Hoptown Half Marathon and 5K

Sat September 28, 2019 Directions

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Cheer Teams

Cheer Team

September 28, 2019

Details

Perfect for groups! Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at a designated spot along the race course. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Please contact us through our Facebook page if you would like an official water stop for your organization. Standing for long periods of time is required.

Cheer Team- Papa John's Pizza

September 28, 2019

Details

Perfect for groups! Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at a designated spot along the race course. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Please contact us through our Facebook page if you would like an official water stop for your organization. Standing for long periods of time is required.

Cheer Team- Team RWB

September 28, 2019

Details

Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at a designated spot along the race course. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Location

TBD

Cheer Team- Faith Lutheran Church

September 28, 2019

Details

Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at a designated spot along the race course. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Location

Wayne/Sheila Drive

Water Stations

Water Station #3- Planters Bank

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 28, 2019

Details

Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at this water station. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Water Station #4- Pennyroyal Hospice

September 28, 2019

Location

Mile 4
Cox Mill Rd/Pyle Ln

Water Station #5- Christian County Weather Spotters

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at this water station. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Location

On Gary Lane, after the turn off from Cox Mill.

Water Station #6- The Crossing

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at this water station. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Location

Mile Marker 6 on Gary Lane, near James Lyn Drive

Water Station #7- Henderson

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 28, 2019

Details

Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at this water station. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Water Station #8- Hopkinsville Kiwanis Club

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 28, 2019

Details

Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at this water station. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Location

Mile 8
Lafayette/Riverbend

Water Station #9- Leadership Class of 2019

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at this water station. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Water Station #11- American Red Cross

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 28, 2019

Details

Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at this water station. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Location

Virgina St. in front of St. John's United Methodist Church

Water Station- #12 Hopkinsville Rotary Club

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 28, 2019

Details

Your organization may compete in the Cheer Competition at this water station. Volunteers are encouraged to come up with a theme, make signs, act silly, wear costumes, do happy dances, and cheer. We're counting on you to help keep the runners motivated and encouraged! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Location

On the Rail Trail between Faulkner/Cox Mill
Near mile 2 of the 5k
Near mile 12 of the Half Marathon

Expo

Expo- New Registration

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

September 27, 2019

Details

Help new participants register for the race. Position may require some light lifting, up to 30 pounds.

Location

Planters Bank- Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville
155 Tilley Way

Expo- Packet Pickup

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

September 27, 2019

Details

Hand participants their bib and swag bag. Position may require some light lifting, up to 30 pounds.

Location

Planters Bank- Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville
155 Tilley Way

Expo- Miscellaneous

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

September 27, 2019

Details

Help as needed at the race expo. Position may require long periods of standing, and/or some light lifting, up to 30 pounds.

Location

Planters Bank- Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville
155 Tilley Way

Race Day

Race Day- New Registration

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Help new participants register for the race. Position may require some light lifting, up to 30 pounds.

Location

Justice Center Parking Lot
100 Justice Way

Race Day- Packet Pickup

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Hand participants their bib and swag bag. Position may require some light lifting, up to 30 pounds.

Location

Justice Center Parking Lot
100 Justice Way

Bike Escort

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Must have own bicycle and helmet. You will be riding alongside participants, making sure that everyone is safe and on course.

Course Marshal

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Course Marshals will direct runners and ensure their safety along the route. Duties include a proper understanding of the course, being able to stop pedestrian and/or traffic while runners cross. Standing for long periods of time is required.

Info Booth

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

September 28, 2019

Details

There will be lots of questions on race day! Where are the porta-johns, which way to the starting line? Why? Who? How? Volunteers at the info booth will be there to answer all of these questions, and more, pointing people in the right directions. Duties include reviewing information provided by the staff including the course map and a general knowledge of the area.

Location

Justice Center Parking Lot
100 Justice Way

Gear Check

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Duties include labeling and organizing runner's belongings when they drop off, and retrieving them in a timely manner at the end of the race. Bending and lifting up to 12lbs is required for this role.

Location

Justice Center Parking Lot
100 Justice Way

Set Up Crew

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Great for Groups! Help set up for the race. Duties include placing signs, setting up tables, hanging banners, setting up tents, etc. Standing, bending, and lifting are all required.

Tear Down Crew

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Great for Groups! Help tear down the race. Duties include removing signs, folding up tables, cleaning up trash, taking down banners and tents, etc. Standing, bending, and lifting are all required.

Race Day- Miscellaneous

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Help as needed on race day. Position may require long periods of standing, and/or some light lifting, up to 30 pounds.

Post-Race Party

September 28, 2019

Details

Great for Groups! Duties include handing runner's bottles of water, distributing medals, replenishing and monitoring food tables, and crowd control. Position may require long periods of standing, and/or some light lifting, up to 30 pounds.

Corral

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

September 28, 2019

Details

Great for Groups! Help runners find the right start area for their expected pace. Duties also include light set up at start line and crowd control.

Location

Ferrell's Snappy Service
1001 S. Main St