Marathon Volunteer

Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin


Horizontal2You don’t have to be a runner to be a part of the festivities on race day. Volunteer for one of the many opportunities necessary to make the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin a success.  Individuals who register to volunteer will receive an event T-shirt, automatic entry for prize giveaways, and free food and drinks at the Finish Line Festival.

Visit the Volunteer Details page to see the positions available.

For more information, including our Grant Group Program, please email


Kids Marathon Volunteers

We need volunteers for our Kids Marathon, too!  Descriptions for positions during the Kids Marathon can be found on the Kids Marathon page.

Grant Group Opportunities

How to Become a Grant Group:

  • Are you a nonprofit organizations looking for fundraising opportunities?
  • Can you commit at least 10 volunteers to the 2018 Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin?

For nonprofit organizations, the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin offers a fun volunteering opportunity.  Qualifying volunteer groups of ten or more will receive $10 for every volunteer** through a grant group program.  For example, if your group has 15 members register and volunteer, a donation of $150 will be made to your group.

To register your organization or to learn more, email

**No one group will receive more than $500 in donation monies.