The NEFCU Long Island Marathon Festival of Events

Fri May 1 - Sun May 3, 2020 East Meadow, NY US 11554 Directions

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Friday-Expo

Participant Check-In - Friday

May 1, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Participant check-in staff will greet participants, and hand them assigned running numbers (bib). Responsibilities would include welcoming participants and offering friendly interactions, reviewing participants' information that is printed on the bib for errors and omissions and directing participants to subsequent steps in the check-in process such as picking up giveaways, making corrections or switching races). Anyone available to work the entire shift is welcome, but we appreciate those who can only work part of the day, too.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Walk- Up Registration Assistance - Friday

May 1, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Walk-Up Registration staff will greet new, unregistered participants and guide them - if necessary - through the walk-up registration process. Responsibilities may include welcoming participants, queue line management, basic computer interaction, participant instruction. Those available for complete or partial shifts are welcome aboard.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Participant Giveaway Distribution - Friday

May 1, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Participant Giveaway staff will help provide participant giveaways, such as T-shirts, to registered participants. Responsibilities may include confirming participant shirt sizes, answering race-related questions (basic race information will be provided for distribution) and preventing theft of participant giveaways. For those helping in this area, we ask that you provide some "tough love" to those participants hoping to garner additional or un-assigned giveaways as this can often be an issue.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Race Expo Ambassador - Friday

May 1, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Race Weekend Ambassadors will serve as the front-face of Long Island Marathon Weekend. Responsibilities will include greeting participants with a warm welcome, assisting participants in finding solutions to any issues and providing basic race-weekend information.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Interactive Kiosk Operator - Friday

May 1, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Interactive Kiosk Operator will assist expo guests in using one or more "just-for-fun" interactive kiosks (such as a photo booth). Responsibilities may include being friendly and outgoing to race participants and some basic computer troubleshooting

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Saturday - Expo

Participant Check-In - Saturday

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Participant check-in staff will greet participants, and hand them assigned running numbers (bib). Responsibilities would include welcoming participants and offering friendly interactions, reviewing participants' information that is printed on the bib for errors and omissions and directing participants to subsequent steps in the check-in process such as picking up giveaways, making corrections or switching races). Anyone available to work the entire shift is welcome, but we appreciate those who can only work part of the day, too.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Walk- Up Registration - Saturday

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Walk-Up Registration staff will greet new, unregistered participants and guide them - if necessary - through the walk-up registration process. Responsibilities may include welcoming participants, queue line management, basic computer interaction, participant instruction. Those available for complete or partial shifts are welcome aboard.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Participant Giveaways - Saturday

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Participant Giveaway staff will help provide participant giveaways, such as T-shirts, to registered participants. Responsibilities may include confirming participant shirt sizes, answering race-related questions (basic race information will be provided for distribution) and preventing theft of participant giveaways. For those helping in this area, we ask that you provide some "tough love" to those participants hoping to garner additional or un-assigned giveaways as this can often be an issue.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Race Expo Ambassador - Saturday

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Race Weekend Ambassadors will serve as the front-face of Long Island Marathon Weekend. Responsibilities will include greeting participants with a warm welcome, assisting participants in finding solutions to any issues and providing basic race-weekend information.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Interactive Kiosk Operator - Saturday

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Interactive Kiosk Operator will assist expo guests in using one or more "just-for-fun" interactive kiosks (such as a photo booth). Responsibilities may include being friendly and outgoing to race participants and some basic computer troubleshooting

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Saturday - 1 Mile / 5K Race

Participant Check-In - 5K Race

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

5K Participant Check-In Staff will give out race bibs and t-shirts to 5K and 1 Mile Run Participants who show up before race start on Saturday at Eisenhower Park. Responsibilities include greeting participants, reviewing participant information and providing race bibs and participant giveaway t-shirts to participants.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

5K Post-Race Refreshments

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Those working in the post-race refreshment area of the 5K will help unpack and setup runner refreshments on tables before finishers start arriving at the finish line. Responsibilities may include moving boxes of supplies and working with a box cutter.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

5K Race Gear Check

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

5K Race Gear-Check staff will take participant bags and other items from participants before the race, secure them in a designated area and assist in returning these items to participants after the race is over.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Race Day Ambassador

May 3, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Race Day Ambassadors (RDAs) are the front-facing side of the Long Island Marathon Weekend! RDAs will be placed in strategic locations around staging areas in order to greet participants and spectators making their way around the event. Responsibilities include being welcoming and friendly to participants, offering directions and basic race-day information.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

5K Race Morning Ambassador

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Race Weekend Ambassadors will serve as the front-face of Long Island Marathon Weekend. Responsibilities will include greeting participants with a warm welcome, assisting participants in finding solutions to any issues and providing basic race-weekend information.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

