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What should I wear to volunteer at a NYRR event?
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 your ears and warm gloves/mittens.
- In the summer, wear lightweight clothing. We will provide a baseball-style cap for our 2018 weekly races. Be sure to apply sunscreen.
- Comfortable shoes are a must. You will be standing for the entire shift.
- We will provide safety vests and a laminated card with emergency numbers on it as well as volunteer guide that includes a map of the race course and the locations of race amenities.