Run for Your Life

Sat October 26, 2019 Directions

Set-Up (Oct. 26th, 7:30am- 9:30 am)

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

Details

If you are an early bird, this is the shift for you! :-) We need volunteers to help set-up on race day - Oct. 26th.

Location

Meet at the MSU Stadium east parking lot at 7:30 am. If it has snowed or is starting, please bring a shovel.
We will be setting up the race area and decorating at the start/finish and along the race route.

Clean-up (Oct. 26, 10:45am-11:30am)

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

All good things must come to an end!
We will need help cleaning up after the run & festivities. Let us know if you'd like to stay afterwards and help!

Location

With many hands, the work will be light. Meet at the MSU stadium east parking lot to get direction on where we need help. This commitment should take less than an hour.
Thanks!

Water Aid Stations (9:45am-11:00am)

October 26, 2019

Details

We will have 2 water stations on the race route. Please let us know if you'd like to sit at one of these stations and provide water to the runners.

Location

TBD

Route Volunteers (9:45am - 11:00am)

October 26, 2019

Details

We are looking for volunteers who would like to be characters: superheros, zombies, vampires, silly people, anything spooky (but fun), to be along the race route for Run For Your Life. We will need about 15-25 people to stand along the route to make sure runners stay on the correct route and cheer them on! Costumes are encouraged, but optional!

Location

Our volunteer coordinator will contact you with details regarding your task and give you information for the day of the race either via phone, text or email.
You will be given the location for your volunteering at least one week prior to race day and you should take a moment to check out that spot along the race route.
Arrive at your location by 9:40 am Saturday Oct. 26th, for the run.

Costume Character Volunteers (9:30am-11:00am)

At least 8 more volunteers needed.

Details

We are looking for volunteers who would like to be characters; superheros, zombies, vampires, silly people, or anything spooky (but fun), to be along the race route for Run For Your Life. Your main job will be to spook the 5k runners as they come by your area. Groups of 5 to 10 work best!

Location

Our volunteer coordinator will contact you with details regarding your task and give you information for the day of the race either via phone, text or email.
You will be given the location for your volunteering once your group has signed up.
Arrive at your location between 9:00 and 9:30 am Saturday Oct. 26th, depending on how much time you need to get your area prepared for spookiness!

Photographer(s)

October 26, 2019

Details

Take fun photos along the route or at the start/finish line. 9:30-11:00am.

Location

We will assign you a location after you register.:)

Route Flaggers (9:45 am - 11:00 am)

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

We will need about 8 certified flaggers to help with specific route crossings during the race. Costumes are encouraged, but optional.
We will need you to email a copy of your certification certificate to be filed with the city. Thank you!

Location

Along the route at particular crossings. See map. Meet at the stadium at 9:30 am to get directions to your place on the route (the volunteer coordinator will contact you in mid October with more information). We will assign your location before race day (but you also can let us know where you would like to be if you have a preference).

Parking/Registration Help (8:30-10am)

Minimum met.

Details

If you can only spare an hour or so, this is a great job! Please arrive at the south east area of the MSU stadium at 8:30 am on October 26th, and we will direct you where to help. You will be under a covered awning if you help with registration.

Race Packet Pick-up Help (Oct. 25, 11AM-7PM)

October 25, 2019

Details

Hand-out race packets and welcome our runners, as they prepare for the race! Packets include a free t-shirt, a race timing bib, and free items from our sponsors.

Location

The Element Hotel: 25 East Mendenhall Street, Bozeman

Bike Pace Leader

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Your job will be to lead the runners on the course. You will need to be familiar with the course. Please a print map and bike the course prior to race day. The 5K race starts at 10:00 am. Please arrive at the stadium at 9:30 am to check in. Dress warm and bike carefully, depending on recent and current weather, studded tires might be helpful.

Bike Sweeper

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Your job will be to follow the runners on the course and make sure the last runner/walker makes it back to the stadium. You will need to be familiar with the course. Please print a map and bike the course prior to race day. The 5K race starts at 10:00 am. Please arrive at the stadium at 9:30 am to check in. Dress warm and bike carefully, depending on recent and current weather, studded tires might be helpful.