Campus volunteers needed for Kalamazoo Marathon

Contact: Margaret von Steinen

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University is seeking volunteers to help host several campus water and aid stations and excitement zones for runners participating in the Kalamazoo Marathon Sunday, May 7.

No experience is necessary, and students as well as faculty and staff members are encouraged to participate in the two-hour volunteer opportunity, which will begin at 7:30 a.m. and conclude around 9:30 a.m.

WMU volunteers will provide refreshments and other aid to runners via a station located near the Student Recreation Center, or cheer on runners at excitement zones throughout campus. WMU student organizations, departments and offices are welcome to sign up to host an excitement zone with or without a theme. All volunteers will receive a complimentary WMU T-shirt to wear on race day.

WMU student and staff volunteers for 2016 Kalamazoo Marathon.

WMU student and staff volunteers, 2016 Kalamazoo Marathon

Now in its seventh year, the Kalamazoo Marathon attracts thousands of runners from all over the United States.

For more information, contact Margaret von Steinen at or (269) 387-2072.

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