Opportunities

Volunteers are the heart and sole of Space Coast Runners. Every year SCR relies on hundreds of volunteers to put on our race events, fun runs and socials. We also rely on our volunteers for numerous projects like the award-winning newsletter, community events and cleanups. Without the support of the many Space Coast Runners volunteers, our organization would not be able to put on some of the most successful running events in Florida.

Upcoming Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering for any of the events listed below, simply click on the link below next to the race you are interested in or email us, and be sure to include:

1. Your full name

2. Name(s) of event(s) you're interested in volunteering for and what day and time you are available

Upcoming Events: 

  • Space Coast Marathon & Half Marathon Packet Pickup: Packet Pickup at Running Zone. 3 hour time slots are available. We need volunteers for Mon, Tues, Wed and Friday the week leading up to the race. Click here to sign up.
  • Space Coast Marathon & Half Marathon Expo at SCR Booth: Volunteer to help out at the Expo. SCR will have a big booth. You'll man the Prize Wheel and talk to folks that stop by the booth. 4 shifts to choose from. Click here for more info.
  • Space Coast Marathon & Half Marathon Race Day Pizza Tent: Pizza Tent Shift Captains.  4 hour time slots are available (6-9am, 9-12pm, 12-1:30pm, 1:30-3pm). Need 3 captains per shift. Coordinate volunteers that will serve pizzas and assist with the pizza deliveries each hour. Click here to sign up.

SCR Runner of the Year Series Races

  • Run the Tide 5K
  • Running on Island Time 5K
  • Turtle Krawl 5K - 
  • Rainbow Run 5K 
  • Space Coast Marathon & Half Marathon - click here to volunteer before or at the race or click here to volunteer at the SCR Pizza Tent after the race
  • Reindeer Run 5K
  • Fly Fish 5K & 10K
  • Tooth Trot 5K
  • Eye of the Dragon 10K & Tail of the Lizard 2 Mile
  • Freedom 5K
  • Downtown Melbourne 5K
  • Space Coast Classic 15K & 2 Mile 
  • Eat My Crust 5K 

SCR Fun Runs & Social Events:

  • SCR Winter Social: Tentative date is January 5, 2020

2020/2021 SCR Board Member:

The 2020-2021 SCR Board Member elections will be held in May 2020. SCR will accept nominations for Board Members in the spring. If you are interested, please contact SCR Secretary, Heather Felix via email at info@spacecoastrunners.org and provide the following information:

1. Short bio with a picture of yourself.

2. Why you would like to serve on the SCR board.

All interested candidates will be put on the electronic ballot which will be sent to all current members for voting. Results will be announced in June.

Board of Directors Expectations

· Support SCRs mission, purposes, goals, policies and programs.

· Serve actively on committees.

· Attend activities and events sponsored by SCR whenever possible.

· Prepare for and participate in monthly board meetings and committee meetings.

· Serve SCR as whole rather than any special interest group or constituency. 

SCR Central Weekly Emails

RACE CONTRIBUTOR

If you have interest in submitting an article on your latest race, please email Brittany Streufert at socialmedia@spacecoastrunners.orgIt’s easy. It’s fun. If you like running, why not write about it?

PHOTOGRAPHER

We're looking for an individual to shoot photos are our Runner of the Year series races. This means photographing what is happening before, during and after the race which we'll post on our various social media platforms. If you would like to give this a shot, email socialmedia@spacecoastrunners.org.  

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTRIBUTOR

We're looking for an individual to come out to the Runner of the Year series races and Facebook Live the event. This person can also conduct interviews with SCR members, race winners, etc.

Volunteer Age Requirements

For the safety of our volunteers and our participants, we do have some age guidelines in place.  Volunteers that are 16 years old and up are free to volunteer on their own.  Volunteers that are between the ages of 12-15 are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.  If you have a child in the 12-15 year age group, please be sure to indicate that in your communication so that we can place you and your child in an appropriate and safe volunteer assignment at our events.

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