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Volunteers Required For Annual Swansea Road Race

Volunteers are sought to help out at the 2011 Admiral Swansea Bay 10k taking place this September

PRLog - Aug. 15, 2011 - With places for the Admiral Swansea Bay 10k quickly filling up, race organisers are seeking volunteers to help marshal the event which takes place on Sunday 25 September.

Volunteers are required to keep the course clear and ensure the event passes safely.  Marshals will be situated along the route to direct and encourage runners and will also be on hand at the finish line to give out water and medals.

Nigel Jones, Swansea Council's Special Events Manager and Race Director, said, “Volunteers are the key to a successful Admiral Swansea Bay 10k and there are many ways in which they can get involved.”

“It always proves to be a very entertaining event and is a great occasion for volunteers to be part of.

“Volunteers will need to be available between 9.30am and 3.30pm on the day of the race and will receive a t-shirt, goody bag and a packed lunch in return for their support.”
Anyone interested in helping at this year's event can download a Marshall Request Form from http://www.swanseabay10k.com or call Special Events on 01792 635428.

The Admiral Swansea Bay 10k is a flat, fast scenic race suitable for athletes of all abilities.  In addition to the main 10k race there will also be a 10k wheelchair race along with four other junior age group races covering 5k, 3k and 1k for runners aged 20 and under.

Spaces are limited for both the main 10k race and junior races with entries closing on 31 August or when maximum capacity is reached.

Runners can enter online or pick up an entry form from any Active Swansea leisure centre.  The website is also fully loaded with information, training tips and running plans to help the less experienced runners.  

The Admiral Swansea Bay 10k, organised by the City and County of Swansea, is part of the inaugural Run Britain Grand Prix race series and is kindly sponsored by Admiral Group and supported by Bay Radio, Active Swansea, Road Safety, Days Motor Group, Subway and Unilever.

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