Recreation Department

Event Volunteers

You don't have to run to be part of the excitement.  Volunteers contribute to the success of the event and can still feel it, see it, do it even if not covering miles in the race as part of the running pack.  Hundreds are needed before, during and after the event to welcome and cheer on the racers in "front-row seats", while performing a number of critical activities as part of the volunteer race crew.  Come from far away, or join your neighbors in town and be a part of the thrill, be a part of what it's all about, be a part of what racers love to relive in great memories - volunteer for The Papillion Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, the Papillion Days Duathlon, the Papillion Mayor's Triathlon or the Sumtur 10K and 5K Twilight Dash

Download a volunteer form and mail or fax it in or best way - email the completed PDF back in.  Expect a confirming communication from the volunteer expert soon after that - and welcome to the City of Papillion Volunteer Crew!

Click here for Information on volunteering for a Papillion Race Series Event.

And racers, sign up your friend or family member to become a volunteer participant before, during and after the race.  Simply print out and fax a volunteer registration form or send an email to have one emailed to your friend or family member - or they can register in person to be a volunteer at a location TBA.  They can still greet you at the finish line and have had something fun and fulfilling to do as part of the excitement.

Kids under 16 are welcome on certain portions of the volunteer crew as long as accompanied by a responsible adult. Scout troops or other children's groups are welcome with a responsible leader.

Benefits of Becoming a Member of The Volunteer Crew: 

  • You get a front row seat!
  • You get a free T-Shirt.  
  • You get the satisfaction of helping others.
  • You'll have a great time!
  • For more information, contact the Papillion volunteer relations expert at

Opportunities for volunteering:

  • Hospitality
  • Runner registration and Race packet pick-up
  • Issuing registered runners his/her bib
  • T-Shirt Distribution
  • Goodie Bag Distribution
  • VIP escort
  • Media support
  • Traffic and spectator management
  • Course work
  • Course set up and tear down
  • Start/finish line  
  • Water stations
  • Course entertainment
  • Medical Services stations
  • Radio Comm. Specialists/ Observers
  • Finish area activities
  • Awards presentations - finisher's medals
  • Timing system monitoring
  • Cheering on the finishers