Friday and Saturday Volunteer Opportunities

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Race Kit Pick Up (Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th) 

Giving out race kits and race bibs to participants.

Friday: 3:30pm - 8:30pm (Running Room on Bank St.)

Saturday: 9:30am - 2:30pm (Terry Fox Athletic Facility)

 

Event Set up (Saturday, April 29th)

This opportunity takes place on the day before the event. Volunteers will help organize and set-up the event area at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility

Shifts are from 11am - 4pm 

 

Sunday Volunteer Opportunities

ALL VOLUNTEERS  MUST PRESENT THEMSELVES INSIDE THE TERRY FOX ATHLETIC FACILITY TO SIGN IN (2960 Riverside Drive)


Water Stations:

Water station volunteers will help runners along the race course by handing out water, sports drink, and your encouragement to make it through their race.

*Dress warmly (bring scarf, hat and mitts, raincoat and umbrella if it might rain) and bring something to do during down time (book, Ipod, etc.) as shifts are over 5 hours

Sign up as a group or individual.

Shifts can be up to 5 hours, 7:45am - 1pm  

 

Barricades: 

 Set-Up and Tear-Down of the barricades blocking major intersections.  Making sure that no car is permitted to drive on the course. This is very important for runner's safety, it is our main priority.  Barricade is one of the most important volunteer position to make sure a race goes smoothly.

*Dress warmly (bring scarf, hat and mitts, raincoat and umbrella if it might rain) and bring something to do during down time (book, Ipod, etc.) as shifts are over 5 hours.

Shifts can be up to 5 hours, 7:30am - 1pm  

 

Course Marshal:

*This position is for Kidney Foundation volunteers 

-Making sure the course stays safe

-direct runners

-take care of 5K and 10K turnaround 

*Dress warmly (bring scarf, hat and mitts, raincoat and umbrella if it might rain) and bring something to do during down time (book, Ipod, etc.) as shifts can be over 5 hours.

Shifts can be up to 5 hours, 7:45am - 1pm  


Security/Parking:

Ensure participants remain in designated crossing areas, as well as directing volunteers and participants to the parking lot at either the Terry Fox Athletic Facility or Hog's Back Park

Shifts are 7:30am - 11:30am, or 9am - 1pm


Event Area: 

-Floaters

 -Runner’s security at the event area

 -put up tents

 -take down

-Start/Finish Line

Shifts are from 8am - 12pm, or 9am - 1pm


Registration Area: 

This volunteer opportunity involves 1 of the following 5 tasks:

-Registration

-Race Kit Pick-up

-Information Desk

-Bag Check/Lost and Found

-Selling T-Shirts

Shifts are from 7:30am - 11:30am, or 9am - 1pm

 

Catering/Clean up

Serving the meal to participants after their race.

Helping keeping the food area clean as well as making sure participants stay in designated area to eat.

Shifts are from 9:30am - 1:30pm

 

Event Tear Down

This activity takes place after the event is finished and the races have ended. Volunteers will help tear down the event area at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. This includes heavy lifting: barricades, cones, tables and chairs, etc. Rain or shine, dress appropriately and bring work gloves if you have them.

Shifts are 4 hours long, from 12 pm to 4 pm

Event Location

Hog's Back Park, Hog's Back Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada

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