You don't have to be a runner to experience the excitement of Grandma's Marathon.  I NEED YOU!  So does countless thousands of other full and half marathon runners.  Volunteer your time at this year's Grandma's Marathon, June 18!  1,000 positions are still available.  There are a variety of things to do and believe,  your family, and friends that join you are VERY appreciated by the marathon participants.  Your efforts, time and dedication make our race/run/walk bearable!   To find out what jobs are available and to register..... About 1,000 positions remain for next month’s marathon events June 16-18. Join the Grandma’s Marathon team of 5,000 volunteers and help make the race’s 35th annual celebration an event to remember.

Volunteer positions include areas such as traffic and spectator control, water station assistance, medical services, course entertainment, race packet pick-up and finish area activities.

Service organizations, large groups and individuals are all welcome and encouraged to participate. Each volunteer receives an official 2011 volunteer T-shirt, refreshment tickets and an invitation to the Grandma’s Marathon Volunteer Party on Sunday, June 26 at Grandma’s Sports Garden.

To join the Grandma’s Marathon volunteer team, complete and submit the online volunteer form at Please call (218) 727-0947 or send an e-mail to for more information.

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