Volunteer Stories

Lon Wilson

Lon Wilson is a longtime walking coach and former national masters 50K racewalk champion. A veteran of more than 100 marathons, he switched from running to walking in 1979. Since 2005 he has been an active volunteer with NYRR, including serving as the mile co-captain for Mile 20 of the TCS New York City Marathon.

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Dorothy Dollivar

Celebrating almost 15 years of volunteering with NYRR, Dorothy Dollivar is being honored as the Senior Volunteer of the Month for NYRR’s Volunteer Appreciation Month.
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Remi Chian

When Remi Chian registered to run the MLB All-Star 5K & Fun Run Benefiting Sandy Relief in July 2013, he decided to look into volunteering opportunities with NYRR as well. “I did not realize then the journey I was about to embark on or the life transformation I was to experience,” he says.

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Janelle Hartman

Janelle Hartman of Astoria, Queens, wanted to experience the finish of a half-marathon before running her first 13.1, so she volunteered at the 2012 NYC Half. Soon, she’d find herself a regular fixture at NYRR events.

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Bob Sklar

As a competitive runner for more than 30 years, Bob Sklar of Hollis Hills, Queens, knows what it takes to earn a finisher’s medal. After completing the New York City Marathon three consecutive years, he missed the 1994 race due to injury, but stayed involved by volunteering at the finish line.

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Joan Innocent

Growing up on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, Joan Innocent enjoyed outdoor activities such as hiking, sports, and travelling. She moved to the Bronx nearly 20 years ago and volunteered with a few organizations. 

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