Volunteer

We need you

We’re looking for dedicated people to help with our race: start line support, water stop workers, registration help, and more! Read below to find the role that best fits you.

Contact us for more information on the specific tasks we need, when we need you, and how long we need you. Please sign up early if you have a group of people who want to volunteer together.

All assignments, job descriptions and times are subject to change based on need and the number of volunteers sign up. Thank you for understanding.

Get Involved

Contact our Volunteer Director
birdtownracevolunteer@gmail.com


Friday, May 19, 3–8 pm

Packet pickup and T-shirt distribution at Lions Gym & Wellness Center

Event Crew will ensure the smooth operation of packet pickup. You will greet each participant, check their ID, and hand out race bag, packets and t-shirts.


Race-Day Support

Cheer Squad/Event Crew

The Cheer Squad/Event Crew will point runners in the right direction and ensure participants are staying on the race course while cheering them on. Event Crew will be stationed along the course as needed. This position will include a pre-race meeting, Thursday, May 19th, to explain the role in more detail and answer any questions. An e-mail with time and location will follow.

Parking

Event Crew will direct volunteers, participants and spectators to designated parking lots.

Course set up

Event Crew will set up mile markers and course marking along the 3 races.

Registration/Information booth

Event Crew will register new participants and provide information to participants, spectators, and event crew. We will supply all the answers to the questions.

Bag Drop

Event Crew will place participant’s bags in a secure location.

Water stops

Event Crew main job is to set up and tear down water stops, hand out water to participants as they run past and clean up all the water cups around your station when you’re done. Be sure to cheer on the participants.

Finish line

Event Crew will place medals on finishers and/or retrieve timing chips from participants when they finish, along with congratulating the finishers.

Refreshments and Food

Event Crew will help set up and tear down the refreshments and food area. As participants go through the lines, make sure everything stays stocked.


Timing

Event Crew will assist our timing company as needed.

Kids Race

Event Crew will be in charge of all aspects of the kid’s race. This will include set up, marshalling, clean up and cheering on the participants.

Post-race tear down

Event Crew will teardown all the equipment, load trucks and help clean up all trash. Must be able to lift at least 15 pounds and climb in and out of trucks easily.