2020 FBBT - Course Marshal - Queensboro Bridge


Event Description:

The Event

The 2020 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

Course Marshals keep the Bike Tour participants safe and well informed during the Tour! On the road marshals will support participants by; alerting them to specific road conditions, assisting with crowd control and road emergencies, encouraging slow riders, and providing information to participants, spectators, and nearby residents.


What To Know

  • This post is located on the Queensboro Bridge.
  • All Course Marshals must attend one orientation session offered several times during April. Details regarding these orientations to follow.
  • Course Marshals are required to bring their own bicycle, helmet and bike lock to be able to ride from the Volunteer Check-in to their designated post, and may ride to the Finish Festival if they choose when finished with assignment.
  • Volunteers must have good customer service skills, as you will be interacting with the public.
  • Course Marshals must be 18 or older by May 3, 2020.
  • 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 2021 TD Five Boro Bike Tour, and 50% off the registration fee for one of our 2020 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 3, 2020 - 5:45 AM to 6:00 PM
Volunteers Needed:
Event Meeting Location: Twenty-Four Sycamores Park Volunteer Check-In

Twenty-Four Sycamores Park
E. 60th St. & York Ave.
New York, NY 10022

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