Sound to Narrows-50th Anniversary

Sat June 11, 2022 Tacoma, WA 98407 US Directions

Packet Pick-Up and New Registration High Priority

June 9, 2022

Details

All volunteers at packet pickup will use an IPAD to assist registered runners in collecting their essentials which include their race bib/timing chip, and shirt. We also be asking participants for proof of vaccination or negative COVID test (depending on MHS policy and local health department guidance).

Volunteers can also receive a free entrance into the route of their choice on race day.

Location

Cheney Stadium

Finish Line Set-Up

June 10, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

THIS POSITION IS ON FRIDAY - JUNE 10.

Position involves duties associated with preparing the finish line to include lifting bike barricades and tying banners. Volunteers can expect to use ladders.

Volunteers can also receive a free entrance into the route of their choice on race day.

Location

Vassault Park

Cheer Stations

June 11, 2022

Details

Volunteers cheer for the runners and walkers. Plan to enthusiastically wave, clap and cheer participants. Volunteers may also bring instruments or music to play.

Location

Various locations

Course Marshals

June 11, 2022

Details

Primary responsibility of course marshals relates to the safety of the runners and walkers. Marshals will receive a map and detailed information so they will have a proper understanding of the course.

Standing required - comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing a must.

Location

Various locations will have different time needs

Distribute Medals

June 11, 2022

Details

Volunteers will distribute medals to finishers.

Location

Vassault Park

Pepsi Product Volunteers

June 11, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers man the Pepsi booth and hand out samples, ensuring that cases of soda don't walk away.

Location

Vassault Park

Race Registration Area

June 11, 2022

Details

Volunteers will register racers/walkers and provide information, will be required to manage/handle monies.

Computer skills on a laptop or IPAD are required. Volunteers should plan to attend a virtual registration training prior to the event. Time, date and location TBD.

Volunteers will also help breakdown boxes and load truck.

Location

Vassault Park

Race Start & Finish Line

June 11, 2022

Details

Volunteers will maintain safety at the start line and inform runners when they can start. Volunteers will then transition to the finish line to ensure that runners have a clear pathway at the finish. Volunteers will direct people and keep the aisle clear for incoming runner traffic.

A strong, authoritative personality is required. Primary responsibilities would include crowd management, helping to direct runners/walkers.

Location

Vassault Park

Recycle Monitors

June 11, 2022

Details

Recycle monitors will position near recycle/garbage bins, instructing people to use the appropriate recycle bin; also dispose properly of any refuse found on the ground. This important task ensures our "Green Event" certification.

Location

Vassault Park

Water Station #1 - 12k Rhododendron Garden area

June 11, 2022

Details

Volunteers will meet at the water station location.

As runners pass by, volunteers will hand out water. Cups are held at the bottom so runners can easily grasp them. Pick up cups that runners have discarded on course to maintain safe and clear course for runners. Standing is required. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing. Cups, tables, rakes (for cleaning), garbage bags, and gloves will be provided.

Location

Pt Defiance Park, near Rhododendron Garden

Water Station #2 - 12k Gig Harbor Lookout area

June 11, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers will meet at the water station location.

As runners pass by, volunteers will hand out water. Cups are held at the bottom so runners can easily grasp them. Pick up cups that runners have discarded on course to maintain safe and clear course for runners. Standing is required. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing. Cups, tables, rakes (for cleaning), garbage bags, and gloves will be provided.

Location

Near Gig Harbor lookout area in Pt Defiance Park

Water Station #3 - 12k 6 mile Mark area on N. Frace

June 11, 2022

Details

Volunteers will meet at the water station location.

As runners pass by, volunteers will hand out water. Cups are held at the bottom so runners can easily grasp them. Pick up cups that runners have discarded on course to maintain safe and clear course for runners. Standing is required. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing. Cups, tables, rakes (for cleaning), garbage bags, and gloves will be provided.

Location

N. Frace and N 51st Street. Do not park on route. Park in the vicinity of the water station.

Water Station #5 - Finish line

June 11, 2022

Details

Volunteers will meet at the water station location.

As runners pass by, volunteers will hand out water. Cups are held at the bottom so runners can easily grasp them. Pick up cups that runners have discarded on course to maintain safe and clear course for runners. Standing is required. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing. Cups, tables, rakes (for cleaning), garbage bags, and gloves will be provided.

Location

Finish line - Vassault Park

Wherever The Need is Greatest

June 11, 2022

Details

Volunteers will help wherever there is a need after all other positions are filled. This also includes general clean up/cleaning, disassembly and loading of tables, chairs, tents, etc.

Location

Various locations

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