The Crossing
26th – 28th July 2019

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 25th July
Registration

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

AVAILABLE

Friday 26th July
Shap Event Village

10:00-18:00  |  12:00-20:00
Farmers Field, Shap Penrith CA10 3PB

AVAILABLE

Saturday 27th July
Northallerton Event Village

10:00- 18:00  |  12:00-20:00
Hambleton Leisure Centre*, Stone Cross, Brompton, Northallerton DL6 2UZ

AVAILABLE

Sunday 28th July
Finish Line

10:00-18:00
Scarborough Sea Front

AVAILABLE

*Exact venues may be subject to change

Choose from one of the following volunteer packages

1. RACE FOR DISCOUNT AT THIS EVENT
(Half Price)

Volunteer at Registration on Thursday 25th July 12:00-22:00 and take part in the event for half price.

2. Rat Race Running Season Ticket

Follow the course and volunteer on every day of the event to get a Rat Race Running Season Ticket worth £350! Camping will be available for free at Shap and Northallterton. You will need to make your own arrangements for Thursday evening.

3. Volunteer at one location

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

FUTURE EVENT DISCOUNT

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

  • 90% off Mighty Deerstalker, Runstock, Nottingham Survival of the Fittest
  • 50% off Man Vs Mountain, Dirty Weekend, The Wall, Man Vs Lakes, Man Vs Coast, Ultra Tour of Edinburgh
  • 33% off The Crossing, Coast to Coast, Ultra Tour of Aran
Kit Package A; SAFETY AND GOODIE PACKS INCLUDES;
  • #Ratracer Rag
  • Rat Race Crew Hoodie
  • Rat Race Crew Tee
  • Rat Hat Beanie
  • Rat Race Challenger kit bag 40L
  • Hi Visibility Rat Race vest (to be returned)
  • Free Parking
Kit Package B; RAT ROBE PACK INCLUDES;
  • Rat Robe
  • 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.

 

Between May and October it may take more than 72 hours for us to get back to you as it’s our busy season. Thank you for your patience.
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.