2023 Upstate Orthopedics Mountain Goat Run (45th Annual)

Live Events: 5/7 ~ Virtual Event: 5/1 - 5/24 Syracuse, NY 13202 US Directions

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GOAT Earth Day Cleanup

Earth Day Clean Up (April 22, 2023)

April 22, 2023

Details

Help clean up our route through the City on Earth Day weekend! We hope to cover a few sections/miles with volunteers to clean up trash along our city streets where the Race is run. Only one-to-two hours! We will supply trash bags; bring your gloves!

Training Runs

Training Run #1 Volunteer (March 18, 2023)

March 18, 2023

Details

Meet at the MOST for location assignment on the course, go to location to direct runners where to turn. Pick up your safety vest at the Most before going to your assigned intersection.

**each week the course is different and assignments will vary** You will be contacted week of with your assignment.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Training Run #2 Volunteer (March 25, 2023)

March 25, 2023

Details

Meet at the MOST for location assignment on the course, go to location to direct runners where to turn. Pick up your safety vest at the Most before going to your assigned intersection.

**each week the course is different and assignments will vary** You will be contacted week of with your assignment.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Training Run #4 Volunteer (April 22, 2023)

April 22, 2023

Details

Meet at the MOST for location assignment on the course, go to location to direct runners where to turn. Pick up your safety vest at the Most before going to your assigned intersection.

**each week the course is different and assignments will vary** You will be contacted week of with your assignment.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Race Day

RACE DAY REGISTRATION/PACKET PICK-UP

May 7, 2023

Details

RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP:

Race Day May 7, 2023, 6:45 till 9:00 a.m.
Volunteers distribute packets and bibs to participants All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Registration Tent in Clinton Square.

TRAFFIC/INTERSECTION CONTROLLERS

You must be 16-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

May 7, 2023

Details

TRAFFIC/INTERSECTION CONTROLLERS: Race Day May 7, 20232, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Volunteers close intersections, set up blockades and direct runners along the race route. Must be at least 16 yrs. old.

AFTER 4PM ON EVE OF RACE DAY, THIS WILL NO LONGER BE MONITORED. PLEASE CALL OR TEXT LEN AT 315-439-7404 IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSIST.

FINISH LINE CHUTE MOVERS

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

FINISH LINE CHUTE MOVERS: Race Day May 7, 2023, 9:00am-12:30pm
Volunteers assemble at the finish line to help guide runners across the finish line and through the finish line area.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

WATER SET UP & DISTRIBUTE

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 7, 2023

Details

You will be working at Water Table #1. 8:45 am until 10:00 am.
You will be contacted the week of the race by the task mgr. for final coordination.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

REFRESHMENT AREA SET-UP, DISTRIBUTE, AND TEAR DOWN

May 7, 2023

Details

REFRESHMENT AREA SET-UP: Race Day May 7, 2023, 6:15am - 8:30am
Volunteers will assist in setting up finish line refreshment area (bagels, bananas, water etc).

DISTRIBUTE REFRESHMENTS TO FINISHERS: Race Day May 7, 2023, 8:15am - 12pm

REFRESHMENT AREA TEAR-DOWN: Race Day May 7, 2023, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Volunteers will assist in tearing down finish line refreshment area.

Refreshments Coordinator: Pinkie & Michael Walsh with Jen & JJ

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Clinton Square
Bring along a pair of boots. Sometimes there are puddles to work around.

KIDS' RUN MONITORS

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

KIDS' RUN MONITORS: Race Day May 7, 2023, 8:30am - 9:30am
Volunteers will assist on-course during the Kids' Run

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

PRE-RACE NEIGHBORHOOD Sign Postings

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Details

PRE-RACE CHURCH/NEIGHBORHOOD NOTIFIERS: May 2nd and 3rd, 2023
Volunteers will post signs on utility poles along the race route.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

VOLUNTEER TENT

May 7, 2023

Details

Race Day May 7, 2023, 6:15am -12:00pm

1. Volunteer check-in (6:15am-12pm)
2. Race results: coordination w/ awards table (9 am-12pm)
3. Information tent assistance (6:15 am-12pm)

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Check in with Len Barry at the Volunteer Tent.

FINISH LINE BREAKDOWN

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

May 7, 2023

Details

Report to Paul Ashbarry and Wayne Mason at Finish Line Area at 10:45 and wait for their instructions. We will start breaking down in anticipation of closing the finish line precisely 2 hr 30 mins after the race starts.
Will require some lifting, taking down barriers, etc.
Clipping of the zip ties and folding up banners is a large part of the task. Bringing your own snips (would be a plus, but not required).
Patrol the finish line chute and help clean up debris after everything is finished!
11:00 a.m. til 1:00 p.m.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Finish Line

RELAY

May 7, 2023

Details

Help the Relay Director with organizing the Relay exchange zone and with the bus ride to and from the exchange.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Relay Race Coordinator: Bill Patrick

CYCLIST

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

Ride along the runners (one male lead and one female lead and one sweep) to monitor safety and notify police/command post of issues.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Start at Starting line vicinity. Check in at 8:30 am at volunteer tent.

Open - willing to be assigned in Clinton Square to various duties

May 7, 2023

Details

Many tasks are needed day of race in Clinton Square and as a volunteer you may be asked to perform a variety of duties. Bring along a pair of boots. Sometimes there are puddles to work around in Clinton Square.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Other Tasks

REGISTRATION/PACKET PICKUP

May 6, 2023

Details

REGISTRATION/EXPO:
Volunteers assist in runner registration and packet distribution at Fleet Feet.
1-single shift per volunteer is allowed (due to popular demand)
Shifts:

Saturday May 6th, 2023
10:00am - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 4:00pm

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Fleet Feet Sports Bridge Street Location

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