Germantown 5 Miler, Sports Plus 1K & 2 Mile Family Fun Run

Sat May 18, 2019 Germantown, MD US 20874 Directions

Equipment Loading

May 16, 2019

Details

Come out and help load the truck and van with race equipment and cones to put on the race.

Location

Clubhouse
14672 Southlawn Lane, Suite I
Rockville, MD 20850

Packet Pickup Friday

May 17, 2019

Details

Be behind the scenes and the first to see how the race weekend begins! This is the first stop for runners as they prepare to run the event and pick up their race packet! Duties include organizing/handing out shirts, preparing goodie bags, assisting runners with finding their bib number, greeting participants with smiles and answering questions/providing race information.

Location

Wegmans Germantown

Race Setup

May 18, 2019

Details

Be the ones to actually unload the trucks and get the event started. This will require your ability to carry loads of 30 pounds or so as you will be unloading shirts, boxes of packets, and setting up tables, pop up tents and other tasks as needed including setting up the start area.

Parking

May 18, 2019

Details

Help everyone know where to go! You are the key to the event as your smile gets runners enthused about the event and your knowledge helps them feel like they have chosen the right race for the day!

Cone Truck Worker

May 18, 2019

Details

Help put out 500 cones around the course and then follow the last runner and pick them all back up.

Location

Meet at start finish line.

Course Marshalling

You must be 18-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

May 18, 2019

Details

Provide on-site race cheering! You will be assigned an intersection along the race course. As runners approach you during the race you direct them so they stay on course, you will interact with drivers as the road is open for traffic, and we want you to cheer and encourage runners as they pass by.

Location

Various locations on course

Packet Pick Up Race Day

May 18, 2019

Details

Be behind the scenes and the first to see how the race weekend begins! This is the first stop for runners as they prepare to run the event and pick up their race packet! Duties include organizing/handing out shirts, preparing goodie bags, assisting runners with finding their bib number, greeting participants with smiles and answering questions/providing race information.

Location

Race Start Finish area

Water Stop 4 Mile Mark

May 18, 2019

Details

Be on the other side of the cup! This position has you arriving 60 minutes or so before the race to work as a team with fellow water stop volunteers to move & set-up tables with cups half-filled with water. Once the runners have come through the water stop, volunteers are responsible for raking up the dispensed cups, gathering the trash and breaking down the tables. Your other role is also providing smiles, clapping, cheers and more while assisting runners by pouring water into their bottles. Crowd support is sometimes more valuable than the fluid you put into their water bottles.

Location

4 mile mark of race across from First National Bank

Food Setup and Hand out

May 18, 2019

Details

Help all the participants by setting up the food area and then handling out food and water to all the participants.

Water Stop 2 Mile Mark

May 18, 2019

Details

Be on the other side of the cup! This position has you arriving 60 minutes or so before the race to work as a team with fellow water stop volunteers to move & set-up tables with cups half-filled with water. Once the runners have come through the water stop, volunteers are responsible for raking up the dispensed cups, gathering the trash and breaking down the tables. Your other role is also providing smiles, clapping, cheers and more while assisting runners by pouring water into their bottles. Crowd support is sometimes more valuable than the fluid you put into their water bottles.

Location

2 Mile Mark and pre race water at start finish line

Chip recovery and Race clean up

May 18, 2019

Details

This is a great way to serve the runners as you help collect timing chips from runners as they finish. others will verify that chips have been returned as runners leave finish area (i.e. no timing chips left on shoes). After the last runner has arrived then you will assist with Finish Line tear down team and help with movement of equipment from the finish line (i.e. timing mats, loading,etc.) to the various vehicles.

Location

Finish Line

Equipment unload

May 18, 2019

Details

Come out and help unload the truck and van with race equipment and cones after the race

Location

Clubhouse
14672 Southlawn Lane, Suite I
Rockville, MD 20850