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Bend Beer Chase

Volunteer info

Welcome Volunteers! 🫶

We are so grateful for your support of Bend Beer Chase! Please find links below to your assignments and instructions. Please read everything carefully. Consider printing the Volunteer Instructions packet or having it bookmarked on your phone so you can easily reference it on raceday.

If you have any questions, please contact us. We appreciate you!

Team Volunteer Requirements

All Beer Chase teams are responsible for providing 1 volunteer.  1-2 person teams are not required to provide a volunteer.

To fulfill the volunteer requirement, teams may choose between the following options:

  1. Supply Your Own Volunteer – Provide 1 volunteer who is available any time Saturday to work a 4-6 hour shift anywhere out on the course.  Volunteers can be assigned to a morning, afternoon, or early evening shift.  We do not take volunteer requests and cannot guarantee your volunteer’s location or time commitment.
  2. Hire-a-Volunteer (HAV) – Make a donation to Cascade Relays Foundation (fee varies by date of registration) and we will partner with local charities and community groups who will provide a volunteer on the course for your team. 100% of your funds are donated to these worthy organizations.

Team Volunteer Options

Supply Your Own Volunteer:

We love our volunteers and want to make sure you are well prepared for your volunteer shift on event day. Your experience as a volunteer will be more pleasant if you’re prepared, so please read the volunteer instructions & directions carefully and contact us if you have any questions. Please read the Official Race Guide and Race Map to familiarize yourself with the rules and procedures.

Things to know:

  • All volunteers must be registered in the database and sign the online participant waiver.
  • Make sure all of your volunteers have read the Volunteer Instructions here.
  • The duration for volunteer shifts for the Beer Chases average 4-6 hours and shifts take place any time of day, anywhere along the course.
  • We do not accept volunteer location/ time requests.
  • Detailed examples of past volunteer assignments can be viewed here.
  • Volunteers from a team’s “supply your own volunteer” option must be 18 years or older.
  • Volunteers are not allowed to bring dogs or children under the age of 12.
  • All volunteers receive a Cascade Relays hat and an invitation to join us at the Finish Line celebration.
  • If you are volunteering on behalf of an Official Charity or Community Group, please contact your charity coordinator for your volunteer location/time.

Hire-a-Volunteer (HAV) :

2024 Hire-A-Volunteer Donation Fees:

Registration between August 1st, 2023 – December 14th, 2023 $150
Registration between December 15th, 2023 – February 28th, 2024          $200
Registration between March 1st, 2024 – May 1st, 2024$250
Change to HAV within 30 days of the event $300

*Please note that the HAV donation fee is not included in your registration fee, as all donations are received directly by our nonprofit Cascade Relays Foundation and are processed separately.

Payment Instructions:

If you choose to support the “Hire a Volunteer” (HAV) program, Cascade Relays Foundation will email you an invoice for your donation fee within 2-3 weeks of registration. Payment can be made by check or credit card (3% processing fee applies).

If you’ve selected to complete your invoice by check, please follow the instructions below:

The check must be made out to Cascade Relays Foundation. Please mail your check to:

Cascade Relays Foundation
PO Box 1088
Bend OR 97709

*Include on the memo of your check your team name, team captain name (if different from the name on the check) and CLR.