2019 Start Area Marshal - Zone D


Event Description:

The Event

The 2018 TD Five Boro Bike Tour is one of the largest cycling events. More than 32,000 cyclists will ride 40 miles through all five boroughs of New York City.


What You’ll Be Doing

Start Area Marshals are released by their Captain to keep the Tour running smoothly and safely by providing assistance along the route. Responsibilities include; providing information and crowd control in your zone until the designated start time, offering skills in flat and bike repair, assist with responding to road emergencies, providing information to participants, encouraging slow riders, assisting riders boarding SAG (support and gear) buses, and supporting Captains and other Marshals as needed.


What To Know

  • All Start Area Marshals must attend one orientation session offered several times during April. Details regarding these orientations to follow.
  • Start Area Marshals should be able to ride at least 40 miles and are required to bring their own bicycle, helmet and bike lock to be able to ride from the Volunteer Check-in to the Finish Festival.
  • Volunteers must have good customer service skills, as you will be interacting with the public.
  • This position is located outdoors, rain or shine.
  • Checkout times vary based on event timing.
  • A confirmation email for each shift you sign up for will be sent the week prior to the Event.

The Perks

Volunteers receive breakfast and/or lunch during their shift, and a commemorative T-Shirt. As a thank you for being an integral part of our Tour weekend, all volunteers will be able to register early for the 2020 TD Five Boro Bike Tour, and 50% off the registration fee for one of our 2019 regional rides (the Discover Hudson Valley or Twin Lights Ride).


Questions or Concerns

Contact our Volunteer Coordinators at tourvols@bike.nyc

Event Date/Time: Sun, May 5, 2019 - 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Volunteers Needed:
Event Meeting Location: Washington St. Volunteer Check-In

2 Washington St.
New York, NY 10004

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Event Organizer: Volunteer Manager
Event Category:
TD Five Boro Bike Tour / Course Marshal