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Become a Volunteer

We're looking for Volunteers to join the UTS Event Team and play a crucial role in delivering this amazing event! Read on to find out how to get involved!

Why volunteer with us?

Volunteering with the UTS Event Team will give you a unique insight into what goes into the organisation and logistics of an international event of this scale and see first-hand what the runners experience. Who knows, it may inspire you to toe the start line the following year!

Whether you can join us for one day, two days, all three days or more, your contribution will be appreciated! Please indicate your availability and any task or work partner preference in the signup form.

You'll be grouped with other people keen to provide an incredible experience for our runners. At every edition of UTS, we see lasting friendships forged between volunteers. Rest assured: you’ll meet your own tribe here!

Are you keen? If so, check out the fantastic opportunities we have available and get signed up today!

Opportunities

We’re looking for over 100 volunteers who are keen to provide a memorable experience to our runners. Our volunteers travel from across the UK and are passionate about working with other people.

We have a variety of roles available. To give you a flavour, here are a few of the tasks we need your help with over the weekend:

  • Welcoming runners to the venue and getting them registered.
  • Managing Aid Stations on the courses, serving food, drink and encouragement!
  • Congratulating the runners as they finish line and presenting medals.
  • Managing the bag drop and distributing bags post-race.
  • Directing participants to the start, greeting spectators and answering any queries.
  • Branding the venue to ensure it looks perfect before the race starts.
  • Marshalling road/crossing points and motivating participants as they pass.
  • Driving our event vehicles, including DNF people carriers.
Opportunities
Benefits

Benefits

As a volunteer at UTS you will receive the following benefits:

  • Event Credits* to be used towards any future event organised by UTMB UK, such as UTS.
  • Guaranteed entry to any future event organised by UTMB UK, such as UTS (providing you fulfil any entry criteria that may be in place, for example having a valid UTMB Index for the race you’d like to enter).
  • Limited edition, gender-specific synthetic Event Team T-shirt and lanyard, both yours to keep!
  • Daily meals (breakfast/packed lunch/dinner) and hot drinks provided throughout.
  • Accommodation (bunkhouse or campervan/camping space) is available to those who notify us within their application.
  • For those who can volunteer for 24hrs or more across the event, reimbursement of pre-agreed travel expenses (up to £100).
  • Opportunity to meet other diverse and amazing volunteers and enjoy the incredible feel-good factor from helping our runners meet their extraordinary!
  • An awesome weekend in the beautiful scenery of Snowdonia National Park, as part of the team delivering the UK’s only UTMB World Series Event!

*Event Credits are awarded at a rate of £10 per hour of volunteering. E.g., completing three 8-hour shifts over the weekend will earn you £240 in credit towards any future event(s) organised by UTMB UK, including UTS. Event Credits must be redeemed within 24 months of the event they were earnt at.

Frequently asked questions

YOUR COMMENTS

I enjoyed the experience. Great to be part of a fantastic team that put on an amazing event.

Tony

Transport Team

I enjoyed working with a team of like minded, crazy individuals and meeting some amazing new friends, as well as helping each runner on their journey and seeing their smiles!

Bryn

Aid Station Team

Very well organised! Team leaders were approachable and available. Great sense of being part of the event. Felt appreciated by both the Management Team and runners.

Rachel

Aid Station Team

The atmosphere and team are second to none.

Drew

Aid Station Team

Oh yes, loved it!! The whole thing, despite being rushed off our feet. Meeting all the runners at the Aid Station is fabulous. Giving encouragement when needed and also giving hugs for the teary. Knowing I’m helping them get round is awesome.

Sue

Aid Station Team

[I enjoyed] working with other like-minded people who work as a team to get the job done. The atmosphere of the event and helping the runners on their journeys. Everyone was so nice!

Sara

Aid Station Team

The participants really appreciated our support and it was pretty special to be a part of the event given how much it meant to so many of the runners. It was good to meet the other people at the Aid Station as well, an interesting bunch of like minded folk.

Richard

Aid Station Team

I loved helping people and every volunteer I met was fantastic!

Peter

Aid Station Team

I’ve always been interested in this race and wanted to see it first hand. I’ll definitely be back and will probably run in it next year.

Steven

Registration Team

I love running and I want others - whatever their ability - to feel cared for and secure as they move through the race. I also loved meeting the team and sharing it too.

Rachael

Aid Station Team

[We wanted] to give our young people a taste of one of the best and highest profile races this country has to offer!

Danny

Youth Group Leader

Great feeling of achievement, the teamwork and the vibe!

Carl

Aid Station Team

[Enjoyed the] people, atmosphere, supporting the runners throughout and seeing them finish their races, learning about what's 'behind the scenes' - all of it!

Anonymous

I enjoyed being part of a positive and proactive team and being able to work on an event I've done in the past in order to help others to complete their race.

Zac

Aid Station Team

[I enjoyed] meeting people, the team, total break from the 9-5, the race and it’s toughness, family feel!

Rachael

Aid Station Team

[I enjoyed] being part of the team. Meeting the other volunteers and runners. Getting the chance to help runners. The buzz and the excitement!

Fiona

Registration Team

The Transport Team were amazing - all mucking in when it was obvious that things were not going to plan elsewhere. Being able to support the runners in any way possible and their obvious gratitude for that help and support.

Dan

Transport Team