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Volunteer with us

We need a friendly team of volunteers to help us at Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens on Sunday 9 June.

Join us and play an important role in helping our participants achieve their goals.



What do I need to know?


We have a variety of roles to fill from course marshalling and wayfinding to handing out medals.

This is a wonderful chance to support our amazing runners in beautiful surroundings for a truly rewarding experience.

More information will be sent to you about what is available upon completion of the form.

Date & Timing

We currently need support for our summer event on Sunday 9 June.

We will need you from 7am - 12pm on event day (we may ask you to arrive a little later).

Once you have finished your shift you will be given free access to enjoy the gardens!

More information will be sent to you on completion of the form. 

What to bring

As you will be starting early, we ask that you bring warm clothes and suitable footwear for the gardens. 

Check the weather forecast and bring appropriate clothing. If it is raining, we advise waterproof shoes or boots and a waterproof jacket.

Please also bring a refillable water bottle with you, filled.

What do I get?

In return for volunteering you will receive:

Hot drink and snacks

Free access to Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens after your shift
(worth £14.50)

1x free entry
for a future Heritage Trail 10km or 5km in 2024
(worth £35 and £25 respectively)

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Yes! Parking will be available to volunteers for free, with easy access to the site.

Yes - when you apply, you can select which events you would like to support. After the spring event on 24th March, there will also be events as follows: 

Summer: Sunday 9th June

Autumn: Sunday 20th October 

Winter / Christmas special : Sunday 29th December

All volunteers must be 16 on the date of the event to volunteer. If anyone under 16 wants to volunteer, they must be accompanied by an adult who has also signed up to volunteer.

Of course, as long as they sign up to volunteer too!

Please email us to arrange this

We will be in touch with all volunteers after event day to offer you the chance to select the event of your choice in 2024.

Volunteer now

We really hope you can join us as part of the team at Heritage Trail Series!

Apply today and we will be in touch with further information.