UW OB GYN Proud Sponsor of the Madison Mini Marathon
Charity Partner of the Madison Mini Marathon

Below is a description of the volunteer opportunities for the 2018 Madison Mini Marathon. Some locations are inside and some are outside.

Fill out the form below to sign up now so you can get the shift you want. If you have any questions about volunteering, contact Aimee Tobin at atobin@wisc.edu.

Choose as many volunteering choices as you would like:

Volunteer Choices

Packet Pickup

Be a part of the anticipation and excitement before the big race! Athletes pick-up event information, race bib numbers and merchandise at Packet Pick-up. Help ready this large event for participants by passing out t-shirts and race information, assisting in greeting people, or providing directional assistance throughout the exhibit hall. Packet Pick-up takes place in Alliant Energy Center, so you'll be indoors and also will have access to free parking. Shift times:

  • Friday, August 17 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Friday, August 17 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
  • Friday, August 17 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Course RockStar

Are you enthusiastic and can communicate well with others? Then be a Course RockStar! Course RockStars play a vital role supporting the participants and directing them on the route. We'll even provide you with a "cheer sign" at your station. Join the effort and register to volunteer for your neighborhood Course RockStar team today! Sign up individually or with a buddy! You will be assigned a specific spot on the course. It will be 2- 4 hour commitment depending on where you are on the course.

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Start Line Volunteers

Prepare the starting line for all the participants, then help them get properly placed at their expected pace. There’s a lot of excitement as the participants are getting to their spots and it’s a fun place to be! Shift times are:

  • Saturday, August 18 5:30 AM to 8:30 AM
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Gear Check

Assist participants as they "Check" their belongings while they participate. Gear Check allows participants to bring personal items with them to have after they participate in one of the events.

  • Saturday, August 18th 5:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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As participants finish, they will have the opportunity to find out their results right away. Be part of the excitement as participants find out how they did. This is a seated job.

  • Saturday, August 18th 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Finish Line Volunteers

Be the first to see the many walkers and runners as they cross the finish line. Be a part of the finish celebration! As they finish, we need your help to guide them through the finish line handing out medals, bottled water and post-race food. Specific posts will be determined that day and include food/water/medal distribution, gear check, and results. This is a seated Specific posts:

  • Saturday, August 18th 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM
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Race Day
2018 Mini Marathon

Saturday, August 18, 2018

UW Memorial Union
800 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706

Questions? Contact

Aimee Tobin
Outreach Specialist

1010 Mound Street
4th Floor
Madison, WI 53715

(608) 417-4222