Volunteer

VOLUNTEERS

True Grit volunteers are the first face thousands of participants see. True Grit volunteers are the backbone of making the event run smoothly for all.

Remember, if you’re up for it you can run for FREE* on the other day of the same event weekend!

If you volunteer for True Grit, you can run the course for FREE*.

Therefore, if you volunteer on:

  1. Saturday, you can run for free on Sunday in any wave start time.
  2. Sunday, you can run for free on Saturday (you need to register and pay, we then simply reimburse you after your volunteer shift on Sunday).
  3. *A non-refundable admin fee will apply to all registrations & volunteering.
 
If you have nay questions, please send us an email at: support@truegrit.com.au
 
Volunteer for our QLD event on August 17th or 18th, 2024:
 
Volunteer for our WA event on October 12th or 13th, 2024:

Volunteer for our VIC event on November 16th or 17th, 2024:

 

Express you interest to volunteer for our NSW event for 2025. 

 

Express you interest to volunteer for our SA event for 2025. 

 

WHAT YOU DO

ROLES

  • Check in volunteer – Provide the first welcome to the thousands of True Grit participants.
  • Bag drop volunteer – A key part of the participant experience, and typically the last stop before Gritters make their way to the start line.
  • Finish line volunteer – Help organise finishers t-shirts and drinks for participants.
  • Obstacle marshals – Help to encourage and motivate our participants and teach them technique as they embark on a 10+km challenge, with 30+ obstacles. 
  • True Grit volunteers, need to show some grit at times just like our participants. We start early with kick off at 6:45am. We need people who are up for the challenge and who are prepared to work with others.

REQUIREMENTS

Everyone who applies to be a True Grit volunteer must be able to do the following:

  • Be 18 years of age or older. If you are younger than this you can volunteer, but will need accompanying adult supervision and with a signed parent or guardian consent form.
  • Attend your shift! If you don’t attend you won’t receive any of the benefits.
  • An ability to speak and read English.
  • Flexibility for which role you will do.
  • Volunteer shifts commence at 0645 on event day and go until your allocated role has finished. Please allow approx. 8 hours.

WHAT YOU GET

CREW SHIRT

You will need it on the day, plus you get to keep it!

RUN FOR FREE

Run the Course FREE* (on other day of the same event)

LUNCH PACK

We will provide a lunch pack and drinks for your volunteer shift

PARKING AND CAMPING

When you register to volunteer you will be added to our free parking and camping list.

ARE YOU READY?

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