Location: Walker, MI US 49534 Directions
Type: Run Only, Wheelchair Race, Run or Run/Walk

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Pre-Event Day Duties

Pre-Event Set Up Crew

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 26, 2017

Details

Upon arrival, please see Volunteer Coordinator for your assignment(s).

Friday: Assist with set-up of Festival grounds including but not limited to tents, the start/finish area, stage and race courses at Millennium Park, clearing set-up material & trash, installing signage, 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.

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

Millennium Park - The Meadows
1415 Maynard Avenue SW
Walker MI 49534

Pre-Event Packet Pickup

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

May 26, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this location will assist in set-up, move boxes, collapse boxes, distribute race materials, and 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

TBD

Event Day Duties

Race Day Set Up Crew

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for finalizing any general set up of course, start/finish, registration, & event festivities areas.

*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.

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.

Parking Attendants

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

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will assist with directing participants and spectators to designated parking areas.

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.

Late Race Registration

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area perform physical set-up of the registration area, assist with late registration welcome event participants, providing information and assistance to participants registering for the upcoming events using laptop computers. set-up, move boxes, collapse boxes, distribute t-shirts, distribute runner bibs, and 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.

Event Day Walk Registration

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area perform physical set-up of the registration area, assist with late registration welcome event participants, providing information and assistance to participants registering for the upcoming events using laptop computers. set-up, move boxes, distribute walker materials, collapse boxes and 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.

Flexible Volunteers

May 27, 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.

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.

Aid Stations

May 27, 2017

Details

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

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.

Volunteer Tent

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area check in volunteers, provide information and directions for volunteer assignments. Volunteers in this area will set up & refresh food and drinks in the Volunteer tent. 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.

Welcome / Information Area

May 27, 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 provide directions to the attending medical responder on site if needed.

** Event Information volunteers 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 event areas depends largely on our volunteers and we appreciate your commitment.

Runner Refreshment Tent

May 27, 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.

Accessiblity Start Area

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area will assist accessibility participants prepare and guide them 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.

Race Start Area

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area direct Marathon Relay 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.

Walk Start Area

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area direct Community Walk 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.

Course Marshalls - Race

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

May 27, 2017

Details

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.

Course Marshalls - Walk

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers are stationed along the walk course and need to be energetic and cheer on the participants. 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.

Ticket Sales

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

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for selling drink tickets, verifying purchaser has required wristband for alcohol purchases & processing cash & credit card payments through provided ipad. A Hope Network staff member will supervise this area & will check in with sellers periodically to make sure they have appropriate change. This position requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age.

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.

Food & Beverage Attendants

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

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers maintain refreshment areas, duties include clearing tables, removing trash & recycling. This position requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age.

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.

Finish Line Area

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers in this area hand out medals and congratulate participants as they complete the race. Volunteers also assist in directing participants to runner refreshment tent and medical attention, if needed.

Pack up finisher awards when race is complete. 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.

Event Day Tear Down Crew

May 27, 2017

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for general tear down and cleanup of 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. 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.

*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.

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.