VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Please note, all shift times are subject to change. 

All volunteers must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine in order to participate in the 2022 B.A.A. 10K.

Please note, most roles on race day involve standing outdoors on Boston Common. Questions on the roles below or interested in other opportunities? Send us an email at volunteer@baa.org.

Pre Race Projects

Email volunteer@baa.org for more information on pre-race projects.

Pre Race: Ambassadors, Saturday, June 25th

Assist with Pre-Race Saturday events on Boston Common such as youth activities, and shirt/bib pick up. This shift is subject to change.
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent on Boston Common near Charles Street
Saturday: 1:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Race Day: Gear Check, Sunday, June 26th

Official participants have the opportunity to check a bag with their belongings prior to the race. Volunteers will help athletes check a bag and then retrieve it after the race.
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent on Boston Common near Charles Street
Sunday: 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Race Day: Food Tent, Sunday, June 26th

Volunteers will help with set-up and distribution of various food and beverage products for runners after the race.
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent on Boston Common near Charles Street
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Race Day: Event Marshals, Sunday, June 26th

Volunteers will assist with the flow of various entrances and exits around the Start/Finish area for athletes, press, spectators and elite athletes.
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent on Boston Common near Charles Street
Sunday: 6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Race Day: T-Shirt Distribution, Sunday, June 26th

Volunteers will set-up and distribute participant shirts to participants before and after the race. 
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent on Boston Common near Charles Street
Sunday: 5:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Race Day: Course Monitor, Sunday, June 26th

Volunteers will provide athletes with direction and support along the course. Volunteers will meet near the Start/Finish area and be transported to locations along the course.
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent on Boston Common near Charles Street
Sunday: 6:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Race Day: Green Team, Sunday, June 26th

Volunteers will assist with our sustainability efforts by interacting with and directing participants to the appropriate location to discard items and providing immediate sorting of items.
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent on Boston Common near Charles Street
Sunday: 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Race Day: Medical, Sunday, June 26th

Volunteers will set up medical equipment and provide medical assistance to runners.
Check-in location: Boston Common, Medical Tent
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Race Day: Amateur Radios, Sunday, June 26th

Volunteers will assist with race day communications. 
Check-in location: Boston Common, Medical Tent
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.