Volunteers must carry a photo ID with them at all times during their assignment and be prepared to show this to race officials and security personnel, upon request.
Volunteers must wear their 2013 GORE-TEX® Philadelphia Marathon volunteer sweatshirt/t-shirt and credential (if provided).
If at any time during your assignment you have a problem, notify your team captain immediately, who will inform the proper authorities.
Dress appropriately casual and for the weather. Wear comfortable shoes.
Do not bring backpacks, cameras, or other valuables with you to your assignment. The race is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Volunteers are required to obey the "No Smoking" and "No Alcohol" policy for the duration of their assignment.
Be prepared and flexible for a long day.
Reassignments may occur. Refreshments will be provided for volunteers checking in at the Health & Fitness Expo or for race events. Volunteers working along the race course should bring a lunch.
Volunteers working Food and Fluid Distribution at the start, along the course and at the finish line will be given vinyl gloves that must be worn at all times.
As a volunteer, be prepared to answer many types of questions. Take pride in your role. Familiarize yourself with the course maps and start/finish diagrams and all weekend events. The maps and diagrams will provide valuable information to make the participant's experience a great one.