Volunteer at The Berkeley Half Marathon

The Berkeley Half Marathon has over 500 volunteer positions and opportunities for your group. Our volunteers represent the original hometown marathon, showcasing all of the best locations the city has to offer. Your time, energy, and support are invaluable to all of us and race weekend success.

To volunteer at the Berkeley Half Marathon, please Contact Us

Interested in Performing or in Creating a Cheer Station?

Course entertainment helps to keep runner spirits and vigor up during the race! If you are interested in performing or cheering at the Berkeley Half Marathon, please contact us at volunteer@jumpingfences.org


We are always looking for individuals or groups of musicians, roving performers, etc. who have a proven track record of engaging, interactive public performances in a variety of settings. 

Cheer Stations

For the participants along the route, spectator participation is crucial. We welcome unique cheer station ideas for groups of 10 – 30 people. Art cars and other types of eye-catching cheer zones are ideal!

Volunteer Code of Conduct and Guidelines

The Berkeley Half Marathon staff requires that you read and adhere to all volunteer guidelines. We expect all volunteers to act in such a manner to help create a positive, safe, and fun atmosphere for all runners and spectators.

As race week approaches, your team leader will be provided with more detailed information about your role. If you have any questions or comments about our guidelines or need any additional information, please contact volunteer@jumpingfences.org.