Kensington 8K

Sat September 24, 2022 Kensington, MD 20895 US Directions

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Help Before Race Day

Flyer Distribution (Students)

September 17, 2022

Details

Anytime on Saturday, September 17th (about 2-2/12 hours). Walk/Ride (or have a parent drive) the race route, placing a race flyer at EVERY home and business along the race route (approximately 2 1/2 miles). Good for a pair of volunteers to do together.

Location

Old Town Kensington/Antique Row/Kensington Parkway

No Parking Sign Hanging (Students or Adults)

September 22, 2022

Details

Anytime on Thursday, September 22nd (about 1 1/2-2 hours). Walk/Ride (or have a parent drive) the race route, placing no parking signs at designated spots along the race route (approximately 2 1/2 miles). Good for a pair of volunteers to do together.

Location

Old Town Kensington/Antique Row/Kensington Parkway

Registration & Bib Pick-Up (Adult)

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

September 23, 2022

Details

Help with on-site registration and bib pick-up on Friday.

Location

Kensington Town Hall

Registration & Bib Pick-Up (Students)

September 23, 2022

Details

Help with on-site registration and bib pick-up on Friday.

Location

Kensington Town Hall

Food Preparation (Students or Adults)

September 23, 2022

Details

Assist in preparing food (cutting bagels, cutting bananas) the night before the race.

Location

Kensington Town Hall

Race Cone Distribution (Students)

September 23, 2022

Details

Assist in distribution of 200+ cones on the course. Requires ability to lift 20 lbs. Must wear athletic shoes and be willing to get a little dirty.

Location

Meet at Kensington Town Hall - will leave from there

Help On Race Day

Registration & Bib Pick-Up (Adult)

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

September 24, 2022

Details

Help with on-site registration and bib pick-up on Saturday morning

Location

Kensington Town Hall

Pre-Race Set-Up (Adults or Students)

September 24, 2022

Details

Along with Town Crew, assist with setting-up tables and chairs, and moving empty garbage cans. Requires ability to lift 20 lbs. Must wear athletic shoes and be willing to get a little dirty.

Location

Near Start/Finish Line on Armory Ave.

Course Marshal (Adults) High Priority

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

September 24, 2022

Details

Direct and cheer runners along the race route. Prevent cars from entering race route using traffic cones. Direct cars to use alternate routes. Move cones at designated times to guide runners along race route. PLEASE ONLY VOLUNTEER IF YOU ARE 100% ABLE TO ARRIVE AND DEPART ON-TIME.

Location

Multiple locations along race route - you will be assigned one.

Parking Assistants (Adult) High Priority

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

September 24, 2022

Details

Direct cars looking for parking to one of the event's designated lots. When lot full, direct to another lot.

Location

Meet in Kensington Town Hall - walk to parking lot assigned

Food Assistants (Students or Adults)

September 24, 2022

Details

Assist with handing out food to runners after each race.

Location

Near Start/Finish Line on Armory Ave.

Start/Finish Line Assistants (Adults or Students)

September 24, 2022

Details

Assist with managing the start and finish of all three races. Direct runners on where to go. Keep spectators out of start/finish area. REQUIRES A PERSON WITH CONFIDENCE WHO IS WILLING AND ABLE TO TELL OTHERS WHAT TO DO (NICELY).

Location

Start/Finish Line on Armory Ave

Water Stop Assistants (Students)

September 24, 2022

Details

Pass out water to runners during 2M race (at 1M) and 8K race (at 1M & 4M) while they run by you. Must be quick and be willing to get a little wet while smiling and cheering.

Location

Intersection of Kensington Parkway & Saul Road

Post-Race Clean-Up (Students)

September 24, 2022

Details

Along with Town Crew, assist with picking up cones along race route, putting away tables and chairs, and moving full garbage cans. Requires ability to lift 20 lbs. Must wear athletic shoes and be willing to get a little dirty.

Location

Near Start/Finish Line on Armory Ave.

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