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On Course Support

Course Marshal

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 7:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Directing runners and keeping them safe along the route are the key responsibilities. Duties include a proper understanding of the course, guiding race participants along the course, and watching out for possible participant issues and traffic. Being confident and being loud (if necessary) are pluses.

You also are a key player in keeping the excitement and momentum going on course. Feel free to act crazy, scream, cheer, laugh, ring a cowbell — anything to bring out a smile on our runners faces!

MUST WEAR A SAFETY VEST (provided by RRRC at check-in)! Standing for long periods of time is required.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day. Bring your own hydration, snacks and sun screen.

Location

Check in at:
Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Water Stop (7th & Hull Sts)

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 7:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Your assignment will be at the water stop near the intersection of 7th & Hull Streets.

Responsible for setting up and filling cups, distributing water to runners while cheering them on, picking up discarded cups and cleaning up area after all participants have passed.

You also are a key player in cheering on and putting a smile on our runners faces!

Standing for long periods of time is required. The water stop is about 1.5 miles from the race start/finish area.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day. Consider bringing your own hydration, snacks and sun screen.

Children who cannot be left unattended are discouraged for the position.

Location

Check in at:
Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Water Stop (Governor's Staff)

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 7:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Your assignment will be at the water stop on Tredegar Street near Brown's Island.

Responsible for setting up and filling cups, distributing water to runners while cheering them on, picking up discarded cups and cleaning up area after all participants have passed.

You also are a key player in cheering on and putting a smile on our runners faces!

Standing for long periods of time is required. The water stop is about 1.5 miles from the race start/finish area.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day. Consider bringing your own hydration, snacks and sun screen.

Children who cannot be left unattended are discouraged for the position.

Location

Check in at:
Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Photographer

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

Minimum met, 1 volunteer spot remaining.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 7:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Responsible for using RRRC camera to capture photos at registration, start/finish and along the event course.

MUST WEAR A SAFETY VEST (provided by RRRC at check-in)! This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Check in at:
Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Lead Bicycle

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 7:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Sign the volunteer check-in sheet and get instructions.

Cyclist will lead the first runners.
Cyclist must know the race course.
Must have own bicycle and helmet.

Assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Check in at:
Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Sweep Bicycle

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 7:45 AM - 9:30 AM
Sign the volunteer check-in sheet and get instructions.

Cyclist will follow the final runner/walker; communicate any issues to the race director; and release course marshals and water stop volunteers from their assignments once all runners/walkers have passed those stations.
Cyclist must know the race course.
Must have own bicycle and helmet.

Assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Check in at:
Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Start-Finish Area Support

Finish Line

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 23, 2018

Details

Sunday, September 23:
6:45 AM - 9:00 AM (2 volunteers early arrival for set up)
7:45 AM - 9:30 AM (6 volunteers)
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Work at the direction of the race director and timer. Assist with timing (manual and/or digital) and set-up/break-down of start and finish line equipment. Some lifting is required.

You also have a key role in cheering on our runners as they finish their race!

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Post-Race Refreshments

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 7:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Duties include setting up/breaking down the post-race food station, preparing food (e.g, cutting bananas), distributing food to event participants upon completion of the race, and making sure that spectators are not partaking in the post race food.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Truck Assistant

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Assists the driver of the RRRC truck in setting up and taking down the event, from the start/finish line to the cones and water stations along the course.

THIS IS A KEY VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT. You will be one of the first volunteers on-site and one of the last to leave.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Walking is required. This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Check in and meet RRRC Truck at:
Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Kids Run

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 7:45 AM - 9:30 AM
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Assist with the running of the kids run, including handing out finisher awards.

You also have a key role in cheering on our runners as they finish their race!

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Check-In/Registration

Race Day Check-In/Registration

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 6:15 AM - 8:45 AM
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Provide services for walk-up registration, bib number assignment/distribution, and giveaway distribution. Positive attitudes a MUST.

Previous experience working with the digital registration system is preferred, but not necessary. There will always be someone on hand to train.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Pre-race Packet Pick Up/Registration

September 22, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Saturday, September 22: Time to be announced later.
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Provide services for walk-up registration, bib number assignment/distribution, and giveaway pick-up. Positive attitudes a MUST.

There will be a "registration guru" will be on hand to assist in setting up tablets & other pertinent equipment for walk up registration. There are laminated detailed instructions with the equipment as well. If you have not used this equipment previously, we request that you let the volunteer coordinator know upon registration for this position.

This assignment is indoors.

Race numbers & giveaway items can be picked up by another runner, only if they supply a copy of a photo id.

Location

Road Runner Running Store
3002 W Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221

General Support

General Volunteer

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 13 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, September 23: 7:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Sign volunteer check-in sheet.

Assignments may include Course Marshal, Water Station, Finish Line, Registration, or general set-up or breakdown.

All assignments are outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day. This position is not appropriate for a volunteer with small children or pets, who need supervision.

Once you are able to check in at registration, you’ll be directed to a specific assignment that needs your attention.

You may receive an email a few days in advance of the event with additional assignment details.

Location

Check in at:
Visitor Center Entrance - Virginia State Capitol
10th and Bank Streets
Richmond, VA US 23219

Coordinators

Course Coordinator

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Volunteer Check-In Coordinator

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Check-In/Registration Coordinator

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Post-Race Refreshments Coordinator

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Kids Run Coordinator

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Clean Up & Post-Race Water Coordinator

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

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