event volunteering (closed) & scare actors (open)

Running Scared Event Volunteer positions are now closed - SCARE ACTOR positions are still available, APPLY BELOW - If you’re interested in event management, acting, entertainment or marketing, volunteering at Running Scared will be right up your alley! There are some perks, too! All volunteers will receive refreshments, certificate of participation, event merchandise, and entry to the Monster Dance party. If you volunteer with us on Friday 11 October you can also join the run for free!



You'll assist with participant registration and bib distribution

You’ll assist our events production team setting up the course

7AM - 12PM (Full)

12PM - 4PM (Full)



Welcoming runners on arrival and signposting them to run start

Assisting with organising wave starts

Assisting in answering participant questions

Directing, marshalling and supporting runners on the route

Handing out water on course

Monitoring restricted access areas

Operating props on the course

Assisting with course breakdown

3PM - 7PM (Full)

6PM - 10PM (Full)

7PM - 11PM (Full)

STILL OPEN- Call out for Actors & DRAMA STUDENTS!

Running Scared is looking for actors and drama students to be transformed into the best-of-the-best  horror and Halloween characters, terrorising the participants on the course. For those who require make-up and costumes these will be provided. Please note there may be requirements for rehearsals on Friday night 11 October and  from approximately 12pm - 10pm on Saturday 12 October. If this is of interest, fill in the registration form below.

What’s in it for you?

•  Being part of an exciting event that is brand-new, fun and social 

•  Gain experience and knowledge in the running of a large outdoor event

•  Certificate of Participation

•  Running Scared merchandise item

•  Refreshments  

•  Entry to the Monster Dance party if you are over 18 years of age (entry can be passed on to a friend if you work the event evening shifts, which will be the most fun!)

•  Entry into the run (for volunteers working on Friday 11 October or early shifts on Saturday 12 October)


We still have a few spots left for scare actors. Just fill in your details below

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