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Event Information: Job Descriptions

Here's what you can do on race day


For your planning purposes, here is a list of volunteer job descriptions for the B.A.A. 10K:


Clothing Check
Captain: Roger Boyle 
Assist runners check and retrieve clothing before and after the race.
Sunday: 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Food Tent
Captain: Ed Wiederhold
Assist with set up and distribution of fluids and food to runners before and after the race.
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Captain: Brian Rettman
Assist with security of various entrances and exits around the Start/Finish area.
Sunday: 6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Shirt Distribution
Captain: Tom Donovan
Assist with distribution of T-shirts
Sunday: 6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Wave Start Assistants / Medal Distribution*
Captain: Andy Deschenes
Assist with start line-up and distribution of finishers’ medals.
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
*Staffed by Cambridge Running Club


Course Monitor
Captain: Hap Farber
Assist with directing the runners along the course at various locations. Volunteers will meet near the Start/Finish area and be transported to locations along the course.
Sunday: 6:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Course Fluid Stations*
Set-up and distribute fluids along the course.
Sunday: 6:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
*Staffed by the following local running clubs: Central Mass Striders, Heartbreak Hill Striders, Parkway Running Club, Shamrock Running Club, Somerville Road Runners, and Wampanoag Road Runners


Captain: Chris Troyanos
Provide medical assistance to runners. Volunteers will be needed in a variety of fields.
Sunday: 6:00 a.m.  -  Noon
* Be prepared to provide documentation on race day.


The above information is subject to change at any time.

B.A.A. Moment 7

1977 - Bob Hall Becomes the First Person to Complete the Race in a Wheelchair

In 1977, Bob Hall pioneered the division when he became the first person to complete the race in a wheelchair in 1975, making good on his promise to finish in under three hours.