Volunteers are essential in the success of any great event. They are vital in providing a safe, organized and fun race. It will take over 50 volunteers to ensure the safety, accuracy, fun and the highest level of organization necessary to produce the inaugural Monumental Mile.

Volunteers are needed to help with the packet pick-up, the finish line, course marshals, and clean up. Volunteers must be at least 12 years of age.

Now is your chance to take part in welcoming all of the athletes and spectators that will be joining us for this amazing first time event. All volunteers will receive a Race Crew T-Shirt.


*** All times are tentative and are subject to change.

Packet Pick-up

4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Volunteers Needed: 15

Be a part of the anticipation and excitement before the Inaugural Monumental Mile! Athletes pick up their event information and race bib numbers so they are ready for the race. Duties include passing out race packets and t-shirts to participants, providing race information and assisting in directing people as they prepare for the mile.

Location: The Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument located on Monument Circle

Gear Check

4:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Volunteers Needed: 10

Assist participants by keeping their belongings safe as they enjoy the event with you as a smiling face to connect with them after. Duties include labeling and organizing participant's belongings so that they are ready for quick pick-up at the end of the race.

Location : The Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument located on Monument Circle

Finish Line / Runner Services

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Volunteers Needed: 20

Be the first to see the runners as they come across the finish line. Be a part of the finish celebration! As they finish, we need your help to guide them through the following areas:

Bottled Water Distribution : Hand the participants their much needed bottled water. They will be very appreciative!

Finish Line Assistant : Be there right in the heart of the action, helping keep the participants moving once they cross the finish line.

Location: Finish Line at The Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument located on Monument Circle

Course Marshal

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Volunteers Needed: 10

Direct participants along the route to ensure they go the proper way while encouraging them along the way. Duties include having a proper understanding of the course and ensuring safety. Some walking will be required. Refreshments will be provided.

Location: Various points along the course

Tear Down Crew

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Volunteers Needed: 10

A behind the scenes duty that helps the Monumental finish with success. Provide an extra hand as the Finish Line is dismantled and the Finish Area is returned back to original condition. Can't be afraid to get your hands dirty or help with heavy lifting.

Location: Report to Finish Area (The Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument located on Monument Circle)


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