M.ister W wrote (see)
Down on the South Coast we have a volunteer organisation called Worthing REAC who do nothing but marshal races and events. That's real dedication to the community and I think should shame any runner who can't be arsed to help with even one race a year to keep their sport going.
They obviously enjoy it. Could spin it around and say they should race at least one race a year, give something back to the sport they get so much out of.
Don't get me wrong. I'm very grateful to marshals and everyone involved in organising races. I shall probably volunteer and do some more marshalling in the future. But those that do get something out of it too, be it a happy sense of well being or a nice morning out.
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