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The Great Pumpkin Run: Akron


Sat October 21 2017
Location: Akron, OH US 44308 Directions
Type: Run Only, Run or Run/Walk

Early packet pick-up

You must be 16-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 20, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

We <3 our volunteers!

Volunteers are needed on Friday, October 20, from 3:00PM-7:30PM to help with early packet pick-up. You will be tagging bibs, handing out packets, and any other last minute race tasks that need completed. As a thank you, you'll receive great swag as well as your choice of a free race registration OR donation to charity of your choice. A few requirements:
-Must be 16 years or older
-Must be able to be on time and stay for the duration of the shift
-Must be able to be on feet all shift and move around as needed
-Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
-Must be able to smile :)


*With this shift, you will have your choice of running for free this year, next year, or the virtual option.

Location

TBA

Race day (early)

You must be 16-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 21, 2017

Details

We <3 our volunteers!

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 21, from 6:00AM-10:00AM to help with race day tasks. These include parking, packet pick-up, course marshaling, and water station. As a thank you, you'll receive great swag as well as your choice of a free race registration OR donation to charity of your choice. A few requirements:
-Must be 16 years or older
-Must be able to be on time and stay for the duration of the shift
-Must be able to be on feet all shift and move around as needed
-Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
-Must be able to smile :)


*With this shift, you will have your choice of running for free this year in the exclusive 10:00AM volunteer wave, next year, or the virtual option.

Location

Lock 3 Park
200 S. Main St.
Akron, Ohio 44308

After parking, head to the main building adjacent to the park. This building is situated beneath the State St. deck parking garage.

Race day (mid)

You must be 16-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 21, 2017

Details

We <3 our volunteers!

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 21, from 8:00AM-12:00PM to help with race day tasks. These include parking, course marshaling, start line, finish line, water station, and tear-down. As a thank you, you'll receive great swag as well as your choice of a free race registration OR donation to charity of your choice. A few requirements:
-Must be 16 years or older
-Must be able to be on time and stay for the duration of the shift
-Must be able to be on feet all shift and move around as needed
-Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
-Must be able to smile :)

*With this shift, you will have your choice of running for free next year or using it for the virtual option this year.

Location

Lock 3 Park
200 S. Main St.
Akron, Ohio 44308

After parking, head to the main building adjacent to the park. This building is situated beneath the State St. deck parking garage.

Race day (late)

You must be 16-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 21, 2017

Details

We <3 our volunteers!

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 21, from 10:00AM-2:00PM to help with race day tasks. These include start line, finish line, post-race party, and tear down. As a thank you, you'll receive great swag as well as your choice of a free race registration OR donation to charity of your choice. A few requirements:
-Must be 16 years or older
-Must be able to be on time and stay for the duration of the shift
-Must be able to be on feet all shift and move around as needed
-Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
-Must be able to smile :)

*With this shift, you will have your choice of running for free this year in the 9:10AM wave and coming to volunteer after you are done running. You MUST also sign up and pay for the race ahead of time. Once the volunteer shift ends, we will refund you for the base 5K registration cost. Alternatively, you can defer your free registration to 2018 or use it for the virtual option this year!

Location

Lock 3 Park
200 S. Main St.
Akron, Ohio 44308

After parking, head to the main building adjacent to the park. This building is situated beneath the State St. deck parking garage.

Medical Volunteer

You must be 18-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 21, 2017

Details

We <3 our volunteers!

We need qualified medical volunteers to help assist in runners and spectator safety during the race on Saturday, October 21, 2017. From assisting injured runners on the course to dehydration issues, race day safety is our number one priority!

We are looking for a variety of sources, including:
-Doctors
-Nurses
-Medical students
-Massage therapists
-Paramedics
-Firefighters
-Nursing students
-First aid teams

We need medical volunteers to arrive by 8:00AM at the latest. Expect to stay until around 12:00PM.

Location

Lock 3 Park
200 S. Main St.
Akron, Ohio 44308

After parking, head to the main building adjacent to the park. This building is situated beneath the State St. deck parking garage.