AEP Ohio Columbus 10K presented by RUNOHIO

Sun June 7, 2020 Directions

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Race Day - On-course

Route assistants

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

June 7, 2020

Details

Route assistants help by keeping runners on course and safe. Police officers should be on hand at each intersection to manage traffic but are not responsible for participant route instruction. Route assistants will assist at key points in making sure runners stay on the course and take all proper turns.

Route assistant volunteer duties include:
- A proper understanding of the course (all route assistants will be provided with a course map, and a detailed duty assignment for their specific area)
- Working with present law enforcement to keep runners safe from vehicular traffic
- Wear bright comfortable clothing

Specific start/end times may vary slightly based on location along the race route, but will not exceed the times listed here.

All volunteers will receive a free entry to one of select future CRC-sponsored races.

Location

Varies - details provided during race week

Aid Station #1

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

June 7, 2020

Details

Aid station #1 is located TBD (approx mile 1.5) and would be great for small groups!

Aid station volunteer duties may include:

-Filling water cups
-Cheering and encouraging runners
-Handing out water cups to passing runners
-Cleaning up and breaking down the area after the last participants and course sweepers pass by

This position may require some moderate lifting up to 40 lbs, and you will likely get a bit wet so wear old shoes and clothing that can take a little bit of water.

All volunteers will receive a free entry to one of select future CRC-sponsored races after the event. Volunteers will receive a Columbus 10K volunteer shirt.

Aid Station #3

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

June 7, 2020

Details

Aid station #3 is located TBD (approx mile 5). This volunteer job is great for big groups!

Aid station volunteer duties may include:

-Filling water cups
-Cheering and encouraging runners
-Handing out water cups to passing runners
-Cleaning up and breaking down the area after the last participants and course sweepers pass by

This position may require some moderate lifting up to 40 lbs, and you will likely get a bit wet so wear old shoes and clothing that can take a little bit of water.

All volunteers will receive a free entry to one of select future CRC-sponsored races after the event. Volunteers will receive a Columbus 10K volunteer shirt.

10K course sweeper

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

June 7, 2020

Details

Our 10K course sweepers are our designated "final finishers". You'll be given balloons to denote the back of the pack and your instructions are super simple: walk the 10K behind the last participants. You'll be encouraging those completing the 10K, making sure they stay safe. You'll also notify each course assistant and aid station along the way that you are the last participants so they can break down their area.

10K course sweepers will receive free entry into the 2020 AEP Ohio Columbus 10K presented by RUNOHIO and all that comes with that entry. Once signed up for this volunteer position, you will be sent a code to register for the 10K event at no cost. Course sweepers must be 18 years of age or older and must carry their cell phone to utilize RaceJoy (free tracking app) on race day.

Race Day - Non-course

Race Day Registration Assistance

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

June 7, 2020

Details

Registration volunteer duties may include:
- Providing runners with their race packets (race number, t-shirt, race bag)
- Using race-provided hardware to check-in pre-registered participants
- Answering of basic race-related questions

This position may require some light lifting up to 30 lbs.

All volunteers will receive a free entry to one of select future CRC-sponsored races after the race. Volunteers will receive a Columbus 10K volunteer shirt.

Location

Coleman's Pointe on The Promenade
233 S Civic Center Dr
Columbus, OH 43215

Finish Line Area

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

June 7, 2020

Details

Be the first to greet our 10K participants as they cross the finish line!

Finish line area volunteer duties may include:
- Medal distribution - unwrapping medals, organizing on tables, and rewarding participants for their accomplishment!
- Water distribution - helping tired participants stay hydrated after they finish
- Results assistance - helping the results team prepare quickly for post-race awards by utilizing tested back-up timing techniques. Good penmanship is a plus, and excellent focus and listening skills are key.

This position may require some light lifting up to 30 lbs.

All volunteers will receive a free entry to one of select future CRC-sponsored races after the race. Volunteers will receive a Columbus 10K volunteer shirt.

Location

Coleman's Pointe on The Promenade
233 S Civic Center Dr
Columbus, OH 43215

Event day tear down

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

June 7, 2020

Details

Event day teardown volunteer duties may include:
- Making sure all race-related trash is in provided containers
- Breaking down finish line and vendor area, moving tables/chairs/etc to proper vehicles as directed by staff
- Returning East Bank Park to its initial condition

This position may require some lifting up to 40 lbs.

All volunteers will receive a free entry to one of select future CRC-sponsored races.

Location

Coleman's Pointe on The Promenade
233 S Civic Center Dr
Columbus, OH 43215

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