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We are looking for volunteers who are 14 years of age or older and who can make a minimum commitment of 6 hours on Sunday, September 24.

It is only through the help of many volunteers that we are able to host Markham Cycling Day. Our volunteers are our friendly ambassadors who set up booths and provide on-site support.  They are vital to the success of this annual event.

Volunteer Descriptions

Traffic Control

Assist participants in locating the parking area. Assist spectators in crossing the Markham Giro Bicycle Race course.  Assist Tour de Markham riders in correct direction.


Accept registrations and verify completed waiver forms.  Hand out wristbands to Markham Giro participants for the age group entered.

Course Setup/Tear Down

Place tables in registration area. Assist in placement of traffic pylons and barricades. Place directional signs for Tour de Markham. Assist in Booth setups for exhibitors and Sponsors.

Bike Decorating

Assist younger children in adding decorations to their bicycles.  Keep the area clean and tidy, and monitor the supply of decorations.

Tour de Markham Rest Stop Attendant

Provide water and snacks to Tour de Markham riders at a designated rest stop.


Assist participants and spectators in locating desired locations and scheduled events.

Cycling Obstacle Course

Monitor children as they navigate an obstacle course on their bicycles.

Giro Bike Race Finish Line

Identify first second and third place riders as they cross the finish line. Hand out participation ribbons to all other participants under 10 years of age.

Giro Bike Race Marshall

Monitor Starting Line.  Assist racers at corners, informing them of upcoming turn and direction. Move traffic pylons as required for races of different lengths.

Tour de Markham Marshall

Remain at a certain point on the course to keep a watchful eye on traffic, keep people on track and provide encouragement.