MERCY HEALTH GLASS CITY MARATHON

Sat April 24 - Sun April 25, 2021 Toledo, OH 43606 US Directions

Find Your Category

Advance Crew (4/11/2021 - 4/22/2021)

Neighborhood Canvassing

April 17, 2021

Details

This is the week before the race. Hours are very flexible and all ages are welcome.

Canvassing houses along the race route with door hangers explaining the race times and possible traffic congestion.

Great job for those running on Sunday but still want to help.

Location

Along the race route

Course Marking Crew

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Spray Paint turn arrows and mile markers along the route 1 week prior to race day.

Great job for those running on Sunday but still want to help.

Location

Varies
Your Captain will contact you to set up specific date / time.

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Setup - Packet Pick Up - Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

April 22, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Help set up the packet pick up area.

Location

TBD

Social Distance Response Team-Thursday

April 22, 2021

Details

To help maintain safe COVID safety plan protocols including social distancing and mask wearing.
Volunteers are encouraged to be COVID 19 vaccinated

Greeters - Thursday

April 22, 2021

Details

Staff the Informational booth, interact with the runners, answer questions.

Location

TBD

Packet Pick Up and Registration- Thursday

April 22, 2021

Details

Fun way to meet other runners.
Great job for those running on Sunday but still want to help.
Hand out bibs and swag.

Location

TBD

Virtual Packet Pick Up - Thursday

April 22, 2021

Details

Fun way to meet other runners.
Great job for those running on Sunday but still want to help.
Hand out bibs and swag.

Location

TBD

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Greeters - Friday

April 23, 2021

Details

Road Runners Club Members - Staff the Informational booth, interact with the runners, answer questions.

Location

TBD

Setup - Finish Line - Friday High Priority

April 23, 2021

Details

Help setup the finish line area.

Location

The University of Toledo
1745 Stadium Dr.
Toledo, OH 43606

Set Up - Course - Friday

April 23, 2021

Details

Help setup the Stadium Drive and other area on UT Campus.

Location

Lot 10 on the Campus of the University of Toledo

Registration & Packet Pickup - Friday

April 23, 2021

Details

Fun way to meet other runners.
Great job for those running on Sunday but still want to help.
Hand out bibs and swag.

Location

TBD

Virtual Packet Pick Up - Friday

April 23, 2021

Details

Fun way to meet other runners.
Great job for those running on Sunday but still want to help.
Hand out bibs and swag.

Location

TBD

Social Distance Response Team Friday High Priority

April 22, 2021

Details

To help maintain safe COVID safety plan protocols including social distancing and mask wearing.
Volunteers are encouraged to be COVID 19 vaccinated

Saturday, April 24th, 2021

Registration & Packet Pickup - Saturday

April 24, 2021

Details

Fun way to meet other runners.
Great job for those running on Sunday but still want to help.
Hand out bibs and swag.

Location

TBD

Course Marshal - 5K - Saturday

April 24, 2021

Details

Critical race day job of keeping runners on course and protected from traffic. Training and assistance will be provided for all volunteers in this much needed category. This is for Saturday's 5K races only.

Location

Along the 5K route

Greeters - Saturday

April 24, 2021

Details

Staff the Informational booth, interact with the runners, answer questions.

Location

TBD

5K Start Line Setup/Cleanup - Saturday

April 24, 2021

Details

Clean-up the starting line immediately following the start of the 5k. Items must be sorted for recycling, composting, donation and trash. Great job for those running on Sunday but still want to help.

Location

Stadium drive, near Lot 10 on the Campus of the University of Toledo.

Post Race Food - 5K - Avenues for Autism

April 24, 2021

Details

Handing out food to runners in the food tent directly after the race.

Location

Lot 10 on the Campus of the University of Toledo

Green Team - Saturday

April 24, 2021

Details

Help reduce our impact on the area during the race by recycling as much waste as possible. Meetings and specific training provided by the marathon green team.

Location

Glass bowl and Lot 10,

Post Race Clean-up -- Goodwill - Saturday

At least 25 more volunteers needed.

Details

Clean up of equipment at the finish area post race from noon-3pm

Location

Lot 10 on the Campus of the University of Toledo

Corral Checkers - 5k Saturday

April 24, 2021

Details

Work the Start line, assisting the runners into the proper Start Corrals, then manage the Wave Start Process.

Location

Start line on Stadium Drive

Packet Pick Up Set Up Saturday

April 24, 2021

Details

Help set up the packet pick up area

Location

TBD

Pasta Dinner Door Attendee

April 24, 2021

Details

Check to make sure people are signed up for or sign up for the pasta dinner. Volunteers for this will receive a meal.

Location

University of Toledo Student Union

Social Distance Response Team Saturday

April 24, 2021

Details

To help maintain safe COVID safety plan protocols including social distancing and mask wearing.
Volunteers are encouraged to be COVID 19 vaccinated

Virtual Packet Pick Up - Saturday

April 24, 2021

Details

Fun way to meet other runners.
Great job for those running on Sunday but still want to help.
Hand out bibs and swag.

Location

TBD

On Course Clean Up (Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity)

April 24, 2021

Details

Critical task - clean up course behind runners. This task involves walking and bending down.
Volunteers work in teams to clean up course shortly behind the race.

