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Volunteers needed for Little Rock Marathon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 21, 2021) – Looking for a way to participate in the Little Rock Marathon without having to train for a marathon? Register today to join one of the more than 75 volunteer groups that make up the Little Rock Marathon volunteer team.

To register, simply go to: http://littlerockmarathon.com/volunteers/.


Race weekend runs November 19-21, 2021. The Volunteer Program is presented by US Army Recruiting Battalion Oklahoma City, Little Rock Recruiting Company and THV11 KTHV. The Little Rock Marathon is a project of Little Rock Parks and Recreation.


“The Little Rock Marathon is a volunteer-driven organization,” Geneva Lamm, Little Rock Marathon Executive Director, said. “It takes the talent and high-octane energy of more than 2,000 volunteers to make our race happen each year. Our volunteers are at the heart of what makes our race so unique and fun.”


Volunteer Chairman Darren Tillery echoed Lamm’s sentiments. “Volunteering is one of the best ways to experience all the excitement of race weekend,” he said. “Our race would not be possible without the support of so many volunteers who help throughout the entire weekend.”


Race weekend includes the Little Rock Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, presented by The Port of Little Rock; the Little Rock Marathon, presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; the Little Rock Half Marathon, presented by Baptist Health; the Little Rock 10K, presented by Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and the Little Rock 5K, presented by Arkansas Federal Credit Union.


For more information, visit http://littlerockmarathon.com or contact Geneva Lamm at glamm@littlerock.gov.



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About Little Rock Marathon

The mission of the Little Rock Marathon is provide a premier event open to athletes of all abilities, while promoting a healthy lifestyle through running and walking and raising money for Little Rock Parks & Recreation. Since inception in 2003, more than $1 million has been donated to Little Rock Parks & Recreation. Little Rock Marathon Race Weekend is held the first weekend in March each year and includes a marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K run/walk, a children’s mile and a free two-day health and fitness expo. With an estimated $6 million in local spending annually, more than 200,000 individuals have participated in a Little Rock Marathon race, event, or free training program. This has been achieved through school-based programs, community outreach, partnerships with running/walking groups across the country and passionate grass roots promotion.


About Little Rock Parks & Recreation

Little Rock Parks and Recreation oversees 62 developed parks and twelve undeveloped parks totaling over 6,100 acres. In addition, the Little Rock Parks & Recreation offers a wide-range of youth and adult recreational and sports leagues, after-school and summer playground programs for children ages 6-15, outdoor recreation, therapeutic recreation and programs for seniors. Funds raised will continue to support parks and recreational programs for all ages. For more information about Little Rock Parks & Recreation please visit www.lrpr.org.