Location: Bradenton, FL US 34205 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk

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Course Crew

Course Set-up Crew

April 28, 2018

Details

Part of having a race is just getting set up! We will need about 4 people who don't have any lifting restrictions to assist with equipment which will be delivered on the BRC trailor. Items such as safety cones tables, canopies, water coolers, etc will need to be set up. The club trailor will arrive at 3:30pm to begin setup. This group of individuals is generally the first to arrive and will begin unloading the trailer. The course director will give instruction as to which equipment and materials needs to be used and where. Volunteers should plan on arriving no later than 3:30pm unless otherwise instructed by the course director.

(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, results, door prizes or finish line crew.)

Water Station 1

April 28, 2018

Details

Volunteers will assemble at 5:00pm to be transported to the table and begin filling water cups. Runners are expected at the water stop around 6:05pm.

Water Station 2

April 28, 2018

Details

Volunteers will assemble at 5:00pm to be transported to the table and begin filling water cups. Runners are expected at the water stop around 6:010pm.

1 Mile Course Marshal/Timer

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

April 28, 2018

Details

Volunteers will assemble at 5:00pm to be transported to the 1 mile mark. Runners are expected at the 1 mile mark round 6:05pm. Please be prepared to be in direct sunlight for the duration of the race. The final sweep cart will retrieve you following the last runner.

Location

On the north side of Manatee Ave W, approximately 1/4 block east of 19th St W.; near the DesChamps, Gregory & Hayes law office.

Turnaround Marshal/Timer

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

April 28, 2018

Details

Volunteers will assemble at 5:00pm to be transported to the turnaround point. Runners are expected at the turnaround at approximately 6:08pm. You may bring a chair if necessary. Please be prepared to be in direct sunlight for the duration of the race. The final sweep cart will retrieve you following the last runner. Runners will come out on the north side. Turn the cones to the left and return on the south side.

Location

Manatee Ave W., just east of 28th St W.

2 Mile Course Marshal/Timer

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

April 28, 2018

Details

Volunteers will assemble at 5:00pm to be transported to the 2 mile mark. Runners are expected at the 2 mile mark round 6:10pm. You may bring a chair if necessary. Please be prepared to be in direct sunlight for the duration of the race. The final sweep cart will retrieve you following the last runner.

Location

On the south side of Manatee Ave W., half way between 20th St W and 21st St W. Near Irving Financial Group office.

Parking Attendants

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

April 28, 2018

Details

The School Board building has been leased to the club and only race crew and participants will be permitted to park in the lot. Two people are needed to assist in ensuring parking is used for the race only. Parking attendants should arrive no later than 3:30pm, but will work no later than 6pm unless volunteering in another spot.


(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, post race clean up, awards, door prizes or finish line crew.)

Lead Bike

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

April 28, 2018

Details

An adult over the age of 18 who can guide the runners out on the course and back. The lead bike will ensure the course remains clear for the lead runners and no interference is present. This individual will need to provide their own bike. Lead Bike will need to arrive no later than 4:30pm.

(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, post race clean up, awards, door prizes, or results.)

Location

The race course.

Finish Line Hydration

April 28, 2018

Details

Please arrive no later than 5pm. This individual will assist at the finish line with handing out water bottles to finishers. Should expect to be present for the duration of the race.

(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, registration, or equipment.)

Location

Finish line chute.

Bead Distributors

April 28, 2018

Details

Quite possibly one of the most fun positions. It IS the Grande Parade after all! Each participant will be donned with beads courtesy of you! Please plan on arrive no later than 5pm and expect to stay until the last finisher crosses.

(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, registration, parking or equipment.)

Location

Finish line chute.

Course Sweep Staff

April 28, 2018

Details

The Manatee High School athletic trainer will follow the last runner to ensure no one is left on the course, all runners finish in a timely manner and be available for medical assistance in the event of an emergency.

Hospitality

Hospitality

April 28, 2018

Details

Individuals used to serve food to runners following the race. Currently 7-8 people needed. Food should arrive around 4pm. Only runners will be served.

(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, post race clean up or equipment.)

Location

School Board parking lot, west side of building.

Sanitation attendant

April 28, 2018

Details

2 people are needed to assist with ensuring the large trash cans are attended. As runners consume food and drinks, trash receptacles will need to be changed out with new liners. Volunteer will need arrive no later than 4:00pm.

(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up or equipment.)

Food Delivery

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

We need individuals to assist with picking up food for hospitality from our sponsors and delivering it to the race on time. This includes water and Gatorade. Food will need to be delivered between 4pm - 5pm.

This is a great way you can help on race day and still participate in the race!

(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like registration, results, post race clean up, awards, door prizes or finish line crew.)

Hospitality Set-up

April 28, 2018

Details

Part of hospitality services, assiatance will be needed in order to get the tables, paper products and food ready for the participants.

Prerace Events

Packet Pickup 1

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

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

There will be 2-3 dates when runners can pick up their race packets. These events will be held at our sponsor locations. Exact dates and times will be announced. A minimum of 2 people will be needed at each event and must have transportation that includes the ability to transport 10-15 boxes of packets. Volunteers should expect to handle registrations and take cash as well. Experience preferred.

