Volunteers are essential in the success of any great event, and the Summerfest Rock `n Sole Run is no exception! It will take over 900 volunteers to ensure the safety, accuracy, fun and the highest level of organization necessary to produce the Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run.

Volunteers are needed to help with course marshal duties, distribution of water at aid stations, handing out snacks and water at the finish line, water station set-up and in many other areas that make up the Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole race weekend.

Volunteers must be at least 12 years of age to participate and those under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult (21 years of age or older).

Summerfest Rock `n Sole Run volunteers will receive the following:

  • Official  2014 Summerfest Rock `n Sole Run Volunteer T-shirt
  • One 2014 Summerfest General Admission  ticket; valid any day of Summerfest ($18 value)
  • One 2014 Polish Fest ticket, valid any day of Polish Fest

Have questions or need additional information?  Please email our Volunteer Coordinator at rnsvols@summerfest.com.

Did somebody say TEAM-BUILDING?! Your organization, group or company can enjoy team-building while supporting our community. Please contact us and we will find the right opportunity for your group.



Aid Stations – Various locations along the routes
Saturday, June 14: 6:00 am - 11:00 am
Assist in the set up of aid stations located along the courses and distribute water and Gatorade to appreciative runners. 

Water Station Setup
If you like to be hands-on as an important component to keeping participants safe and hydrated, the Water Station Setup Team is the spot for you. The team will assist the Water Station volunteers with setup and teardown of each of the Aid Stations along the route. This role involves physical activity and the ability to lift 25 lbs. or more.

Course Marshals - Various locations along the routes
Saturday, June 14: 5:45 am - 11:00 am
Assist police officers and safety personnel on the course with vehicular and participant traffic.   Course Marshalls will be provided with a safety vest for identification, and additional details will be provided at orientation.

Finish Line - Located on Summerfest Grounds
Saturday, June 14: 6:00 am - 11:30 am
Be the first to greet runners as they come across the finish line! We need your help to assist runners in the following areas:

  • Beverages – Distribute bottled water and Gatorade to runners. 
  • Food Distribution: Distribute post-race snacks to runners.

Post-Race Party - Located on Summerfest Grounds
Saturday, June 14: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run doesn't end when participants cross the finish line. That’s when the celebration begins! There will be music, displays, merchandise sales and places for runners to reunite with family and friends to relax. We need your assistance in the following Post-Party areas:

  • Results Tent - Provide racers their unofficial results, and then post official results when they become available. Also, help manage foot traffic within the results tent to keep the lines moving.  
  • Information Tent - Help runners’ friends or family track their progress along the run and answer questions regarding the event and post-party.

If you are interested in volunteering, visit this link to fill in a Volunteer application.  You will then be contacted by our Volunteer Coordinator.