The Great Pumpkin Run: Philadelphia

Sat October 13, 2018 Directions

Early packet pick-up Low Priority

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

October 12, 2018

Details

We <3 our volunteers!

Volunteers are needed on Friday, October 12, 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 shift) High Priority

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

October 13, 2018

Details

We <3 our volunteers!

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 13, from 6:00AM-10:30AM 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 10:30AM volunteer wave, next year, or the virtual option.

Location

Froehlich's Farm & Garden Center
3143 York Rd.
Furlong, PA 18925

After parking, please head to the volunteer tent. Just look for the tall teardrop banner that reads 'Volunteer'!

Race day (mid-shift) High Priority

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

October 13, 2018

Details

We <3 our volunteers!

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 13, 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 future 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

Froehlich's Farm & Garden Center
3143 York Rd.
Furlong, PA 18925

After parking, please head to the volunteer tent. Just look for the tall teardrop banner that reads 'Volunteer'!

Race day (late shift) Medium Priority

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

October 13, 2018

Details

We <3 our volunteers!

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 13, from 10:00AM-2:00PM to help with race day tasks. These include start line, finish line, post-race party, tear down, and course cleanup. While this is the shortest shift, it's a fairly active one---expect to get a small workout in :) As a thank you, you'll receive great swag as well as your choice of a free race registration* OR a donation to the 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 9:00AM 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 registration cost. Alternatively, you can defer your free registration to 2019 or use it for the virtual option this year!

Location

Froehlich's Farm & Garden Center
3143 York Rd.
Furlong, PA 18925

After parking, please head to the volunteer tent. Just look for the tall teardrop banner that reads 'Volunteer'!

Medical Volunteer High Priority

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

October 13, 2018

Details

We <3 our volunteers!

We need qualified medical volunteers to help assist in runners and spectator safety during the race on Saturday, October 13, 2018. 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

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

Location

Froehlich's Farm & Garden Center
3143 York Rd.
Furlong, PA 18925

After parking, please head to the volunteer tent. Just look for the tall teardrop banner that reads 'Volunteer'!