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 these photos.
Volunteer Job Descriptions
Race Packet Pickup (day before race): Volunteers
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.
Packet Pickup (race day): Adult volunteers will check in participants and hand out race packets,
timing chips and numbers. Packet pick-up
begins at 5:45 am. Volunteers can also work the finish line once all entrants
have received packets.
Parking Lot Attendants: Volunteers
assist runners with parking at American Legion carpool lot and Veteran’s Park
main lot. Direct runners to on-street parking when lot is full and assist them
crossing 66th street. Begins at 5:30 am, when done these folks may
move to finish area after 7:00 am.
Course marshals: Adult
volunteers with cell phones are stationed at strategic locations along course
route to guide and monitor runners. Must
arrive at station between 6:45 – 7:30 am depending on location.
Finish line: Volunteers
assist runners as they finish, handing out finisher medals and directing them
to the food and beverage lines, rest rooms or medical attention, or hand out
t-shirts, monitor trash, compost and recycling bins. Will clean up area after the race. Begins at 7:00 am.
Beverage line: Volunteers fill cups with water and powerade and keep tables stocked for
finished 5K and half marathon runners.
Begins at 7:00 am.
Food line: Volunteers
keep food line stocked for the 5K finishers, half marathon finishers and
volunteers that have been out on the course.
Begins at 6:00 am.
SPECTATORS! Volunteers cheer on runners and
show support for this event! We need
spectators all along the course route, so find a spot near your home or school
and cheer on the runners! We especially
need people along 70th
more information or to volunteer contact: Scott
Ramsay at 612-861-9342, or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out our website www.urbanwildland.com!
Urban Wildland Half Marathon & 5K | c/o Richfield Community Center | 7000 Nicollet Ave
| Richfield, MN 55423 | 612-861-9395 | Contact Us