Individual Volunteers

Volunteer Shifts

Packet Pick-up/T-Shirts: 
·       Friday, 11:30am – 4:00pm
·       Friday, 3:30pm – 8pm
·       Saturday, 6am – 8:30am

Start Line:
·       Saturday, 7am – 10:30am

Finish Line:
·       Saturday, 7am – 11am

Finish Line Catchers:
·       Saturday, 7am – 11am

Post-race Party Assist: 
·       Saturday, 7am – 12pm

**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 packet and t-shirt distribution.  Volunteers for race packets must verify participants’ identities and give them their race bibs.  Volunteers for t-shirt distribution will hand out race t-shirts and goody bags to participants.
Time Commitment: Maximum of 5 hours on Friday (day before race); maximum of 2.5 hours on race day.
Check In Location: Volunteer Check In; Lobby of Virginia Beach Convention Center
What to Wear: Volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt and we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

Start Line
Description: Volunteers at the 10k start line assist race staff in putting up the start line arch, preparing and securing start corrals, controlling pre-race start crowds, and assisting with corral control and movement during the wave start.  Volunteers then reposition to the oceanfront for the Monster Mile start.
Time Commitment: Maximum of 3.5 hours on race day
Check In Location: Volunteer Check In; Lobby of Virginia Beach 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 and 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 4.5 hours on race day
Check In Location: Volunteer Tent at Oceanfront; 17th Street Park at the boardwalk
What to Wear: Finish line volunteers are outside for their entire shift and should dress for the existing and forecasted weather.  Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts and 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.
Check In Location:  Volunteer Tent at Oceanfront; 17th Street Park at the boardwalk
What to Wear: Finish line catchers are outside for their entire shift and should dress for the existing and forecasted weather.  Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts and 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 4.5 hours on race day
Check In Location:  Volunteer Tent at Oceanfront; 17th Street Park at the boardwalk
What to Wear:  Post Race Party Assist volunteers will be inside the food tent at the oceanfront and should dress for the existing and forecasted weather.  Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts and we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.