Not a runner? Still want to be
involved in the Urban Wildland Half Marathon & 5K?
We'd love to have you as a volunteer! Click HERE for contact information to
inquire about playing an important role in the success of the UWHM5K.
Help is needed in the following areas:
Thanks to our wonderful
volunteers who make the UWHM5K possible! See the Volunteers
photo album on our Facebook page for full-sized versions of
Volunteer Job Descriptions
Race Packet Pickup (day before
will hand out runner packets and t-shirts the Friday
before the race. This
will begin at 8:00 am until 6:00 pm at the Richfield Ice Arena. Plan on a 2 – 3 hour shift.
Pickup (race day):
Adult volunteers will check in participants
and hand out race packets,
timing chips and numbers. Packet
begins at 5:45 am. Volunteers can also work the finish line once all
have received packets.
Lot Attendants: Volunteers
assist runners with parking at American Legion carpool lot and
main lot. Direct runners to on-street parking when lot is full and
crossing 66th street. Begins at 5:30 am, when
done these folks may
move to finish area after 7:00 am.
volunteers with cell phones are stationed at strategic locations along
route to guide and monitor runners.
arrive at station between 6:45 – 7:30 am depending on location.
assist runners as they finish, handing out finisher medals and
to the food and beverage lines, rest rooms or medical attention, or
t-shirts, monitor trash, compost and recycling bins.
Will clean up area after the race. Begins at 7:00 am.
fill cups with water and powerade and keep tables stocked for
finished 5K and half marathon runners.
Begins at 7:00 am.
keep food line stocked for the 5K finishers, half marathon finishers
volunteers that have been out on the course.
Begins at 6:00 am.
Volunteers cheer on runners and
show support for this event! We
spectators all along the course route, so find a spot near your home or
and cheer on the runners! We
need people along 70th Street.
more information or to volunteer contact: Scott
Ramsay at 612-861-9342, or e-mail me at
out our website www.urbanwildland.com!
Wildland Half Marathon & 5K | c/o Richfield
Community Center | 7000 Nicollet Ave | Richfield, MN
55423 | 612-861-9395 | Contact Us