Volunteer | The Gate River Run

Want to Volunteer?

We need volunteers and or coordinators to help with the following:

  • Handing out packets at the expo
  • Expo set up and tear down
  • Start and finish line help
  • Water stations
  • Bag Check
  • Chip Packet Stuffing
  • 5K Walk for Charity volunteers
  • Junior River Run help
  • Registration

Expo Help

Volunteers are needed to staff the three-day Runner’s Expo which will be held on March 5th, 6th and 7th at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds. Each volunteer will receive a free t-shirt. We need about 200 volunteers to adequately staff the packet pickup area. We would like volunteers to work at least two hour shifts, four hour shifts are the best.

Expo Schedule for Volunteers

Wednesday, March 4th from 11 AM until 6 PM.
  • Duties: Unload t-shirts and packets, hang banners and signs, and set up/organize area.
Thursday, March 5th from 10 AM until 6 PM
  • Duties: Hand out t-shirts and race packets.
Friday, March 6th from 10 AM until 8 PM
  • Duties: Hand out t-shirts and race packets.
Saturday, March 7th from 6:30 AM until 2 PM
  • Duties: Hand out t-shirts and race packets, and help load up from noon until 2 PM.