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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.

We look forward to your contribution in the 2018 Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5k!

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


 

Friday Volunteer Opportunities

  • Expo Packet Pick-Up
    Friday, October 19th, Shift 1– 10:00am - 4:00pm, Morton Community Center
    Friday, October 19th, Shift 2– 3:30pm - 8:30pm, Morton Community Center

    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 Volunteer Opportunities

  • Saturday Set-Up Crew
    Saturday, October 20th, 6:00am - 8:00am, Ross-Ade Stadium
    Volunteers will assist in the set-up of the course, start area and finish area. 
    Some Lifting may be required.
    Volunteers Needed:   5

  • Volunteer Headquarters
    Saturday, October 20th, 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
    Saturday, October 20th, 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
    Saturday, October 20th, 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 

  • Start Line
    Saturday, October 20th, 6:30am - 8:30am, Ross-Ade Stadium
    Help with light set up of the start line and organization of participants into their starting positions.
    Volunteers Needed:  5

  • Finish Line
    Saturday, October 20th, 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 

  • Water Stations
    Saturday, October 20th, 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 Management
    Saturday, October 20th, 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
  • "ASK ME" Volunteer
    Saturday, October 20th, 6:30am-11:30am, Ross-Ade Stadium
    Volunteers will carry around binders that contain frequently asked questions, maps, detailed timelines. Volunteers will be set up to help answer questions of participants/spectators on race morning
    Volunteers Needed: 5
  • Put me anywhere Volunteer!
    Saturday, October 20th, 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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Expo Packet Pick-Up Shift 1 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Expo Packet Pick-Up Shift 2 - 3:30pm - 8:30pm
"ASK ME" Volunteer
Saturday Set-Up Crew - 6:00am - 8:00am
Volunteer Headquarters - 5:30am - 8:30AM
Race Day Packet Pick-Up - 5:30am - 8:30am
Gear Check - 6:00am - 11:30AM
Start Line - 6:30am - 8:30am
Finish Line - 6:30am - 11:30am
Water Stations (Groups of 10+ only)- 6:30am-12:30pm
Course Management 6:30am-11:30AM



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