Whitehills 5K Run/Walk

Sun September 13, 2020 East Lansing, MI US 48823 Directions

Packet Pickup Area Setup

September 12, 2020

Details

Assist organizers with preparing packet pickup area, setting up t-shirts for easy distribution, organizing packets for easy hand-outs, etc.

Packet Pickup Table

September 12, 2020

Details

Sign in pre-registered participants, distribute packets, hand out t-shirts, etc. May also assist with on-site registration or volunteer check-in as needed.

Kids' Fun Run Warm-Up

September 12, 2020

Details

Adult/young adult needed to do fun warm-ups with children (~10 min.) prior to Half Mile Fun Run. Lead kids in simple stretches, but mostly have fun and get them excited about the race. Must be able to be heard over a crowd!

Refreshments Table

September 12, 2020

Details

Assist with set-up and replenishing of post-race refreshments for runners and walkers.

Race Course Marshals

September 12, 2020

Details

Direct participants around corners and at crossroads, cheer on runners and walkers as they pass, watch for vehicles (will be assigned as age-appropriate), assist at water station(s) along course. At end of shift, help with picking up litter.

Finish Line Assistance

September 12, 2020

Details

Hand out finisher medals, help keep participants moving as they cross the finish line to avoid crowding, cheer on participants, direct finishers to water and refreshments.

Water Station Assistance

September 12, 2020

Details

Fill cups at water station, hand cups to racers as they pass, pick up litter as necessary, cheer on participants.

Awards Table Monitor

September 12, 2020

Details

Sit at awards table, check posted times and bib numbers and allow racers to pick up medals once you confirm they are a winner.

Race Emcee

September 12, 2020

Details

Make announcements (e.g., safety, thanking sponsors), announce finishers' names as they cross the finish line, keep up "patter" to keep spectators interested and enthusiastic.

Clean-up and Tear Down

September 12, 2020

Details

Take down race course signs and other materials, clean up litter, pack leftover food and water, assist as needed.

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