I spent an hour shivering as a Marshall during a cross country race on Saturday while my kids ran. I would much rather have been running at least so I could stay warm. The runners were eventually shedding their clothes but I was wishing for more layers. I did squats and calf raises while turning in circles on the snow to stay warm. So I was appreciably sore the next day but only because when you are stiff and shivering it is all the harder to bend your muscles to do squats.
I applaud those unsung volunteers who go out to volunteer especially in the winter or less than ideal conditions.
Although volunteering can be a whole lot of fun I would much rather suffer as a runner than suffer as a spectator or volunteer. Masochist, I know. But slowly I do find myself doing more volunteering anyway.