Race Volunteers for the

Colorado Marathon

Want to enjoy a runner’s high without the run? Sign up as a volunteer for our race in Fort Collins!

Contribute to the Success of Our Event as a Volunteer

The Colorado Marathon thrives each year thanks to the dedication of our incredible race volunteers. Your contributions are invaluable, and we can’t thank each of you enough for making this event possible. Join us as a volunteer for our next exciting event!

While groups cover most volunteer roles during race weekend, numerous other ways exist to get involved. If you’d like to support our annual race in Fort Collins, we’d be thrilled and honored to welcome you aboard! Reach out to explore volunteer opportunities for this year’s event. We can’t wait to have you on our volunteer team — your backing means the world to us and we greatly appreciate your support!

Explore Our Epic Mountain Course

Colorado Marathon starting line in the Poudre Canyon

Race starting times

Check out the starting times for each race below.


Here are the parking locations near each race’s bus boarding location:

Marathon Parking:

  • The Old Town Garage on the Southeast corner of Mountain and Remington (209 E Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524).
  • The surface lot at Oak and Remington (215 Remington St, Fort Collins, CO 80524).

Half-Marathon/10k/5k Parking:

Download the Downtown Fort Collins Parking Map below for additional directions and parking lots.

Aid Station Locations & SUpplies

Our amazing volunteers like you will help race participants stay fueled and hydrated at various aid stations along each course. Aid stations are located approximately every other mile.

Here’s a breakdown of what’s provided at the aid stations and where they’re located: 

Aid Station features

There will be a total of 12 aid stations equipped with:

  • Eldorado Springs Water
  • Gatorade
  • Basic First-Aid Kits & Supplies
  • Portable Toilets
  • Cell Phones and Emergency Radios
  • Medical Support In Case of Emergencies
  • Honey Stinger Energy Gels and Chews will be available at the Green Pipe Aid Station (mile 12.8) and Bagel Hill Aid Station (Mile 19.1)

Aid Station Locations

Explore the approximate locations for each aid station:

    • Aid Station 1: Mile 2.6 (The Rock Tunnel)
    • Aid Station 2: Mile 5.0 (Ouzel Day Use Area)
    • Aid Station 3: Mile 7.2 (Poudre Park)
    • Aid Station 4: Mile 10.1 (Raft Put In)
    • Aid Station 5: Mile 12.8 (Green Pipe)
    • Aid Station 6: Mile 15.3 (Guard Rail)
    • Aid Station 7: Mile 16.8 (Ted’s Place)
    • Aid Station 8: Mile 19.1 (Bagel Hill)
    • Aid Station 9: Mile 21.4 (Lyon’s Park)
    • Aid Station 10: Mile 23.2 (Taft Hill)
    • Aid Station 11: Mile 24.2 (Shields)
    • Aid Station 12: Mile 25.3 (Lee Martinez)
    Colorado Marathon sponsor Odells Brewing Co.

    You’re Invited to the Post-Race Party!

    All volunteers are invited to celebrate with us at our epic post-race party. Join us at the Odell Brewing Co. Beer Garden at Washington Park to celebrate runners’ victories and your amazing support.

    The party starts right after the races end. Volunteers can enjoy free local craft beer on us! Please have your ID ready to get a wristband at the Packet Pick Up & Expo or at the Odell Brewing Co. Beer Garden.

    Additional cans are $5, and beer sales stop at 1 pm. Beer will also be available for purchase for your friends and family. All beer proceeds will be donated to a local charity to benefit our community!

    Join Our Team as a Race Volunteer!

    We encourage you to join our volunteer team if you’re passionate about community involvement, fitness, and making a difference. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or want to experience a runner’s high without the run, there are endless opportunities to get involved and contribute to the success of the Colorado Marathon. We look forward to working with you and thank you in advance for your invaluable support!

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