Girls on the Run 5K Volunteers

We need you to volunteer at the Girls on the Run (GOTR) 5K on

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running

There are many ways you can volunteer and help out at the event. Below is a list of some of the volunteer opportunities to sign-up today which ensures to be fun, fun, fun!

Pre-Race Volunteers:  For packet/pickup & registration

Race Day Volunteers:

  • Mile/Course monitor:  Direct the runners and stand with police during the race plus motivate and encourage the runners as they go through the course
  • Event Setup: Help prepare the park setting for the race-tables, finish line gates, stage, etc.
  • Water stop: Hand out water to runners
  • Happy Hair Station: Glam up the girls hair before the race
  • Wonder Girls: Walk the 5K behind the runners so no one is left behind
  • Information/Volunteer Booth: Frequently Asked Question area
  • Finish Line Volunteers: Direct runners out of the finishing area, hand out metals

Post Race Volunteers:  Water stop/Finish line/Park Sweep clean-up

A  volunteer orientation will be held, location &  time TBD. You will also have the opportunity to meet other volunteers. Please note: All volunteers must  pass a background check to assist at the event. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Courtney Hairston, Council Director, by email courtney.hairston@girlsontherun.org or call at 276-252-1256.