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Thank you for your interest in volunteering!


It takes many dependable volunteers to make the Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5k fun, safe and successful. Please browse through the volunteer opportunities below. Once you have made your choice, please complete and submit the Volunteer Form at the bottom of the page. Or, click on the "SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER" button.

If you have any questions or have a large group that would like to volunteer, please e-mail our Volunteer Coordinator, Jason Springer at Jason@TuxBro.com!

We look forward to your contribution in the 2019 Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5k!







 

Volunteer Opportunities

Friday, October 18

  • Expo Packet Pick-Up
    Shift 1– 11:00am - 4:00pm @ TBD
    Shift 2– 3:30pm - 8:30pm
    @ TBD

    Expo/Packet Pick-Up volunteers will pass out participant’s bibs, shirts, etc. as well as other duties as assigned.
    Volunteers Needed: 30 total (15 each shift) 

Saturday, October 19

  • Volunteer Check-in
    5:00am - 12:00pm @ Ross-Ade Stadium

    Volunteers will assist in the assignment and organization of all event volunteers as well as serve as a question and answer location for spectators, volunteers and participants.  Volunteer refreshments will also be served from this location.
    Volunteers Needed:  3

  • Race Day Packet Pick-Up
    5:30am - 8:30am @ Ross-Ade Stadium

    Packet Pick-Up volunteers will pass out participant’s bibs, shirts, etc. as well as other light duties as assigned.
    Volunteers Needed:  20

  • Gear Check
    6:00am - 12:00pm @ Ross-Ade Stadium

    Volunteers will organize and monitor participants gear throughout the duration of the race and assist them in picking up their materials once finished.
    Volunteers Needed: 12

  • Cone Crew
    6:00am - 10:00am

    Volunteers will assist in the set-up of the course by setting out, and later, picking up cones from the back of a box truck. Some Lifting may be required.
    Volunteers Needed: 2  

  • Start/finish Setup
    6:00am - 8:00am @ Ross-Ade Stadium

    Volunteers will assist in the set-up of the start/finish area. Some lifting may be required.
    Volunteers Needed:   5

  • Water Stations
    6:30am-12:30pm, Location Varies

    Volunteers will be stationed at one of many water stations along the course, handing out refreshments to participants as they pass by. Water stations are to be managed ONLY by groups of 8 or more.
    Volunteers Needed:  100

  • Course Marshal
    6:30am-12:30pm, Location Varies

    Volunteers will be placed along the course to monitor and provide directional assistance to participants. We will donate back to large groups volunteering in this position.
    Volunteers Needed:  150

  • Finisher Medal Distribution
    7:30am - 11:30am @ Ross-Ade Stadium

    Finish line volunteers can help in many different areas including, timing tag removal, refreshment distribution, medal distribution, and finish line assisting.
    Volunteers Needed: 40 

  • Finish line Refreshments
    7:30am - 11:30am @ Ross-Ade Stadium

    Refreshment volunteers will help with setup/teardown of the refreshment area, and also be responsible for distributing snacks, water, Gatorade and milk to participants.
    Volunteers Needed: 10

  • Put me anywhere Volunteer!
    Time & Location Varies

    Not particular in your volunteer choice?  These volunteers will help fill the areas where we need more help!
    Volunteers Needed:  Unlimited

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Friday, October 18

FRIDAY Expo Packet Pick-Up Shift #1 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
FRIDAY Expo Packet Pick-Up Shift #2 - 3:30pm - 8:30pm

Saturday, October 19

Volunteer Check-in - 5:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday Packet Pickup - 5:30am - 8:30am
Gear Check - 6:00am - 12:00pm
Cone Crew - 6:00am - 10:00am
Start/finish Setup - 6:00am - 8:00am
Water Station - 6:30am - 12:30pm
Course Marshal - 6:30am - 12:30pm
Finisher Medal Distribution - 7:30am - 11:30am
Refreshments - 7:30am - 11:30am

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