Volunteer with us

Race Day store

Run Melbourne is Sole Motive’s premier event that this year has an exciting, brand new home at Melbourne’s Grand Slam Oval.

An integral part of Run Melbourne’s success is from the support we receive from our volunteers, without whom this event simply wouldn’t be possible.

Volunteering at Run Melbourne is a great opportunity to develop your skills if you’re interested in working in the sport or events industry, or if you simply want be part of a large scale event that moves a city.


Saturday 23 July (shifts range from 7.45am-4pm)

Sunday 24 July (shifts range from 5.15am-12.30pm)


Grand Slam Oval,
Melbourne & Olympic Parks


Application deadline

22 July.

Note: Roles will be filled on a first in first served basis.


No prior experience is required, the only thing you need is enthusiasm and a willingness to help. We will provide you with on day instructions and volunteer manuals including maps, policies and event timetables so you are ready to assist us at this great event.


Volunteers at Run Melbourne
Volunteers at Run Melbourne2

Individual roles include:

– Course Marshalls
– Start & Finish Line Assistants
– Entries / Race Pack Collection
– Drink Station Assistant
– Site Marshall
– And more!

As a volunteer, you will:

– Learn to work effectively within a team
– Have the opportunity to further develop your skills in communication, organisation and management
– Learn to work in a fast moving environment
– Have fun and enjoy a sense of fulfilment

Additional volunteer benefits

Individual volunteers can enjoy one of the following discounts:

20% retail discount

Entry to future events (up to $80)

How to apply

Email your Expression of Interest to James at volunteers@solemotive.com or apply below:

The Run Melbourne countdown is on