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London Marathon Cheer Squad Volunteers

London Marathon Cheer Squad Volunteers

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    London, England

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    over 2 years ago

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Who are Mencap?

Mencap supports people with a learning disability

Volunteering with Mencap is YOUR chance to help

What is the Virgin Money London Marathon?

Mencap have over 100 runners taking part in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2019.

They will run 26.2 miles around London on Sunday 28 April 2018.

The 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon is a 26.2 mile run around central London with over 40,000 people taking part. Mencap has over 100 runners taking part and fundraising for us.

Each of our runners will raise at least £2,000.

We want to give them as much support as possible so will have 5 cheer points along the route.

What will I be doing?

  • Cheering our runners
  • Waving flags
  • Making lots of noise with clappers and whistles
  • Thanking people for running and raising money for Mencap

What skills do I need?

  • Confidence
  • Happy to make lots of noise
  • Friendly

When will I volunteer?

We need cheerers on: Sunday 28 April

You'll volunteer for up to 4 hours, in the morning or the afternoon.

We have 5 cheer points where we need supporters at: Woolwich, Surrey Quays, Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf and Embankment.

What will I get as a volunteer?

  • Cheering briefing notes
  • A Mencap t-shirt and cheering materials
  • The chance to meet new people
  • To be valued
  • To claim back travel expenses (up to £7.50)

Who do I contact?

  • Mat Croft
  • 020 7696 6946