Volunteer Info

Volunteers are essential in the success of any great event. They are vital in providing a safe, organized and fun race. It will take more than 1,400 volunteers to ensure the safety, accuracy, fun and the highest level of organization necessary to produce the Chicago Half Marathon & 5K.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Check back for 2018 opportunities or email volunteerchicago@lt.life.

Volunteers are needed to help with the packet pickup at the Expo, distribute water at the aid stations, hand out finishers medals and in many other areas that make up race weekend. Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age and have adult supervision with them at all times.

VOLUNTEER PERKS
Now is your chance to take part in welcoming all of the athletes that will be joining us for this amazing, world-class event. All volunteers will receive a Race Crew T-shirt and some light refreshments, depending on their location. All volunteers will also receive ton of thank yous for supporting the Chicago running community and our participants.

GROUP VOLUNTEERS
Part of a group of at least 10 people? The Chicago Half Marathon also offers great opportunities to work as a team and have fun doing it to support the race. All large groups should email our volunteer coordinator directly. The Chicago Half Marathon will work with you and your group to ensure you have all the details you need and that you get there without a problem.

Thank you in advance to all of our 2018 Chicago Half Marathon volunteers. Don’t forget to use #lifetimevolunteer when posting your fun photos on social media!