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8K volunteers

Start Line Volunteers

Be a part of Chicago’s annual kick off for the local running season and support thousands of runners by volunteering at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K run and 2-mile walk on Sunday, March 22, 2020! Individual volunteer opportunities for race day are listed below.

Volunteer registration will open in January 2020. Please complete the interest form at shamrockshuffle.com/volunteer to receive an email notification when registration opens.


Information team

Assist race participants, spectators and other volunteers by providing general information, answering questions about the event and giving directions to key destinations in Grant Park. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.

Volunteer guide: Registered volunteers will receive an information volunteer guide to prepare for their volunteer role.

Shift: Sunday, March 22 6 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


Start corrals

Join the excitement at the start line! Volunteers regulate access to the start corrals and assist with the forward progress of participants through the corrals.

Volunteer guide: Registered volunteers will receive a start corral volunteer guide to prepare for their volunteer role.

Shift: Sunday, March 22, 6 a.m. – 11 a.m.


Course marshals

Course marshals ensure the course stays clear of spectator and vehicle traffic, and act as a source of information about the event and surrounding area. Course marshals will check-in at a designated location in each of the following neighborhoods, River East, Printer’s Row and The Loop.

Volunteer guide: Registered volunteers will receive a course marshal volunteer guide to prepare for their volunteer role.

Shift: Sunday, March 22, 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.


Resources

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