Boston Marathon

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Pre-Race

Volunteers assist with pre-race preparation for the Boston Marathon. Please email volunteer@baa.org if you're a returning bib stuffing volunteer or interested in supporting pre-race preparations!

Boston Marathon Expo

Throughout the 3-Day Expo, athletes from around the world come to pick up their race materials. Volunteers assist them at the start of their Boston Marathon experience.

Race Day Hopkinton

Hopkinton volunteers assist at the start of the race. When applying, keep in mind that positions are not accessible by public transportation. Parking will be available for volunteers.

Race DayBoston

Finish area volunteers welcome athletes before they board their bus to Hopkinton, and upon their return after finishing the race!

Race DayMedical

Medical Volunteers ensure the health of all participants throughout the Boston Marathon. Most medical position are filled by returning volunteers.

Race DayAmateur Radio

Amateur Radio volunteer opportunities exist along the entire event from the Start Area in Hopkinton to the Finish Area in Boston as well as in each of the 6 cities and towns in between!

The B.A.A. 5K will take place on Saturday, April 15. Volunteer opportunities are available in the Boston Marathon volunteer application. Descriptions are available online