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City of Preston 10k looking for marshals, set up and race HQ volunteers 

Posted on - 26th August, 2023 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, Health, Preston buildings & attractions, Preston City Centre, Preston Locations, Preston News, What's On in Preston
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The City of Preston 10K

The SPAR City of Preston 10K, delivered by Quest Events returns on Sunday 24th September 2023 to Preston city centre. 

For this year’s event, Quest Events is appealing for volunteers to help in various areas of the race including the event set up, race HQ, route, water stations and finish line marshalling.  

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  • Event set up includes moving barriers, hanging branding and helping to set up tables and gazebos.  
  • Race HQ needs dedicated helpers to hand out running numbers and replacements, give out safety pins, point runners and spectators in the right direction and onboard any runners joining the race on the day. 
  • Route Marshalwill point runners in the right direction during the race, and provide encouragement by cheering them on as they go. You will be required to be the main point of contact on the course if a runner is in need of assistance. 
  • Water Station Marshals will be located around the halfway point on the race and you will help by loading up the water station table and handing out water.  
  • Finish Line Marshals are located on the finish line with beaming smiles and positive messages welcoming runners backYou will hand out a much-needed bottle of water, snack and all-important medal to our finishing runners.  

Volunteering is a fantastic way to be a part of this hugely popular community event loved by all of the locals. All volunteers will be provided with food and drink before they head out to provide highly appreciated help on race route.  

Group of people in running gear stood outside cheering
SPAR City of Preston 10K

Sponsored by SPAR for a third year in a row, through its association with James Hall & Co. Ltd, the SPAR City of Preston 10K will start and finish in the historic city centre Flag Market where the athlete’s village will be located. 

Once again, the 10K route will take in Preston’s picturesque Avenham Park, before the fantastic riverside section swings back towards the city centre for the finish. 

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To register your interest, sign up or receive more information on volunteering please contact the team on events@questmedianetwork.co.uk.  

For more information or to sign up to the SPAR City of Preston 10K visit the race website.

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