VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST ATTEND THE VOLUNTEER TRAINING ON THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017.  

Water Station on course - Set-up, serve and stock water for participants.  Provide refreshments and assist with anything they may need.  Clean up after the race.

Water station at start/finish - Set-up, serve and stock water and fruit for participants.  Provide refreshments and assist in anything they may need.  clean up after the race. 

 Course Marshalls - Your number one responsibilities is to ensure the participants have a safe event and to ensure that no vehicular traffic (other than official vehicles) enters the course.  You will be placed at specific locations on the course that are key for the race.  Please keep a watchful eye on traffic and cheer on the participants as they go by.  In most circumstances, there will be a Police officer close by to assist.  Safety vest and walkie talkies will be provided. help set up and clean up course before and after the race.

 Photographer -  We would like to capture as many photographs as possible of this event.  You do not need to be a professional photographer but you must have your own camera. Help set up and tear down race day.   

One Mile Fun Run - Volunteers will be responsible for helping the kids with their race numbers, line up, turning and finishing the one mile. Help set up and tear down race day. 

Costume contest registration - Help check in each costume contestant, give them a number and work with the judges to ensure a fun and successful contest.  Help set up and tear down race day. 

Medical First Aid station - EMT's, Nurses and Doctors will be on hand in the event of an emergency.  Help set up and tear down race day. 

Goodie Bag Assembly - We need volunteers to help assemble goodie bags pre-race.  These will be done on Thursday, April 20, 2017.  

Q&A

We are so delighted to have you on the team!  Your commitment makes this event a success.  You will find answers to the most pressing questions below but if you have additional questions or need to make a change please contact the volunteer captain,  Leigh Ann Reid, at lareid4@gmail.com.  

Do I have to bring anything?  

You will receive a free volunteer t-shirt when you come to the training on Thursday, April 20, 2017.  Please wear this t-shirt the morning of the event. Please do not bring valuables with you to your assignment.  EFM is not responsible for lost or stolen items. 

What should I wear and what happens if it rains?

Please dress casually and comfortably and bring a light rain resistant outer jacket in case it rains.  Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to stand and walk during your shift.  We will make every effort to continue the race activities as planned during inclement weather.

Do I check in with anyone?

Yes, please check in with Leigh Ann Reid, the Volunteer captain at the registration desk. Assigned times to check in will be determined closer to the event date.

When am I done?  

Please plan on being there the entire time.  We need everyone's help in setting up and cleaning up for this event.  The quicker we can get everything cleaned up and packed away the quicker we can all go on with our day.

Can I bring a friend?

While we certainly don't discourage additional helpers, it is important for all of our volunteers to register online prior to the event.  If your friend(s) has not registered as a volunteer prior to the event, please do not bring him/her.

Can I bring my kids?

On the course, it is critical to have your full attention focused on the race and traffic.  Please leave young ones at home for their own safety as well as the safety of our participants. 

Each volunteer will receive a volunteer t-shirt to wear the day of the event.

Event Location

Lakeshore Park, Brandon, MS, United States

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