A big part of making the volunteer experience a good one is being confident that you know what you are doing. It also helps the weekend go smoothly.
Many positions require advance training; however, some just have a "101" document that you should read in advance. Find your position below to determine the training requirements.
Course Intersection Team Training Schedule
Packet pickup and Course Intersection Team training schedule.
All Course Intersection Volunteers are required to pick up their safety vest, official shirt and gear. New volunteers are required to participate in a training whereas returning volunteers may opt for online training (available in early April).
Training Schedule for All Other Posts
See the chart below, sorted alphabetically by volunteer job, for training information. If training is not provided for your job, you will receive an email with instructions prior to race weekend.
Alice Campbell Alumni Center is located at 601 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL 61801.
ARC- MP7 is Multi-Purpose room 7 at the Activities & Recreation Center on the U of I campus, 201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820.
St. John's Church is located at 509 S Mattis Ave, Champaign IL 61821.
Stone Creek Church is located at 2502 S Race St, Urbana IL 61801.
|Volunteer Job||Date||Day||Time||Location||Training 101 Document|
|10K Logistics Turnaround Team||No training in advance||10k Logistics Turnaround Team|
|5K Course Set-Up, Clean-Up, and Sag Wagon Team||No training in advance|
|Airport Welcome Booth Team||No training in advance||Airport Welcome Booth|
|Atkins Group Fruit Stop||No training in advance||Atkins Group Fruit Stop|
|Bike Marshals & Escorts||4/13/2015||Mon||7:00 - 8:00||Alice Campbell Alumni Center|| Bike Marshall
Bike Team Escorts 101
|Blue Man Crew - PortaPotty Attendants||No training in advance||Blue Man Crew|
|Columbia Street Roastery Coffee/Tea Bar||No training in advance||Columbia Street Roastery|
|Course Clean-Up Team - Reynolds Towing||No training in advance||Course Clean Up - Reynolds Team|
|Course Clean-Up Team - Uni High||4/15/2015||Wed||6:00 - 7:00||Kenney Gym||Course clean up - Uni High|
|Course Set-Up Team||No training in advance||Crowd Set-Up Team|
|Crowd Control Great West Hall Food Team||4/14/2015||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||Stone Creek Church||Crowd Control Team Food|
|Crowd Control Team - Irwin Drive||4/21/2015||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Crowd Control - Irwin Drive|
|Crowd Control Team - Inside Stadium||4/21/2015||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Crowd Control - Inside Stadium|
|Einstein Bros. Bagel Bite Bar Team||No training in advance||Einstein Bros. Bagel Bite Bar Team|
|Elite Athlete Check-In & Hospitality Teams||No training in advance||Elite Athlete|
|Exchange Zone Team||4/15/2015||Wed||5:00 - 6:00||Alice Campbell Alumni Center||Exchange zone|
|Expo Clean-Up||4/20/2015||Mon||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Expo Clean Up Team|
|Expo Guide Team||4/20/2015||Mon||6:00 - 7:00||ARC- MP7||Expo Guide Team|
|Expo Set Up Team||No training in advance||Expo Setup Team|
|Finish Line Food Set-Up Team||No training in advance||Finish Line Food Set-up Team|
|Finish Line Food Team||4/14/2015||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||Stone Creek Church||Finish line food|
|Finish Line Medals||No training in advance||Finish Line Medals|
|Finish Line Water, Gatorade, Ice Team||No training in advance||Finish line water and Gatorade|
|Golden Ticket Prize Pick Up Team||No training in advance||Golden Ticket Redemption|
|Hospitality/VIP Team||No training in advance||Hospitality Team|
|Hydration Station Captains 1 of 2||4/12/2015||7:00 - 8:00||St. John's Lutheran|
|Hydration Station Captains 2 of 2||4/16/2015||7:00 - 8:00||Stone Creek Church|
|Hydration Station- U of I Student Group||4/20/2015||Mon||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7|
|Information Teams||4/20/2014||Mon||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||InformationTeam-101|
|Medal Hanging Team||No training in advance||Medal Hanging|
|Media Table||No training in advance||Being updated|
|Mile 21Fruit Stop Team||No training in advance||Fruit Stop Team|
|No Parking Sign Team||No training in advance||No parking sign team|
|Parking Team||4/21/2015||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Parking 101|
|Pasta Feed Teams||No training in advance||Pasta feed|
|Race Number Distribution Team/Chip Check Team||4/20/2015||Mon||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Race Number Distribution|
|Race Operations Team||No training in advance|
|Race T-Shirt/Goody Bag & Exchange Teams||No Training in Advance||Race T-Shirt Goody Bag & Exchange Team-101|
|Runner Bag Drop & Pick Up Teams||4/21/2015||Tues||7:00 - 8:00||ARC- MP7||Runner Bag Drop|
|Stadium Clean-Up Team||4/21/2015||Tues||6:00 - 7:00||ARC- MP7|
|Stadium Set-Up Team||No Training in Advance||Stadium Set-Up Team|
|Start Line Corral Team||to be determined||Being updated|
|Vintage Clothing Team||No training in advance||Vintage Clothing Team|
|Volunteer Check In Expo||April 23/24||ARC||Volunteer Check In Expo|
|Volunteer Check In/Runner Services/Lost & Found||4/24/2015||ARC||Volunteer Check In Stadium|
|Youth Run Teams||4/25/2105||Memorial Stadium||Youth Run 101|