Individual Volunteers

Volunteer Shifts

Packet Pick-up/T-Shirts: 
·      Friday, 3:30pm – 7pm
·      Saturday, 6:30am – 11am
·      Saturday, 11am – 4pm

Start Line:
·      Saturday, 7am – 10am
·      Sunday, 7am – 9am

Finish Line:
·      Saturday, 7am – 10am
·      Sunday, 7:30am – 12pm

Finish Line Catchers:
·      Saturday, 7am – 10am
·      Sunday, 7:30am – 12pm

Post-race Party Assist:
·      Saturday, 8am – 11am
·      Sunday, 8am – 1pm

If you would like to volunteer for a position with our medical team, please contact Justin Ferrell at Justin_Ferrell@bshsi.org.

Volunteer Position Descriptions

Packet Pick Up/T-Shirts
Description: Volunteers are assigned to two areas within packet pick up–race packets and t-shirt distribution. Volunteers for race packets must verify participants’ identities and give them their race bibs. Volunteers for t-shirt distribution hand out race t-shirts to participants as well as goody bags.
Time Commitment: Maximum of 4 hour shift on Friday; maximum of 5 hour shift on Saturday.
Check In Location: Sports & Fitness Expo; Hampton Roads Convention Center.
What to Wear: Volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt. We encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

Start Line
Description: Volunteers at the start line assist race staff in putting up the start line arch, preparing and securing start corrals, controlling pre-race crowds, and assisting with corral control and movement during the wave start.
Time Commitment: Maximum of 3 hours on Saturday; 2 hours on Sunday.
Check In Location: Sports & Fitness Expo; Hampton Roads Convention Center.
What to Wear: Volunteers for this position will be outside for their entire shift and should dress for the existing and forecasted weather. Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts. We encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

Finish Line
Description: Volunteers at the finish line assist race staff distributing medals, food, water, and other items to finishers.
Time Commitment: Maximum of 3 hours on Saturday; 5 hours on Sunday.
Check In Location: Sports & Fitness Expo; Hampton Roads Convention Center.
What to Wear: Volunteers for this position will be outside for their entire shift and should dress for the existing and forecasted weather. Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts. We encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

Post Race Party Assist
Description: Volunteers for this position will assist the food preparation staff in distributing the post-race party food.  Tasks include marking runners’ bibs as they receive their food, distributing food, and helping to control the lines of participants waiting for their food. NOTE:  Volunteers for this position must be at least 16 years old.
Time Commitment: Maximum of 5 hours on race day.
Check In Location: Sports & Fitness Expo; Hampton Roads Convention Center.
What to Wear: Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts. We encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

Finish Line Catcher
Description: Volunteers for this position will be assisting the medical staff in identifying and assisting runners who might be having difficulties as they approach and cross the finish line.  Volunteers will NOT be required to provide medical assistance.  NOTE:  Volunteers for this position must be at least 18 years old.
Time Commitment: Maximum of 3 hours on Saturday; 5 hours on Sunday.
Check In Location: Sports & Fitness Expo; Hampton Roads Convention Center.
What to Wear: Volunteers for this position will be outside for their entire shift and should dress for the existing and forecasted weather. Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts. We encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.