Albany Marathon Looking For Volunteers

Feb 12, 2015


From: Kristen Schuette

Manager of Marketing and Communications

Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau



ALBANY, GA – Volunteers are needed for the 9th Annual Albany Marathon and Half Marathon on Saturday, March 7, 2015.


Volunteers can sign up online at  Follow the volunteer link at the top of the webpage to Assignments include Course Marshall, Expo/Registration, and Finish Line.  Descriptions of what is entailed for each position are provided. Volunteer forms are also available and can be turned in at the Albany Welcome Center. Responsibilities are available until spots are filled.


Road Marshals are especially needed at strategic intersections throughout the city to guide runners along the route, prevent traffic turning into the course, and to be cheerleaders, creating energy and enthusiasm for those working to achieve their personal best.


“Each year, the Albany Marathon is commended on our volunteers” said Rashelle Beasley, Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau Director and Race Director of the Albany Marathon. “This race shows off the spirit of Albany’s people and could not be successful without all the community support.”


Volunteering with the Albany Marathon is a great opportunity for families and organizations to get involved with one of the communities largest events. Each volunteer will receive a t-shirt and a ticket to the Mardi Gras Street Festival.


For more information about volunteering with the Albany Marathon email Meredith Burnsed at or call 229-317-4760.




Albany Marathon, Inc. is a certified 501 c3 organization whose primary mission focuses on promoting fitness and health within the Albany and Southwest Georgia community through a charity marathon that benefits Willson Hospice House.


The Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau works with first class accommodations, award winning attractions and the finest restaurants in Southwest Georgia to promote Albany as a destination travel spot. Visitors can experience the great outdoors, walk through history, and spoil themselves with true southern hospitality in Southwest Georgia. For more information, visit

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