There're loads of benefits of volunteering for your local athletics/running club here are a few listed here...
Learn new skills
Volunteering can help you learn new skills, gain experience and sometimes even qualifications. Volunteering demonstrates transferable skills. Having volunteering on your CV will help you to stand out from the crowd. By volunteering your time to others you can become a skilled person - someone that employers, universities and colleges want.
Volunteering can help you gain confidence by giving you the chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement.
Make a difference
Volunteering can have a real and valuable positive affect on people, communities and society in general.
Volunteering can help you meet different kinds of people and make new friends.
Be part of a community
Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside your friends and family.
Have fun! Most volunteers have a great time, regardless of why they do it.