Packet Pick-Up 2

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

There will be 2-3 dates when runners can pick up their race packets. These events will be held at our sponsor locations. Exact dates and times will be announced. A minimum of 2 people will be needed at each event and must have transportation that includes the ability to transport 10-15 boxes of packets. Volunteers should expect to handle registrations and take cash as well. Experience preferred.

Packet Pick-Up 3

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

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

There will be 2-3 dates when runners can pick up their race packets. These events will be held at our sponsor locations. Exact dates and times will be announced. A minimum of 2 people will be needed at each event and must have transportation that includes the ability to transport 10-15 boxes of packets. Volunteers should expect to handle registrations and take cash as well. Experience preferred.

Packet Stuffing Party

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

We will need about 6 people to assist with labeling bags, stuffing materials (bibs, shirts etc) into race bags. The bags will need to be stuffed after registration closes but before packet pick up. The packet stuffing is scheduled for Sunday 4/23. Time and location to be determined by crew based on availability.

Location

TBD

Participant Services

Race Day Registration Table

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

April 28, 2018

Details

Race Day registration is separate from pre-stuffed packets. We typically get about 50 race day registrations. Duties will include assisting runners with registration forms, assigning and documenting bibs, shirt distribution and collecting payment. Volunteers will need to arrive no later than 3:30. Registration opens at 4pm. Some setup will be required. Organization and communication skills are key. You will also want to familiarize yourself with the course, as you can anticipate questions about the course and events. This booth works best with 2 people assisting with registration and payment, and 1 or 2 people assisting with shirt selection.


This is a good opportunity if you want to both volunteer and run. If you are able to volunteer in multiple areas, another great option would be awards or hospitality since your duties ends with registration at race start.

Location

School Board parking lot, west side of building.

Race Day Packet Pickup Table

April 28, 2018

Details

On race day, preregistered runners will be able to pick up their packet with relative ease. A list of runners will be provided. Bags will be pre-stuffed and labeled with participant name and bib #. No more than 4 people are needed. There should be organized lines, segregated into 3-4 lines by last name. This is a relatively simple but quick moving process. Volunteers will need to arrive no later than 3:30. Registration opens at 4pm. Some setup will be required. Organization and communication skills are key. You will also want to familiarize yourself with the course, as you can anticipate questions about the course and events. You will not be expected to handle cash. Any shirt sizing issues will need to be handled at the Race Day registration table.

This is a good opportunity if you want to both volunteer and run. If you are able to volunteer in multiple areas, another great option would be awards or hospitality since your duties ends with registration at race start.

Location

School Board parking lot, west side of building.

Results Table - Overall, kids and masters

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

April 28, 2018

Details

The awards table is very easy for this race. There is no award ceremony. As runners finish, results will be provided very quickly. Once finishing places are set, finishers may pick up their medals from the booth. We need 4 volunteers for this function. One person to handle the overall and masters divisions. One person for the female and one person for the male division. One additional person will be needed as a "runner" to shuttle the results from the timing services trailer to the results table.


(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, post race clean up or equipment.)

Location

Manatee County School board parking lot

Results Table - Male Age Groups

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

April 28, 2018

Details

The awards table is very easy for this race. There is no award ceremony. As runners finish, results will be provided very quickly. Once finishing places are set, finishers may pick up their medals from the booth. We need 4 volunteers for this function. One person to handle the overall and masters divisions. One person for the female and one person for the male division. One additional person will be needed as a "runner" to shuttle the results from the timing services trailer to the results table.


(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, post race clean up or equipment.)

Location

Manatee County School board parking lot

Results Table - Females Age Groups

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

April 28, 2018

Details

The awards table is very easy for this race. There is no award ceremony. As runners finish, results will be provided very quickly. Once finishing places are set, finishers may pick up their medals from the booth. We need 4 volunteers for this function. One person to handle the overall and masters divisions. One person for the female and one person for the male division. One additional person will be needed as a "runner" to shuttle the results from the timing services trailer to the results table.

(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, post race clean up or equipment.)

Location

Manatee County School board parking lot.

Results Table Runner

April 28, 2018

Details

The awards table is very easy for this race. There is no award ceremony. As runners finish, results will be provided very quickly. Once finishing places are set, finishers may pick up their medals from the booth. This individual will be shuttle back and forth between the tables and timing services to ensure results are hand delivered in a timely manner as runners continue to cross the finish line.

(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, post race clean up or equipment.)

Location

Manatee County School board parking lot. Timing services trailer located at finish line.

Door Prizes Table

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

April 28, 2018

Details

After the start of the race, the timing services will provide a selection of random bib numbers. Those numbers will be used to provide door prizes. Runners will need to check the board and may retrieve their award. Must be present to win.

(This assignment can be coupled with another assignment like food pick-up, post race clean up or equipment.)

Location

Manatee County School board parking lot.

Photography

April 28, 2018

Details

As part of the racing experience we like to provide runners with pictures of themselves on race day. We are looking for 2-3 aspiring photographers (students this one is for you!) to take photos at different points during the event. Ideally we would like pictures for prerace, at start, at the turnaround, at the finish line and for post race.

Swag Table

April 28, 2018

Details

This table is for membership services. Must be a club member. This person must have good knowledge of the benefits of membership. The purpose of this table is to sign up new members and give them their "BRC Swag" at sign up. Attendant will be expected to accept payments. May also sell shirts, hats and magnets.