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Community Groups

Events Management Queensland annually recruits over 1,000 individual volunteers from local groups, clubs and organisations to help assist us with the delivery of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon. Community Groups contribute greatly to the success of our event and in return for their assistance receive a monetary donation, volunteer t-shirts and certificates of appreciation.

Community Group roles available:

  • Aid Stations
  • Road Marshals
  • Exit Tents
  • Recovery Area
  • Recovery Refreshments
  • Start Line Loading Zone Attendants
  • Bump Out Crew

Please be aware of the following:

  • Minimum age for a volunteer is 12 years of age
  • Any minor under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian
  • Either the group leader or a member of the group must attend a training session prior to race weekend
  • Your group must be able to supply a minimum of 15 volunteers
  • Community groups roles take place on Saturday 1 July and Sunday 2 July 2017
  • Early starts are required and can be as early as 5am for some roles

Apply to become a Community Group in 2017

Community Group Applications are now open.



Volunteer Coordinator
(07) 5668 9888