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Register interest in becoming a 2024 Boston Marathon Marshal

Register by completing and submitting the form below. Please quit and reload the form when submitting multiple registrations. The notes after the form will help you to complete the process.


telephone.... 01205 871090 or 07810186939






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 Step 1. Marshal Information

Currently being updated for 2024

View the Volunteer Presentation  PDF for details about the roles of marshals. Use the link above "Volunteers Briefing PDF"

Below you will find a map of the route with the water stations. Connected junctions are colour coded to their water station. A second map indicates the opening and closing time of the water stations.  A spreadsheet lists the positions available and shows the water station codes and What3Word address for each position. Lines greyed out are taken.


Choose the position you would like to man. Once you have registered using the form above, Sue Durrant our marshal coordinator will acknowledge your registration. You will then receive emails nearer the time of the event with further information. Please keep an eye on your inbox and spam for emails from

How to find the water station or junction marshal positions.

Refer to the spreadsheet to establish the What3Words then search the 3 words on the What3Words website or app. This will show the exact position and how to navigate to it from wherever you are. Please remember the What3Words of the position you choose as it is used by recovery vehicles and ambulances to establish locations if you request them to come to your position.

Step 2. Marshal Spreadsheet - positions available
Step 3.  Location of Water Stations  and Junctions on Route
Step 4a. The role of the Lead Marshal

Responsible for the radios

Completing incident forms

Responsible for the marshals on the nearby junctions

The role is described fully in the Volunteer Briefing PDF

Step 4b. The role of the Marshals/ Junction Marshals

Safety Officer

Directing runners


Monitoring rubbish collection

Providing information to runners and spectators

The roles are described fully in the Volunteer Briefing PDF

Step 5. Data Protection

Please also indicate by answering Yes or No whether you agree to Boston Marathon Committee storing your personal details for the purpose of organising the annual marathon, for instance we may need to contact you regarding any changed instructions. Please understand that these details will not be published on our website and will not be shared. If you answer No details will not be held after race day however if you would like to be invited for the role of Marshal in 2022 then please answer Yes for your information to be retained (yes does not mean you are automatically entered for the role next year).

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