The County Marathon

October 1st, 2023

20th Annual

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The County Marathon
Box 427
Wellington, Ontario
K0K 3L0


March 8th

We count on up to 200 volunteers to make the County Marathon happen every year. Below are the best options for high school students.

The County Marathon - student volunteer options for September 29th, 30th and October 1st 2023 - our 20th running!

Almost all shifts are 4 hours long. All volunteers will get instruction. You will also receive a 2023, 20th running, County Marathon ball cap. We will sign your volunteer sheets at the end of your shifts.

Friday September 29th at the Picton Arena

Set up in the Hall working with experienced Marathon committee members - 2 hours, 6-8 PM, no heavy lifting

Saturday September 30th at the Picton Arena

Assisting with registration - shifts are 9 AM to 1 PM, 1 PM to 5 PM. You will be working with experienced Marathon committee members.

Sunday October 1st starting from the Picton Arena at 8 AM. These are all 4 hour assignments

Race-kit management requires that you ride First Student school buses in teams of at least 4 students. Your job will be to manage runners backpacks. Taking them from runners you will ride back to the Picton Arena and arrange them for easy pick-up post race. There will be a number of trips involved.

Buses will run to the Marathon and 50 KM Ultra start at the Lehigh Centre in Wellington until 8 AM. Buses will also run to the 1/2 Marathon start, corner of County Roads 10 and 18 until 10 AM.

Picton Arena post race support includes, management of post race runner nutrition - setting out drinks and snacks as well as post race clean-up.

Assisting in Road Closure management. Senior students will be assigned low volume road intersections, where your job will be to restrict traffic access to the closed race course. In most instances drivers will be asked to turn around and head back to roads which will be open. You will receive instructions and maps to hand out to drivers. You will be given a high-vis traffic vest to wear that day along with critical phone numbers to call if needed. The OPP will be on course for the entire event with 12-18 officers.

Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested. We encourage you to apply in teams of at least 2 for each assignment. Thanking you in advance, from the County Marathon Race Committee

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