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Manatee River 5 Mile Run


Sat December 30 2017
Location: Palmetto, FL US 34221 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk

Hospitality Set Up

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

Volunteers should arrive at 7:00am to assist in setting up tables, preparing food and paper supplies.

Location

Starting Area

Packet Pick Up Table

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

The Packet Pick Up Table is for preregistered participants only. Volunteers will be responsible for obtaining participant names and ensuring the correct bib, shirt and good bags are distributed to runners.

Volunteers should arrive at 5:30am to assist in setting up the tables, organizing bibs and shirts in order to be ready for the 6:30am registration time.

Location

Parking area

Registration Table

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

The Registration Table is for those who have not yet registered. Volunteers will be responsible for receiving registration forms and waivers, assigning and distributing bibs/chips and accepting payment for registration fees.

Volunteers should arrive at 5:30am to assist in setting up the tables, organizing bibs and shirts in order to be ready for the 6:30am registration time.

Location

Parking area

Road Guard

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This position ensures that only people attending the event are permitted on 17th St W. The Emerson Pointe Preserve is closed to the public and cars during the race.

Location

17th St W & Tarpon Rd

Club Table

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This position requires an individual who is familiarized with club membership, benefits, activities and the like. The volunteer will assist in accepting new membership applications, selling club merchandise and providing complimentary shirts to eligible members. Volunteer will be expected to accept money on the clubs behalf.

Location

Starting area

Door Prize Table

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

The Door Prize Table will be responsible for distributing prizes to winners. Door prizes will be drawn randomly by bib #. Door prizes will be distributed following the race. Please arrive by 7:00am

Location

Starting area

Prerace Hydration

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This volunteer position will arrive to assist in setting up the coolers with Gatorade and water for participants prior to the race.

Please arrive by 7:00am to check in at the volunteer station.

Lead Bike

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

The bike will lead the way for the lead runners to ensure they follow the race course correctly.

Please arrive by 6:30am to do a dry run and familiarize yourself with the course.

Location

course

Course Sweep

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This volunteer will be available to follow the last runner and pick up any cones, signs, etc that were used to mark the course. This volunteer must have a valid driver's license.

Please arrive by 7:00am to check in at the volunteer station.

Starter

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

The Starter ensures that runners are behind the starting line. The Starter also ensures that the fastest runners are at the front of the pack and any slower runners, children or walkers are placed toward the back.

Private Rd Marshal/Park Entrance

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed at the entrance to the park to ensure any vehicles traveling toward the park entrance are for official reasons only.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer A on map)

Location

Park Entrance

Course Marshal - Start/Speed bump

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed at the starting line area to warn people about the speed bump and ensure runners stay on the path.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer B on map)

Location

Starting area

Course Marshal - South Trail

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed on the South Trail which is also mile 1 and will stand at the intersection of the South Restoration Trail and the South Trail Loop.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer C on map)

Course Marshal - 1 mile timer & finish chute marshal

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed at the 1 mile marker to call out the current time to runners as they pass. After the last runner has passed the mark, this volunteer will move to the finish chute to assist with corralling runners toward the chute and ensuring spectators stay off the course.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer T1 on map)

Location

South Trail & Finish Chute

Course Marshal - Service Road

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed at the service road to ensure runners follow the correct path around the south trail loop.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer D on map)

Location

South Trail Loop

Course Marshal - Service Road Loop

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed at the service road to ensure runners follow the correct path around the south trail loop.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer E on map)

Location

Service Road

Course Marshal - Crossroad at finish

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will stand at the crossroad of the paved road and the south trail to ensure runners head toward the finish chute in the right direction.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer F on map)

Location

Cross Roads at Finsih

Course Marshal - North trail exit

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed on the North Restoration Trail.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer G on map)

Location

North Restoration Trail

Course Marshal - North trail split

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed on the North Restoration Trail at the loop split.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer H on map)

Location

North Restoration Trail

Timer - 2 mile

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed at the 2 mile marker to call out the times to runners as they pass.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer T2 on map)

Location

North Restoration Trail

Timer - 3 mile

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed at the 3 mile marker to call out the times to runners as they pass.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer T3 on map)

Location

Paved Road/Bike Trail

Timer - 4 mile

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be placed at the 3 mile marker to call out the times to runners as they pass.

Please arrive by 6:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (Volunteer T3 on map)

Location

Paved Road/Bike Trail

Water Station 1

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

Volunteers will fill cups of water and Gatorade for runners as they pass by. Will assist in maintaining grounds and picking up litter following the race.

Please arrive by 7:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (See WS1 on map)

Location

Mile 1/Mile 5

Water Station 2

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

Volunteers will fill cups of water and Gatorade for runners as they pass by. Will assist in maintaining grounds and picking up litter following the race.

Please arrive by 7:00am to check in at the volunteer station. (See WS2 on map)

Location

Turnaround Loop split

Course Marshal - Turnaround Loop

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This course marshal will be stationed at the far end of the park at the turnaround loop by the water.

Please arrive by 7:00am to check in at the volunteer station and be transported to the loop area. (Volunteer T3 on map)

Location

Beach Walk Trail

Finish Line Hydration

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Volunteers will be positioned after the finish line to assist finishers with water bottles.

Please arrive by 8:00am to check in at the volunteer station and be transported to the loop area. (Volunteer T3 on map)

Trash/Recyle bin monitor

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

This group of volunteers will monitor the trash bins and recycle bins to prevent overflow in the hospitality area.

Please arrive by 8:00am to check in at the volunteer station and be transported to the loop area. (Volunteer T3 on map)

Location

Hospitality area

Photographer

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

We are looking for 1 to 2 amateur photographers to assist in taking photos of participants and race activities. Minimal editing will be required for the photos.

Location

Finish line and South Restoration Trail