Volunteering

Signing up for a volunteer opportunity Jul 09, 2015 09:15PM EST

All of the available volunteer opportunities for upcoming NYRR events can be found on My NYRR. To see the list of current opportunities, please follow the instructions below: ...


How do I know if I am signed up to volunteer? Oct 23, 2015 10:02AM EST

At any time you can confirm whether you are signed up to volunteer at a NYRR event: Log in to mynyrr.org Go to the 'Volunteer' tab in the left-hand column The 'My Up...


Can I Cancel My Volunteer Shift? Jan 08, 2015 02:13PM EST

Yes, if you are not able to complete your volunteer shift we would greatly appreciate you taking time to cancel your commitment. To do this, log in to My NYRR and navigate to the ...


When and where do I check in to volunteer? Oct 23, 2015 10:08AM EST

You can find the the most up-to-date information about your volunteering in My NYRR. Log in to My NYRR and navigate to Volunteers tab. ​​ You will find all the details about your...


How long is a volunteer shift? Oct 23, 2015 10:06AM EST

A standard volunteer shift at one of our weekly races is about four hours. However, the length of each shift varies, depending on the size and distance of the race. Though we try ...


What should I wear to volunteer at a NYRR event? Dec 01, 2014 02:09PM EST

There is no specific dress code at our events. Our advice is to always dress for the weather, especially: In the winter, if you are volunteering outside, you will need t...


When will I be credited with volunteering at an event? Jul 09, 2015 09:05PM EST

NYRR strives to update records on My NYRR to reflect completed volunteer shifts by the Friday after the event has concluded. If you are a NYRR member participating in the 9+1 prog...


Registering your child to volunteer Oct 23, 2015 10:05AM EST

We welcome you bringing your child to one of our events to volunteer. We offer volunteer opportunities for children under 18 at most of our race events. Typically these opportuniti...


Can someone volunteer for me to complete my +1? Jan 08, 2015 03:27PM EST

Yes – the runner seeking to receive credit must register in My NYRR. When the person volunteering for them arrives to complete the volunteer assignment, that person must give the r...


Volunteering DO's and DON'Ts Oct 23, 2015 10:04AM EST

We put together the following lists of helpful advice for our volunteers. Volunteer DO's Store the NYRR Medical Emergency Number in your phone: 1-866-705-6626. Know who ...