Boston Marathon

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Volunteer Job Descriptions


Volunteers assist with pre-race preparation for the Boston Marathon. Please email if you are interested in learning more about pre-race assignments

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 Boston 5K will take place on Saturday, April 13. Volunteer opportunities are available in the Boston Marathon volunteer application. Descriptions are available online