Helping is as easy as Volunteering! 


Not a cyclist but still want to be a part of helping local cancer patients? Come volunteer with us! 

Magic City Cycliad needs a minimum of 250 volunteers to run smoothly so we need you!

Click "Volunteer Today" above to register and get started making a difference!


To volunteer as a group or for more information contact: 

Sarah Smedley at [email protected]

Volunteer Opportunities:

Help is needed before the event! We will call you to discuss your availability.


Saturday, March 16th

Wednesday, March 20th

Friday, March 22nd


Daytime & Evening


Want to help but can't commit to a full day? The Half Day

shift is just for you!


5:30 AM - 12:00 PM

11:30 AM - 5:00 PM


One meal per shift

Half Day

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Full Day Volunteers are the backbone of Magic City Cycliad. We appreciate you!


5:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Breakfast (w/coffee) & Lunch

Full Day

Volunteer FAQS

What is expected of me?

Come with a smiling face and a willingness to help in whatever capacity is needed! No specifc skills are required, just a desire to make a difference. We do ask that volunteers be flexible with their assignments as needs may change leading up to or even during the event. If you have specific physcial limitiations, please email Sarah Smedley at [email protected] to ensure we place you in an appropriate role.

Can I sign up for a specific task?

If you have a specific skill set or a desire to serve in a specific area, we would love to talk to you about the possibilities! Please contact Sarah Smedley at [email protected] for more information.

What kinds of tasks do you need help with?

All sorts of things! Here are some examples: Parking - help direct and supervise the parking lots Check-in and Registration Sell Merchandise Collect Donations at the Donation Booth Hospitality - keep the food and drinks refilled and looking nice! Rest Stops - help serve food at rest stops along all of the routes Cheer Squad - Make the finish line a fun place by cheering for each cyclist as they finish

What should I wear?

We will provide a volunteer t-shirt for you to wear. Please wear comfy clothes and shoes you can do a lot of standing and walking in. Check the weather before you come and dress appropriately!

Will you feed me? And do I get breaks?

Half-Day and Full Day volunteers will be provided food and breaks in the Volunteer tent, one meal per shift. Coffee and drinks will also be available. During the event please direct all of your food and break needs to the volunteer coordinators working the volunteer tent.

Where should I park?

Parking is FREE! Please use the UAB Kirklin Clinic Parking deck located off of 6th Ave. S. between 21st and 22nd Street South. Entrance is across from the Dunkin Donuts.

Can I fundraise for the cause?

Yes please! We would love if you became a FUNdraiser along with the cyclists! To create a fundraising page please register for Magic City Cycliad (it's free!) and select the "Fundraising Only" ticket.

How do I register?

Click the link above and fill out the requested information! Having trouble? Contact Sarah Smedley at [email protected]

What are the Pre-Event volunteer needs?

Throughout the week leading up to the event, there are a number of volunteer opportunities. These include helping sort, organize, and prep the food and supplies, working packet pick up on Wednesday night, setting out signage the day before, and helping with set up on Friday night. Both day shifts and evening shifts are available. You will be contacted by a Cycliad team member to discuss your availability.

Do you have group or corporate volunteer opportunities?

Yes! We would love to provide a service opportunity for your organization. Some of the recommended group tasks include: Rest Stop Team - Make your rest stop the favorite of the route! All supplies are provided. Parking Lot Team - Help direct participants on where to park and where to go to check in. Cheer Squad - You're the life of the finish line! Come cheer on each cyclist as they complete the ride! For more information and to discuss a plan that would work best for your needs, please contact Sarah Smedley at [email protected]

I'm a photographer/videographer, can I volunteer to take photos/video?

Yes please! We would love to have you use your talents to help the cause! We are in need of a team of photographers and videographers to capture all the different elements of the event, showing the world that helping is as easy as riding a bike! Please contact Sarah Smedley at [email protected] if you would like to be a part of the Photo or Video teams.

Thanks to our Magic City Cycliad Volunteers!