Location

varies

Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Corral Checkers - Sunday Half Marathon- Team Toledo

April 25, 2021

Details

Work the Start line, assisting the runners into the proper Start Corrals, then manage the Wave Start Process.

Location

Start Line, Secor Road and Stadium Drive

Relay Exchange Point Staff

April 25, 2021

Details

You will work one of four relay exchange points by keeping the exchange chute clear of spectators. Also, you will ensure teams follow race rules and assist teams in finding each other.

Location

Four designated locations along the marathon route.

Welcome Crew

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

April 25, 2021

Details

Welcome runners on race morning and help direct them to parking, start lines and answer other questions

Location

UT campus

Course Marshal - half/full/relay High Priority

April 25, 2021

Details

Critical race day job of keeping runners on course and protected from traffic. Training and assistance will be provided for all volunteers in this much needed category. This is for sunday's races only.

Location

Along the half, full and relay route
Your Captain will supply detailed location at your Volunteer Meeting, 1-2 weeks before the race.

On Course Music/Entertainment - half/full/relay*

At least 10 more volunteers needed.

Details

Hours are very flexible as well as location.
Any type of music welcome.

Location

Various locations along the race route.

Sag Wagon Driver - half/full/relay

You must be 21-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

Drive a van around the course picking runners unable to finish.
Warm job - must be 21

Location

The University of Toledo
1745 Stadium Dr.
Toledo, OH 43606

Post Race Food - half/full/relay - Sunday - Avenues for Autism

April 25, 2021

Details

Handing out food to runners in the food tent directly after the race.

Location

Lot 10 on the Campus of the University of Toledo

On Course Clean-up (Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity)

At least 27 more volunteers needed.

Details

Critical task - clean up course behind runners. This task involves walking and bending down.
Volunteers work in teams to clean up course shortly behind the race.

Green Team - Sunday

April 25, 2021

Details

Help reduce our impact on the area during the race by recycling as much waste as possible. Meetings and specific training provided by the marathon green team.

Location

Glass bowl and Lot 10,

Comfort Runner - Sunday

April 25, 2021

Details

You will be running / walking to accompany the last few runners for the Marathon.

Location

Will meet at mile 21 of the Marathon (wildwood)

Social Distance Response Team Sunday - Yark

April 25, 2021

Details

To help maintain safe COVID safety plan protocols including social distancing and mask wearing.

Location

Start/Finish Lines and Lot 10

Corral Checkers - Sunday Marathon- Team Toledo

April 25, 2021

Details

Work the Start line, assisting the runners into the proper Start Corrals, then manage the Wave Start Process.

Location

Stadium Drive

Gear Check

April 25, 2021

Details

Check bibs and gear bag numbers and make sure runners are putting their bags in the correct drop box before the race. As runners finish and come pick up their gear please make sure they are getting the same bag number as their bib number.

Location

Lot 10

Elite Tent Support

April 25, 2021

Details

Provide support and bag transport for the Elite Tent

Location

Lot 10

Race Day Set Up/Tear Down

Minimum met.

Details

Help set up the start lines and help throughout the day.

Location

University of Toledo

Start Line Set up/Tear Down

April 25, 2021

Details

Help set up and tear down the start lines. Great for those who want to volunteer early in the day!

Location

Secor Road/Stadium Drive

Water Stops- Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Water Stop #1 Glenda

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Start Line for Half Marathon
Towerview and Secor Rd.

Water Stop #2

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Start Line Marathon and Relay
Stadium Drive

Water Stop #3 Veterans Matter

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 2.75
Bancroft in front of St. Francis

Water Stop #4 Owens Corning

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 4.2
Brookside and Chestnut

Water Stop #5 PNC Bank

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 5.9
Ottawa Hills Elementary on Indian Road

Water Stop #6 CASA

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 7.5
St. Ursula

Water Stop #7 Toledo Edison

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 8.2
Brookside and Falmouth

Water Stop #8 Mir Ali Family and Friends

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 9.1
Edgehill at Underhill Rd.

Water Stop #9 Sylvania Stem

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 10.8
Wildwood parking lot #1

Water Stop #10 and #15 Mercy Health

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 12 and 21.2
west of visitor center at Wildwood
(double pass by with stop #15)

Water Stop #11 Bittersweet Farms

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 13.7
McCord Rd and UT trail

Water Stop #12 Racing for Recovery

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 15.2
Cougar Lane Parking Lot at Southview H.S.

Water Stop #13 Manahan

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 17.4
Side of Sylvania Ave at veterinary clinic

Water Stop #14 First Apostolic Church of Toledo

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 19.3
Walker Funeral Home on Sylvania at Corey Rd

Water Stop #16 Sylvania FBBC

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 23.3
Daycare at Bancroft and UT Trail

Water Stop #17 Ohio State Nurse Anesthetists

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 23.8
Richards and UT Trail

Water Stop #18 Girls on the Run

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 25
UT Visitor Center Parking Lot by UT Trail

Water Stop #19 - BSA Troop 9217

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 10.7 Half Marathon only
St. Michael's of the Hills

Water Stop #20 Owens Corning

April 25, 2021

Details

See how fast you can empty your table of water bottles! Self serve to participants.

Location

Approx. Mile 12 Half Marathon Only
Bancroft bridge

Gel Stops

Gel Stop #1 High Priority

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Location

Mile 16
3632 Hampstead

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