Volunteer Appreciation Program

This rewards program includes requirements for the volunteer appreciation program AND/OR acceptance for the Boston Marathon Lottery. Members can qualify for both. All volunteering must occur between January 1st to December 1st.

Volunteers are eligible for a $50 cash award – points awarded based on criteria below.
Four $50 cash awards will be drawn at the banquet – one for top volunteer and 3 into a raffle.
One $50.00 award per member per year.

50 points required for the Boston Marathon lottery entry AND/OR appreciation program.
Receive another entry for each additional 25 points for the Boston Marathon lottery and/or appreciation program.


Select one to meet mandatory requirement for the Boston lottery only.  Optional for the appreciation program.
Boston Marathon – 20 points
Boston Marathon Packet Stuffing – 20 points
BAA 10k – 20 points
BAA 13.1 – 20 points
Organize and participate any one of the five events – 25 points


Stipend Events (RIRR receives a stipend for the events from Rhode Runner)
Providence Water Stop – 25 points
Bristol Water Stop – 25 points
Packet Pickup/Signups – 25 points
Organize and participate any one of the 3 events – 30 points
Organize only – 5 points

Race Reports – 5.0 points
Attend a meeting – 2.5 points
Recruit a new member – 10 points (individual=10, family=20)
Pace a race – 15 points
Organize a Pacing Event – 25 points
Volunteer at Banquet – 5 points
Volunteer at Adopt a Spot – 5 points
Organize Adopt a Spot – 5 points
Organize and Host Adopt a Spot – 10 points
Host a table – 10 points
Volunteer at a table – 5 points
Host a club sponsored fun run (does not need approval) – 5 points

it has to be posted in erirr 2 weeks in advance
it has to be posted on Facebook
it has to be at a date/time accessible by all (not the same date as a half marathon,etc.)

Host a club sponsored (and approved) web posted weekly series fun run – 5 points for each hosting

Volunteer for a RIRR director race – 5 points
(water stop, registration, flagger, bike lead, etc)
Contact and confirm with race director directly.  In addition to earning volunteer points, Rhode Races, True North and Ocean State Multisport typically compensate volunteers with free entries for later events.

Rhode Races, member Susan Rancourt and Karen Zyons.
Note: All club members receive a 20% discount at Rhode Races events.
Rhode Runners Event List

True North, member Jay Paganelli.
Note: All club members receive a 15% discount at True North events, with the exception of Anchor Down and Odyssey SwimRun
True North Event List

Ocean State Multisport, Gary Menissian.
Ocean State Multisport compensates volunteers 1 or 2 free entries for a later event.
Ocean State Multisport Event List

St. Mary’s Feast Society Road Race,Rick DiLiberio
Race Listing