Location: Grand Rapids, MI US 49503 Directions
Type: Run Only, Wheelchair Race, Walk Only, Run or Run/Walk

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Flexible Volunteers

Event Day - Flexible Volunteers

You must be 17 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 13, 2017

Details

In many cases close to Race Week, we determine that we are short handed in certain volunteer areas and need to shift people around to ensure a safe and enjoyable event for our runners, spectators and volunteers. If you have no preference on where you may be assigned and are willing to fill in where we need you on Race Day, please select this volunteer task. The time listed is approximate, and you will be notified at least a week in advance of the area to which you've been assigned and the time needed. If you have any restrictions, please list them in the comments on your registration. We appreciate your help and thank you for volunteering.

Location

Downtown or Race Course, Wherever needed most

Contact Andrea Jarmosco at 616-653-5536 for any questions.

Event Day - Course Crew / Relay

Event Day - Course Crew #1

You must be 17 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 13, 2017

Details

Course Crew volunteers are stationed along the event course to help direct participants ensuring that they do not leave the official event route. Some assignments will require volunteers to assist participant transition through critical course locations. Volunteers also must manage spectators and keep them off the course. This position requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age and be able to speak clearly, loudly and assertively and also listen to direction provided by police and security staff if needed. You will be required to stay for full time of your volunteer shift.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Nick Stoffers-Captain #1 - Fulton St Zone

Event Day Meeting Location: VanAndel Arena corner of Ottawa and Fulton @ 5:30am

Questions? Please contact Nick at Nicholas.Stoffers@53.com or 616-863-3557

Event Day - Course Crew #2

You must be 17 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 13, 2017

Details

Course Crew volunteers are stationed along the event course to help direct participants ensuring that they do not leave the official event route. Assignments will require volunteers to assist participant transition through critical course locations. Volunteers also must manage spectators and keep them off the course. This position requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age and be able to speak clearly, loudly and assertively and also listen to direction provided by police and security staff if needed. You will be required to stay for full time of your volunteer shift.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Captain #2 Maria Trevino - Monroe Center and Ionia Zone

Event Day Meeting Location: Corner of Pearl St and Ionia @ 5:30am

Questions? Please contact Maria Trevino at maria.trevino@53.com or 616-653-8898

Resources Needed

Tables - 10 - 15

Event Day - Course Crew #3

You must be 17-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

May 13, 2017

Details

Course Crew volunteers are stationed along the event course to help direct participants ensuring that they do not leave the official event route. Assignments will require volunteers to assist participant transition through critical course locations. Volunteers also must manage spectators and keep them off the course. This position requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age and be able to speak clearly, loudly and assertively and also listen to direction provided by police and security staff if needed. You will be required to stay for full time of your volunteer shift.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

- Captain #3 - John Ball Park Zone

Event Day Meeting Location: John Ball Park lot at Park Street @ 6:30am

Questions? Please contact Chris Delger at 616-653-2218

Event Day - Course Crew #4

You must be 17-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

May 13, 2017

Details

Course Crew volunteers are stationed along the event course to help direct participants ensuring that they do not leave the official event route. Assignments will require volunteers to assist participant transition through critical course locations. Volunteers also must manage spectators and keep them off the course. This position requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age and be able to speak clearly, loudly and assertively and also listen to direction provided by police and security staff if needed. You will be required to stay for full time of your volunteer shift.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

TBD- Captain #4 - John Ball Park to WGVU Zone

Event Day Meeting Location: Fulton and Garfield - Rylee's Hardware Parking Lot at 6:00am

Questions? Please contact Chris Delger at 616-653-2218 or Christopher.delger@53.com

Event Day - Course Crew #5

You must be 17-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

May 13, 2017

Details

Course Crew volunteers are stationed along the event course to help direct participants ensuring that they do not leave the official event route. Assignments will require volunteers to assist participant transition through critical course locations. Volunteers also must manage spectators and keep them off the course. This position requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age and be able to speak clearly, loudly and assertively and also listen to direction provided by police and security staff if needed. You will be required to stay for full time of your volunteer shift.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Liz Hubler-Rike - Captain #5 - Pearl and Scribner Zone

