Providing participants with the race day experience of their lives should be every race director’s goal. Happy finishers not only come back year after year but they spread the word of their awesome experience to everyone they meet!
The perfect race day experience is impossible without….
High-Energy, Competent Volunteers!
These individuals are often the face of your race. For most participants, volunteers are their first and last point of contact beginning at packet pick up and finishing with a congratulatory handshake at the finish line. They ensure safety along the course, keep participants hydrated and provide the words of encouragement that make the difference between throwing in the towel or running a personal best.
This ebook offers advice to race directors on how to recruit fantastic volunteers using local community resources, sponsors, and other people looking to get involved. It provides sample recruiting letters and even describes how throwing the right party can be a catalyst in establishing your volunteer network.