JB5K Volunteer Opportunities


The JB5K offers more than 200 volunteer opportunities to be a part of a very colorful experience. We're looking for individuals and groups for a wide variety of areas including packet pick up on both Friday and Saturday - including packet pickup, course monitors, the water gun brigade, and color zones! You can choose the position that fits your interests and abilities.

Volunteer Benefits

Click here to register to volunteer as an INDIVIDUAL

  • Free, commemorative volunteer t-shirt distributed at volunteer orientation.
  • Free entry to the post-race dance party, complete with more powder!
  • May count toward volunteer/community service hours required for some courses (check with faculty member). We will provide a certificate to verify hours.


Click here to register to volunteer as a GROUP

Volunteering is a fun, engaging way for your organization to support the JB5K. Members of your group, company or organization will work together, promoting collaboration and elevating pride. Great opportunities for groups include staffing a water station, working packet pick up, throwing powder at one of the four color zones or serving as the cheer squad and water gun brigade for the finish line!


Please email us at jb5k@indiana.edu