Help support your community, as well as the thousands of runners and walkers by volunteering! With almost 1,200 positions available there is a spot for everyone; including teams, corporate groups, family and friends. Click the blue “Race Crew” button below to volunteer for the Race Crew.

If you are a medical professional, student, or interested in learning more about the medical field join our Sports Medicine Team.  Click the red “Medical” button to be a part of world class medical team today!

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Race Crew volunteers assist with nearly every aspect of the event, including the Health & Fitness Expo, Start Line, Finish Line, and the Water Stations along the course. Click the blue “Race Crew” buttons to sign up online as a Race Crew Volunteer.

Shift Information

25x25_ico_star_yellow = Crucial Shifts: These shifts are difficult to fill! If you are able to attend any shift on this particular day, we encourage you to do so.

July 16, 17 & 18  – Health & Fitness Expo

Location: McCormick Place, Lakeside Center Hall D1


  • 25x25_ico_star_yellowThursday, July 16 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • 25x25_ico_star_yellowFriday, July 17 – 11:00am to 3:30pm | 2:30pm to 7:00pm | ‘All Day’ available
  • Saturday, July 18 – 8:00am to 1:30pm | 12:30pm to 5:30pm |’All Day’ available

Saturday, July 18 – 5K

Location:  Lakefront Path at E. Monroe Dr.


  • 25x25_ico_star_yellow6:00am to 10:00am

Sunday, July 19 – Start & Finish Line

Location:  Grant Park, Columbus Dr. and Congress


  • 25x25_ico_star_yellowShift 1 – 4:00am to 11:30am
  • Shift 2 – 4:30am to 11:30am

Sunday, July 19 – Water Stations

Location: Varied along course

Shifts: 25x25_ico_star_yellowVaried


Medical Shift Information

The Medical Team is dedicated to providing rapid assessment and administering acute first aid services to event participants. The team is made up of volunteers from many medical institutions within the local community. Join our medical team today but clicking the red “Medical” button.  

Shift Times: Varies

Locations: Various: Start, Finish, Course

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Contact the Volunteer Department

Race Crew Volunteer Coordinator

Medical Volunteer Coordinator

Additional Information