Join Our Team: Volunteer for the Platte River Half Marathon & Relay

Help make one of Denver’s favorite races a fun and thrilling success — volunteer today!

Join the Fun and Make a Difference as a Volunteer

Are you ready to take on a new challenge and make a difference in your community? Join the Platte River Half Marathon & Relay team as a volunteer for race day!

As a volunteer on our race crew, you’ll play an integral role in the success of the event and support runners every step of the way from start to finish. Plus, you’ll get the chance to connect with other volunteers, meet new people, and have tons of fun in the process. We want you to feel confident as a volunteer, so here’s everything you need to know!

Volunteers setting up bottled waters for aid stations

Explore Our Exciting Volunteer Opportunities

We have an array of opportunities for both individuals and groups to volunteer in positions available on race day at the start and finish areas and along the course.

You can choose to help with:

  • Course Marshal
  • Parking Helpers
  • Race Setup & Tear Down
  • Supply Unloading/Setup
  • Starting Line/Finish Line
  • Gear Check
  • Aid & Water Stations
  • Relay Exchange Zones
  • Post-Party Food/Beer Helpers
  • And More!


General Times for Course Volunteers

Race Day Starting Line:
Where: Breckenridge Brewery/Reynold’s Landing Trailhead
When: 5:00 am – 8:00 am

Race Day Course Marshals:
Where: Along the Course
When: Time Depends on Location (details will be provided)

Race Day Finish Line:
Where: Breckenridge Brewery/Reynold’s Landing Trailhead
When: 5:00 am – 8:00 am; 7:00 am – 10:00 am; and 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Benefits of Volunteering for Our Littleton Races

There are so many excellent benefits you’ll enjoy when you get involved as a volunteer on race day! After all, awesome events can’t happen without the support of awesome people like you!

Here are just a few benefits to look forward to:

  • Enjoy a runner’s high without the run.
  • Join us for a pre-race information party at Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton the Thursday before race day.
  • Celebrate at the post-race party: Enjoy free beer, hard seltzers, and lunch on us!
  • Feel great about giving back to the community and supporting charities and organizations like the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through your volunteer efforts.
  • Be a part of an exciting event that promotes health, fitness, camaraderie, and community.
  • Join in on the energy and excitement of race day while making a positive impact on others.
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at this exciting event while helping it run smoothly for participants and spectators.
  • Gain a sense of fulfillment and pride by supporting the runners and helping them reach their goals.
  • Enjoy the outdoors and natural beauty of the Platte River Trail.
  • Make new friends and connections with other passionate runners and volunteers.


Race volunteers setting up supplies
Platte River Half Marathon runners at sunrise

How to Join Our Race Day Crew

Getting involved as a volunteer is easy and rewarding! Simply follow the link to become a volunteer and we’ll be in touch to assign you to your preferred volunteer station.

We’ll also provide all the training and support you need to feel confident and prepared on race day.

Join the Fun at Our Pre- and Post-Race Parties

All volunteers are invited to a pre-race information party at Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton the Thursday before the race, where you’ll meet other volunteers and receive all the details you need to confidently manage your station.

Volunteers are also welcome to celebrate their hard work and the runners’ achievements at the post-race celebration hosted at Breckenridge Brewery right after the event. Here, you’ll enjoy free craft beer, hard seltzer, a delicious lunch, live music, games, and Colorado sunshine as you celebrate with participants and sponsors alike.

Platte River Half Marathon & Relay post-race party for runners, volunteers, and sponsors
Volunteer moving stacks of bottled water cases with a dolly

Thank You to Our 2023 Volunteers

We couldn’t host our annual event without the support of volunteers like you. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for our dedicated volunteers who donated countless hours to help bring our recent event to life. You are the backbone of our event, and we truly appreciate your hard work and dedication. From all of us at the Platte River Half Marathon & Relay, thank you!

What to Know About Volunteering

We want to make sure you feel comfortable and prepared for the big day. Here are a few things to keep in mind:
Primary Parking: The main parking area is at the Breckenridge Brewery parking lot, which is marked with directions for runners, volunteers, and vendors.
Start/Finish Line: The race starts promptly at 7:00 am at Reynold’s Landing trailhead parking lot near Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton. Finish line support will close at 10:30 a.m. with a pace of 13:45/mile.
Additional Information: The Platte River Trail is a multi-use trail and will be open to other exercise enthusiasts during the race, so please be respectful of their use of the trail.
Cupless Racing: We’re proud to operate a cupless race system, thanks to our sponsor at HydraPak! All participants will be given a complimentary collapsable HydraPak Speed Cup during packet pickup to clip, carry, and stash during the race.

Ready to Volunteer for This Year’s Half-Marathon & Relay Race?

Join us for an unforgettable experience as a volunteer at the Platte River Half Marathon & Relay and become an integral part of the magic. Your help makes all the difference in creating a successful and inspiring event, and your willingness to volunteer will bring energy and excitement to the runners participating in the race. Contact us to learn more about volunteering, and sign up today!

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