A big part of making the volunteer experience a good one is being confident that you know what you are doing. It also helps the weekend go smoothly.
Many positions require advance training; however, some just have a "101" document that you should read in advance. Find your position below to determine the training requirements.
Course Intersection Team Training Schedule
All New Course Intersection Volunteers are required to participate in training, when they will also pick up their official shirt and safety vest. If you were a course intersection team volunteer in 2014, you are eligible to take the Returning Volunteer Online Training course. Schedule and details are HERE.
Training Schedule for All Other Posts
See the chart below, sorted alphabetically by volunteer job, for training information. If training is not provided for your job, you will receive an email with instructions prior to race weekend.
Alice Campbell Alumni Center is located at 601 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL 61801.
ARC- MP7 is Multi-Purpose room 7 at the Activities & Recreation Center on the U of I campus, 201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820.
St. John's Church is located at 509 S Mattis Ave, Champaign IL 61821.
Stone Creek Church is located at 2502 S Race St, Urbana IL 61801.
|Volunteer Job||Date||Day||Time||Location||Training 101 Document|
|10K Logistics Turnaround Team||No training in advance||10k Logistics Turnaround Team|
|5K Course Set-Up, Clean-Up, and Sag Wagon Team||No training in advance|
|5K Glow Necklace||No training in advance||5K Glow Necklace|
|Airport Welcome Booth Team||No training in advance||Airport Welcome Booth|
|Bib Distribution & Verification Teams||4/20/2015||Mon||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Bib distribution|
|Bicycle Course Team Captain||TBD||Tues||6:00 - 7:00||Stone Creek Church||Bike Team Captain 101|
|Blue Man Crew - PortaPotty Attendants||No training in advance|
|Columbia Street Roastery Coffee/Tea Bar||No training in advance|
|Course Clean-Up Team - Reynolds Towing||No training in advance||Course Clean Up - Reynolds Team|
|Course Clean-Up Team - Uni High||4/15/2015||Wed||6:00 - 7:00||Kenney Gym||Course clean up - Uni High|
|Course Set-Up Team||No training in advance|
|Crowd Control Team- Food||TBD||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||Stone Creek Church||Crowd Control Team Food|
|Crowd Control Team - Irwin Drive||4/21/2015||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Crowd Control - Irwin Drive|
|Crowd Control Team - Inside Stadium||4/21/2015||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Crowd Control - Inside Stadium|
|Einstein Bros. Bagel Bite Bar Team||No training in advance|
|Elite Athlete Check-In & Hospitality Teams||No training in advance||Elite Athlete|
|Exchange Zone Team||TBD||TBD||5:00 - 6:00||Alice Campbell||Exchange zone|
|Expo Clean-Up||4/20/2015||Mon||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Expo Clean Up Team|
|Expo Courtesy Team||4/20/2015||Mon||6:00 - 7:00||ARC- MP7||Expo Courtesy Team|
|Expo Set Up Team||No training in advance||Expo Setup Team|
|Finish Line Food Set-Up Team||No training in advance||Finish Line Food Set-up Team|
|Finish Line Food Team||TBD||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||Stone Creek Church||Finish line food|
|Finish Line Medals||No training in advance||Finish Line Medals|
|Finish Line Water, Gatorade, Ice Team||No training in advance||Finish line water and Gatorade|
|Golden Ticket Redemption Team||No training in advance||Golden Ticket Redemption|
|Hospitality/VIP Team||No training in advance||Hospitality Team|
|Hydration Station Captains 1 of 2||TBD||6:30 - 7:00||Stone Creek Church|
|Hydration Station Captains 2 of 2||TBD||6:15 - 7:15||St. John's Church|
|Hydration Station- U of I Student Group||4/01/2015||Mon||6:00 - 7:00||ARC- MP7|
|Information Teams||4/21/2014||Mon||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||InformationTeam-101|
|Medal Hanging Team||No training in advance||Medal Hanging|
|Media Table||No training in advance||Media Table|
|No Parking Sign Team||No training in advance||No parking sign team|
|Parking Team||4/21/2015||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Parking 101|
|Pasta Feed Teams||No training in advance||Pasta feed|
|Race Operations Team||No training in advance|
|Race T-Shirt/Goody Bag & Exchange Teams||4/20/2015||Mon||6:00 - 7:00||ARC- MP7||Race T-Shirt Goody Bag & Exchange Team-101|
|Runner Bag Drop & Pick Up Teams||4/21/2015||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Runner Bag Drop|
|Stadium Clean-Up Team||4/21/2015||Tues||6:00 - 7:00||ARC- MP7|
|Stadium Set-Up Team||No Training in Advance|
|Start Line Corral Team||to be determined||Start corral|
|Fruit Stop Team||No training in advance||Strawberry Fields Fruit Stop Team|
|Transportation Assistant||4/21/2015||Tues||6:00 - 7:00||ARC- MP7|
|Vintage Clothing Team||No training in advance||Vintage Clothing Team|
|Volunteer Check In Expo||No training in advance||Volunteer Check In Expo|
|Volunteer Check In Stadium||No training in advance||Volunteer Check In Stadium|
|Youth Run Teams||TBD||Thurs||5:15-6:00||Busey, 101 W. University Ave Champaign||Youth Run 101|