Wellmark YMCA Red Flannel Run

Sat February 9, 2019 Des Moines, IA US 50309 Directions

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Packet Pick Up

Thursday Packet Stuffing/Packet Pick up Set up Medium Priority

February 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Setting up tables for Friday and Saturday packet pick up along with putting coupons, flyers and informational pieces in goody bag provided by Fleet Feet. The more bags that we have ready for Friday, the better.

Location

Wellmark Y main floor hallway near conference rooms.

Packet Pick up - Friday 3:30-7:15 pm High Priority

February 8, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Packet pick up volunteers will hand out bib numbers, t-shirts and goody bags to 5K and Y-Tri participants. Head buffs only go to the first 500 that have registered for the race (not first 500 that show up for packet pick up).

Location

Wellmark Y main floor hallway near conference rooms.

Packet Pick up - Saturday Morning 6:30-8:30 am High Priority

February 9, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Packet pick up volunteers will hand out bib numbers, t-shirts and goody bags to 5K participants. Head buffs only go to the first 500 that have registered for the race (not first 500 that show up for packet pick up).

Location

Wellmark Y main floor hallway near conference rooms.

Set up/Clean up

General Event Set up Medium Priority

February 8, 2019

Details

Tables and chairs set up in the conference room and prepare facility for event.

Location

Wellmark YMCA Conference room

Clean up High Priority

February 9, 2019

Details

Post race clean up of facility and around starting line.

Location

Wellmark YMCA

Start/Finish Assistants High Priority

February 9, 2019

Details

Helping with set up, clean up, water bottle hand out, etc near the start/finish line.

Location

Start/Finish Line

Food/Beverage Help

Food Pick up/Set up/Food Serving High Priority

February 9, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Organize and set up for food serving for the participants of the Red Flannel Run.

Location

Conference Room

Race Specific

Pool Lap Counters High Priority

February 9, 2019

Details

Participants of the Y-Tri portion of the Red Flannel Run will be swimming for 10 minutes and this task requires accurate lap counting to the nearest 1/2 lap (round down if they don't make it to the 1/2 lap).

Location

Prairie Meadows Pool at the Wellmark YMCA.

Cycle Studio Distance Trackers High Priority

February 9, 2019

Details

Participants of the Y-Tri portion of the Red Flannel Run will be biking for 20 minutes and this task requires accurate distance tracking when the bikers complete the 20 minute ride.

Location

Wellmark YMCA cycling studio

Race Course Directors High Priority

February 9, 2019

Details

We are looking for help on the 5K course of the Red Flannel Run. Race participants need to know what direction that they need to go. Words of encouragement will be helpful. This is a great task to volunteer for. Dress warm. Thanks!

Location

On the 5K course. Locations determined by task coordinator.

Awards

Awards Medium Priority

February 9, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Help with handing out medals/gift cards to age group winners and judging the following awards: Penguin Award - Best dressed participant in red flannel, Icy Cupid Award - Best dressed couple in Valentine's Day apparel, Toughest Eskimo Award - Shorts and a tank top? (One prize awarded to the toughest and most creative runner)
Sled Dog Award - Best dressed dog in red flannel

Location

Conference Room