VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE

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 2,000 volunteers to ensure the safety, accuracy, fun and the highest level of organization necessary to produce the Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K.

Volunteers are needed to help with the packet pick-up at the Expo, course marshalling, distributing water, handout finishers' medals and in many other areas that make up the Monumental Marathon week-end. 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 world class event. All volunteers will receive a Race Crew T-Shirt and some light refreshments, depending on their location.


*** 2015 Water Stop Spirit Winners Announced ***

We love our volunteers! Without them, the event couldn't happen. Of particular importance are our aid stations - they keep our athletes hydrated and motivated for the entire course. The winners of our annual Water Stop Spirit Competition are:

Water Stop winner - International School of Indiana 1st - Water Station Q - International School of Indiana

Water Stop winner - Indianapolis Public Schools Education Foundation 2nd - Water Station L - Indianapolis Public Schools Education Foundation

Water Stop winner - Warren Central Girls Cross Country 3rd - Water Station O - Warren Central Girls Cross Country

Congratulations and THANK YOU to all of our tremendous volunteers!


PRE-RACE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (THU, NOV 3)

Expo / Packet Pick-up Setup

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Volunteers Needed: 40

Be behind the scenes of the Monumental Marathon Expo as the packet pick-up comes together for all the participants. Duties include preparing shirts, participant goodie bags and packets to get things off on the right foot. Some lifting may be required.

Location: Indiana Convention Center - Hall A

Expo / Packet Pick-up

3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Shift 1)

Volunteers Needed: 40

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

Location: Indiana Convention Center - Hall A

Ask Me & Directional Assistants

3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Shift 1)

Volunteers Needed: 6

Are you a person who always has the answers? Then this is the job for you! Help participants with questions and provide directional assistance on Race Day. Inquiring minds want to know and we need you to help us answer them!

Location: Indiana Convention Center - Hall A


PRE-RACE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (FRI, NOV 4)

Expo / Packet Pick-up

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Shift 2)

Volunteers Needed: 40

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

Location: Indiana Convention Center - Hall A

Ask Me & Directional Assistants

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Shift 2)

Volunteers Needed: 8

Are you a person who always has the answers? Then this is the job for you! Help participants with questions and provide directional assistance on Race Day. Inquiring minds want to know and we need you to help us answer them!

Location: Indiana Convention Center - Hall A

Expo / Packet Pick-up

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Shift 3)

Volunteers Needed: 40

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

Location: Indiana Convention Center - Hall A

Ask Me & Directional Assistants

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Shift 3)

Volunteers Needed: 8

Are you a person who always has the answers? Then this is the job for you! Help participants with questions and provide directional assistance on Race Day. Inquiring minds want to know and we need you to help us answer them!

Location: Indiana Convention Center - Hall A

Expo / Packet Pick-up

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Shift 4)

Volunteers Needed: 40

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

Location: Indiana Convention Center - Hall A

Ask Me & Directional Assistants

5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Shift 4)

Volunteers Needed: 8

Are you a person who always has the answers? Then this is the job for you! Help participants with questions and provide directional assistance on Race Day. Inquiring minds want to know and we need you to help us answer them!

Location: Indiana Convention Center - Hall A

Set Up Crew

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Volunteers Needed: 20

Help with the set up of equipment, tables, chairs, and other items. Prepare the Start and Finish for Saturday's Race. Can't be afraid to get your hands dirty or help with heavy lifting.

Location: Report to Finish Line Area on Washington St between Senate St & Missouri St


RACE DAY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (SAT, NOV 5)

Ask Me & Directional Assistants

6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (Shift 5)

Volunteers Needed: 8

Are you a person who always has the answers? Then this is the job for you! Help participants with questions and provide directional assistance on Race Day. Inquiring minds want to know and we need you to help us answer them!

Location: Start Line of Race at Washington St & Capitol St

Ask Me & Directional Assistants

9:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. (Shift 6)

Volunteers Needed: 8

Are you a person who always has the answers? Then this is the job for you! Help participants with questions and provide directional assistance on Race Day. Inquiring minds want to know and we need you to help us answer them!

Location: Start Line of Race at Washington St & Capitol St

Start Line Assistants

6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Volunteers Needed: 25

Help prepare the starting line for over 12,000 participants, then help them get properly placed at their expected pace for the race. Duties include some light set-up of the start line and then assisting participants in the proper area for the race.

Location: Start Line of Race at Washington St & Capitol St

Finish Line / Runner Services

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Shift 1)

Volunteers Needed: 75

Be the first to see the many walkers and 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!
Medals: Reward the thousands of participants by giving them their hard earned medal
Food Distribution: Help hand participants a much anticipated post-race snack of items such as banana, apple, bagel and cookies
Participant Photos: Assist the participants in getting their pictures, so they can document their amazing achievement.
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 on Washington St between Senate St & Missouri St

Finish Line / Runner Services

10:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. (Shift 2)

Volunteers Needed: 75

Be the first to see the many walkers and 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!
Medals: Reward the thousands of participants by giving them their hard earned medal
Food Distribution: Help hand participants a much anticipated post-race snack of items such as banana, apple, bagel and cookies
Participant Photos: Assist the participants in getting their pictures, so they can document their amazing achievement.
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 on Washington St between Senate St & Missouri St

Gear Check

6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (Shift 1)

Volunteers Needed: 25

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: Finish Line Area

Gear Check

10:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. (Shift 2)

Volunteers Needed: 15

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: Finish Line Area

Results Tent

8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Shift 1)

Volunteers Needed: 15

Be in the results tent assisting with providing finishers their finishing results. Look up the participants results by using their race bib number and provide them with a printout result of their race time.

Location: Finish Line on Washington St between Senate St & Missouri St

Results Tent

11:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. (Shift 2)

Volunteers Needed: 15

Be in the results tent assisting with providing finishers their finishing results. Look up the participants results by using their race bib number and provide them with a printout result of their race time.

Location: Finish Line on Washington St between Senate St & Missouri St


Help prepare the course and motivate the participants, ensuring it is ready to go as they run/walk. Be a part of the course in one of the following areas:

Water Stations

6:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Volunteers Needed: Varies Depending on Location

Provide water and more importantly support to the participants as they make their way along the course. Duties include set up of station with tables and layers of cups to start. Duties also include restocking water, encouraging participants, and picking up empty cups to help the City of Indianapolis. Water Stations for the Combined Courses for Full & Half need attended from 6:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Water Stations for the 5K need attended from 6:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Location: Various points along the course


Course Marshal

6:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Volunteers Needed: 175

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. Help participants by directing them at critical turn points. You will be transported by a bus to and from your position. Refreshments will be provided.

Location: Various points along the course

Put Me Where You Need Me (Shift 1)

6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Volunteers Needed: 10

A volunteer that just wants to help and doesn't care where you are assigned. May be needed at Start Line, Finish Line, or somewhere in between!

Location: To be determined on Race Day

Put Me Where You Need Me (Shift 2)

10:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Volunteers Needed: 10

A volunteer that just wants to help and doesn't care where you are assigned. May be needed at Start Line, Finish Line, or somewhere in between!

Location: To be determined on Race Day

Tear Down Crew

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Volunteers Needed: 20

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 (Robert D. Orr Drive in front of State Capitol)

Entertainers

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Bands, specialty acts, singers, actors, kazoo players, drum lines, choirs, cheer squads, belly dancers, clowns etc...

Location: Entertainers are welcome to line up along the course to inspire the runners/walkers! We need LOTS of you so sign up today!!!

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