Lake Michigan Credit Union Bridge Run

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Spirit Stations (Great for Groups)

Spirit Station: Blue Bridge

September 15, 2019

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is around the last half mile for both the 5K and 10 Mile. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

Location

Blue Bridge

Spirit Station: Parking Lot of Ford Museum

September 15, 2019

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is under a mile to the finish for both the 5K and 10 Mile. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

Location

Parking lot of Ford Museum, off Pearl Street.

Spirit Station: Canal Park

September 15, 2019

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is roughly at the mile and 1.5 mile marks for the 5K and roughly the 8 mile mark for the 10 Mile. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

Location

Canal Park, off Monroe.

Spirit Station: Scribner Hill

September 15, 2019

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is roughly 1.5 miles to go for both courses and is the dreaded hill on the course. Your job is VITAL. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

Location

Scribner Hill, between Bridge/Michigan & 4th Street

Spirit Station: Knapp Street Entrance of Riverside Park

September 15, 2019

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is roughly miles 3 and 7 of the 10 Mile course. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

Location

Knapp Street entrance of Riverside Park, off of Monroe.

Spirit Station: northern entrance to Riverside Park

September 15, 2019

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is at the halfway mark for the 10 Mile course, with an opportunity to see the runners twice. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

Location

Northern entrance to Riverside Park, off of Monroe. It is just south of the I-96 overpass, west of the entrance to the Home for the Veterans.

Spirit Station: Finish Line

September 15, 2019

Details

Help bring the cheer the runners in on the final stretch.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Spirit Station: Ah Nab Awen Park, North Entrance

September 15, 2019

Day of Volunteers at Rosa Parks Circle

Gear Check

September 15, 2019

Details

Helping take, sort, and return any of the gear (ie: shirts and pants) the participants do not want to have when they are on the course.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Finish Line: Medals

September 15, 2019

Details

Organize and hand out the medals to the participants after they cross the finish line.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Finish Line: Food Distribution

September 15, 2019

Details

Work in the finish line area, setting up and distributing the food to the participants after they finish.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Sustainability Volunteers

September 15, 2019

Details

Help us reduce the amount of waste send to the landfill. You will help guide participants to the correct places to put their recyclable, organic, and trash waste.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

General Volunteers

September 15, 2019

Details

We always have a need race morning that develops. You will help us fill any gaps that we have.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Hospitality Volunteers Medium Priority

September 15, 2019

Details

Help our 2,500 participants have a carefree race morning. You will simply walk around Rosa Parks Circle and be available for people who might have questions.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle

Packet Pickup

Friday Packet Pickup

September 13, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

You will be helping our participants as they come to Gazelle Sports to pick up their bibs or participate in late registration. Tasks may include handing out shirts, helping participants find their bib numbers, and handing out bibs.

Location

Gazelle Sports
3930 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Saturday Packet Pickup

September 14, 2019

Details

You will be helping our participants as they come to Gazelle Sports to pick up their bibs or participate in late registration. Tasks may include handing out shirts, helping participants find their bib numbers, and handing out bibs.

Location

Gazelle Sports
3930 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Sunday Packet Pickup

September 15, 2019

Details

You will be helping our participants as they come to Rosa Parks Circle to pick up their bibs or participate in late registration. Tasks may include handing out shirts, helping participants find their bib numbers, and handing out bibs.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Set Up / Tear Down

Rosa Parks Setup: Saturday

September 14, 2019

Details

Help us get Rosa Parks Circle ready for race morning by helping us set up tents, tables, fencing, and other logistical needs on Saturday afternoon. The specific time we can start will be set a few weeks ahead of the race.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Rosa Parks Setup: Sunday Morning

September 15, 2019

Details

You will help us with the final aspects of getting Rosa Parks Circle ready for our participants.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Event Clean-Up

September 15, 2019

Details

Help tear down and clean up the race at Rosa Parks Circle. This includes taking down 10 x 10 tents, moving tables, picking up trash, and loading the moving truck. We could also use help unloading everything into our storage unit, which is a few miles away.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Aid Stations - Great for Groups!

Aid Station #1

September 15, 2019

Details

Volunteers will hand out drinks, words of encouragement, and high fives to participants as they pass through the Aid station. Will also assist in cleaning up the area after participants have passed through.

Location

6th Street Bridge

Aid Station #2

September 15, 2019

Details

Volunteers will hand out drinks, words of encouragement, and high fives to participants as they pass through the Aid station. Will also assist in cleaning up the area after participants have passed through.

Location

Monroe Ave

Aid Station #3

September 15, 2019

Details

Volunteers will hand out drinks, words of encouragement, and high fives to participants as they pass through the Aid station. Will also assist in cleaning up the area after participants have passed through.

Location

Riverside Park

Other Tasks

Special Assignment Volunteers

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Details

Only sign up for this option if directed.

Lead & Sweeper Cyclists

September 15, 2019

Details

Looking for cyclists to lead and sweep both the 5K and 10 Mile. For the 10 Mile, we need multiple cyclists to stay with the various lead packs. The winning 10 Mile time is under 60 minutes and 15:30 for the 5K.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle