Medical Team Volunteers Needed for the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K

Medical Team Volunteers are needed for the Vancouver Scotiabank Half Marathon and 5 KM Fun Run and Charity Challenge on June 23rd, 2013.


The event starts at 7:30am from Thunderbird Arena at the UBC campus and participants will work their way through the streets of Vancouver past the beaches of Spanish Banks, Locarno and Jericho then crossing the Burrard Street Bridge before arriving at the finish line in Stanley Park. 

SportMedBC and Rockdoc are looking for a team of First Aider’s, Athletic Therapists, Nurses, Paramedics, MD’s and everyone inbetween that has a passion for healthcare, who shares our enthusiasum for keeping the participants healthy, safe and able to acheive their goals. 

All you need is a minimum First Aid (current) certification. Once you register, we’ll place you in the best role and prepare you with all the information, equipment and supplies that you’ll need on event day. 

We are looking for crew to assign in roles in the following positions:

Start Line – UBC Thunderbird Arena

Finish Line – Stanley Park (Main Medical)

Finish Line – Stanley Park (Catcher)

Finish Line – Stanley Park (Rover)

On Course at one of the 6 Aid Stations

Mobile Response – Non Emergency Transport Vehicle

On the bike team (must have your own bike and helmet) 

So SAVE THE DATE and click below to register and join the team!


If you are a medical or nursing student, or a resident doctor, and would like to come out under the UBC Mass Gathering Medicine Elective – – please be sure to confirm your position by contacting the Elective Coordinator at in addition to applying through Rockdoc. Without confirming with the Elective Coordinator, you will be assigned to a role on the Medical Team that is within the scope of your current certification. 

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