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Run Around the Square


Sat August 25, 2018
Location: Pittsburgh, PA US 15218 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk

Anything! I'm just happy to help!

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Lots of help is needed to make the Run Around the Square a success! We need helpers for tasks like manning the barricades (keep the course car free and safe!), passing out water, distributing t-shirts and numbers, pass out informational letters to residents...we have all sorts of jobs!

Location

Wilkins School Community Center
Along course
In Fern Hollow

Distribute race info to residents

August 16, 2018

Details

Take a lovely walk around the square and let residents know when the race is happening and how that impacts them. Task takes 1-3 hours depending on the number of volunteers.
We aim to deliver the letters about 1 week before the race. The time on the slots is not relevant as you are free to do the task at your convenience.

Location

neighborhood

Fold t-shirts 8/16

August 16, 2018

Details

Join us for a fun evening of t-shirt folding! 6pm on August 16th. Should take 1.5-2 hours. Snacks provided.

Location

Wilkins School Community Center

Packet pick up- Friday

August 24, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Pass out t-shirts and race packets on 8/24/2018 from 5:20-8pm. Snacks provided.

Location

Wilkins School Community Center

Packet pick up and breakdown of space- Saturday

August 25, 2018

Details

Help is needed at 7am to pass out t-shirts and packets. Fold up tables and clean up space. If you are a morning person, this job is for you! If you are running the 5k, you can still fit this volunteer task in. Snacks and coffee are provided.

Location

Wilkins School Community Center

Manage barricades along race course

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 25, 2018

Details

This is our #1 race day need! We have to keep the course safe for the runners. We do that by putting barricades out at intersections and staffing those with volunteers. Please note that we are once again asking volunteers to place their barricades as we don't have the manpower to set them all up in the allotted pre-race time. It is a 2 person job to set them up! If you are unable to set up but willing to man your barricade, sign up to volunteer and we'll get you the help setting up.
Location assignments can be selected. If none are selected, I will assign based on priority of intersections.

Location

Along race course. If you have a preferred spot, let us know. First come, first served for locations but help is always (always!) needed.

Water stop

August 25, 2018

Details

Keep our thirsty runners hydrated and cheer them on! This is a fun job and a great way to support the race! Set up and clean up of the space is required; supplies will be provided. Great for a group- kids welcome!
3 locations- Lancaster and Hutchinson (both runs), end of the 1.5 mile and in the woods near the Frick Environmental Center.

Location

Along race course. If you have a preferred stop, please let us know.

Beer and Champagne

August 25, 2018

Details

Something extra special about RATS and generously supported by great volunteers! We have a great crew working on this stop but if you want to get in on the fun, I'm sure we could find you a spot!

Location

Along course

Race Caboose

August 25, 2018

Details

Walk at the end of the pack holding signage indicated the conclusion of the race so barricade managers and water stops know to shut down. Help encourage all the runners.

Location

Along course

Help at the finish line of 5K- 1st shift

August 25, 2018

Details

1st shift is setting up the finish line water distribution and assisting with the preparation at vendor/sponsor tables as needed.

Location

Fern Hollow

Help at the 5k finish line- 2nd shift

August 25, 2018

Details

Help distribute water (refill the bottled water into the cooling tubs), help at the very popular D's table, pass out snacks at the Run Around the Square table and other assistance as needed.

Location

Fern Hollow

Post race support

August 25, 2018

Details

Take down signs, tidy up course, deliver supplies from Fern Hollow back to the Wilkins School Community Center and other support as needed.

Location

All

Help close up the event at the WSCC

August 25, 2018

Details

Fold up tables, take boxes to recycling, organize supplies for next year.

Location

WSCC