Volunteer Opportunities

Want to help? Contact us to assist with:

Race Packet Stuffing

Assist with stuffing flyers and promotional items in runners’ race packets. This will take place on Sunday, August 28, 2016. Location and time to be announced.

Pre-registration and Packet pick-up

Process in-person registrations, and distribute race pakets, bib numbers (with B-tag timing devices) and t-shirts to runners who pre-register from Wednesday, September 2nd through Sunday, September 6th.
Location: lululemon athletica, 622 Oakbrook Center Mall, Oak Brook, IL 60523.
Wed-Sat: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM;
Sun: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Race Day Set-up

Help set-up equipment and materials on Race Day Morning. Great assignment for “early birds”.

Race Day Registration

Process race day registrations, greet runners, staff information areas and offer assistance as needed.

Race Day Race-Packet Distribution

Prior to the race, on race day, distribute race packets, B-tag timing devices and t-shirts to all runners who have completed their registration.

Course Marshal

Be on the course pointing runners on the correct path and direction, watch for motor vehicles and assist with traffic control (at certain locations where heavy traffic is not expected), monitoring the safety of our participants, and reporting any safety issues that arise during the event.

Aid Station

Serve water, replacement drinks and energy gel to runners at designated stations on the course during the race.

Runner Refreshment

Serve food and drinks to the runners after the race.

Finish Line and Clean-up.

Direct finishers at the finish line area to post race refreshments and activities. Assist with post-event clean-up.

Area Captain

Area Captains must be responsible adults willing to assume command and oversee other volunteers in one of the above areas (please select preferred area) and provide guidance and direction as needed.

Anywhere I am Needed!

 

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