Do you enjoy being a part of an amazing race while giving back to your community? Come volunteer for the Grit OCR Crew as an official team member. We are looking for good people who would like to help make this an amazing race experience. If you are first-time rookie, a seasoned pro, or somewhere between, we welcome you to join the race crew family today!



All volunteers receive an official Grit OCR race crew shirt and headband. Plus get a chance to win awesome raffle prizes such as a Garmin Watch, sponsor goods, official Grit OCR merchandise, gift cards, and cold hard ca$h when attending the volunteer training.


By volunteering, you will earn FREE entry credit to the next Grit OCR or any of our awesome California based sister races created by New Global Adventures.


Our race crew volunteers are part of our race family. It takes a village to successfully organize the best race experience possible and everyone plays a vital role in making each race experience amazing.


The following positions are available:

  • Announcer
  • Aid Stations
  • Course Flagging
  • Course Sweeper
  • Finish Line - Food & Water
  • Finish Line - Medals/Shirts/Patches
  • Gear Drop
  • Medical First-Aid
  • Mobile Support
  • Obstacle Build
  • Obstacle Breakdown
  • Obstacle Monitor
  • Parking
  • Photographer
  • Videographer/Drone
  • Registration / Check-In
  • Security
  • Staging Setup
  • Staging Breakdown
Grit OCR


To volunteer simply complete the form below. Together with your support, we will create an amazing race experience for everyone, thank you for the support and being a part of the awesome race crew!


If you have questions or are experiencing technical problems please do not hesitate to contact us.


Huge thank you to our race crew volunteers. We have the deepest sense of honor and gratitude for everything you did to help create an awesome race experience for everyone that came in touch with Grit OCR. This event would not have been possible without your efforts and contributions. It really does take a village to make something great. Hands down the best team of volunteers we have ever worked with, we hope to work with you again for a future race!

  • Abby Whitelock
  • Adam Lamoreaux
  • Adriana Quintero
  • Alma Zavala
  • Amanda Houck
  • Amanda Lopez
  • Andre Tovar
  • Anthony Perez
  • Ashlyn Roth
  • Austin Roth
  • Avtar Ararie
  • Brent Parrino
  • Brian Edwards
  • Byron Moore
  • Camila Quintero
  • Chris Lopez
  • Danielle Ludwig
  • Danny Alejo
  • Daren Povar
  • David Simon
  • Daxon Beaumia
  • Dean Harvey
  • Diane Johnson
  • Dulce Gonzalez
  • Dylan Plante
  • Elena Morin
  • Eli Peneda
  • Eligia Pineda
  • Emma Ponoroff
  • Eric Ayers
  • Grant Roth
  • Greg Sillifant
  • Hannah Roth
  • Holly Baez
  • Imudiase Aimiuwu
  • Isiuwa Aimiuwu
  • Jackelin Beltran
  • Jake Miranda
  • James Day
  • James Mitchell
  • Jason Ponoroff
  • Jenny Vo
  • Jolene Quier
  • Jose Villarreal
  • Jose Battres
  • Josh Patterson
  • Juan Carlos Cortes
  • Julie Parrino
  • Karalyn Tiengerd
  • Keith Reel
  • Kelsey Feldman
  • Kent Hatch
  • Kristine Rico
  • Linda Pulver
  • Liz Fuentes
  • Lou Lobangco
  • Magalys Hill
  • Manuel Melendez
  • Maria Shields
  • Marianne Simon
  • Marie Scherb
  • Mark Juloya
  • Mary Lamoreaux
  • Matt Groeteke
  • Matt Browning
  • Melanie Dayrit
  • Michael DeTerra
  • Michael Gonzales
  • Michael Velez
  • Michelle Newell
  • Miguel Velez
  • Nadine Fischer
  • Nadya Senftleben
  • Nathan Oliver
  • Nikki Tang
  • Phillip Park
  • Richard Walburg
  • Rose Lobangco
  • Roy Norda
  • Roy Peterson
  • Salustia Ardon
  • Sean Finegan
  • Shadow
  • Shane Mann
  • Sheila Sweet
  • Stacia Wilkerson
  • Stephanie Ayers
  • Stephanie Viramontes
  • T. Liu
  • Tariq Rahiman
  • Tim Kim
  • Trinh Baxter
  • Tyler Emery
  • Tyler Tolentino
  • Veronica (Roni) Andrus
  • Vilma Cruz
  • Wendy Kojima
  • William Whitelock

Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.

Booker T. Washington