Event Info

Volunteers

The Virgin Money London Marathon receives incredible volunteer support and we have approximately 6,000 volunteers who join the team and play a crucial role in the delivery of the event. 

How to get involved

Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about the Virgin Money London Marathon volunteering programme:

Can I volunteer as an individual?
At this stage, all of our volunteering opportunities are allocated to groups and unfortunately we cannot offer volunteering roles to individuals. However, you can register your interest in individual volunteering opportunities with us and be amongst the first to know when any new opportunities become available.

How do I register my interest as an individual volunteer?
To register your interest, simply create a new profile with London Marathon Events volunteering by clicking the register button below.

Which groups currently volunteer at the event?
The event receives incredible volunteer support from a diverse range of groups from across London and the south of England, from running clubs, sports clubs, schools and universities, to community organisations, scout groups, police cadets, the London Fire Brigade, the parkrun community and volunteering partners. All groups recruit volunteers from within their own membership and a full list of groups who support the event will be added to these pages in due course.

I am part of a group that would like to volunteer at the London Marathon, how do we register interest?
If you are from a community group, charity, sports club or any other type of group that may be interested in volunteering at the event, please email volunteers@londonmarathonevents.co.uk with your name and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

What other events do London Marathon Events deliver?
If you are a member of a group looking to get involved with volunteering at the Virgin Money London Marathon for the first time, the best way to start is to volunteer at another of our events. You’ll be well placed when new group volunteering roles become available at the Virgin Money London Marathon.

London Marathon Events deliver some of the world’s biggest and best sporting events throughout the year and we are always looking for volunteers who can join the team. Events include Prudential RideLondon, The Vitality Big Half and Swim Serpentine. Full details can be found at the links below.