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Volunteer Info

We would not be able to host the Harpoon 5-Miler year after year without our hardworking, loyal, and enthusiastic volunteers. From start to finish, these volunteers are friendly and motivating, making the Harpoon 5-Miler experience that much more memorable for everyone they come in contact with. Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers from past, present, and future races!



  • Commemorative volunteer t-shirt
  • Light breakfast and post-shift refreshments
  • 2 beer tickets for the post-race party
  • Post-race party at Harpoon Brewery
  • Dance party with DJ Steve Greco!


Volunteers must be 21 years or older. 




Volunteer Positions:

**New this year** Runner Solution Volunteers: Assist runners with replacement bibs, runner shirt exchange and direct runners to the start line.

Greeting/Crowd Volunteers: Help guide runners to post-race party, and hand out pint glasses and medals to the finishers.

Start/Finish Volunteers: Stand at the start/finish line to point runners to the post-race party, as well as set up water at the finish line.

Course Volunteers: Direct runners on the course and cheer them on! 

Water Stop Volunteers: Set up/break down the water stop, hand out water to runners as they pass, and cheer the runners on.

Food Line Volunteers: Set up food for runners, keep the food stocked and clean up afterwards.

  • **Food Line volunteers will also receive a $25 Harpoon gift card**

Bag Check Volunteers: Collect or return the runner's bags. 


Questions?  Email



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