Why be a volunteer?

Are you a positive, hard working person and enjoy meeting new people?

Then you are who we are looking for!

We are looking for volunteers with experience from other events or from previous experience with the BMW Oslo Marathon. We also need people who can contribute to ensuring Norways largest running event runs as smooth as possible. The most important thing is that you are willing to make an effort and give it your all!

Why be a volunteer:

By working as a volunteer you will get an insight into how a large event is run at the same time as making many new contacts. It will help you build a network that you can use for later in life. Being a part of a large event gives valuable expertise and you can be proud to know that you have been part of Norway’s largest running event. All volunteers will receive a goodiebag and the offer of a reference after a job well done.

Volunteer responsibilities

Your job is to ensure the right person ends up in the right place. You will make sure that our officials end up in the area they are meant to be in and that they are ok during the event.


Arena and course production
Your jobs are varied and you will mainly assist in the production of various other jobs in the arena or on the course. This involves the results service, handing out of prizes and “folkeliv” along the course.


Arena work
We are looking for people who can place advertisements at the arena, keep it tidy, be helpful in taking bags from participants and keep the bags safe during the event.


Children’s activity day
Children are an important part of BMW Oslo Marathon! This job is for you who want to nurture the joy of sport within the young.


Official service
You are our jack of all trades who will step in where extra help is required. Jobs in this role will be very varied.


Start number and t-shirt distribution
You are the first person our participants meet at City Hall Square. If you enjoy meeting people and working effectively, this is a task that will suit you. The task also requires a very positive and helpful attitude, and we want you to meet all runners with a big smile and good service spirit! The location of the task is at City Hall Square, and you can work either before or during the event. Distribution of start numbers and t-shirts are open from thursday to saturday.


You work on the course to make sure that participants have a great running experience. You are also the event’s face for the public and will ensure that they also have a great experience in Oslo. Jobs include setting up and taking down the course, and directing runners, the public and traffic.


You are in a group of officials that must stand ready to be placed where extra help is required. This requires a quick mind and positive attitude.


You are one of the first people our participants and the public will meet in connection with the Danske Bank Oslo Marathon. This job is for you who likes to meet a lot of different people.


Participant/drink station help
This role consists of various duties. You will help with setting up drinking stations and handing out drinks/food to runners during the event. You will be up close and personal with the course!


Safety is important to us. That is why we need people who can keep watch and help prevent any unwanted happenings.


We need drivers and helpers for drivers who can help us move material to and from the course. We will provide any necessary vehicles.



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