APEX Volunteer FAQs

Course Team

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!

We could really use your help!

We've tried to answer some questions you may have below. If you don't find the information and answers you need, please contact us for help.

If you found what you needed and you're ready to sign up, click here. To go back to the volunteer information page, click here.

Yes! We have jobs that don’t require lifting heavy objects or standing all day. Click here for a list of tasks with detailed job descriptions.

Of course! We need help on our course crew, as well as course marshals in remote areas and our social media content crew. Click here for a list of tasks with detailed job descriptions.

We'll certainly be disappointed, but we understand things happen. If you need to cancel, please contact us as soon as possible, so we can cover your shifts.

Volunteer Orientation details to be released soon!

Yes. The volunteer meeting is required . We'll try to make it fun and keep it short. However we do need to see you before the event for some important reasons. The meeting will allow us to:

  • relay important race day information and organizational items to you
  • introduce you to other volunteers and your supervisor
  • give you your official volunteer t-shirt to wear at the event
  • tell you where to park and find help
  • go over safety rules
  • answer any remaining questions you may have

Please let us know ASAP if you can’t make the Volunteer Orientation by contacting us.

Volunteer parking areas will vary by job assignment. All volunteers will receive their job assignments, maps and specific instructions at Volunteer Orientation, if not before. Please note that we will have different instructions for different volunteers. It is important that all volunteers attend Orientation to find their group and learn where to go the morning of the event.

This is Colorado, so be ready for anything! Please check the weather, but prepare for a low in the 40’s in the morning and in the 70’s in the afternoon.  Also bring a rain jacket and a hat. Remember—if you have a course marshal spot up on the mountain it can be 10-15 degrees cooler up at altitude.

Ahead of the event, volunteers will receive instructions from our volunteer coordinator. This information will be reiterated at the Volunteer Orientation.

Yes! We will need a waiver signed by a parent for any minor who is working the weekend. Any minor under 16 years old must work a volunteer spot along with a parent or guardian.

Yes! Each volunteer will receive an official Pikes Peak APEX volunteer t-shirt. Other perks for volunteering are based on your time investment. Click here to learn more about Volunteer Swag.