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Freihofer's Run for Women


Sat June 2 - Sun June 3 2018
Location: Albany, NY US 12210 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Other

Event Set up

June 2, 2018

June 3, 2018

Details

Several people are needed each year to assist with setting up the venue on Friday afternoon/evening and Saturday Morning. This role is vital to the success of the event. Volunteers for this task sould be able to lift at least 25lbs and have full mobility.

Event Break Down

June 3, 2018

Details

Several volunteers are needed each year to help dismantle banners and signage, and assist in general clean up following the event. This task is 2-3hours in duration and requires some lifting and bending.

Start Line

June 3, 2018

Details

Start Line volunteers arrive early on Saturday morning and assist with finalizing barricade placement/decoration, and managing the flow of the runners into color coded start zones. Following the start of each race they help arrange the finish line for the best flow of runners.

Finish Line

June 3, 2018

Details

Finish line volunteers ensure that the finish line is set up and managed to optimize the flow of the runners and assist or direct the finishers to post race refreshments, medical, water and awards.
This is a critical area.

Finish Line Water

June 3, 2018

Details

This task is great for a group such as a sports team or non-profit group! Organizing and handing out water to runners as they finish.

Course Water Stops

At least 20 more volunteers needed.

Details

Volunteers set up, manage and break down the water stops out on the course in Washington park. This is another great area for a group of 15-30ppl.

Course Marshals

At least 35 more volunteers needed.

Details

This vital volunteer role includes manning an intersection on the course to assist the Albany Police Department with diverting traffic, interacting with drivers, and assisting/monitoring runners on the course.

Refreshments

June 3, 2018

Details

Be the happy, smiling face that helps distribute refreshments to thousands of runners after they file out of the finishing chute into East Capital park.

Packet Pick-up and Registration

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

June 1, 2018

June 2, 2018

June 3, 2018

Details

This very important task involves distributing runners bibs, chips, goodie bags, t-shirts and giving out event information to the runners. The packet pick-up takes place the day before the event (Friday June 3rd) and the morning of the event. We have several groups/shifts available. Feel free to sign up for more than one shift.

Expo

June 1, 2018

June 2, 2018

Details

Assist with expo set up and vendor relations. Volunteers assist vendors finding their booths, getting set up and helping runners who have any questions about the event.

Course set up

June 3, 2018

Details

Assist in setting up the 5k and 3k courses prior to each race by placing cones, adjusting barricades and placing mile markers and mile marker clocks.

Kids Runs

June 3, 2018

Jr 3k

June 3, 2018

Details

The 3k starts immediately following the last finisher of the Women's 5k at 11:00am. Volunteers will help organize the runners (age 9-13), guide and direct runners on the course and assist with finish medals and awards.

5K Awards Ceremony

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

June 3, 2018

Details

Awards Ceremony Volunteers

On-Site Registration

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

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

Day-of, registration onsite

Location

Packet Pickup Area

Food/Coordination/Distribution

June 2, 2018

June 3, 2018

Details

Assist in breaking down and organizing pallets of donated food product the Wednesday of race week. Time is late morning to early afternoon.

Bib Labeling

May 31, 2018

June 1, 2018

Details

Apply labels to runner bibs to help identify runners