Don't feel like running or walking but still want to participate? We're looking for volunteers! There are volunteer opportunities at the Burnaby, Surrey & Vancouver campuses. The date of this year's event is Friday, September 28.

To sign up to volunteer, complete our Volunteer Registration Form.

Volunteer opportunities may include:
        • Road marshals (directing participants along the route)
        • Event promotions
        • Cheering brigade (encouraging participants along the route)
        • Coat/bag check attendants


Come find out what's involved.

Date: September 21, 2018
Location: Discovery 1 Atrium
Time: 5:00-6:00pm
What to bring: just yourself and a smile!


  • Sign-in at SFU Student Central at 11:30am with the Marshal Coordinator
  • Marshal Coordinator will assign you to a group (course, ceremony, bag check, and fundraising)
  • Course marshals will be assigned a position along the course by their Marshal Captain. The Marshal Captain will also explain the responsibilities of each position
  • Station leaders of (bag check, donations, etc). will have a station leader who will explain the duties of the volunteers
  • After the event, return to SFU Central Gym to return all traffic vests, traffic signs, and receive a $10 food voucher that is valid for 2 days

If you have any additional questions about volunteering, contact:

Burnaby: Nick Sirski - nsirski@sfu.ca

Surrey: Trisha Dulku - tdulku@sfu.ca

Vancouver: Kelsie Fo - kelsie_fo@sfu.ca

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To help fundraise, see our fundraising page for more information.


Here's how:

  • Contribute online by sponsoring a friend, team, or colleague. See the donation page for more information.
  • Drop a loonie or toonie into the Terry Fox Run donation jars available at key locations around campus.
  • Drop by the walk/run event at your campus on September 28 and make a donation in person.

Encourage others

People of all fitness levels are welcome to walk or run for cancer research at any of SFU's three campuses.

SFU Alumni: check out the Terry Fox official website for an international run location near you.