Volunteer Opportunities-Descriptions

Volunteer Opportunities

To help you determine the best fit for your interest, we’ve provided a brief description of each volunteer assignment. We hope that this will answer any questions you may have about the assignments. If you require additional clarification, feel free to call Mary Ann Thornton at 210-2918.


RACE DAY (Saturday, September 16. 2017)


ONSITE REGISTRATION: (6:00-8:00am) Volunteers at this station will be assigned one of the following tasks: complete registration form for participants, receive fees, assign bib numbers, provide and assist with pins, distribute race goody bags.


CHECK-IN: (6:00-8:00am) Volunteers will check-in pre-registered participants, provide and assist with bib numbers & pins and distribute goody bags (if not picked up prior to race day).


KIDS DASH REGISTRATION: (7:00-8:00am) Volunteers will sign-in or provide on-site registration for this event, including bib numbers and goody bags (if not picked up prior to race day).


KIDS DASH & ACTIVITIES: (8:00-9:30am) Volunteers will assist with organizing the participants by age group and assist with facilitating the race.


RACE REFRESH STATION: (7:00-10:30am) You will distribute refreshments to participants before and after the race.


COURSE MARSHAL: (7:00-10:30am) Course Marshals are out on the courses keeping the runners going in the right direction, helping to block or stop traffic, monitoring the safety of our participants, etc.


 WATER STATION/CHEERING: (7:30-10:30am) You will be stationed on one of the courses helping to prepare and hand cups of water to the passing runners/walkers. This area also requires cheering!


ANYWHERE YOU NEED ME: You will be assigned to an area that is in need of volunteers.

Event Location

Veterans Memorial Park, 160th Place & South Park Avenue, South Holland, Illinois

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