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Ridge Run Volunteer Jobs
 
RACE DAY VOLUNTEERS
  JOB DESCRIPTIONS & SCHEDULE
 
Race Day Registration
Ridge Park Gym, 2nd floor
  • Report to Volunteer Check In at 6 a.m.
  • Briefing for registration volunteers ONLY in the gym at 6 a.m.
  • Registration opens at 6:30 a.m.
  • Inform runners that applications must be complete or there is a chance their run will not be timed. Look for: race bib with name, age, gender and signatures.
  • For race day registration, registration volunteers must assign a bib number and make sure the bib number is on the application.
  • Accept fees and make change OR hand credit card to designated credit card processor.
  • Give race number/bib and pins to participants.
  • D-Tag is attached to bib. Show runners how to attach bib to their chest so tag can be read at start and finish lines.  
  • Provide relevant information about t-shirt pick-up, start times, course information, awards postings, etc. Refer them to maps in the vicinity.
 
Packet Pick-up Pre-Registered Runners
Ridge Park Gym, 2nd floor
  • Report to Volunteer Check In at 6 a.m.
  • Distribute to runner/walkers race number/bib. (Numbers are separated into either numeric or alpha batches). Pins are in goodie bags.
  • Ask runner/walker to verify information on race number/bib.
  • Provide relevant information about t-shirt pick-up, start times, course information, awards postings, etc. Refer them to maps in the vicinity.
 
Gear Check
Gear Check Tent is south of the Field house
  • Report to Volunteer Check In at 6 a.m.
  • Check in participant’s personal belongings.
  • Number bags with race number found on the race bib.
  • Check and match participant’s race number to return gear following race.
 
T-Shirt Pick-up
Ridge Park Gym, 2nd floor
  • Report to Volunteer Check In at 6 a.m.
  • Hand out T-shirts to registered participants either before or after race. (We prefer after.)
  • Remove “T-Shirt” tab from bib to make sure one t-shirt per person.
 
Finish Line Water
  • Report to Volunteer Check In at 6 a.m.
  • Set up and stock water in coolers at finish line.
  • Set up tables for serving runners as they come in.
  • Keep areas clean.
 
Runner Refreshments
Outside Fieldhouse
  • Report to Volunteer Check In at 6 a.m.
  • Set up and stock food tables for serving to runners as they come in.
  • Remove FOOD TAB from the bib. Only RUNNERS/WALKERS get refreshments.
  • Keep areas clean.
  • Distribute food and keep tables stocked.
  • Runners get one of everything until everyone has been served.
 
Course Marshals
Marshals are posted at all intersections and turns along the racecourse
  • Course Marshals can pick up their volunteer t-shirt at Ridge Park on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or Sunday, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Arrive at your designated location on the race course at 6:45 a.m.
  • Assist in making sure everyone stays on course.
  • Assist in preventing cars, bikes, and spectators from entering the course.
 
Water Stations
  • Volunteers should pick up their t-shirt at Ridge Park on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or Sunday, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Arrive at the your water station by 7 a.m.
  • Keep the water tables stocked with filled cups of water.
  • Hand cups of water to runners/walkers.
  • Clean up the water station and surrounding area following the race.
 
Lost and Found
BAPA Tent, Ridge Park
  • Arrive at 7 a.m.
  • Announce lost child at stage. (Lost children report to BAPA Tent.)
  • Manage the lost and found.
 
Sponsor Liaison
  • Meet and greet sponsors as they arrive on site.
  • Show sponsors their location under the Sponsor/Vendor Tent
  • Facilitate communication between sponsors and sponsor representative
 
Vendor Liaison
  • Meet and greet vendors as they arrive on site
  • Show vendors their location under the Sponsor/Vendor Tent
  • Facilitate communication between vendors and vendor representative
 
Field House Liaisons
  • Direct traffic inside the Ridge Park Field House.
  • Answer questions and direct runner/walkers to the Start Line
 
Pre-Course Set Up/Check
  • Check in Course Marshals at their respective corners.
  • Drive course to ensure barricades are set up.
 
Volunteer Check In
Ridge Park, 1st floor
  • Sign in volunteers and make sure they have received information about their duties.
  • Verify/obtain email addresses.
  • Answer any questions the volunteer may have.
  • Distribute volunteer T-shirts.