The Perseverance Trail Run is organized and supported primarily by volunteers. Volunteering is a great way to get to experience our event and give back to the community.

If you’d like to volunteer your services or those of your organization, please click the link below.  Volunteering with an event such as this is an exciting way to involve your family, friends, student group, or local club.

There are lots of different volunteer positions for you.

Volunteer positions include safety personnel, aid station personnel,  set up/take down,  check-in assistants, and more.


your help benefits the forest as well as your community.

Your help not only benefits the event, but your donated time will help fund the Cumberland Community Forest Society’s efforts to save local forests.

There are special prizes just for volunteers.

Our volunteers receive yummy race food/drinks and are entered into a special volunteer draw for some awesome prizes.

Volunteering is good for your health.

“Studies have shown that volunteering helps people who donate their time feel more socially connected, thus warding off loneliness and depression. But I was surprised to learn that volunteering has positive implications that go beyond mental health. A growing body of evidence suggests that people who give their time to others might also be rewarded with better physical health—including lower blood pressure and a longer lifespan.” (Read more here: Volunteering may be good for body and mind, Harvard Health Publishing)