Pre-event Roles & Responsibilities

We would also like to invite you to be a part of the ASICS Event Expo which is held at the beautiful Sydney Town Hall. The ASICS Event Expo will be open from 13 - 16 September where all participants collect their race bib, browse the sporting gear available for purchase and drop off their event day clothing baggage.

The ASICS Event Expo will be located in Lower Town Hall, George Street, Sydney. The Expo will be open from Wednesday 13 September till Saturday 16 September. Each participant must attend the ASICS Event Expo to collect their race bib. As a Blackmores volunteer, you will be able to work from 1 to 9 shifts in the days leading up to the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.

ASICS Event Expo Shift Times
Day ShiftShift Times
Wednesday 13 September Morning Shift7.30am - 2.00pm
Afternoon Shift12.30pm - 7.00pm
Thursday 14 September Morning Shift7.30am - 2.00pm
Afternoon Shift11.30pm - 6.00pm
Evening Shift4.00pm - 8.00pm
Friday 15 September Morning Shift7.30am - 2.00pm
Afternoon Shift12.30pm - 7.00pm
Saturday 16 September Morning Shift7.30am - 12.00pm
Afternoon Shift11.30am - 4.00pm

Volunteer Roles:

  • Information Guide
    You will be the welcoming face of the ASICS Event Expo, directing participants to key areas; participant race bib collection, info desk, expo exhibits, race entry, clothing baggage drop off area, etc. You will need to check that participants have a confirmation email, SMS and/or know their race number.
  • Participant race bib Distributor
    You will liaise directly with the participants. Each runner should arrive at the registration desk with a confirmation email or SMS which contains their bib number. Race bibs will be collated in alpha-numeric order in boxes behind the counter which you will have to locate. You will also provide participant with a sponsor goody bag specific to their event.
  • Help Desk Advisor
    You will assist participants with any enquiries they may have. An Information Pack will be provided to help assist you to answer the enquiries.
  • Baggage Drop Off 
    You will assist in the drop off area for participant clothing baggage. Participants will arrive at the baggage area with their clothing and belongings. These items will be taken out from whichever bag they are brought in and placed into a provided plastic bag. The participant will then hand you their bib number baggage sticker which you will place on the bag with their contact number. Baggage is then placed into the correct tubs for event race day. 

You will be able to apply to become a Blackmores Volunteer for the 2017 Blackmores Sydney Running Festival here>>