The Crossing
10th – 12th August 2018

Join us at the start, the end, or follow the journey and marshal at each location. The endurance event that crosses 3 national parks in 3 days. Be a part of the experience.

Volunteer Schedule

Thursday 9th August
Registration

13:00-22:00
The Beacon, W Strand, Whitehaven CA28 7LY

Friday 10th August
Shap Event Village

10:00-18:00
Farmers Field, Shap Penrith CA10 3PB

Saturday 11th August
Northallerton Event Village

10:00- 18:00
Hambleton Leisure Centre, Stone Cross, Brompton, Northallerton DL6 2UZ

Sunday 13th August
Finish Line

10:00-18:00
Scarborough Sea Front

Choose from one of the following volunteer packages

Race-for-half-Price

Volunteer at Registration on Thursday 9th August 13:00-22:00 and take part in the event for half price.

Rat Race Season Pass (only 2 remaining)

Follow the course volunteering on each day for a Rat Race season pass. Camping will be available for free at Shap and Northallterton. You will need to make your own arrangements for Thursday evening.

Volunteer at one location

Choose one of the locations and receive one of the following:

Event Discount

Your voucher gets you discount into one event of your choice:

  • 90% off Mighty Deerstalker, Runstock, Barrel of Laps (Barrel purchased separately)
  • 50% off Man Vs Mountain, Dirty Weekend, The Wall, Man Vs Lakes, Man Vs Coast, UTE
  • 33% off The Crossing, Coast to Coast, UTA
Kit Package A
Goody Bag
  • #Ratracer Rag
  • Rat Race Crew Hoodie
  • Rat Race Crew Tee
  • Poncho
  • Rat Hat Beanie
  • Rat Race Crew Pass with Lanyard & Whistle
  • Rat Race Challenger kit bag 40L
  • Hi Visibility Rat Race vest (to be returned)
  • Free Parking
Kit Package B
Jacket Pack
  • Rat Race Insulated Jacket
  • Free Parking*

*Free parking is only available at Shap and Northallerton

REQUIREMENTS

Please read these requirements before completing the form below in full.

YOU MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. 16 AND 17 YEAR OLDS MUST HAVE A WAIVER SIGNED BY A LEGAL GUARDIAN. YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRETY OF YOUR SHIFT WHICH MAY INCLUDE A PRE-EVENT ORIENTATION SESSION. OUR MARSHALS PLAY A CRITICAL ROLE AT OUR EVENTS. IF YOU DON’T SHOW UP, ARRIVE LATE OR LEAVE EARLY, IT AFFECTS THE EVENT EXPERIENCE OF THOUSANDS OF #RATRACERS.

 

Once you have signed up for your shift, all you need to do is arrive on site at your notified briefing time, at which point your duties will be explained to you. Unless you have been notified otherwise you will not be fed before during or after your shift so you should bring with you whatever food and refreshments you require for the duration of your shift.

Water points will be available from the event village and bottled water will be available to those volunteering out on the course to take with them.

You will receive an email from Rat Race 2 weeks prior to the event with your briefing time and where to go when you arrive on-site. You will need to sign in and out of your shift with our supervisors. You will not receive your chosen package or deposit until the end of your shift. If you do not complete your shift satisfactorily, Rat Race reserves the right to withhold this package.

Car parking is operated by a third party company, you will need to follow the instructions and timings on your parking voucher to redeem free parking correctly where it has been offered to you. The car parking vouchers are no transferable.

Camping: Where you have free camping you are bound by the terms and conditions of the campsite.

I understand that, under the Event Terms and Conditions, I have consented to my likeness being used for the transmission of film and/ or photography by the organisers and/ or their agents, including for the purposes of the transmission of footage on TV. I agree that all photography or film that I capture of the event will be for personal use only.

Items or discounts received from Rat Race may be deemed by HMRC as a Benefit in Kind and as such taxable for those who have to pay tax. You are responsible for informing HMRC of all of your taxable income. If you have any concerns about potentially receiving benefits in kind then you are free to return any uniforms or materials and not redeem any volunteer discount codes.