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Shamrock Chicago 5K Beer Run


Sat March 10 2018
Location: Arlington Heights, IL US 60005 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Other

Volunteer jobs that you can do and still run the 5K

Set Up

At least 10 more volunteers needed.

Details

Muscles help- setting up barricades, moving water, beer, tables, etc... we bust it for about 2 hours.

Clean Up

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

The least glamorous but necessary job. The big benefit is you get to join us for dinner afterwards and have my undying respect! It's actually not too bad, we pride ourselves in leaving property cleaner than when we arrive.

Check-In/Registration

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

Must know your alphabet. Will get bibs and shirts to runners. If you want to help here and still run the event, you can. Email chet@fun-races.com and he'll set you up with an 80% off Coupon Code for race entry.

Other Tasks

Course Marshall

At least 17 more volunteers needed.

Details

A fancy title for volunteers along the course. You cheer on the runners/walkers/stumblers and make sure they go the right direction. **We give 4 beer tickets to the person who referred you (if anyone did, so make sure they share). And, when the last walker gets to your stop, you can join the run/walk if you wish.

Finish Line Medals

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

Fun job! You hand out medals and to runners as they finish. You could do this as well as registration/check-in.

Box Duty

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Break down and remove boxes. May also involve bringing back full boxes (shirts & medals mostly).

Beer Pouring

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

We need at least 5 Bassett Trained Pourers. If you have your permit/license, wonderful! Please send us an email to that effect so we can keep track. If not and you would like to get your three-year training, if you do so and email us a copy- we will reimburse you the $15 when you check in.

Location

Finish Line - Just east of parking garage

Resources Needed

Server's License - 1

Start Line Beer Stop - Northern IL Food Bank / Stone Brewing

At least 20 more volunteers needed.

Details

Pour beer and clean up at the starting line.

**We need 2 Bassett Trained volunteers. If you have such training, please email tom@j3timing.com. If you are willing to go through the online course, also email Tom. We may reimburse you the $15 if needed.

Location

Georgia & Capitol

Beer Stop 1K - Salute / Granite City

At least 20 more volunteers needed.

Details

It will be very hectic for 20-30 minutes. Then you can clean up and head to the Finish Line for the party

**We need 2 Bassett Trained volunteers. If you have such training, please email tom@j3timing.com. If you are willing to go through the online course, also email Tom. We may reimburse you the $15 if needed.

Beer Stop 2K - Shelter Inc / Ram

At least 20 more volunteers needed.

Details

A very steady flow of runners and walkers that are thinking about becoming silly. The flow should last about 45 minutes.

**We need 2 Bassett Trained volunteers. If you have such training, please email tom@j3timing.com. If you are willing to go through the online course, also email Tom. We may reimburse you the $15 if needed.

Beer Stop 3K - Animal House Shelter / Church Street

At least 20 more volunteers needed.

Details

runners/walkers definitely getting a bit silly now. They will be pretty steady when they arrive but quite spread out. it may be one hour between the first and last participant.

**We need 2 Bassett Trained volunteers. If you have such training, please email tom@j3timing.com. If you are willing to go through the online course, also email Tom. We may reimburse you the $15 if needed.

Beer Stop 4K - Protected Tomorrows / Finch's

At least 20 more volunteers needed.

Details

Runners are goofy by now and quite spread out. Expect an hour and 15 minutes between the first and last runner/walker/stumbler.

**We need 2 Bassett Trained volunteers. If you have such training, please email tom@j3timing.com. If you are willing to go through the online course, also email Tom. We may reimburse you the $15 if needed.

Race Cheer Team Low Priority

You must be 21-68 years old to volunteer for this task.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

We are looking for volunteers to cheer on finishers as they near the end of the race. We are recommending the area near S. Highland ave and W South St. in Arlington Heights. Participants will be passing through this point between 11:15am-12:30pm. Please note that the streets are open to traffic so volunteers must be off the streets. Please do not obstruct traffic or race flow in any way. If complaints are made for any reason, race officials and/or city officials reserve the right to ask cheer volunteers to discontinue.

Location

S. Highland Ave & W. South St, Arlington Heights, IL