Registration open to volunteer for MCM

Registration open to volunteer for MCM
July 18, 2014, 4:30 pm
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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Members of the general public will now be able to volunteer for the Marin Corps Marathon four-day weekend from Thursday, Oct. 23 to Sunday, Oct. 26.

Volunteers looking to serve alongside the U.S. Marines can register at www.marinemarathon.com. 

"As any Marine knows, it takes teamwork to complete the mission," says MCM Director Rick Nealis. "With the assistance of thousands of volunteers, the MCM has earned its reputation as one of the most organized and most gratifying marathons in the world."

MCM volunteers can register for responsibilities throughout MCM Weekend including Packet Pick-up, baggage, information, clothing collection and recycling and in a variety of duty stations. These areas include the Health & Fitness Expo by GE, the MCM Kids Run, MCM10K, Runners Village, MCM Finish Festival and water points and food stations located along the Marathon and MCM10K course. There also are positions available for volunteers with professional skills such as HAM operators, massage therapists and those with certified medical training including EMTs, nurses and doctors.  

For their efforts volunteers will eceive a commemorative T-shirt and volunteer certificate.