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Chicago Spring Half Marathon/10K

Thursday, May 15th to Sunday, May 18th, 2014

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RegistrationRegistration Closed
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit12 and up
Description
Start your year off strong by volunteering for the Chicago Half Marathon and Chicago Spring Half 10K! You will spend the day just steps away from Chicago’s Lake Michigan waterfront alongside the Chicago River helping runners accomplish their goals.
Requirement Details
The Chicago Spring Half Marathon and 10K is committed to being environmentally and socially sustainable. That includes striving to be an energy-efficient, zero-waste event and encouraging participation by all members of our community. To show our commitment, we are working with Athletes for a Fit Planet to earn certification to the Council for Responsible Sport sustainability standard.

Here are some of the things you can do to help make this a sustainable event:

- Every mile you drive produces about a pound of CO2. So we encourage Volunteers to carpool, use mass transit or ride your bike to the race to minimize our carbon footprint.
- Use the right bins when you throw away your trash.
- Bring your own reusable water bottle.
PerksAll Volunteers will receive a t-shirt when they arrive. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by Goose Island Catering.

If you are located on the course, your shirt, food, radio and credentials will be dropped directly to you. If Fluid Station Volunteers or Medical Volunteers are short any items, the Fluid Station Captain should radio Justin Larson, Assistant Volunteer Coordinator.

Fulfill volunteer time for school or community programs, meet a new friend or business contact, increase social and relationship skills, increase self-confidence, increase communication skills, increase managerial skills, sense of achievement, create new interests or hobbies, new experience, meet a diverse range of people, career experience directly related to the following areas: medical, event management, sports management, sports marketing, communication
Parking DetailsWe are highly encouraging public transportation. If driving is required, please see the following locations for each Volunteer position:

Pre-Packet Pickup at Fleet Feet Old Town:
There is a parking garage on North Ave. just west of the Piper's Alley entrance. The first hour is a validated $2 parking but regular rates apply following. Behind Piper's Alley or down North Ave, you can often find parking.

Will Call Volunteers, Start Volunteers, Race Guards, Gear Check Volunteers, Finisher Volunteers, Green Team, Bike Marshals, Start Volunteers, Pacers, Finish Area Medical Tent, Fluid Station #1 and Medical Tent #1:
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in with Justin Larson, Assistant Volunteer Coordinator at the Volunteer Tent in Lake Shore East Park, he will give you a coupon to be redeemed when you exit the parking garage. There is a limited number of coupons, so please carpool if possible!

Fluid Station #2 and Medical Tent #2 Volunteers:
Burnham Harbor: $23/day

Fluid Station #3 and Medical Tent #3 Volunteers:
31st Street Beach East of Lake Shore Drive: $0.50 from 6am-9am and $1.25 from 9am-9pm

Fluid Station #4 and Medical Tent #4 Volunteers:
Oakwood and Lake Shore Drive, Burnham Dr: $0.50 from 6am-9am and $1.25 from 9am-9pm

Fluid Station #5 and Medical Tent #5 Volunteers:
47th and Cornell: $0.50 from 6am-9am and $1.25 from 9am-9pm
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Multiple Addresses

Shifts (43)

1 - 1 of 1 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescription
 
Pre-Packet Pickup - Thursday4:00pm (CT)8:00pm (CT)
Fleet Feet - Old Town (If driving, street parking behind Piper's Alley or down North Ave. is your best bet!)
1620 N. Wells Street
Check-in with Sarah Nadler, Volunteer Coordinator
Chicago, IL 60661
Pre-Packet Pick-up will take place prior to the race at Fleet Feet - Old Town....Over

1 - 2 of 2 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescription
 
Pre-Packet Pickup - Friday3:30pm (CT)8:30pm (CT)
Fleet Feet - Old Town (If driving, street parking behind Piper's Alley or down North Ave. is your best bet!)
1620 N. Wells Street
Check-in with Sarah Nadler, Volunteer Coordinator
Chicago, IL 60614
Pre-Packet Pick-up will take place prior to the race at Fleet Feet - Old Town....Over
Pre-Packet Pickup - Friday9:30am (CT)3:30pm (CT)
Fleet Feet - Old Town (If driving, street parking behind Piper's Alley or down North Ave. is your best bet!)
1620 N. Wells Street
Check-in with Sarah Nadler, Volunteer Coordinator
Chicago, IL 60614
Pre-Packet Pick-up will take place prior to the race at Fleet Feet - Old Town....Over

1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescription
 
Pre-Packet Pickup - Saturday9:30am (CT)3:00pm (CT)
Fleet Feet - Old Town (If driving, street parking behind Piper's Alley or down North Ave. is your best bet!)
1620 N. Wells Street
Check-in with Sarah Nadler, Volunteer Coordinator
Chicago, IL 60614
Pre-Packet Pick-up will take place prior to the race at Fleet Feet - Old Town....Over
Pre-Packet Pickup - Saturday2:30pm (CT)7:30pm (CT)
Fleet Feet - Old Town (If driving, street parking behind Piper's Alley or down North Ave. is your best bet!)
1620 N. Wells Street
Check-in with Sarah Nadler, Volunteer Coordinator
Chicago, IL 60614
Pre-Packet Pick-up will take place prior to the race at Fleet Feet - Old Town....Over
Pre-Packet Pickup - Saturday9:30am (CT)12:00pm (CT)
Fleet Feet - Old Town (If driving, street parking behind Piper's Alley or down North Ave. is your best bet!)
1620 N. Wells Street
Check-in with Sarah Nadler, Volunteer Coordinator
Chicago, IL 60614
Pre-Packet Pick-up will take place prior to the race at Fleet Feet - Old Town....Over

1 - 37 of 37 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescription
 
Race Guards5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60661
You will pickup your race bib at the Volunteer Tent the morning of the race.Over
Finisher Volunteers - Amenities6:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
You will check in at the Volunteer Tent, receive a pair of snips then head...Over
Finisher Volunteers - Medals6:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
You will check in at the Volunteer Tent before heading to the finish line to...Over
Gear Check Volunteers5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
This position gives runners a peace of mind during pre and post-race, than knowing their...Over
Start Captains/Kids Race5:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Start Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their respective...Over
Medical Tent #45:30am (CT)10:30am (CT)
Meet at Lake Front Trail and East Oakwood Blvd
Check-in with Fluid Station Captain
Chicago, IL 60601
Provide medical assistance where needed. Medical knowledge required. Check in with the Fluid Station Captains,...Over
Medical Tent #55:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at E. 42nd and Comel Dr.
Meet at Lake Front Trail and East 42nd Street
Check-in with Fluid Station Captain
Chicago, IL 60661
Provide medical assistance where needed. Medical knowledge required. Check in with the Fluid Station Captains,...Over
Medical Tent #2 - Oakton Students5:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Meet at Lake Front Trail between McCormick Place and East 18th Drive
Check-in with Fluid Station Captain
Chicago, IL 60601
Provide medical assistance where needed. Medical knowledge required. Check in with the Fluid Station Captains,...Over
Medical Tent #35:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Meet at Lake Front Trail and East 30th
Check-in with Fluid Station Captain
Chicago, IL 60601
Provide medical assistance where needed. Medical knowledge required. Check in with the Fluid Station Captains,...Over
Finish Area Medical Team5:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Provide medical assistance where needed. Medical Knowledge required. After checking in at the Volunteer Tent,...Over
Will Call / Ask Me / Course Marshal5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Packet Pick-up is the first stop for athletes to acquire all race materials that are...Over
Bike Marshal Volunteers5:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Monitor the safety, progression, and flow of athletes within an assigned area. This may include:...Over
Flower Power Station Volunteers8:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60661
Helping the Life Time Fitness Marketing team replenish the flowers and pots for the Flower...Over
Volunteer Tent Organizer6:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60661
Help the Volunteer Assistant with shirt distribution, organizing the Volunteer Tent and protect the Volunteers...Over
Gear Check Captains5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Gear Check Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their...Over
Fluid Station #2 Captain5:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Meet at Lake Front Trail between McCormick Place and East 18th Drive
Text Justin Larson, Assistant Volunteer Coordinator at 515.451.9052 when you arrive.
Chicago, IL 60601
Fluid Station Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their...Over
Fluid Station #3 Captain5:30am (CT)10:30am (CT)
Meet at the Lake Front Trail at East 30th
Text Justin Larson, Assistant Volunteer Coordinator at 515.451.9052 when you arrive.
Chicago, IL 60601
Fluid Station Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their...Over
