Volunteer Committees

Course Marshals

  • Work with operations team and Carmel Police Department to place course marshals on course.

Finish Line Crew

  • Remove chips for runners, hand out medals, Mylar blankets, food and water help marathon personnel organize and set up the finish line area.

Gear Check

  • Assist runners in checking-in and retrieving their gear.

Guest Services

  • Help direct and assist the public as well as the athletes by providing general information on both the race as well as the city of Carmel and Indianapolis.


  • Provide assistance to members of the media.


  • Start Line - Provide information and directions, direct runners into proper starting coral and assist runners with gear and or baggage drop off.
  • Monitors - Responsible for helping to ensure the safety of the athletes during the race by manning various intersections on route.
  • Race Support - Responsible for assisting in the course set up and tear down.
  • Security - Monitor access to strategic locations inside the Palladium and other sensitive areas course cyclists - monitor the course by bike or motorcycle.

Operations Command

  • Work in the operations command and control center on race day.

Packet Pick-Up

  • Assist in the distribution of bibs, race t-shirts and other race information to the participating athletes during the Expo.
  • Assist in the registration of "walk-in" athletes.


  • Direct the flow of parking for both athletes and spectators in designated lots.

Post Race Event


  • Drive between the race site and area hotels to pickup and drop off athletes, VIP's, coaches, sponsors & other essential personnel.

Volunteer Check-In

  • Help check in both individual volunteers as well as group volunteers

Volunteer Rest and Recovery Tent

  • Provide amenities and up to date information to volunteers in an area restricted to working volunteers only.

Aid Stations

  • Distribute water or Powerade to race participants.