Jul 18-19 2015

Chicago: Volunteer

Volunteer Program Overview

Help support your community, as well as thousands of runners and the walkers by volunteering! With just over 1,200 positions available there is a spot for everyone, including teams, corporate groups, or just friends and family. Click the blue “Race Crew” button below to volunteer for the Race Crew.


Race Crew volunteers assist with nearly every aspect of the event, including the Health & Fitness Expo, Start Line, Finish Line, and the Water Stations along the course. Simply click either of the blue “Race Crew” buttons below to sign up online.

Shift Information

= Crucial Shifts: These shifts are difficult to fill! If you are able to attend any shift on this particular day, we encourage you to do so.

July 16, 17 & 18 – Health & Fitness Expo

  • Location: McCormick Place, Lakeside Center Hall D1
  • Thursday, July 16 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Friday, July 17 – 11:00am to 3:30pm | 2:30pm to 7:00pm | ‘All Day’ available
  • Saturday, July 18 – 8:00am to 1:30pm | 12:30pm to 5:30pm (‘All Day’ available)
Saturday, July 18 – 5K

  • Shift: 6:15am to 10:00am
  • Location: Lakefront Path at E. Monroe Dr.
Sunday, July 19 – Water Stations

  • Shift: Varied
  • Location: Varied along course
Sunday, July 19 –                                       Start Line/ Finish Line

  • Shift 1: 4:00am to 11:30am
  • Shift 2: 4:30am to 11:30am
  • Location:  Grant Park, Columbus Dr. and Congress


The Medical Team is dedicated to providing rapid assessment and administering acute first aid services to event participants. The team is made up of volunteers from many medical institutions within the local community.

Medical Volunteer Registration Coming Soon!

Additional Information:

Like the Race Crew on Facebook!

Click the red “Race Crew Volunteer Information” or “Medical Volunteer Information” button below to dates and times for available shifts.

Have a group interested in volunteering? Contact us!

Download our Volunteer Positions Guide to learn more about the available volunteer positions at each shift.

Contact the Volunteer Department

Schedule of Events

July 17-18, 2015

Health & Fitness Expo

McCormick Place, Hall D1
Friday, July 17: 12:00pm – 7pm
Saturday, July 18: 9:00am – 5pm
Expo Details

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago 5K

Start Time: 8:00am
Event Details

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Start Time: 6:30am
Event Details