Saratoga Stryders Fall Back 5 Mile Trail Race

Sun November 6, 2022 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 US Directions

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Finish Line

Timing Device Operators High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Help Timing Company (Underdogtiming) with Hand Timing.

Two people to work separate chronograph devices (enter bib numbers and press buttons when runners cross the finish line). Timing company will train volunteer.

Location

Outside in front of the Administration Building, Saratoga Spa State Park.

Person to Ensure Runners Stay in Finish Order High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Help Timing Company (Underdogtiming) with Hand Timing.

Need one person to make sure finishers stay in order when they come through the chute. Timing company will train volunteer.

Location

Outside in front of the Administration Building, Saratoga Spa State Park.

Record Bib Numbers High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Help Timing Company (Underdogtiming) with Hand Timing.

Need one person to record (pen and paper) bib numbers as runners finish. Timing company will train volunteer.

Location

Outside in front of the Administration Building, Saratoga Spa State Park.

Bib Pickup & Registration

Bib Pickup & Registration (Saturday) High Priority

November 5, 2022

Details

Saturday - Early bib pick-up and in person race registration at iRun LOCAL. Be sure registration forms are legible. Hand out giveaway item (if any), while supplies last. This task is on the Saturday, from 11:45 AM until 2:15 PM.

Location

iRun LOCAL
425 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Race Day Bib Pickup & Registration Table (Running Race) High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Sunday Morning - Register last minute runners, hand-out bibs and giveaways (if any) to registrants. Be sure registration forms are legible. Volunteer is planning to run in the race and thus will only work this table until 9:30 or so.

Location

In front of the Administration Building - Saratoga Spa State Park.

Race Day Bib Pickup & Registration Table (NOT Running Race) High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Sunday Morning - Register last minute runners, hand-out bibs and giveaways (if any), and turn over day-of-race receipts to Assistant Race Director or Race Director. Be sure registration forms are legible. Volunteer is NOT planning to run in the race and thus can work the table right up the race start time. May need to work with timing company to help get day-of registrants in computer system.

Location

In front of the Administration Building - Saratoga Spa State Park.

Course Marshalls & Crossing Guards

Lead Course Marshal High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Must be able to direct all Course Marshals and Crossing Guards to their respective posts before runners arrive and explain what needs to be done during the race at that respective location. Explain First Aid and Emergency contact procedures. Is the first point of contact for all Course Marshalls and Crossing Guards.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

Location

Various locations on race course - 5 Mile Trail, Saratoga Spa State Park.

Crossing Guard 1 & 13 (CG1) (CG13) High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: Roosevelt Extension (Road) at south end of mall area.

- (CG1) Direct runners from the mall straight across Roosevelt Extension (crosswalk) to enter the woods.

- (CG13) Direct runners diagonally across Roosevelt Extension upon exiting the woods to head to the finish line in front of the Administration Building.

- CG1 and CG13 will be performed by the same person.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

Roosevelt Extension (Road) at south end of mall area.

Course Marshal 2 (CM2) Medium Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: Geyser Loop Road, North Bridge over Geyser Creek (near Creekside Classroom).

- Direct runners to over bridge and to turn right on trail along west side of Geyser Creek.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

Geyser Loop Road, North Bridge over Geyser Creek (near Creekside Classroom).

Course Marshal 3 (CM3) Medium Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: Paved path near Orenda Spring.

- Direct runners to turn right off of the paved path onto the single track trail.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

Paved path near Orenda Spring.

Crossing Guard 4 (CG4) High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: Geyser Loop Road, near Orenda Pavilion parking lot.

- Direct Runners from the Orenda Pavilion paved path straight across Geyser Loop Road (crosswalk) into the woods.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

Geyser Loop Road, near Orenda Pavilion parking lot.

Course Marshal 5 (CM5) Medium Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: Picnic Lane (gravel road), top of the hill.

- Direct runners coming out of the single track trail up the gravel road and onto the path straight ahead.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

Picnic Lane (gravel road), top of the hill.

Crossing Guard 6 (CG6) High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: Geyser Loop Road, (near intersection with East West Road).

- Direct runners straight across Geyser Loop Road (crosswalk).

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

Geyser Loop Road, (near intersection with East West Road).

Crossing Guard 7 (CG7) High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: East West Road near Route 50 Park entrance booth.

- Direct runners straight across East West Road.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

East West Road near Route 50 Park entrance booth.

Crossing Guard 8 (CG8) High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: East West Road just west of Carlsbad Pavilion and Peerless Pool Parking lots.

- Direct runners straight across East West Road.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

East West Road just west of Carlsbad Pavilion and Peerless Pool Parking lots.

Course Marshal 9 (CM9) Medium Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: Karista Path at bottom of switchback hill (runners come down switchback from disc golf hole #6).

- Direct runners coming down switchback hill to turn right (not over bridge) onto trail along west side of Geyser Creek.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

Karista Path at bottom of switchback hill (runners come down switchback from disc golf hole #6).

Crossing Guard 10 (CG10) High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: Geyser Loop Road, near the south bridge over Geyser Creek.

- Direct Runners straight across Geyser Loop Road (crosswalk).

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

Geyser Loop Road, near the south bridge over Geyser Creek.

Course Marshal 11 (CM11) Medium Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: East West Road at bridge over Geyser Creek.

- Direct Runners to turn left over bridge and to stay left on the path.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

East West Road at bridge over Geyser Creek.

Course Marshal 12 (CM12) Medium Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Station: Ferndell Pavilion parking lot access road.

- Direct runners coming out of the single track trail diagonally north across the Ferndell Pavilion parking lot access road onto the wide cross-country path.

See course map for Crossing Guard and Course Marshal stations.

(Direct runners along trail, monitor and manage traffic at road crossings. Will be provided with emergency contact phone numbers, must have cell phone to communicate with Lead Course Marshal, Assistant Race Director, Race Director (or park personnel) in the event of an emergency.)

Location

Ferndell Pavilion parking lot access road.

Race Day Logistics

Race Day Final Course Review High Priority

Minimum met, 1 volunteer spot remaining.

Details

Must run and review the entire course to verify that it is still properly marked (ensure course marking has not been tampered with). Early Sunday morning to allow enough time if corrections need to be made.

Location

Race Course (5 Mile Trail), Saratoga Spa State Park

Race Course Sweeper High Priority

Minimum met, 1 volunteer spot remaining.

Details

Must be willing to run/walk the entire course behind all runners and walkers, dismiss course marshals and crossing guards, updating race coordinator of location via cell phone texts.

Location

Race Course - 5 Mile Trail, Saratoga Spa State Park

Race Day General Logistics High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Provide all-around support to ensure a quality event. Must be flexible. Assist with last minute course marking/review, assist timing company at finish line, refreshments/awards, volunteers, registration, clean-up and assist race director as needed.

Location

Saratoga Spa State Park

Water/Refreshments and Cleanup Medium Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Keep water jugs full, mix Gatorade if needed. Pick up any litter and trash. Gather supplies, fold tables, and help take down canopies.

Location

In front of Administration Building

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