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Event Volunteers - 2022 MACA Cancer 200 Ride for Research

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research

Back for 2022, this will be the 11th MACA Cancer 200 Ride for Research with a record number of riders raising money for research into stopping cancer once and for all. The important funds raised by this charity event stay here in Western Australia and are used by the Perkins Institute to find the answers needed to cure all cancers.

Unlike other events this is not a race but an emotional challenge for riders both physically and mentally to complete the 200km distance over 2 days. Some riders complete the event to support a lost loved one, someone going through cancer or just to help get rid of cancer as it affects us all in some way.

It takes a huge team of volunteers to put on a charity event this large, so we need your help to make it happen.

The ride will start in Perth at Optus Stadium on Saturday the 15th of October, and they will ride the 100km to Mandurah where these amazing riders camp overnight. On Sunday the 16th of October the riders will get up and do it all again riding the 100km back to Optus Stadium where they finish their amazing journey.

Volunteer dates: *Pre event - Monday 3rd October to Thursday 14th October.

  • Event Day - Friday 14th until Sunday 16th October. Various roles and locations.
  • Post event - Monday 18th until Tuesday 19th October. Various roles and locations.

Volunteer roles include:

  • Pre event packing goodie bags
  • Pre-event rider bike and luggage drop off
  • Event days start line helpers
  • Event days Water Aid station helpers
  • Event days on course marshals
  • Event days finish line helpers
  • Post event tent pack up at the camp zone Mandurah

Volunteering may involve working outside, being in a team or standing for long hours. No experience is required but a positive, happy attitude is a must. Cheering on our riders and giving them support is what it's all about.

As a Ride Volunteer you will receive a Volunteer T-Shirt, Volunteer hat, pack, and food while you work. Also, truckloads of thank yous from all the riders and their families for supporting them on their journey. Thank you, certificate sent out post event and any hours for courses can be signed off.

A great volunteering role to be done with friends and family. Group positions available.

To find out more sign up today.

Volunteers must be 16+ unless volunteering with a parent who is doing the same role. Please note: If you’re intending to use public transport, please note that some roles are located in remote areas and have very early start times where public transport may not be available. Please take this into consideration when filling in your volunteer registration form.