Run for Discounted Registration Program

To be eligible for a discounted race entry to the Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K, a volunteer program participant MUST:

Sign up to volunteer. Visit www.rocrace.com/volunteers and click on the Event/City you would like to volunteer for. Select a volunteer shift, and complete the volunteer registration process. Note: Volunteer shifts are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Complete one full shift. ALL VOLUNTEERS are required sign-in AND sign-out with the Volunteer Coordinator before and after their volunteer shift. Failure to do so will make you ineligible to participate in the ROC Race 5K.

Pay the mandatory $5 insurance fee.

Sign the participant waiver.

NOTE:
- Volunteers will receive a Volunteer T-Shirt, but NOT a Participant T-Shirt
- Volunteer Registrations are non-transferable

Race participation options:

Option 1 – Volunteer at Packet Pick-up

  • Volunteer first. Race on event day.
  • Participate in the event on race day. Note: Your start time will be determined by the Volunteer Coordinator. Not all wave times are available to volunteers.
  • ALL VOLUNTEERS are required to sign-in AND sign-out with the Volunteer Coordinator before and after their volunteer shift. Failing to do so will make you ineligible for a discounted race entry to the Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K.
  • After your volunteer shift, you will receive a unique code to use to register online. Note: You will have to pay the mandatory $5 insurance fee.
  • You will visit the Volunteer Bib Pick-up Line at the Main Registration Tent on race day to pick-up your race bib. You will NOT be allowed to pick up your race bib from the regular Participant Check-in Line. Note: You will only be picking up a race bib. You will not receive a participant t-shirt.

Option 2 – Volunteer for Event Day Support – Shift 1

  • Volunteer first. Race second.
  • Participate in Wave 2 or Wave 3 on race day, AFTER YOU COMPLETE YOUR VOLUNTEER SHIFT. Note: Your start time will be determined by the Volunteer Coordinator. Not all wave times are available to volunteers.
  • ALL VOLUNTEERS are required to sign-in AND sign-out with the Volunteer Coordinator before and after their volunteer shift. Failing to do so will make you ineligible for a discounted race entry to the Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K.
  • After your shift, visit the volunteer tent to sign-up to participate in the race.
    Note: You will have to pay the mandatory $5 insurance fee. Cash or Credit Card is accepted.

Option 3 – Volunteer for Event Day Support – Shift 2 or 3

  • Race first. Volunteer second.
  • Pay upfront and participate in Wave 1 on race day. Note: Your start time will be determined by the Volunteer Coordinator. Race spots are available on a first come, first serve basis. Your race must finish before your volunteer shift.
  • This is only possible by following the steps below:
    • Pre-pay your registration online, and receive a refund after you volunteer. Note: Active Network processing fees (approx $6 – $8) and/or additional purchase items are NOT INCLUDED in the refund.
    • To be eligible for a refund volunteers must follow these instructions to register:
      • Click “Locations” on the top of the page.
      • Choose the location you are volunteering for.
      • Click “Register Now”.
      • Complete the online registration form.
      • Before checking out, use the following coupon code: VOLSROC
        Note: The coupon code is not a comp code. It will just identify you as a volunteer.
      • You are all set!

To pick-up your bib you can:

  • Visit the Solutions Table at Packet Pick-up, before the event. You will NOT be allowed to pick up your race bib from the regular Participant Check-in Line. Note: You will only be picking up a race bib. You will not receive a participant t-shirt.
    or
  • Visit the Volunteer Bib Pick-up Line at the Main Registration Tent on race day to pick-up your race bib. You will NOT be allowed to pick up your race bib from the regular Participant Check-in Line. Note: You will only be picking up a race bib. You will not receive a participant t-shirt.

To receive a refund, you must:

  • Attend the entirety of your volunteer shift. If you do not complete your full shift, you will not receive a refund.
  • Go to the Volunteer Tent after your shift to request your reimbursement (we’ll process it for you on-site!)
    Note: Reimbursements will only be processed for the same event and on-site.

 
 

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