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 Event Day Volunteer Positions:

AIDS Run & Walk Chicago will be on October 1, 2016. All event day volunteers must be available from 6:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on race day. Actual arrival times depend on volunteer position.

ARW 16 Info Booth Volunteers
Course Marshal/Cheer Groups
 *Great for groups!

Cheer for and encourage runners/walkers as they complete their races. These volunteers should be upbeat and positive throughout the entire race.

Gear Check
 *Great for groups!

Participants will bring their personal items to Gear Check prior to starting the run or walk. Items will be tagged based on bib number. Volunteers will accept participant belongings, as well as return them following the race.

Course Water Station
 *Great for groups!
Provide water and support to participants on the race course. Volunteers should also be cheering for runners and walkers as they pass!

Greeters/Participant Guides
Welcome all guests to the AIDS Run & Walk Chicago and direct them to their destination.

Information Booth
Provide race day information and help to attendees

Main Stage + Quilt Attendants
Using the stage schedule, you’ll be acting as stage managers throughout the event. Your foremost goal will be to keep the stage on time! Please help emcees keep the entertainment progressive throughout the event.

Runner and Walker Packet Pick Up
This is the area where individuals who have pre-registered for the event will come to pick up their race bib and T-shirt.

Runner and Walker Registration
This is the area where individuals will come to register for the AIDS Run & Walk 2016 on race day.

Sponsor/Media Check In
Assist with load in and load out. Help sponsors find their tent locations.

Start Line
  *Great for groups!
Volunteers will direct and manage runner corrals to ensure a smooth start to AIDS Run and Walk 2016. Corral attendants will be loud, vocal, and outgoing.

Finish Line
 *Great for groups!

Set up the post event refreshments, and cheer on runners/walkers as they cross the finish to give participants that last push! 

Runner Corral
Provide support to the start line team by ensuring corral groups are orderly.

Volunteer Tent
Helping the AIDS Run & Walk staff check in and place volunteers on race day.

Super Striders Assistant
Welcome the top fundraisers and assist in any way necessary to ensure a pleasant experience.



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