Want to help out at the First Responders 5K?

Then come volunteer! Every volunteer will receive a cotton shirt, food/drink, and our continual gratitude.




If you have any questions regarding volunteering please contact us at:

email: heather@adrenalinesportsmanagement.com
phone: 847-829-4538

Below you will find a brief description of available volunteer assignments. Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

Set Up:

Volunteer will help set up all aspects of basecamp for the 5k, the youth 1 mile walk, the tug-of-war challenge, the water balloon fight and the first responders challenge. Must be available at 5:45 a.m.

Race Day Packet Pick-Up & Registration:

Day of Packet Pick-up volunteers will check in pre-registered participants and help pass out the participant packets, t-shirts, goody bags, and any other race information to the participants prior to race start. Training will be required.

Day of Registration volunteers will help assist staff in registering participants on race day. Jobs include registering their information, handing out packets, shirts, as well as goody bags.

Aid/Water Station:

Volunteers will set up stations and serve water and endurance drinks to participants at a specific location along the course.

Course Marshal:

Course Marshals will be on the course directing participants, assisting with traffic control and monitoring the safety of all participants and spectators.

Start Line/Finish Line:

Volunteers will direct participants to line up in corrals and keep the start line orderly. Volunteers will be stationed at the finish line to direct participants through the finish area, pass out refreshments, and to make sure the area is safe and secure.

Gear Check:

Volunteers will collect and store the participants gear in numerical order by bib number until it is picked up after the event has completed.

Station Captain:

Station Captains will be assigned at a later date. Station Captains will be in the person in charge of the station (i.e. aid station, gear check, etc). They will direct and lead volunteers during the task assigned. Station Captains must be older than 21 years old and have had previous race experience. There will be a mandatory meeting prior to race day.