The Deacon Chuck Dietsch Memorial 5K Run for Haiti

Sat May 18, 2019 Southbury, CT US 06488 Directions

Registration Volunteer High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 10 more volunteers needed.

Details

The registration table is a busy spot on race day. Volunteers needed to check pre-registered runners, walkers and kids run participants in. Hand out bib numbers, accurately record information, collect payment from race day registrants, hand out race packets to pre-registered participants. Answer questions.

Location

Church social hall

Course Monitor High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 8 more volunteers needed.

Details

Stand at various posts along the 3.1 mile course to direct runners and walkers. Keep the participants safe by directing cars to slow down on the route. Cooperate with town police on the course in monitoring the safety of all. Cheer runners and walkers on, maintain an enthusiastic attitude to make the event enjoyable for all.
Must be able to stand for an hour or more, must be able to walk to assigned location (some locations on the course have parking for your vehicle, check with the task coordinator), must be flexible and willing to be on the course at least 10 minutes before the race start.

Location

Various posts along Main Street South and Flood Bridge Road

Water Station Volunteer Medium Priority

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

The water station volunteer will hand out water to participants along the course. There will be a table set up at the 1 1/2 mile mark for this purpose. Extra volunteers are also needed to hand out water at the finish line (cub scouts).
Will also cheer on and encourage runners. Must be able to walk and stand for approximately 1 1/2 -2 hours. Dress for the weather. May be able to carpool and park at the water station (check with Task Coordinator)

Location

At approximately the 1.5 mile mark of the race course, on Flood Bridge Rd.

Babysitting room volunteer Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This volunteer role is to assist in the babysitting room with the children of runners/walkers. Collect donations, register children, return children to their parents at the end of the race, provide fun activities for the duration of the race such as coloring, games, songs, cheering in the runners across the finish line. Must be good working with young children (ages 1-14).

Location

Sacred Heart Church Jerusalem Room (off of the social hall)

Food Prep Volunteer Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

The food prep volunteer will assist the night before the race with cutting up fruit and bagels (6PM to 7PM). They will also help set out food and replenish water/coffee during the race. Help clean up the kitchen, hall and outdoor food area.

Location

Sacred Heart church Kitchen, hall and outside food tent