Event Day Meeting Location: GR Ford Museum Parking lot at 5:30am

Questions? Please contact Liz at 616-653-2043 or elizabeth.hubler-rike@53.com

Event Day - Course Crew #6

You must be 17-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

May 13, 2017

Details

Course Crew volunteers are stationed along the event course to help direct participants ensuring that they do not leave the official event route. Assignments will require volunteers to assist participant transition through critical course locations. Volunteers also must manage spectators and keep them off the course. This position requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age and be able to speak clearly, loudly and assertively and also listen to direction provided by police and security staff if needed. You will be required to stay for full time of your volunteer shift.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Vanessa Caston - Captain #6 - Johnson Park Zone

Event Day Meeting Location: Johnson Park south parking lot at Butterworth & Wilson @ 7:000am

Questions? Please contact Ukinya Hunter at ukinya33@gmail.com or 616-634-5783

Event Day - Course Crew #7

You must be 17-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

May 13, 2017

Details

Course Crew volunteers are stationed along the event course to help direct participants ensuring that they do not leave the official event route. Assignments will require volunteers to assist participant transition through critical course locations. Volunteers also must manage spectators and keep them off the course. This position requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age and be able to speak clearly, loudly and assertively and also listen to direction provided by police and security staff if needed. You will be required to stay for full time of your volunteer shift.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your committment.

Location

Ashley Weeks - Captain #7 - Johnson/Millennium Park Zone

Event Day Meeting Location: Parking Lot on Butterworth at Veterans Memorial Drive @ 7:00am

Questions? Please contact Ashley at amorganw09@yahoo.com or 616-214-6856

Event Day - 25K Relay Exchange Zone #2

May 13, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Assist Relay participants running the 2nd leg of relay to the correct exchange zone without interference to the 25K participants and the 1st leg runners to correct transportation to meet up with the rest of the relay team downtown.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Johnson Park S Parking Lot on Butterworth left near 28th St/Wilson(M11)

For questions, please contact Mark Ruis at mark.ruis@53.com or 616-890-9961

Event Day - 25K Relay Exchange Zone #3

May 13, 2017

Details

Assist Relay participants running the 3rd leg of relay to the correct exchange zone without interference to the 25K participants and direct the 2nd leg runners to correct transportation to meet up with the rest of the relay team downtown.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

O'Brien and Butterworth

For questions, please contact Mark Ruis at mark.ruis@53.com or 616-890-9961

Event Day - 25K Relay Transportation Area

May 13, 2017

Details

Assist in answering 25K Relay participant questions and
directing the transportation of relay participants to the Relay Exchange Zones.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Michigan and Monroe Transportation Zone

For questions, please contact Mark Ruis at mark.ruis@53.com or 616-890-9961

Event Day - Aid Stations

Event Day - - Team RWB - Pre-race Aid Station

May 13, 2017

Details

Pre-race Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups and distribute water to participants prior to the start of the events on Saturday morning. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Aid Station is located on Monroe Avenue in front of DeVos Place - this aid station is set for both sides of the street.

Event Day - 5/3 Aid Station #1 - Fifth Third Bank Employees

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups, distribute water, Gatorade and ice to participants and provide encouragement! Medical and Communication staff are on-site to assist as needed. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Near 746 Market St
Driving Directions: US131 to Market St (SB US131 Exit 84A or NB US131 Exit 84B) turn west on Wealthy to Market; turn south on Market to 746 Market Street

Event Day - Boys & Girls Club Aid Station #2

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups, distribute water, Gatorade and ice to participants and provide encouragement! Medical and Communication staff are on-site to assist as needed. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Indian Mounds Drive near the 3.0 mile mark on the 25K course
Driving Directions: I-196 to M11 exit 70 or 70B; turn west on M11; follow to Indian Mounds; drive north on Indian Mounds to aid station

Event Day - Hudsonville - Aid Station #3

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups, distribute water, Gatorade and ice to participants and provide encouragement! Medical and Communication staff are on-site to assist as needed. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Indian Mounds Drive - approximately 4.5 miles mark on the 25K course
Driving Directions: Driving Directions: I-196 to M11 exit 70 or 70B; turn west on M11; follow to Indian Mounds; drive north on Indian Mounds to aid station

