Rock the House Run™ 2017
Calgary's Favourite Family Run!
Each year, approximately 250 volunteers help make this event a huge success. From Course Marshalls to Festival Area Volunteers, there is truly something for everyone. Sign up today to volunteer and help the families who call Ronald McDonald House Charities Southern Alberta a home away from home.
Please note: Volunteer positions are subject to change and you will be contacted to discuss exact shift times and scheduling. Volunteers may be asked to assist with a variety of positions throughout the day as needed. Shift times will be between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Course Marshalls (arrive at 8:15 a.m.)
Course Marshalls ensure the safety of participants as they make their way through the course. Their main duty is to ensure the safety of the runners but also to encourage them.
Parking Marshalls (arrive at 8 a.m.)
Parking Marshalls help manage parking on race day and ensure event parking runs smoothly for race participants.
Kids 1K Race Volunteers (arrive at 8:30 a.m.)
Kids 1K Race Volunteeers help corral the kids based on age group prior to the start of the 1K McDonald's Go Active Walk. These volunteers also ensure the kids stay on route to the finish line!
Festival Area Volunteers (arrive at 8:30 a.m.)
Festival Area Volunteers help make sure our vendors and participants enjoy the Festival Area and are there to help answer questions.
Cyclists/Route Patrol (arrive at 9:30 a.m.)
Our Route Patrol ride along with race participants to ensure all runners stay on track. Bike and helmet required.
Take Down Crew (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
The Take Down Crew is responsible for packing up and dismantling signage and equipment at the end of race day. This is a great group volunteer opportunity.
Wherever I am needed (8 am - 2pm)
Race Package Pickup at Strides- September 14/17 (4:00pm - 6:30pm)
Race Package Pickup at Strides- September 15/17 (4:00pm - 6:30pm)
Race Package Pickup at Strides- September 16/17 (10 am- 4pm)
Cowboys Minor Football Volunteers (Members Only)
Volunteer Registration (8 am - 2 pm)