2015 Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon organizers looking for volunteers

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY - Race organizers for the 2015 Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon say they are looking for more volunteers.

Officials say nearly 500 more volunteers are needed for the event; fifty volunteers are needed for Friday's 5K event, 180 are needed for Saturday's events, and 250 more are needed for general jobs throughout the two days.

This event will take place on April 24, and 25.  Central Illinois residents over the age of 16 can volunteer by visiting www.illinoismarathon.com.  Race organizers say a donation will be made on volunteers' behalf to one of three local charities, and that all volunteers will receive the officials Team shirt and a keepsake drawstring backpack.

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