Volunteering

How do I register for a volunteer opportunity? Feb 15, 2018 01:22PM EST

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


How long is a volunteer shift? Feb 15, 2018 01:23PM EST

A standard volunteer shift at one of our weekly races is usually between four and six hours. The length of each shift varies, depending on the size and distance of the race. Certa...


How do I know if I am signed up to volunteer? Feb 15, 2018 01:23PM EST

You can confirm whether you are signed up to volunteer at an NYRR event and find the details associated with your volunteer commitment by logging in to your My NYRR account: L...


Can I bring my child, pet or friend to volunteer with me? Feb 15, 2018 01:24PM EST

NYRR will only accept registered volunteers to assist at our events. Children 16 and older can volunteer at Bag Check or Post-Race Amenities, provided they are registered in thei...


How do I register my child to volunteer? Feb 15, 2018 01:24PM EST

Parents of children interested in volunteering must create a My NYRR profile in the parent’s name. Once you have created a My NYRR profile, log in and select the My Kids tab from...


What kind of communication will I receive from NYRR about my volunteer commitment? Feb 15, 2018 12:58PM EST

Immediately following registration, you will receive an auto-reply email confirming your volunteer commitment. Two weeks prior to the event, you will receive an early reminder em...


Can I cancel my volunteer commitment? Feb 15, 2018 01:03PM EST

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 Vol...


How will I know if an event is delayed or cancelled? Feb 15, 2018 01:00PM EST

NYRR rarely cancels an event. In the event of severe weather, please monitor NYRR.org for up-to-date information leading up to the race. Should thunder and/or lightning present dur...


What should I wear to volunteer at a NYRR event? Feb 15, 2018 01:06PM EST

ALWAYS DRESS FOR THE WEATHER. In the winter, dress as warmly as possible. Wear layers that you can remove if the day warms up. Be sure to wear a warm winter hat that covers yo...


How do I participate in the 9+1 program and how do I know if an event is +1 eligible? Feb 15, 2018 01:14PM EST

NYRR's 9+1 program offers guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to the TCS New York City Marathon the year following the completion of the program.To be eligible for guaranteed entry...