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450 Volunteers Needed for Missoula Marathon

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MISSOULA -

Missoula Marathon organizers said they still need about 450 volunteers to help out over the weekend of the big race.

Marathon organizers said Missoulians tend to sign up to volunteer at the last minute, but it's important to have 900 signed up to help before the marathon on July 14.

They said volunteers work the aid stations along the course, hand out race day packets, and medals at the finish line.

Eva Dunn-Froebig, Executive Director of Run Wild Missoula said, "I think it's because of the volunteers that we put on such a good event and we've gotten so many awards for having a well-organized events, because people in Missoula are so friendly and it's a great way to show off our city to have the local volunteers out there."

Organizers said volunteers can choose to volunteer a few hours or more on Thursday, July 11 through Monday, July 15.

They said volunteering is a great way to meet community members, and feel like you're part of the race, even if you're not running in the race.

To sign up for a volunteer position at the Missoula Marathon, click here.

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