Event Volunteer for the Girls on the Run 5k

Girls on the Run Maricopa & Pinal Counties

Event Description

Girls on the Run Fall 5k Volunteer

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About This Event

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Girls on the Run 5k! As girls from across the Valley come together with public race participants to achieve their goals on 5k day, they will be depending on volunteers like you to help them shine.

By participating in the Girls on the Run 5k you will help empower girls. 100% of the race proceeds go directly to Girls on the Run serving Maricopa and Pinal Counties whose mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.


Now recruiting: event volunteers, cheer zones and sparkle runners !

Event Volunteer Duties Include: Set up, take down, work registration, distribute giveaways, work water station, work the fun zone, give directions on course and distribute drinks and snacks. All volunteers will receive a T-shirt and snacks.


Event Day Shift on 11/18: 6:00 - 10:30 a.m. (could be finished earlier)

Event Clean Up Shift on 11/18: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (could be finished earlier)

Teams: Gather fellow students, friends, colleagues etc. to form a volunteer team! If you are interested in forming a team, your team captain must click on “I’d like to create a team button” during registration. Once the team is created it will show in a drop down box at the top of all registration forms for other team members to select. If you are participating with a team be sure to select your team name during the registration process.

Cheer Zones: We are also looking for groups to serve as cheer stations along the course. Gather 5 or more people from your family, company, community organization, group of friends, sports/cheer team, and help to provide the one-of-a-kind positive energy, excitement and celebration that makes the Girls on the Run 5k so special. Some suggestions: create a theme for the station, dress up, play music, use noisemakers, make signs etc. Our goal is to hopefully fill the course with positive energy and encouragement for all participants and for them – and you all! - to be inspired and have a lot of fun in the process. We ask that before you sign up to reserve a zone that you please confirm that you have at least 5 people available to be in your assigned position on the course from 8:00 - 10:30 a.m. Once you have confirmed this, please have your Zone leader register here as a volunteer. Other cheer zone volunteers from your group do not need to register.

Sparkle Runners: If you would like to run with the girls, this is for you! Be a moving course marshal and provide gentle encouragement and support to all our girls along the run. A Sparkle Runner is an adult female who runs the 5k and cheers on all of our girls as they head towards the finish line! Some Sparkle Runners may be paired with an individual girl to run the whole race with, while others will be asked to cheer on all the girls along the course and others asked to help to serve as sweep. You may come across a girl who got separated from her Running Buddy, is too fast for her Running Buddy, or just needs some extra encouragement! To become a Sparkle Runner, please click here to register for our upcoming end of season 5k and select "Sparkle Runner" as your event category. IMPORTANT NOTE: Sparkle Runners will be asked to complete a background check in order to serve in this role.

Registration Details

Volunteer Registration

Cheer Zone Captain Ages 16+ $0.00 Open
Event Day Clean Up 11/18: 10 a.m. - Noon Ages 13+ $0.00 Closed
Event Day Volunteer 11/18: 6 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Ages 13+ $0.00 Open

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