These FAQs apply to all volunteers

What is the age requirement?

We require that all volunteers be at least 15 years old.


How do I sign up to volunteer?

How do I sign up to volunteer?


Can I volunteer with a friend?

We love that you want to volunteer together with friends and family members. To help us out, please have every individual who would like to volunteer together fill out volunteer registration separately and select the same job shift.


Where and when will I be volunteering?

All volunteers for Chicago Cinder Classic will be reporting to Winnemac Stadium (5105 N Leavitt St, Chicago, IL 60625). The stadium is a 12-minute walk from the Western Brown Line station, or accessible via the #49 or #49B buses.


What do I get for volunteering?

All volunteers will receive a souvenir Chicago Cinder Classic volunteer t-shirt.


How do I prepare for my volunteer shift?

Read ALL emails regarding your volunteer duties and follow up with any questions from the volunteer coordinator and check the weather forecast! We’ll be outside all day, so make sure you bring the right clothing and gear. Make sure you bring water, comfortable shoes, snacks, sunscreen and anything else you may need for a 6-hour outdoor event.