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Volunteer at an event

Bring your energy and enthusiasm and join us as a volunteer at one of our challenge events, to support and encourage everyone taking part.

As an event day volunteer, you will be invaluable in making an exciting atmosphere for our fab fundraisers, providing support and encouragement to get them over the wall. You'll also support The Charity by raising awareness and acting as a representative.

There are a number of different event day volunteer roles, please check each event below to see which roles are needed at each event.

Event Day Volunteer roles

Cheer Champions

We need you to help us make as much noise as possible to support #TheBrainyBunch by cheering, shouting and whistling on the side lines as they take part in their challenge! As part of our team of cheer champions, you'll be invaluable in making the most exciting atmosphere for #TheBrainyBunch Runners!

Meet and Greet Volunteers

As an Meet and Greet Volunteer you'll be helping us in the marquee on the day, setting up and providing refreshments to #TheBrainyBunch taking part in the event.

Volunteer Photographers

We need photographers to help capture magical moments from the day and take photos of #TheBrainyBunch in action. You must be able to capture great sport and action shots and attract our challengers' attention to create happy, waving photos!

Please note: you'll need to have your own photography equipment to bring with you on the day.

Route Steward

As a Route Steward you'll ensure participants know where they are going next on the course, are safe during the challenge and feel motivated to continue along the route!

Water Stop Volunteer

As a Water Stop Volunteer you'll keep #TheBrainyBunch hydrated by handing out water to participants as they pass by, as well as providing support and motivation to those taking part.

Car Park Attendant

We need friendly and enthusiastic volunteer car park attendants, to help event participants park, point people in the right direction and provide the first warm welcome to #TheBrainyBunch.

If you would like to apply to volunteer as one of these roles at one of the below events, please complete our online form.

Apply for a role

Our events

We need volunteers to help support The Charity at the following events, please read the role descriptions above before you apply.


Roles needed

Bath Half Marathon - 17 March 2019 Cheer champions
Brighton Marathon - 14 April 2019 Cheer champions
Virgin Money London Marathon - 28 April 2019 Cheer champions
Edinburgh Marathon - 26 May 2019Cheer champions
Vitality London 10,000 -27 May 2019Cheer champions
Peak District Challenge - 13 July 2019
Cheer champions
Meet and greet (no marquee)
Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 - 4 August 2019Cheer champions
Great North Run 2019 - 8 September 2019
Cheer champions
Marquee meet and greet
London to Brighton Cycle - 15 September 2019 Cheer champions
Marathon Walk London - 28 September 2019 Cheer champions
Tough Mudder - various dates and locations Cheer champions

If you would like to apply for one of these roles, please complete our online form.

Apply for a role