Hero Half Marathon

Sun October 13, 2019 Directions

Find Your Category

Day(s) Before

Packet Prep

October 9, 2019

Details

Help organize packets for runners including t-shirts, bibs, chips, etc. prior to Race Day

Location

Columbus House Brewery (701 W. North Street)

Packet Pick-up Medium Priority

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 11, 2019

October 12, 2019

Details

You'll help registered runners pick up their packets (with bib, shirt, and goodies) the day before the race.

Location

Rush Running in Fayetteville (1618 N. College Ave.)

Event Set-up

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 12, 2019

October 13, 2019

Details

Are you late to bed? Early riser? For such a big race, we need your help to get everything ready for when the runners show up in the morning.

Location

Multiple Locations: Starting Line, Finish Line, and along the trail

Before the Race/Starting Line/Relay

Starting Line

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 13, 2019

Details

You'll be at Lokomotion at the starting line helping with any last minute needs, our opening speakers, and directing runners as they exit the shuttles.

Location

Lokomotion Family Fun Center

During the Race

Course Volunteer High Priority

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 13, 2019

Details

You will be:
- setting up the course
- pointing runners in the correct direction along the course
- cheering
- helping to clean up the course

Location

Anywhere along the course (running trail) from Lake Fayetteville to the Walton Arts Center

Water/Aid Stations

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 13, 2019

Details

We're looking for groups to set up specific Water and Aid Stations along the course. Get 10-20 of your friends and provide everything a runner could need: water and aid, yes but also all of the encouragement, cheerleading, dance moves, etc.!

Location

Along the course. Stay tuned to volunteer with specific organizations. Does your business, nonprofit, school, or club want to sponsor an aid station? Get in touch: contact@mysparkfoundation.org.

Resources Needed

Tents - 5+
Tables - 10+
Coolers - 20+

Finish Line Festival

Registration Volunteer High Priority

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 13, 2019

Details

The registration volunteer will assist runners in checking into the race. You will be giving runners their bib, chip, and t-shirt.

Location

Walton Arts Center Parking Lot on the corner of Dickson and West

Finish Line Volunteer High Priority

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 13, 2019

Details

One of the best jobs there is! You will be
- congratulating runners as they cross the finish
- removing timing chips from their shoes
- handing out medals

Location

Walton Arts Center Parking Lot on the corner of Dickson and West

Beer Garden

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 13, 2019

Details

Help out with security and tickets for the beer garden!

Location

Walton Arts Center Parking Lot on the corner of Dickson and West

Awards/Swag

October 13, 2019

Details

You'll be on the team in charge of organizing, watching, and distributing awards and swag throughout the day.

Location

Walton Arts Center Parking Lot on the corner of Dickson and West

Spark Kids One Mile

October 13, 2019

Details

- help students, teachers, and parents check in
- help students and parents put on chips and bibs
- direct students along route
- run with students
- hand out medals
- clip chips

Location

Walton Arts Center Parking Lot on the corner of Dickson and West

National Sponsors