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VOLUNTEER AT THE 2020 TAMARACK OTTAWA RACE WEEKEND
The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend 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.
Check in a runner's bag that is stowed at the the Baggage Check tent and keep it in a secure location until it is claimed after the race.
Greet runners just past the finish line and keep them moving through the water station and help distribute finisher medals.
Greet runners and spectators at the expo site at the Shaw Centre as well as at Festival Plaza at Ottawa City Hall and provide event information as well as general information about the attractions around the city.
Serve as part of the crew that supports participants in the marathon relay, which takes place on Sunday, May 24th. Duties include directing runners, upon their arrival, to their exchange area;
Our team provides medical assistance to runners who require attention during or after their race. Volunteers are required to complete the questionnaire which indicates their current level of medical knowledge and experience. There are some restrictions based on age.
Greet runners at the race expo and assist in the distribution of race numbers and t'shirts to participants.
Meet runners as they enter into Confederation Park and provide post race nourishment to all.
Feb. 3 - May 19
Route volunteers are stationed a various points along our race courses to ensure the safety of runners by keeping cars a safe distance from any access point. You will be situated at an intersection, standing behind a traffic barricade. Many positions are staffed by 2 volunteers.
Volunteer at the 'Run Ottawa' booth that is part of the Health and Fitness Expo. Answer questions and provide information on Run Ottawa events and the benefits of membership.
Assist organizers in the set up of the race site. This includes Festival Plaza, City Hall; finish line between Somerset Street West and Cartier Drill Hall; Confederation Park
Be part of the crew that dismantles various infrastructure on site and prepares it for shipping back to our storage facility or for pick up by a contractor. Work commences immediately after the conclusion of Sunday's races.
Aid in the set up of the start line area of all our races to assist getting runners into their proper start line position. This includes moving barricades and flags that indicate each start line corral. Be prepared to do some lifting.
Be part of the crew that serves water and 'Nuun' electrolyte replacement fluids to runners after they cross the finish line. Stations are set up for Saturday and Sunday races.
Be a volunteer at one of our water stations along the marathon or half marathon courses. Volunteers will be contacted by a water station captain to assist at their station.
0.00Feb. 3 - May 19