Want to help out the Santa Hustle Chicago 5k? Then come volunteer! Every “elf” will receive an elf shirt, elf hat, food/drink, and our continual gratitude.
The American Cancer Society is handling the volunteer recruitment for the Chicago Santa Hustle 5k. If you have any volunteer-related questions, please contact determinationIL@cancer.org for more details.
Below you will find a brief description of available volunteer assignments.
Volunteers will check in pre-registered participants at Packet Pick-up Location and help pass out the participant bibs, t-shirts, goody bags, and any other race information to the participants prior to race day. Training will be required.
Volunteers will set up stations and serve water and endurance drinks to participants at a specific location along the course.
Course Marshals will be on the course directing participants, assisting with traffic control and monitoring the safety of all participants and spectators.
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.
Volunteers will set up candy or cookie station, pass out candy or cookies to participants, and cheer for runners at specific locations along the course.
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 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.