Volunteer Information

Volunteers are the shining stars of Golden Gate Half weekend!  If you are interested in volunteering, please mark your calendars for the weekend of Friday, November 1, 2024 through Sunday, November 3, 2024!

Volunteer perks include a souvenir shirt, verified community service hours, and so much appreciation from all the participating athletes.

Would you like to be a part of the fun and excitement as well? Not a runner?  No problem!  Here’s your chance to team up with San Francisco’s top destination event that attracts thousands of runners from across the country. You are what makes this event a success and our volunteers mean the world to us.  Thank you for your interest and for supporting not only the event but for providing such an amazing experience for all the participants!  WE APPRECIATE YOU!!


Hundreds of volunteers are needed to staff aid stations, assist with packet pick-up and support our runners at the start and finish. Review the available shifts below:

Shifts Available:

Friday, November 1 – Sports Basement, Presidio

  • Packet Pick Up – 2:00pm – 7:00pm

Saturday, November 2 – Sports Basement, Presidio

  • Expo Shift 1 – 9:15am – 1:45pm
  • Expo Shift 2 – 1:00pm – 5:30pm

Sunday, November 3 – Ghirardelli Square

  • Expo/Start/Finish
    • Shift 1 – 5:00am – 9:00am
    • Shift 2 – 6:00am – 10:30am
    • Shift 3 – 7:30am – 11:30am
  • Water Stations
    • Station 1 – 5:30am – 10:30am
    • Station 2 – 5:30am – 10:30am
    • Station 3 – 5:30am – 10:00am


Have a group interested in volunteering or a general question?  Contact GoldenGateVols@motivsports.com for more information.