We need your help! It takes more than 1,300 Volunteers to make this event happen!
Below are descriptions of volunteer opportunities. Once you’ve identified the dates and areas you’d like to volunteer for, please use the “Volunteer Now” button to sign up to volunteer. If you have any questions or prefer a paper Volunteer Registration form, please contact Bobbie Lam at email@example.com.
To register a group to volunteer, please complete just one sign up using the primary contact person as the registrant and use the “comments” area to let us know the name of the group and how many people will be volunteering.
Pre-Race Help – (weeks leading up to race)
Sorting t-shirts and organizing signage and course giveaways are big jobs, but the group work makes it fun and social. These tasks are usually done Monday through Friday during work hours.
Friday Activities – May 2
The Kids Expo 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. | The Kids Fun Run starts at 6:00 p.m. | The Motivational Mile starts at 6:05 p.m.
Volunteers help with Fun Run registration and packet pick-up, assist with the Kids Expo, set up the course, organize runners by age group before the run, supervise the course during the race, be ready with a band aid, hand out awards to finishers, and/or clean up after the event.
Saturday Activities – May 3
Expo: The Run Expo, held at Wings Stadium, takes place from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Volunteers help set-up and work in shifts throughout the day. Duties include packet pick-up or helping with Expo needs.
Race Site Set up: Volunteers help tear down Kids Fun Run on Saturday morning and help set up the Race Site on Saturday evening after the Expo.
SUNDAY Activities AT TENT CITY– May 4
Parking/Shuttles: One of the main goals of the event is to make the day logistically excellent. That means PARKING has to run smoothly. Volunteers help direct participants. Plan to arrive at 6 a.m.
Packet Pick-up: Volunteers help runners pick up numbers and t-shirts. Plan to work from 6 until 9 a.m.
Gear check: Volunteers collect gear from runners, label it, and return it after the race. Plan to arrive at 6 a.m. Volunteers are needed throughout the morning.
Tent City: Volunteers are needed to work at the Food and Beer Tent during the morning and early afternoon. Volunteers are also needed to help throughout Tent City (sponsor tent, distributing pickles, selling shirts, etc.) .
Site Clean Up: Volunteers are needed to take down signage & finish line structure, and clean up trash from 2 – 5 p.m.
SUNDAY Activities ON THE COURSE – May 4
Medical Coverage: Calling doctors and nurses! Share your expertise by keeping runners safe throughout the run. Must have medical background. Volunteers will be placed at Medical Tents along the course.
Monitors: Volunteers will direct participants at key intersections, keep people on track and maintain order. It’s a big job!
Aid Stations: The course offers approximately 15 aid stations giving water, Gu, and/or Gu Brew to participants. Volunteers may sign up in groups or as individuals.
Entertainment and Excitement
Music: Individuals or bands spur the runners along. Tarps and tents will be provided in case of inclement weather.
Spirit Stations: Brainstorm with us ways to make your group a unique spirit station. It’s fun for the runners; it’s fun for you!