An event the size of the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon requires almost 1000 volunteers in order to run smoothly. Be part of a great event, support local charities, and all volunteers get a volunteer certificate and a free limited edition T-shirt!

If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering as a group, please email volwest@canadarunningseries.com 

Volunteer Positions

You can find a full list of available volunteer positions listed here. Some positions include:

  • Expo Volunteer – Friday or Saturday, various times
  • Package Pickup Assistant – UBC Start Line – Sunday 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Course Marshal – various times positions from UBC to Stanley Park (must be 18 or older)
  • Start Area Setup Crew – UBC Start Line – Sunday 5:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Finish Line Setup Crew – Stanley Park – Sunday 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
  • Water Station Crew – various times and positions
  • Finish Line Food Crew – Stanley Park – Sunday 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Shuttle Bus Marshal – Stanley Park – Sunday 8:00 a.m – 11:00 a.m.

All registered volunteers will be contacted in early June with full details on your responsibilities for the event.

If you’re interested in supporting the #ScotiaHalf as part of our official Event Team, fill out our Key Volunteer Application.