McConnell 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk

Sat May 11, 2024 Columbus, OH 43214 US Directions

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Course Marshals

Race Check-in/Registration High Priority

May 11, 2024

Details

Assist pre-registered participants to get their race bib, goody bag and t-shirt. Assist with race day registration, handling payments, and assigning race bibs.

Location

Outside near Start/Finish Line

Floater

1 Mile Walk Turn High Priority

May 11, 2024

Details

Direct participants to turn right into The Big Red’s Lodges complex to make their way to the finish. The coordinator will ensure their group is helping walkers/ navigate through this complex, onto Peggy’s Path, and to the finish line.

Location

McConnell Drive

Other Tasks

Event Set-up Medium Priority

May 10, 2024

Details

Setting up the day before the race. This includes but is not limited to placing cones in areas that will serve as the race course perimeter to keep participants from veering off course, setting up canopy tents and tray tables for race day materials which will exhibit as booths such as registration, silent auction, refreshments etc.

Location

Various locations

4-Way Stop - McConnell Drive High Priority

May 11, 2024

Details

Responsible for ensuring their group stops oncoming vehicle traffic to race participants, directing incoming runners/walkers toward the Heart and Vascular building parking lot, and outgoing runners/walkers to stay on McConnell Drive.

Location

McConnell Drive

Awards Table/Post Race Refreshments Medium Priority

May 11, 2024

Details

Hand out finishing medals to all participants after the race and the top overall male and female (top 2) awards. Other responsibilities setting up the post race foods/snacks and monitoring the table if food and fluids need to be added.

Location

Finish Line

Neuroscience Wellness location High Priority

May 11, 2024

Details

Monitor oncoming traffic in both directions on McConnell Drive, coming out from the Neuroscience Wellness parking lot, and runners/walkers are being directed to say on the course.

Location

McConnell Drive

Post Race Clean-up Medium Priority

May 11, 2024

Details

cleaning up after the race is concluded. Activities include taking down tents, tables, cones to return to designated collection area, and picking up any debris that may be on the course to ensure the entire space is back to normal for McConnell campus operations.

Location

Various locations

South entrance/exit location High Priority

May 11, 2024

Details

Monitor cars trying to enter from Olentangy River Road (cones and caution tape already in place). Also, participants will pass you by as they enter the 3705 building parking lot. Make sure they are on the correct side of the road. Runners/walkers will also be on the trail during your shift.

Location

South Exit near Olentangy River Rd.

Front entrance/exit

May 11, 2024

Details

Be prepared to stop all vehicle traffic entering and leaving on McConnell Dr. in a safe manner while participants are crossing the road on Peggy’s Path. You will be wearing yellow safety jacket and have “stop race in progress” signs.

Location

McConnell Drive

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