2019 Volunteer Registration is OPEN!
Creating the Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon & 5K takes teamwork by our large group of fantastic volunteers. It’s fun, rewarding and you’ll have the satisfaction of helping thousands of runners meet their goal on race day.
2019 Volunteers for the Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon & 5K will receive a long sleeve t-shirt! (2019 t-shirt designs are coming soon!)
Volunteers for the Naperville Kids Marathon will wear a t-shirt! (2019 Naperville Kids Marathon t-shirts are coming soon!)
All volunteers must agree to our volunteer Waiver, Guidelines, and Code of Conduct.
2019 Volunteer Areas and Descriptions
Check out the descriptions below for each volunteer area. To view the specific volunteer openings and requirements.
Note: Please check age requirements in the job description on the volunteer sign-up page before registering for a position. Some positions require volunteers 18 years of age or older.
ALL volunteers MUST be 14 years of age or older. Volunteers between the ages of 14-18 MUST be accompanied by an adult 21 years of age or older.
Naperville Kids Marathon
Saturday, October 19, Neuqua Valley High School
Help at the Naperville Kids Marathon packet pickup, course marshal, or start/finish!
Friday, October 18 , Saturday, October 19, and Sunday, October 20
Help distribute bibs, shirts, gear bags, and more to our runners!
Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, A.M. and P.M. positions
LOCATION: Jackson Ave.
Help us set up the tents, barricades, signs and start/finish line on Saturday, or help us tear it all down again on Sunday afternoon. Keep the Village running by helping manage trash, distribute food and beverages to runners post-race or help with awards. We need a Village of Volunteers to run our Village!
Sunday, October 20
LOCATION: Eagle St. and Jackson Ave.
Be a part of the action by volunteering at the Start/Finish Line. Positions include blankets, medals and setup, water station and more!
Sunday, October 20
LOCATION: Municipal Center Parking Deck (lower level) 400 S. Eagle St.
Collect gear bags at Gear Check from runners before the race starts and return gear to runners after they finish. MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
Race Day Parking
Sunday, October 21
LOCATION: Downtown Naperville
Help to monitor the parking lots around the race area or help direct runners at our runner drop-off area. MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
Sponsored by Edward-Elmhurst Health, the Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon & 5K draws participants to Naperville’s lively downtown, historic sights and beautiful neighborhoods. Runners will delight in the kinetic atmosphere and well-managed course, made possible by extensive volunteer and spectator support.