Event Day - Clif Shot Energy Gel Aid Station - GRYP

May 12, 2018

Details

The Clif Shot aid station is located before the 6 mile mark to provide Clif Shot Energy Gel packets to 25K participants

Location

Indian Mounds Drive before the 6 mile mark on the 25K course
Driving Directions: I-196 to M11 exit 70 or 70B; turn west on M11; follow to Indian Mounds; drive north on Indian Mounds to Power Gel station

Event Day - Pine Rest Aid Station #4

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups, distribute water, Gatorade and ice to participants and provide encouragement! Medical and Communication staff are on site to assist as needed. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Indian Mounds Drive near the 6.0 mile mark on the 25K course
Driving Directions: I-196 to M11 exit 70 or 70B; turn west on M11; follow to Indian Mounds; drive north on Indian Mounds to aid station

Event Day - Salvation Army Echelon- Aid Station #6

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups, distribute water, Gatorade and ice to participants and provide encouragement! Medical and Communication staff are on site to assist as needed. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Maynard Near Millenium Park
Driving Directions: I-196 to M11 exit (WB I-196 exit 70 or EB I-196 exit 70B); turn west on M11, follow to Butterworth; follow Butterworth to Veteran's Memorial Drive; Turn right on Veteran's Memorial Drive to Maynard, turn left on Maynard

Event Day - Hudsonville - Aid Station #7

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups, distribute water, Gatorade and ice to participants and provide encouragement! Medical and Communication staff are on site to assist as needed. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Near 2351 Butterworth
Driving Directions: I-196 to M11 exit (WB I-196 exit 70 or EB I-196 exit 70B); turn west on M11, follow to Butterworth; follow Butterworth to aid station

Event Day - CLC Aid Station #8

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups, distribute water, Gatorade and ice to participants and provide encouragement! Medical and Communication staff are on site to assist as needed. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Near Butterworth and O'Brien
Driving Directions: US131 to Market St (SB US131 Exit 84A or NB US131 Exit 84B) turn west on Wealthy to Garfield; at Garfield turn west on Butterworth to aid station

Event Day - Michael Sak Aid Station #9

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups, distribute water, Gatorade and ice to participants and provide encouragement! Medical and Communication staff are on site to assist as needed. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

John Ball Park
Driving Directions: US131 to Market St (SB US131 Exit 84A or NB US131 Exit 84B) turn west on Wealthy to Garfield; follow Garfield to Park; turn west on Park to John Ball Park

Event Day - YMCA Aid Station #10

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups, distribute water, Gatorade and ice to participants and provide encouragement! Medical and Communication staff are on site to assist as needed. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Located on Lake Michigan Drive west of Lexington (approx 14 miles)

Event Day - Kellogg - Aid Station #11

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups and distribute water and Gatorade to 25K participants returning to the finish line. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Aid Station is located on the Fulton Street Bridge at the 15 mile mark of the 25K course.

Event Day - Gilda's Club Aid Station 5K/10K

May 13, 2017

Details

Aid Station volunteers setup tables, fill cups, distribute water, Gatorade and ice to participants and provide encouragement! Medical and Communication staff are on site to assist as needed. Volunteers are also responsible to tear down the tables, gather supplies and clean up the area when finished. Clean up area includes surrounding area - any where the participants may have dropped cups, trash, etc...

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Scribner at 4th
Driving Directions: US131 to Pearl Street (exit 85B); turn east on Pearl; turn north on Scribner.

Event Day - DeVos Place

Event Day - Welcome Center

May 13, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area act as Fifth Third River Bank Run Ambassadors assisting and answering event-related questions for participants and spectators and restocking course maps, parking & traffic guides, Expo flyers, etc. An information guide will be provided to assist you in answering questions.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Event Day - Packet Pickup

May 13, 2017

Details

This area will assist in set-up, move boxes, collapse boxes, distribute t-shirts, distribute participants bibs, assist in clean-up.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Event Day - Gear Check

May 13, 2017

Details

Manage event day participant gear drop off and pick up, organized by participant bib number. This process includes assisting participants in successful gear retrieval when they have finished the event.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Devos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Please contact Pam Ritz with questions at pam.ritz@53.com, 616-723-2618

