Event Date: March 20-22, 2015
City: Virginia Beach

2015 Schedule

03/20/2015

  • 12:00PM - 9:00PM Packet Pick-up & Registration
  • 12:00PM - 9:00PM Sports & Fitness Expo

03/21/2015

  • 7:45AM TowneBank Shamrock 8k/ACCESS College Foundation 8k Student Challenge
  • 8:30AM - 12:00PM Murphy's Finish Line Celebration
  • 10:30AM Leprechaun Dash
  • 10:00AM - 5:00PM Packet Pick-up & Registration
  • 10:00AM - 5:00PM Sports & Fitness Expo
  • 11:00AM Operation Smile Final Mile

03/22/2015

  • 7:00AM Anthem Shamrock Half Marathon
  • 8:30AM Yuengling Shamrock Marathon
  • 8:30AM - 4:00PM Finish Line Celebration

Individual Volunteers

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Volunteers receive a volunteer t-shirt, water, and snack.

*If you would like to volunteer for a position with our medical team, please contact Justin Ferrell at Justin_Ferrell@bshsi.org

Position Descriptions

Click on an item below to learn more about the volunteer opportunities in that area.  Positions listed are for Friday March 20, Saturday March 21, and Sunday March 22, 2015:

Sports & Fitness Expo–Packet Pick Up/T-shirts

Sports & Fitness Expo–All Day Packet Pick Up/T-shirts

Sports & Fitness Expo–Final Mile Packet Pick Up/T-shirts

Start Line

Finish Line

Finish Line Catcher

General Volunteer

Post Race Party Clean Up

Position: Sports & Fitness Expo–Packet Pick Up/T-shirts

Description: Volunteers are assigned to two areas within packet pick up–race packets and T-shirt distribution. Volunteers for race packets must verify participants’ identities and give them their race bibs. Volunteers for t-shirt distribution hand out race t-shirts and goody bags to participants.

Time Commitment: Maximum of 5 hour shifts on Friday and Saturday

Check In Location: Sports & Fitness Expo; Virginia Beach Convention Center

What to Wear: Volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt and we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

Position: Sports & Fitness Expo–All Day Packet Pick Up/T-shirts

Description: Volunteers are assigned to two race areas within packet pick up–race packets and T-shirt distribution. Volunteers for race packets must verify participants’ identities and give them their race bibs. Volunteers for t-shirt distribution hand out race t-shirts and goody bags to participants.

Time Commitment: 9 hours on Friday and 8 hours on Saturday

Check In Location: Sports & Fitness Expo; Virginia Beach Convention Center

What to Wear: Volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt and we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

Position: Sports & Fitness Expo–Final Mile Packet Pick Up/T-shirts

Description: Volunteers are assigned to one area for Final Mile packet pick up. Volunteers will give participants their race bibs, T-shirts, and goody bags all at once.

Time Commitment: Maximum of 4.5 hour shifts on Friday only

Check In Location: Sports & Fitness Expo; Virginia Beach Convention Center

What to Wear: Volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt and we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

Position: Start Line

Description: Volunteers at the start line assist race staff in putting up the start line arch, preparing and securing start corrals, controlling pre-race start crowds, and assisting with corral control and movement during the wave start.

Time Commitment: Maximum of 6 hour shifts

Check In Location: King Neptune Park, 31st Street, oceanfront

What to Wear: Volunteers for this position will be outside for their entire shift and should dress for the existing and forecasted weather. Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts and we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

 

Position: Finish Line

Description: Volunteers at the finish line assist race staff distributing medals, food, water, hats, and other items to finishers.

Time Commitment: Maximum of 5 hour shifts on Saturday and Sunday

Check In Location: King Neptune Park, 31st Street, oceanfront

What to Wear: Volunteers are outside at the oceanfront for their entire shift and should dress for the existing and forecasted weather. Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts and we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

Position: Finish Line Catcher

Description: Finish Line Catcher volunteers assist the race medical staff identifying and assisting participants who might be having difficulties as they approach the finish, or immediately after finishing. 

Time Commitment: Maximum of 5 hour shifts on Saturday and Sunday

Check In Location: King Neptune Park, 31st Street, oceanfront

What to Wear: Volunteers are outside at the oceanfront for their entire shift and should dress for the existing and forecasted weather. Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts and are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes.

Position: General Volunteer

Description: General volunteers are the “ready reserves” who are assigned to any of the other finish area positions as the need arises. This is a perfect position for anyone who would like to help, but has no specific position in mind.

Time Commitment: Maximum of 5 hour shifts on Saturday and Sunday

Check In Location: King Neptune Park, 31st Street, oceanfront

What to Wear: General volunteers are outside at the oceanfront for their entire shift and should dress for the existing and forecasted weather. Volunteers will be given volunteer t-shirts and we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

Position: Post Race Party Break Down

Description: Volunteers for this position will assist race staff in the post-race party tent with removing banners and barriers, folding and stacking tables and chairs, and loading equipment on trucks and trailers.

Time Commitment: Maximum of 2 hours on race day

Check In Location: King Neptune Park, 31st Street, oceanfront

What to Wear: Volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt and we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes.

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