5K Finish Line Operations

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

5K Finish Line Operations includes readying the medals for distribution, helping to erect signage, cones, and barricades as well as helping participants with race weekend information. Responsibilities may include moving boxes of supplies, handing out medals to participants, and talking with participants.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Course Guide - Saturday 5K / 1 Mile High Priority

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Race Course Guides serve an important role in that they make sure participants traverse the correct route on their way to the finish line. Course guides stand at key turns and complicated transitions throughout the race course and point participants in the correct direction. Responsibilities include yelling, pointing and cheering. 7AM - 10AM

Location

Eisenhower Park

Sunday - Marathon / Half Marathon / 10K Race

Refreshment Distribution

May 3, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Race Morning Start Line Setup

May 3, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Start line setup consists of the final placement of race-related supplies in the start line area. Responsibilities may include posting signage, placing barricades, moving folding tables, moving cases of water, etc.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Race Morning Finish Line Setup

May 3, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Finish line setup consists of the final placement and setup of race-related equipment and supplies at the finish line. Responsibilities may include posting signage, hanging banners, placing barricades, moving and setting up tables or pop-up tents, running data cables, etc.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Medal Distribution

May 3, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Those helping with Medal distribution will be tasked with the setup of finisher medal displays, and the handing of medals to participants as they cross the finish line.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Finish Line Area Support Member

May 3, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Finish Line Area Support Members will be on hand to provide real-time assistance in the setup of finish area equipment, re-supplying finish line areas, moving tables, chairs, etc. around the finish area and general light-labor.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Gear Claim

May 3, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Gear Claim staffing responsibilities include unloading bags from trucks that have been moved from the start line, organizing by number and distributing bags to participants as they arrive later in the day. Specific rules for bag distribution must be followed before bags can be released.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Full Marathon Finisher Giveaway

May 3, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Those helping in this location will distribute the full marathon finisher item to full marathon finishers as they pass through the finish line area. Responsiblities may include moving and opening boxes, removing giveaways from the boxes and handing to participants.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Course Guide - Sunday High Priority

At least 12 more volunteers needed.

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Race Course Guides serve an important role in that they make sure participants traverse the correct route on their way to the finish line. Course guides stand at key turns and complicated transitions throughout the race course and point participants in the correct direction. Responsibilities include yelling, pointing and cheering. 6:30 AM - 2:00PM (or earlier)

Location

Various Locations Along the Marathon Route.

Thursday - Pre-Race Setup

Race-Week Setup Laborer (Thursday)

April 30, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

During the days leading up to race weekend there are countless activities that must be carried out that include moving and setting up equipment, running cables, erecting signage, hanging banners, setting up tables, chairs and small tents. Responsibilities include moving objects of varying weights, drivng vehicles short distances, setting up folding tables, hanging banners and signs, running data cables, moving equipment, etc.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Saturday - Pre-Race Setup

Refreshment Setup for Race Day

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Unpacking and Pre-bagging of participant refreshments. Responsibilities include unloading large boxes of refreshment items from distribution trucks, unpacking items and bagging items into individual bags.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Friday - Pre-Race Setup

Race-Week Setup Laborer (Friday)

May 1, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

During the days leading up to race weekend there are countless activities that must be carried out that include moving and setting up equipment, running cables, erecting signage, hanging banners, setting up tables, chairs and small tents. Responsibilities include moving objects of varying weights, drivng vehicles short distances, setting up folding tables, hanging banners and signs, running data cables, moving equipment, etc.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Other Tasks

Race-Week Setup Laborer

April 29, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

During the days leading up to race weekend there are countless activities that must be carried out that include moving and setting up equipment, running cables, erecting signage, hanging banners, setting up tables, chairs and small tents. Responsibilities include moving objects of varying weights, drivng vehicles short distances, setting up folding tables, hanging banners and signs, running data cables, moving equipment, etc.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Kick-Off Run Setup Volunteer

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Responsibilities include helping to setup start and finish line areas, erect signage, setup and distribute refreshments, moving cases of water and setting up water stop and helping give out running numbers.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Gear Check

May 3, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Gear Check staffing responsibilities include helping to organize masses of participants into orderly lines, collecting bags from them, marking bags and loading them onto trucks.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

5K Water Stop Operation

May 2, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

The 5K FUN Run have one water stop on the course which will need staffing. Water stop staff help open bottles of water, pour into cups and hand to runners as they pass during the race. Other responsibilities would include helping to keep the immediate area around the water stop clean of crushed cups and communicating with race officials in the event someone needed help along the course.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

Shuttle Bus Stop

May 3, 2020

Details

(PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE IN NOT A PART OF THE RACEAWESOME VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)

Shuttle Bus Stop operators will stand at the bus stops, communicate with bus drivers and assist participants in lining up in an orderly fashion while they wait for the bus.

Location

Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY

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