course
Sunday, 4:00 AM-7:00 AM

This group will help place  kilometer/mile markers, course  signage, barricades and cones.        Please indicate if have previous  experience?  Additional training will  be provided.

Course Take-Down Crew

Marathon Course
Sunday, 11:00 AM-02:00 PM

Pick up remaining supplies from Water  Aid Stations; and remove  kilometre/mile markers, course  signage, barricades and cones.  Cyclists are also welcome to help!

Food Tent - Shift 1

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 6:00 AM-9:30 AM

Help with setup of the Participant  Food Tent.  Duties include keeping  area tidy, distribute beverage and  food items as they finish the race.   This tent is not for spectators.  Must be over 15 years of age.

Food Tent - Shift 2

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Help with setup of the Participant Food Tent.  Duties include keeping area tidy, distribute beverage and food items as they finish the race.   This tent is not for spectators, and direct Marafun participants to own food area.   Near the end, will help pack up any remaining food.  Must be over 15 years of age.

Food Tent Leader - Shift 1

Finish Line Village
Sunday,  6:00 AM-9:30 AM

Assist the Participant Food Tent Captain, as directed, to coordinate volunteers in this area and help answer any questions.  This tent is not for spectators.  Must be over 15 years of age.

Food Tent Leader - Shift 2

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Assist the Food Tent Captain, as directed, to coordinate volunteers in this area and help answer any questions.  This tent is not for spectators.  Must be over 15 years of age.

Information Tent - Shift 1

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 7:00 AM-9:30 AM

Help answer basic questions from participants or spectators.  Provide extra safety pins for bib numbers, post printed race times on course maps, and manage lost&found area;  as well participant shirt exchange.  Race experience can be helpful! This job is located in same area as the Volunteer Tent.

Information Tent - Shift 2

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 9:30 AM-12:00 PM

Help answer basic questions from participants or spectators.  Provide extra safety pins for bib numbers, post printed race times on course maps, and manage lost&found area; as well participant shirt exchange.  Race experience can be helpful! This job is located in same area as the Volunteer Tent.

MARAFUN Bike Marshal

MARAFUN
Sunday, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Cyclist will either lead these young  runners through the MARAFUN course  (2.2 km).  Or follow behind the group  to ensure all participants reach the  finish line.  Must be over 15 years of age; and need  to bring your own bike.

MARAFUN Course Marshal

MARAFUN
Sunday, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Help keep the MARAFUN course clear to  ensure the safety of these young  participants. Provide directions and  cheer them on!  Race Marshals are provided with an  orange safety vest.    Must be over 15 years of age.

MARAFUN Food Tent

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Help with setup of the MARAFUN Food Tent  area.  Need to distribute beverage  and food items to these young  participants after they finish the race.

MARAFUN Food Tent - Captain

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Exclusively for the MARAFUN FOOD TENT  CAPTAIN, who will be the main contact.   On race day help manage volunteers and  this food area reserved for Marafun  participants.

MARAFUN Water Station

MARAFUN
Sunday, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM

ONLY OPEN TO VOLUNTEERS for MARAFUN  Water Aid Station.  This exclusive group of volunteers  will set up the Aid Station, pour and  hand out water, clean up surrounding  area, then take down Aid Station.

MARAFUN Water Station - Captain

MARAFUN
Sunday, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Exclusively for the MARAFUN Water Aid  Station CAPTAIN, who will be the main  contact.  On race day will coordinate  volunteers in this area.

MARAFUN Wrangler

MARAFUN
Sunday, 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Have fun helping to gather MARAFUN  participants at the starting warm-up  area. Then direct towards the start  line to be organized by age for staged  race times.

Participant Bag Drop - Shift 1

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 6:00 AM-8:30 AM

Help collect participant bags prior to the race, label by bib number, and put in racks.  As the races finish, individuals will return to pickup by matching bib number.

Participant Bag Drop - Shift 2

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 8:30 AM-11:00 AM

Help locate participant bag (labeled by bib number) from racks, which were previously dropped off prior to their race.  Take any lost/found items to the  Information/Volunteer Tent.

Participant Bag Drop - Shift 3

Finish Line Village
Sunday, M11:00 AM-1:30 PM

Help locate participant bag (labeled by bib number) from racks, which were previously dropped off prior to their race.  Take any lost/found items to the  Information/Volunteer Tent.

Race Time Results Tent

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 08:30 AM-11:00 AM

Participants finishing a race may enter TIME RESULTS TENT, where you scan their bib number with a portable hand device. Screen in this area will quickly displays their result.  This feature is popular, so also need to keep the flow of people moving and avoid congestion.  Must be over 15 years of age.  Training will be provided. If technical issues, direct people to the Information Tent where printed results are posted on course maps.

Start Line Support - Shift 1

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 7:00 AM-9:00 AM

Assist with organizing pace groups and bring participants towards the start line chute.  After the race begins, help with finish line area setup and keep the area tidy.

Start Line Support - Shift 2

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

Help organize participants towards the start line chute.  After the race begins, help with finish line area setup and keep the area tidy.

Village Setup Crew (Sunday)

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 5:30 AM-8:00 AM

Help with remaining setup of the Finish Line Village area, in Diefenbaker Park (St Henry Ave entrance).  Duties may include: fencing, pylons, signage, etc...  May need to direct sponsors and participants if looking for certain area.  Please indicate if any prior experience with this race or another? Training will be provided.

Village Take-Down Crew

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

After the Race Course is closed, help with general clean up of the Finish Line Village. Duties may include: loading various materials onto trucks, taking down tents, un-assemable the start gate and fencing, etc...

Water Set-Up Crew (Sunday)

Marathon Course
Sunday, 5:00 AM-3:00 PM

This exclusive group of Water truck  drivers and helpers deliver water  jugs, supplies, and tables to various  Aid Station locations.   Driver needs to handle cube van (3 ton  truck) and able to backup.

Winner Circle Support - Shift 1

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

Provide support during the various race award ceremonies, at the Winner  Circle Area.  Must be over 15 years of age.

Winner Circle Support - Shift 2

Finish Line Village
Sunday, 11:00 AM-1:30 PM

Provide support during the various race award ceremonies, at the Winner Circle Area.  Must be over 15 years of age.

Event Schedule

  • May 26 07:00 PM CST - Volunteer Orientation and Appreciation @ Prairieland

  • May 27 10:00 AM CST - Race Expo and Package Pickup @ Prairieland Park

  • May 28 06:00 AM CST - Race Day @ Diefenbaker Park

Contact Information