Job Title: Marathon Run Group Leader

BackRoads Brews + Shoes is a specialty running retail store and taproom focused on providing an excellent customer experience and establishing and maintaining a strong store community. The BackRoads Taproom adds a unique in-store experience for our customers by providing a place to socialize and be part of a broader community. BackRoads carries a wide selection of footwear and gear for both running and walking and has established a prominent running club. BackRoads is searching for a motivated individual interested in being part of the running community and helping people achieve their running goals.

Job Type: Part-time with potential for promotions and increased hours after the first 16 week marathon program. Start at 6 to 8 hours per week. Will need to be available for evening and weekend hours. Position will tentatively start the week of June 26th, 2023. The Fall 2023 marathon program is expected to start on Monday July 3rd, 2023.

Wage: Competitive wage based on experience.


  • Leading and instructing the BackRoads marathon running program.
  • Sending out communication to the group before each group run.
  • Creating routes for each group run.
  • Speaking to the group before each group run, explaining the workout and the route, etc.
  • Answering questions that runners have about the program through email, messages and in-person.
  • Providing the group with educational materials throughout the program.
  • Representing BackRoads in a positive manner at all times.
  • Running with and supporting the group or at minimum being present during group runs and workouts.
  • Communicating with the store owner, Aaron, on a regular basis regarding program related matters.
  • Collaborating with Aaron to construct and adjusting the program.


  • Experience running the marathon or related running experience.
  • Independent worker.
  • Personable and comfortable talking to groups.
  • Prior experience instructing or coaching runners an asset.
  • Prior experience developing a running program an asset.
  • Computer Savvy.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma

How to Apply:

Email resume to by Friday June 2nd, 2023 at 11:59pm. References along with resume are welcome.