Freihofer's Run for Women

Mon March 21 - Sun June 5, 2022 Albany, NY 12210 US Directions

Event Set up

You must be 16-70 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 3, 2022

June 4, 2022

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 4, 2022

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 2-3 hours in duration and requires some lifting and bending.

Start Line

June 4, 2022

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 4, 2022

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 4, 2022

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

June 4, 2022

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 15-30 people.

Course Marshals

June 4, 2022

Details

This vital volunteer role includes manning points on the course to assist the Albany Police Department with assisting/monitoring runners on the course. The course is closed to traffic with barricades, so you are directing people versus managing traffic! Also a great way to see the race.

Refreshments

June 4, 2022

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 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

June 2, 2022

June 3, 2022

June 4, 2022

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 (Thursday June 2 and 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 Relations

June 2, 2022

June 3, 2022

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. Great for those interested in event management!

Kids Runs

June 4, 2022

Details

Help manage the kids at the start and finish of the Kids Run. Some of the team will hand out cookies after the kids are done running.

Jr 3k

June 4, 2022

Details

The 3k starts immediately following the last finisher of the Women's 5k at 11:00am. Volunteers will help organize the runners (age 7-13), guide and direct runners on the course.

5K Awards Ceremony

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

June 4, 2022

Details

Awards Ceremony Volunteers

On-Site Registration

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

June 4, 2022

Details

Day-of, registration onsite. Handing out shirts and race numbers

Location

Packet Pickup Area

Food/Coordination/Distribution

June 3, 2022

June 4, 2022

Details

Assist in breaking down and organizing pallets of donated food product the Wednesday of race week. Time is late morning to early afternoon and should take approximately 3 hours.

Awards - Hand Out

June 4, 2022

Details

Set up and hand out the age group and team awards. Make sure everyone who picks up is marked off. Hand our prizes to raffle winners before and after the run. Tent will be near the stage.

Junior 3K Awards ceremony

June 4, 2022

Details

Have awards ready, communicate with timing company to get results and help hand out the awards to the Junior 3K participants.

Race Day Information Ambassador

June 4, 2022

Details

This team will help guide people on race day. They will know the event flow and be able to help people before they know they need help. You will identify people who need help and be there for them.

If you are injured, but normally run this is a GREAT position for you.

Medical Tent

June 4, 2022

Details

Please only sign up for this is you have been contacted by the event.

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