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VOLUNTEER AT CANADA ARMY RUN 2018 Canada Army Run will need volunteers to help make this year’s event the best one yet! We can’t do it without you! You will be able to choose the area you’d like to volunteer in and you can volunteer with family and friends. This is also an ideal opportunity for high school students 14 years and older to fulfill their Community Involvement Activities required for Ontario Secondary School Diplomas.
Greet participants with front-line customer service, hand out race kits and race shirts
Location: Ottawa City Hall & Expo
Fri 21 Sep - 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sat 22 Sep - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m
Welcome finishers and provide them with food and drink as they recover and end their day.
Location: Confederation Park, near Queen Elizabeth Driveway
Sun 23 Sep - 6:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cheer on participants along the course while providing much needed water, Nuun electrolytes and gels.
Location: On-course or Finish Line
Sun 23 Sep - 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Represent the event and city by providing information on Canada Army Run. Information includes the course, weekend festivities, athlete and spectator information and general tourism. Multilingualism is an asset, however all volunteers are welcome.
Location: Marion Dewar Plaza (outside Ottawa City Hall)
Fri 21 Sep - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sat 22 Sep - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sun 23 Sep - 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Positioned along the course, cheer on participants while providing safety, support and guidance.
Sun 23 Sep - 6:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Help participants with drop-off and pick-up of their race bags, ensuring everyone has a safe and secure race day.
Location: Ottawa City Hall – Outside near Lisgar St.
Sun 23 Sep - 6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Help participants start their race safely and securely by setting up and controlling the start area. This includes set-up/teardown of barricades, Start Line structure and assisting runners locating their start corrals.
Location: Elgin & Laurier
Sun 23 Sep - 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Work side-by-side with the Canadian Army as you greet finishers, hand out medals and usher them safely through to the Recovery Tent.
Location: Queen Elizabeth Driveway, between Cartier Square Drill Hall and Laurier Bridge
Sun 23 Sep - 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Help prepare the finish line by unpacking and sorting dog tag finisher medals
Location: Queen Elizabeth Driveway, under Laurier Bridge
Sat 22 Sep - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Medical volunteers of all skill levels are welcome along the route, at the finish line and in the medical centre. Must be minimum of 16 years of age and have some medical training such as first aid and CPR.
Location: Cartier Square Drill Hall
Sun 23 Sep - 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
September 21 11:00 AM EDT - Race Kit Pickup @ Ottawa City Hall
September 22 9:00 AM EDT - Race Kit Pickup @ Ottawa City Hall
September 22 6:00 PM EDT - Pasta Dinner
September 23 7:00 AM EDT - Baggage Check
September 23 7:20 AM EDT - 5K Opening Ceremonies
September 23 7:45 AM EDT - 5K Start for Ill, Injured, Disabled
September 23 8:00 AM EDT - 5K Mass Start (in Waves)
September 23 8:30 AM EDT - 10K Start for Ill, Injured, Disabled
September 23 8:30 AM EDT - 10K Opening Ceremony
September 23 8:45 AM EDT - 10K Mass Start (in Waves)
September 23 9:00 AM EDT - Half Marathon Opening Ceremony
September 23 9:15 AM EDT - Half-Marathon Start for Ill, Injured, Disabled
September 23 9:30 AM EDT - Half-Marathon Mass Start (in Waves)