We are unable to accommodate new volunteer groups for the 2017 Boston Marathon. If you are a running club, we would be happy to hear from you and make contact for future events. Thanks!
If you are a returning volunteer group, here's how it works...
Step 1: Designate a Group Leader/Coordinator.
Step 2: The group leader submits his/her own personal online application first. When prompted, choose the option to create a group. Create a group name, pass code, and job preferences for the group. Complete the remainder of the application and submit. Make sure to write down the on-screen confirmation number. Seeing this number on-screen is an indication that the group has successfully been created. When selecting job options please consider the following:
- Personal Vehicles vs. Public Transportation
- Final Examinations
- Businesses - Monday is not a holiday for all businesses
- Athletic Teams - games/matches/meets, including any potential rain-dates
- Duration of Assignments - many assignments in Hopkinton allow you to be done by noon but Boston assignments are committed through 5:00 pm
Step 3: The group leader will communicate the group name and pass code to the group members.
Step 4: Every group member must complete the online application individually. When prompted, group members should choose the option to join a group, then find the group name in the drop down list and enter the pass code. Complete the remainder of the application and submit. Make sure to write down the on-screen confirmation number. Seeing this number on-screen is indication that you have successfully completed the application process. Group members receive separate correspondence from the B.A.A. and are individually responsible for making sure they are aware of B.A.A. policies and procedures.