Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the 2017 Balanse Bum Run on Sunday, April 30. This event would not be possible without dedicated people like you.
Please note that registration to volunteer CLOSES on April 20, 2017.
Please see the registration link below to view our volunteer needs and register to volunteer for our event.
On the day of the event, most volunteer positions start promptly at 7am and are done by 11:00am. We meet at Queen’s Park, south side of the Legislative Building in Toronto.
You must be at least 16 years of age to volunteer, unless you have a written note from a parent/guardian. If you are collecting high school volunteer hours, you must bring your forms to the event for the coordinator’s signature.
Once you have registered a volunteer coordinator will be in contact with more details.
Pre-Race Volunteer Positions
Race Kit Pickup: For two days leading up to the event, Volunteers are needed to help distribute race kits to participants.
Main Event Site Positions
Our main event site requires volunteers to fill various positions. Volunteers will be expected to arrive a few hours before the event begins and stay until the event is finished.
General Set-Up (10 positions): Those who choose general set-up will also be assigned another shift after set-up us complete. Set up volunteers are required onsite 3 hours before event start time to help set up all materials, signage, tents, etc.
Bag Check (2 positions): Volunteers will help participants check their bags at the designated bag check area, and monitor the bag check area during the event.
Start/Finish Line (10 positions): Volunteers will help with the flow of the entrances and exits around the Start/Finish line. In addition, they will assist in the distribution of water and finisher’s bracelets.
Food Area (6 positions): Volunteers will help with the set-up and distribution of food and beverage products for runners after the race.
Information Tent (2 positions): The volunteers who are at the information tent will need to have an understanding of the race site layout. Volunteers will help answer participant’s questions, and direct participants to the organizers of the event if necessary.
On-Course Volunteer Positions
Course Marshal (20 positions): Volunteers will be spread throughout the course to provide athletes with directions and will act as our primary cheerleaders and motivators.
Water Stations (18 positions): Volunteers will assist in the set-up of their designated water station, and will hand out water to participants as they pass the station.