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Sat May 13, 2017, 05:30 AM - 10:30 AM


500 S Greenlawn AveSouth Bend, IN 46615

Girls on the Run Michiana


Our 5K volunteers are the heart of this event. We couldn't put on such a great party without your energetic and positive energy and we're delighted to share this special day with you! There are a variety of ways to be involved as a 5K volunteer, below are a few of the positions available on race day.

Register Here! https://www.girlsontherunmichiana.org/5K-Detail#show-volunteer

Amazing Set-up Crew - Come early and help set up tables and tents in preparation for our grand celebration.

Course Marshal - These folks are posted throughout the course at major intersections and areas of high concentration to direct 5K participants.

Fun Zone- Just like it sounds! These volunteers will help girls bedazzle their race bibs, help families create personalized posters for their girls and supervise fun activities.

Greeter/Parking - Joyfully welcome the girls, their families and members of the community to the GOTR grounds. Help our guests safely and quickly find parking and make their way toward the fun! Help participants find their way to registration, the start line, restrooms, the merchandise tent... wherever they need to go!

Participant Refreshments - These cheerful volunteers congratulate finishers with refreshments after the finish line and encourage them to move toward the food and photo zone.

Photo Zone - Help create memories to last a lifetime in the Photo Zone. Ensure that participants are enjoying the photo booth with a variety of photo accessories provided. Assist in snapping pics for anyone who's selfie arm just isn't long enough!

Race Day Registration and T-Shirt Crew - Help check in event participants and give them their t-shirt.

Sparkle Runners - If you would like to run with the girls, this is for you! Be a moving course marshal and provide gentle encouragement and support to our girls along the run. Bring energy and spirit to the celebration through fun clothing and accessories and happy hair! Sparkle Runners also provide a layer of security.

Volunteer Check-In - Help check in the amazing volunteers, get them their t-shirt (including one for yourself!), and help them meet with their team.

Water Stop Energizer Crew - These super volunteers will ensure adequate water is provided throughout the course for participants so they are energized to complete the 5K! Heavy lifting may be required.

Or you can always select "Event Volunteer Willing to Help Where Needed" to be assigned to an area of need!


  • Youth Services
  • Sports Coaching

Good Match For

Teens Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Time commitment is approximately 4 to 6 hours.

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