Race Packet Stuffing
(Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9:30 AM)-Help fill race bags for all participants, coaches and registered runners at our Lynchburg office. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.
PRE-RACE LOADING AND SET UP
(Friday, April 28th & 29th)-Help load supplies from our office to the truck for transport to Sweet Briar College and assist our crew at Sweet Briar College in setting up the race course, putting up signage and getting supplies in place for the next day. This involves heavy lifting.
RACE DAY SET UP
Arrive early to assist with setting up all pre-race activities, and make final course preparations for our runners.
(ages 16 and above)-The parking volunteers will work as a team to facilitate the flow of cars into parking areas. This is a critical area where we need assertive volunteers!
(ages 16 and up)- Assist our Volunteer Coordinator in checking in volunteers, handing out volunteer shirts and disbursing volunteers to their respective duties.
REGISTERED RUNNER CHECK-IN
(age 16 and up)-Check in registered runners (does not include GOTR participants), assist with the registration process and hand out race packets.
(age 16 and up)-Help set up and oversee the sale of Girls on the Run Merchandise before, during and after the event.
HAPPY HAIR STYLISTS
(age 12 and up)-Help participants apply temporary tattoos and create lively and colorful heads of hair with hair paint and accessories. Gloves and capes will be provided.
Photo Station Attendants
Assist participants and teams in taking photos on individual cameras at our photo station.
Finish Line Security
(Ages 18 and above)-Assist at the finish line with runners coming in. Requires the ability to be firm yet friendly so that this area can remain uncluttered for the participants’ safety.
These great people will line the course and cheer on girls, providing assistance if needed. You may be asked to walk to your designated spot on the course, but transportation can be arranged as needed.
Run the course with one or more of our participants to encourage and motivate them to complete the course. Requires the ability to run/walk 3.1 miles.
Water Station Attendants
(ages 8 and up, with adult supervision)-Hand out water to thirsty athletes and cheer them on. Assist with setup and breakdown of the water station as well.
(ages 14 and up)-Assist in handing out snacks to participants, coaches, and registered runners in the finish area. This position also involves monitoring the entrance and exit to ensure smooth flow of traffic.
(ages 18 and up)-This requires a flexible person willing to fill in where we need you the most. You may be placed in more than one position throughout the morning.
After the last runner crosses the finish line, these folks help clean up the party! This may require heavy lifting. We will be loading the truck on campus, then returning to our mid-town office to unload and you may assist in all or part of this process. You may sign up for any of the other positions in addition to this.