There has been a super response to volunteer at this year's Tour of Britain. Over 1100 people have registered so far which represents an increase in number on every stage compared to 2005, but there is still a need for more volunteers at the London stage in particular. The original target of 500 volunteers for London has been exceeded, but the safety team have requested another 250 volunteers. This most ambitious of stages will need to be supported by around 750 volunteers in total.
Marshals for the London stage will be required to attend a briefing session and these are being held at a Central London venue on the 13th, 15th and 26th August. Registered marshals will be contacted with exact details very soon. Registered marshals for the Kent stage will be required to attend a briefing session in Canterbury on the evening of the 16th August and choose their locations around the stage.
These briefings will last about 1h15m and will inform the marshals of their role, responsibilities, health and safety, welfare, legislation, duty of care, customer care, and information about the race.
Volunteers will also be able to choose from one of the 8 sectors identified on the stage as a location on the stage where they would like to marshal. Or volunteers will be able to help at the start in Greenwich Park or at the finish of the stage in St James's Park.
In return for your help you'll receive a limited edition t-shirt, all the safety equipment necessary and other goodies. Sorry, the Tour of Britain won't be able to pay travelling expenses.
If you would like to register follow this link
Once registered volunteers will be contacted with further details