Run Germantown 5K

Sat September 8, 2018 Philadelphia, PA US 19144 Directions

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Pre-Race Volunteer Opportunities

Race Area Staging Medium Priority

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 7, 2018

Details

Volunteers will assist with set up of designated staging areas of the race, including:
1. Vendor sections,
2. Activity and game areas,
3. Placing signs along the race course for runners to follow
This will take place the evening before the race from 6:00pm - 7:30pm on Friday, September 7, 2018.

Location

Vernon Park - between the 5800 blocks of Germantown Ave. and Greene St., on the Rittenhouse St. entrance.

Race Day Set Up High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 8, 2018

Details

Volunteers will need to be at the park at 6:30am and will assist with setting up the following:

1. Vendor Tables
2. Runner check-in table
3. Same day registration table
4. T-Shirt distribution and swag bag table
5. Water station
6. Tent set up

Location

Vernon Park - between the 5800 blocks of Germantown Ave. and Greene St., on the Rittenhouse St. entrance.

Bib Pick Up High Priority

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 6, 2018

September 7, 2018

Details

Assist with ensuring runners receive their race bibs and other relevant information prior to the race.

This will take place on Thursday, September, 2017 from 5pm - 7pm and Friday, September 7, 2017 from 3pm - 6pm.

Location

Office of THE ONE LESS FOUNDATION: 38 Maplewood Mall, 1st Fl. Philadelphia, PA 19144. (Located 1 block south of Chelten Ave. between Greene St. and Germantown Ave.)

Runner Check-In/Registration Station High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 8, 2018

Details

Assist runners with checking in for the race and same day registration

Volunteers will need to arrive at the park by 7:15am on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Location

Vernon Park - between the 5800 blocks of Germantown Ave. and Greene St., on the Rittenhouse St. entrance.

Active Race Volunteer Opportunities

Water Station Host Medium Priority

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 8, 2018

Details

Oversee the water station and ensure runners and community members have access to water before, and after the race.

Volunteers for this will need to be at the park by 8:30am on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Location

Vernon Park - between the 5800 blocks of Germantown Ave. and Greene St., on the Rittenhouse St. entrance.

Race Marshals High Priority

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

September 8, 2018

Details

Volunteers will be stationed around the race course to ensure runners are making the correct turns and to notify the main staging area if there are any needs during the race.

Volunteers for this will need to be at the park no later than 8:00am on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Location

Vernon Park - between the 5800 blocks of Germantown Ave. and Greene St., on the Rittenhouse St. entrance.

Post Race Volunteer Opportunities

Manage T-Shirt & Swag Bag Table High Priority

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

September 8, 2018

Details

Oversee and manage the table that runners will pick up their t-shirts and swag bags.

Volunteers will need to be at the park by 7:30am on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Location

Vernon Park - between the 5800 blocks of Germantown Ave. and Greene St., on the Rittenhouse St. entrance.

Runner Cool Down Spot High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 8, 2018

Details

Manage the runner relaxation and cool down after race area and make sure runners are attended to and comfortable.

Volunteers for this will need to be at the park no later than 7:45am, on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Location

Vernon Park - between the 5800 blocks of Germantown Ave. and Greene St., on the Rittenhouse St. entrance.

Clean Up Crew High Priority

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 8, 2018

Details

Assist with taking down the race staging area, vendor tables and other race related signage.

Volunteers will need to arrive at the park in shifts beginning at 9:30am, on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Location

Vernon Park - between the 5800 blocks of Germantown Ave. and Greene St., on the Rittenhouse St. entrance.