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Tuesday, December 31st

Registration and Packet Pickup

December 31, 2018

Details

Assist with packet pick-up and registration at the Downtown YMCA from 1:00-3:00pm on Monday, December 31st. 

Location

YMCA Downtown

Wednesday, January 1st

Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration

January 1, 2019

Details

Assist with packet pickup and registration at the race hub (where the start/finish of the event is at) - by the stage in Pack SquareDowntown AshevillePacks Square Park (Race Hub) 121 College St, Asheville, NC 28801

Location

Pack Square Race Hub

Race Set-up + Clean -up

January 1, 2019

Details

Assist with setting up the race hub area and course and then assist with clean up. This position will be required to stay until noon to assist with keeping things tidy during the event and cleaning up after the event is over. 

Location

Pack Square Race Hub

Finish Line

January 1, 2019

Details

Assist at Finish Line

Location

Pack Square Race Hub

5k Sweeper

January 1, 2019

Details

We need a volunteer who is willing to follow the last 5k participant. This volunteer will also be responsible for telling volunteers on the course that the last 5k participant has passed them. 

Location

Pack Square Race Hub

Course Lead on Bike

January 1, 2019

Details

We need a volunteer on bike to lead the 10 Mile Course runners. 

Resources Needed

Bicycles, helmet - 1

Course Marshal Post 2 + 17

January 1, 2019

Details

Post 2 - College and Oak Street (at roundabout) - Move to post 17 after the runners all come through Oak Street - Post 17 - N. Market in front of Fire stationBe visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper has passed by letting you know that all runners have come by. Then you can move to post 17 (see map). Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day,you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Course Marshal Post 3 + 18

January 1, 2019

Details

Post 3 - College and Oak Street (at far side of roundabout) (also police) - Move to post 18 after they come through Oak Street - Post 18 - Corner of Fire Station and SpruceBe visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you.Please wait at your post until the sweeper has passed by letting you know that all runners have come by. Then you can move to post 18 (see map). Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up.If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive.

Course Marshal Post 4 + 14

January 1, 2019

Details

Oak Street/Woodfin and Central (2 directions -- out and back)(stay in position) Out and Back (make sure the runners know course direction)Be visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are adirectional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to begoing when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by2x (the runners will come by you at the beginning and end of the race). Please cometo Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day,you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinatorwith your name and post when you arrive.  

Course Marshal Post 5 + 13

January 1, 2019

Details

Central and E. Chestnut Street (2 directions - out and back) stayin position Out and Back (make sure they runners know course direction)Be visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are adirectional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to begoing when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by2x (the runners will come by you at the beginning and end of the race). Please cometo Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day,you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinatorwith your name and post when you arrive. 

Course Marshall Post 1 + 16

January 1, 2019

Details

Course Marshall - Post 1 - Top of Spruce and College Street (also police)Move to post 16 after they come through start areaPost 16 - N. Market and College Intersection Be visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper has passed by letting you know that all runners have come by. Then you can move to post 16 (see map). After all runners have passed post 16 please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Sweeper Vehicle

January 1, 2019

Details

Assist in sweeping and staying behind the last runner. You will need to have your own truck or SUV to put the signs in (pick up along the way) and water station items.  Once you have swept the entire course you will take these items from your vehicle and put them in the GoMini at the event. You will notify the volunteers at their posts that all runners have passed by when you see them so they know they can leave their post. (unless the position needs to stay b/c runners will be there 2x (see map) and ask Volunteer Coordinator about course. 

Water Station

January 1, 2019

Details

 Water Station is at (Corner of Edwin and Evelyn).  10 Mile Runners will pass this water station twice.It will need to be set up with water poured into cups and the electrolyte drink to be put in the 5 gallon cooler, stirred and then put in cups. Please clean up 1/2 mile radius around the water station. Do not leave until the sweep vehicle comes thru and tells you that all runners have passed by this station. Please assist with cleaning up the supplies and loading in the sweep vehicle. Please text the Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive at the station. You do not need to report to the Volunteer Tent first, you can go directly to your post. After all runners have passed your station we would invite you to come to the park and enjoy the post event happenings. We would appreciate any help you could provide us in cleaning up at the park after the race is over. 

Course Marshal Post 10

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 10 - Murdock and HillsideBe visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you before leave your post. Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Course Marshal Post 6

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 6 - E. Chestnut Street and Charlotte Street Be visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you before leave your post. Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Course Marshal Post 7

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 7 - Charlotte and Edwin Place Be visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you before leave your post. Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Course Marshal Post 8

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 8 - Edwin and Evelyn Place Be visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you 2x (10 Mile Runners will be returning past you) before leave your post. Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Course Marshal Post 9

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 9 -  Evelyn Place and Murdock Ave. Be visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you before leave your post (please note that 10 mile runners will be passing you later than the 5k runners). Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

10 Mile Course Sweeper

January 1, 2019

Details

We need a volunteer to follow the last 10 Mile runner in a truck and pick up signs and water stations along the way. The course sweeper will also be responsible for letting volunteers know that the last runner has passed them and they can they leave their positions. 

Location

Pack Square Race Hub

Course Marshal Post 11

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 11 - Hillside and Madison Ave. Be visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you before leave your post. Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Course Marshal Post 12

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 12 - Madison and East ChestnutBe visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you before leave your post. Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Course Marshal Post 19

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 19 - Griffing Rd TurnaroundBe visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you before leave your post. Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Course Marshal Post 20

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 20 - Kimberly Ave and Beaverdam RdBe visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you before leave your post. Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Course Marshal Post 21

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 21 - Beaverdam Rd and Elk Mountain Scenic HwyBe visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you before leave your post. Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Results Tent

January 1, 2019

Details

Assist at the Results Tent

Location

Pack Square Race Hub

Water Station #2

January 1, 2019

Details

 Water Station is at Mile 5. Runners cross Merrimon Ave to Beaver Lake Dirt Path. It will need to be set up with water poured into cups and the electrolyte drink to be put in the 5 gallon cooler, stirred and then put in cups. Please clean up 1/2 mile radius around the water station. Do not leave until the sweep vehicle comes thru and tells you that all runners have passed by this station. Please assist with cleaning up the supplies and loading in the sweep vehicle. Please text the Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive at the station. You do not need to report to the Volunteer Tent first, you can go directly to your post. After all runners have passed your station we would invite you to come to the park and enjoy the post event happenings. We would appreciate any help you could provide us in cleaning up at the park after the race is over. 

Course Marshal Post 15

January 1, 2019

Details

Post position 15 - Woodfin & N. Market Be visible, lively and encouraging to the participants! You are a directional volunteer so please know the direction that the runners need to be going when they come by you. Please wait at your post until the sweeper vehicle has passed by you before leave your post. Please come to Pack Square to get some post event treats, return your vest and assist with clean-up. If you have already gotten your volunteer vest before race day, you can go directly to your post. Please just text the volunteer coordinator with your name and post when you arrive. 

Clean Up at Event

January 1, 2019

Details

Assist with the cleaning up at the event. Meet in Packs Square in Downtown Asheville and let Volunteer Coordinator or Race Director know when you arrive at the park. 

Location

Pack Square Race Hub