Event Day - Hospitality

May 13, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will enforce restricted access to the Hospitality Suite, assist with questions, organize and facilitate pictures, and make event announcements.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Event Day - Hospitality Suite

May 13, 2017

Details

Provide special treatment to the corporate teams/Event Day Hospitality participants by managing the Hospitality Suite at DeVos Place and coordinating the participant check-in and gear check.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Event Day - Solutions

May 13, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will assist participants with changing events, addressing exceptions, and resolving issues.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Event Day - Two Hour Club

May 13, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area assist the sponsor with setup, stocking food and beverages, Gear Check, distribution of Two Hour Club gifts and other clean up duties. Peak times are 6am-9:00a (you may take a break and return) and 10:30-1p.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Gillett Auditorium, Fifth Third Bank downtown Grand Rapids

Event Day - Volunteer Information

May 13, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will be stationed in the lobby of DeVos Place to direct other incoming volunteers to the locations of their assignments.

Please commit to arriving on time for this assignment. The success of other volunteer areas depends on the volunteers' prompt arrival at their assigned areas. Your commitment to this early shift is appreciated. Because this area is finished very early, volunteers will be given the option to stay and assist in other areas that are in need of more help.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Event Day - Participant Lookup

May 13, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will assist participants in looking up their race registration information. You should be familiar with how to use a laptop computer. Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, Downtown Grand Rapids

Event Day - Downtown Area

Event Day - Calder Information Tent

May 13, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area provide information and directions to event participants, volunteers, and spectators. The Information Booth serves as a location for lost/found and lost child situations and has an attending medical responder on site. *** Event Information volunteers should be familiar with downtown Grand Rapids, must have a cell phone, and be able to easily give directions.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Calder Plaza, Downtown Grand Rapids

Event Day - Finish Line Area

May 13, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area direct participants into the appropriate finish lanes and refreshment areas, hand out medals and congratulate participants on their huge accomplishment. Volunteers also assist in directing participants to medical attention if needed. Volunteers should be at least 17 years of age.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Finish Line area on Ottawa near Lyon St.

Event Day - Finish Fest

May 13, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers in this area help with the Michelob Ultra Finish Fest on Calder Plaza. The party will be located inside a tent and includes lunch, drinks, live music, and prizes. Volunteers will help with duties as assigned.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Calder Plaza, Downtown Grand Rapids

For information, please contact area captain Tracy Hixson at 616-822-6411 or tracy.hixson@53.com

Event Day - Post-Event Refreshments

May 13, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will prepare and distribute food and drinks to the participants after they finish their events. Preparation includes cutting fruit and stocking tables. In addition, volunteers will assist in cleanup throughout their shift.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Near the crosswalk on Ottawa Ave. between Michigan and Lyon

Event Day - Start Area

May 13, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area direct 25K, 10K and 5K participants to their proper starting positions and assist in keeping spectators out of the starting lanes.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Start Line at the northeast corner of Monroe and Lyon Streets

Event Day - Finisher Award Tent

May 13, 2017

Details

Manage and distribute finisher awards to 10K, 5K Run, 5K Walk and Combo Event participants. Assist event participants with location directions to Gear Check, Post-Event Party or Event Information Tent. Pack up finisher awards when tent closes.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Adjacent from Post-Event Refreshments near the steps to the Post-Event Party on Calder Plaza, downtown Grand Rapids

Event Day - Teardown Crew

May 13, 2017

Details

Tear Down Crew volunteers will be responsible for general tear down and clean up of downtown course areas including Start Line, Finish Line, Post Race Refreshments and Post Race party. Additional responsibilities include clearing trash, removing signage, moving fencing, transporting and organizing equipment.

Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. Additional heavy lifting may be required. Volunteers are asked to bring their own gloves if required and dress appropriately for all weather conditions.

Location

Finish Line Area outside of Media Tent

Please contact Angela Teeple at angela.teeple@53.com or Jason McClure at JasonMcClure@53.com for additional information

Friday - Amway Sports and Fitness Expo and Set Up Areas

Friday - Packet Pickup

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 12, 2017

Details

This area will assist in set-up, move boxes, collapse boxes, distribute t-shirts, distribute runner bibs, assist in clean-up. Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Friday - Finish Setup & Expo Teardown

May 12, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will be available to complete duties as directed - set and zip tie fencing, setup up tables, etc. Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs, also tear down Expo tables and pack items for shipping back to office.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commtment.

