Volunteer

Volunteer Positions

You may select a volunteer position by visiting our online volunteer sign up site.

  • Finish Line
    Help pass out medals, warming sheets, water and direct runners to post-race area.
  • Misc. Support
    This is the wild card position!! If you’re flexible with your role the day of, and physically able to stand/lift/be on the move, this is your calling!
  • Course Marshal
    We will need folks on the route to be able to help direct runners which way to go, and occasionally stop traffic. (we will equip you with stop signs and safety vests!)
  • Packet Pick up (Saturday, Nov. 11th)
    Want a sneak peak of who’s running this race? We can use help distributing pre-registered runner packets. This is for Saturday, Nov. 11th from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Independence Oaks County Park at the Twin Chimneys Shelter. (Where the race will start and finish)
  • Race Day
    Registration Assist in handing out race packets to already registered runners, assist in day of registrations, help make sure all participants have signed waivers. (If you need to sit, this is a good spot for you!)
  • Food and Beverage Tent
    Post-race tent at the finish line. Assist in food and drink distribution for participants and supporters.

Calling All Entertainers!

We are looking to ramp up our course with musical talent. Our participants are asking for more entertainment on the route!. If you play an instrument or sing and would like to help make the 2017 Back Roads Race an entertaining event for the runners and walkers, please contact us for more details. If you are in high-school and need community service hours, we can provide you with a certificate for the hours worked! You will also receive a ticket for mac and cheese and a drink at the end!