River City Mile - CANCELLED

Sat October 12, 2019 Richmond, VA US 23230 Directions

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On Course Support

Course Marshal

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

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, October 12: 3:15 PM - 6:00 PM

The course is open to traffic.

Directing runners and keeping them safe along the route are the key responsibilities. Duties include a proper understanding of the course and being able to stop pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic while runners cross. Being confident and being loud (if necessary) are pluses.

You also are a key player in keeping the excitement and momentum going on course. Feel free to act crazy, scream, cheer, laugh — anything to bring out a smile on our runners faces!

MUST WEAR A SAFETY VEST (provided by RRRC at check-in)! Standing for long periods of time is required.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day. Bring your own hydration, snacks and sun screen.

Your attendance is required for the duration of this task. You are allowed to bring your children and/or animals, but please make sure you know you need to pay attention to the runners and conditions around you.

Location

Check in at:
RRRC Club House
2219 Tomlynn Street
Richmond, VA US 23230

Resources Needed

Safety Vest (to be picked up at Check-in & Returned to Finish Line) - 1

Photographer

Minimum met, 1 volunteer spot remaining.

Details

Saturday, October 12: 3:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Responsible for using RRRC camera to capture photos at registration, start/finish and along the event course.

MUST WEAR A SAFETY VEST (provided by RRRC at check-in)! This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Check in at:
RRRC Club House
2219 Tomlynn Street
Richmond, VA US 23230

Resources Needed

Must wear safety vest to be picked up at check-in and left at Finish Line - 1

Start-Finish Area Support

Finish Line

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, October 12: 3:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Work at the direction of the race director and timer. Assist with timing (manual and/or digital) and set-up/break-down of finish line equipment. Some lifting is required.

You also have a key role in cheering on our runners as they finish their race!

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

RRRC Club House
2219 Tomlynn Street
Richmond, VA US 23230

Post-Race Refreshments

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, October 12: 3:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Duties include setting up/breaking down the post-race food station, cutting bananas and bagels, distributing food to event participants upon completion of the race, and making sure that spectators are not partaking in the post race food.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

RRRC Club House
2219 Tomlynn Street
Richmond, VA US 23230

Truck Assistant

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Saturday, October 12: 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM

One of the key volunteers at any race. Assists the driver of the RRRC truck in setting up and taking down the event, from the start/finish line to the cones and water stations along the course. You'll be one of the first volunteers to show up and one of the last to leave.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Walking is required. This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Check in with the RRRC Truck at:
RRRC Club House
2219 Tomlynn Street
Richmond, VA US 23230

Resources Needed

Must be able to lift 50lbs - 1

Check-In/Registration

Race Day Registration

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, October 12: 2:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Provide services for walk-up registration, bib number assignment/distribution, and T-shirt pick-up (before and after race). Positive attitudes a MUST. Don't forget to sign-in on the volunteer check-in sheet!

There will be a 'registration guru' will be on hand to assist in setting up tablets & other pertinent equipment for walk up registration. There are laminated detailed instructions with the equipment as well. If you have not used this equipment previously, we request that you let the volunteer coordinator know upon registration for this position.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Race numbers & shirts can be picked up by another runner, only if they supply a copy of a photo id.

Your attendance is required for the duration of this task. Small children and animals requiring adult supervision are not permitted for this task.

Location

RRRC Club House
2219 Tomlynn Street
Richmond, VA US 23230

General Support

General Volunteer

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, October 12
General volunteers are asked to arrive no later than 3:15 PM.

Assignments may include Course Marshal, Finish Line, Registration, or general set-up or breakdown.

All assignments are outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day. This position is not appropriate for a volunteer with small children or pets, who need supervision.

Once you are able to check in at registration, you’ll be directed to a specific assignment that needs your attention.

You may receive an email a few days in advance of the event with additional assignment details.

Location

Check in at:
RRRC Club House
2219 Tomlynn Street
Richmond, VA US 23230

Resources Needed

Must have a safety vest to be picked up at Check in and returned to finish line - 1

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