Location

Downtown Grand Rapids on Ottawa near Lyon St.

Friday - Registration

May 12, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area perform physical set-up of the registration area in DeVos place, then welcome event participants, providing information and assistance to participants registering for the upcoming events using laptop computers.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Friday - River Bank Run Shop

May 12, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will set up apparel booth, making sure items are displayed, stock is neatly stored, and cash is available. They will also work the Fifth Third River Bank Run Shop selling merchandise.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

Sports & Fitness Expo, DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Friday - Solutions

May 12, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will assist participants with changing races, addressing exceptions, and resolving issues.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Friday - THC Setup (shifts vary)

May 12, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers in this area can pick a convenient time (approx 2-3 hours) on Friday between noon and 7p to set up the Two Hour Club in the Gillett Auditorium at Fifth Third Bank. Duties include: arranging room layout inside, placing water and Gatorade bottles on tables, preparing and label boxes for Gear Check and setting up bistro tables and chairs in the hallway outside the Gillett Auditorium.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids (check in at the Welcome Center). Gillett Auditorium is at Fifth Third Bank on the corner of Lyon and Monroe.

Friday - Event Information and Welcome Center

May 12, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area act as Fifth Third River Bank Run Ambassadors assisting participants and spectators by pointing out restrooms, late registration, t-shirt pickup and other areas as well as answering event-related questions. An informational clipboard for question look up will be provided.

Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids

Friday - Participant Lookup

May 12, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will assist participants in looking up their race registration information. You should be familiar with how to use a laptop computer. Please commit to working all of your assigned hours. The smooth operation of our race areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Location

DeVos Place, Downtown Grand Rapids

5/3 Brand Ambassadors will staff this area

Friday - Finish Fest Setup

May 12, 2017

Details

Assist in setting up the Finish Fest tent on Calder Plaza

Location

Calder Plaza

Junior Event - May 10, 2017

Junior - Volunteer Check - Andrea Jarmosco

May 10, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Wyoming High School

Junior - Family Fun Area - Emily Brooks

May 10, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Wyoming High School

Junior - Finish Line - Teasha Jones

May 10, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Wyoming High School

Junior - Parking Attendants - Geoff McNeil

May 10, 2017

Location

Wyoming High School

Junior - Post Event Refreshments - Jason Tenace

May 10, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Wyoming High School

Junior - Event Info/Wristbands - Angela Corlin

May 10, 2017

Location

Wyoming High School

Junior - Start Line - Sarah Horsly

May 10, 2017

Location

Wyoming High School

Junior - West Bleachers - Ukinya Hunter

May 10, 2017

Location

Wyoming High School

Junior - Packet Pickup

May 10, 2017

Location

Wyoming High School

Junior - Registration

May 10, 2017

Location

Wyoming High School

Junior - BCN Spirit Team

May 10, 2017

Details

Blue Care Network team members will line the Wyoming High School track and cheer the participants on, distribute medals, help out in the Family Fun area and more!.

Location

Wyoming High School, 1350 Prairie Parkway, Wyoming, MI 49509

Elite Athletes

Elite Athletes - Drivers (Shifts/Dates vary)

May 11, 2017

May 12, 2017

May 13, 2017

Details

This area will provide elite participant transportation from the airport to the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. Volunteers will go into the airport with the River Bank Run sign and wait at the terminal for the runners. Volunteers will also be responsible for taking the athletes up to the Elite Suite at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel for check-in.

The days and shifts available for this assignment vary. You will be contacted by the Elite Runners coordinator regarding your availability and specific assigned shift(s).

Location

Gerald R. Ford International Airport or the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

Elite Athletes - Suite (Shifts/Dates vary)

May 11, 2017

May 12, 2017

May 13, 2017

Details

Password Required. Volunteers in this area will work in the Elite Hospitality Suite at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. They will be responsible for checking in the athletes when they arrive and keeping food and beverages stocked in the suite.

The days and shifts available for this assignment vary. You will be contacted by the Elite Runners coordinator regarding your availability and specific assigned shift(s).

Location

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel