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Volunteers - GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon 2019
2019


Welcome to the GoodLife Victoria Marathon 2019.  About 10,000 people participate in this event - runners, children and volunteers.  

We look forward to your assistance in making it amazing!  

Please note this event is on the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend.

We rely on over 1600 volunteers… to put on the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon. All volunteers will receive a souvenir crew hat & buff and volunteer certificate.
If you have questions please email our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@runvictoriamarathon.com.


Interested in fundraising for one of the 21 charities we raise money for with the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon? 

We now have a FUNDRAISING ONLY option that volunteers can sign up for! We will make you a personal fundraising page that you can customize and share. You can also join your favourite team and help them reach their fundraising goals. Click below to get started.


Volunteer Shifts

Friday Shifts and Roles 

Roles: 

  • Info booth (Victoria Conference Centre)
  • Shirt Distribution (Victoria Conference Centre)
  • Race Package Pickup/Late Registration (Victoria Conference Centre)

Saturday Shifts and Roles 

Roles: 

  • Distance Signage (meet near Thetis Lake)
  • Info booth (Victoria Conference Centre)
  • Shirt Distribution (Victoria Conference Centre)
  • Race Package Pickup/Late Registration (Victoria Conference Centre)
  • Race Expo Support - help with exhibitor needs (Victoria Conference Centre)
  • Gear Check - set up for Sunday (Legislature Grounds)
  • Barricades - dropping barricades at Marathon road intersections 
  • Finish Line Volunteer - assist with set up, signage and fencing (Legislature Grounds)

Sunday Shifts and Roles 

Roles: 

  • Distance Signage - sign dispersal and pick up (meet in front of Empress Hotel)
  • Gear Check (Legislature Grounds)
  • Medical Tent - *first aid training required (Legislature Grounds)
  • Grounds -  tidying up (Legislature Grounds)
  • Cycling Officials (three routes)
  • Awards Ceremony Support (Victoria Conference Centre)
  • Kids Run (near Legislature Grounds)
  • Aid Stations (various locations)
  • Finish Line Volunteer - assist with set up, signage and fencing (Legislature Grounds)
  • Barricades - picking up on Marathon route
  • Cook Street Turn Marshals - continuous instruction to participants in different races
  • Recovery Zone - Celebrate the finishers by handing out food and water (near Legislature Grounds)
  • Security - Manage runners and spectators around the finish line and recovery zone (Legislature Grounds)


Event Schedule

  • October 11 9:00 AM PDT - GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Expo

  • October 11 12:00 PM PDT - GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Expo

  • October 13 6:00 AM PDT - GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Race Day

Contact Information

Event Location

Victoria, BC, Canada

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