Fluid Station #4 Captain5:30am (CT)10:30am (CT)
Meet at Lake Front Trail and East Oakwood Blvd
Text Justin Larson, Assistant Volunteer Coordinator at 515.451.9052 when you arrive.
Chicago, IL 60601
Fluid Station Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their...Over
Fluid Station #5 Captain5:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Meet at Lake Front Trail and East 42nd Street
Parking at E. 42nd and Cornel Dr.
Text Justin Larson, Assistant Volunteer Coordinator at 515.451.9052 when you arrive.
Chicago, IL 60601
Fluid Station Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their...Over
Fluid Station #1 Captain5:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Fluid Station Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their...Over
Finish Captains5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Finish Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their respective...Over
Fluid Station #2 Volunteers - Life Time Fitness RUN5:45am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Meet at Lake Front Trail between McCormick Place and East 18th Drive
Check-in with Fluid Station Captain
Chicago, IL 60601
Fill and distribute water, Gatorade, and most important...cheer on the participants! Check in with the...Over
Fluid Station #3 Volunteers - Perl Mortgage5:45am (CT)10:30am (CT)
Meet at Lake Front Trail and East 30th
Check-in with Fluid Station Captain
Chicago, IL 60601
Fill and distribute water, Gatorade and most important...cheer on the participants! Check in with the...Over
Fluid Station #4 Volunteers - DePaul Phi Kappa Psi5:45am (CT)10:30am (CT)
Meet at Lake Front Trail and East Oakwood Blvd
Check-in with Fluid Station Captain
Chicago, IL 60601
Fill and distribute water, Gatorade and most important...cheer on the participants! Check in with the...Over
Fluid Station #5 Volunteers - Life Time Fitness RUN5:45am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Meet at Lake Front Trail and East 42nd Street
Parking at E. 42nd and Cornel Dr.
Check-in with Fluid Station Captain
Chicago, IL 60601
Fill and distribute water, Gatorade and most important...cheer on the participants! Check in with the...Over
Fluid Station #1 - Illinois Rush Track Club5:45am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Fill and distribute water, Gatorade and most important...cheer on the participants! After checking in at...Over
Medical Tent #1 - Oakton Students5:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Assist with the Medical needs of finishers. Medical knowledge required. After checking in at the...Over
Start Volunteers/Kids Race5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Assist participants get to the correct coral and manage the barricades. Once start duties are...Over
Pacer Time: 1:305:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
*Not open to the general public You will receive your Pacer sign when you check-in...Over
Pacer Time: 1:455:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
*Not open to the general public You will receive your Pacer sign when you check-in...Over
Pacer Time: 1:505:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
*Not open to the general public You will receive your Pacer sign when you check-in...Over
Pacer Time: 2:005:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
*Not open to the general public You will receive your Pacer sign when you check-in...Over
Pacer Time: 2:105:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
*Not open to the general public You will receive your Pacer sign when you check-in...Over
Pacer Time: 2:205:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
*Not open to the general public You will receive your Pacer sign when you check-in...Over
Pacer Time: 2:305:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
*Not open to the general public You will receive your Pacer sign when you check-in...Over
Pacer Time: 2:455:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
*Not open to the general public You will receive your Pacer sign when you check-in...Over
Green Team5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Parking is available at the Aqua Parking Garage (225 N Columbus Dr) for a $4 coupon. Park in the garage and when you check-in at the Volunteer Tent you will receive a coupon to be redeemed when you leave.
400 E. South Water
Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60661
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John Hampilos wrote on April 7th, 2014

Going To Bed at Night Saying we've done something Wonderful..... That's what Matters To Me .

GivePulse profile picture of Sarah Nadler Sarah Nadler  6 years ago
John, thank you for donating your time! We look forward to having you as part of the volunteer team at the 2014 Spring Half Marathon!