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2022 Medina Half Marathon and 5K

Volunteer for the 2022 Medina Half Marathon and 5K

We are in need of volunteers for both Friday, May 27, and Saturday, May 28th.  Please stop at the expo on Friday, May 27 from 3:30-7:30 PM to pick up your volunteer shirts.  

If you need service hours signed for school. Scouts, church, etc. please let us know.  You can also email us the form and we will sign and return it.  medinaHalfMarathon@gmail.com
Friday, May 27
Expo is Friday, May 27, 2022, at the Summa Health Medina Medical Center Meet outside the Summa Lake Medina Medical Center. This is an outdoor event and you will be on your feet so wear comfortable shoes. Please dress for the weather. This position will involve passing out bibs, pins, and shirts to runners at our drive-thru expo. We will work in teams of 3. We will provide a shirt for you when you arrive.
Expo is Friday, May 27, 2022, at the Summa Health Medina Medical Center Meet outside the Summa Lake Medina Medical Center. This is an outdoor event and you will be on your feet so wear comfortable shoes. Please dress for the weather. This position will involve passing out bibs, pins, and shirts to runners at our drive-thru expo. We will work in teams of 3. We will provide a shirt for you when you arrive.
Check-in at the volunteer check-in table. Direct cars to our drive-thru, outdoor expo. Keep the traffic flowing, be a friendly and welcoming face to our runners and walkers. Please dress for the weather. A volunteer shirt and safety vest/flag will be provided. Expo is Friday, May 27, 2022, at the Summa Health Medina Medical Center
Check-in at the volunteer check-in table. Direct cars to our drive-thru, outdoor expo. Keep the traffic flowing, be a friendly and welcoming face to our runners and walkers. Please dress for the weather. A volunteer shirt and safety vest/flag will be provided. Expo is Friday, May 27, 2022, at the Summa Health Medina Medical Center
Meet at Square at 9 AM on Friday, May 27 to set up the course with signs, extra taping, etc. We will divide up sections of the course. NO YOUNG CHILDREN PLEASE, this involves marking tape in between moving traffic. We want everyone to be safe!
Saturday, May 28
Date--May 28, 2022 Meet at the Square at 5:00 AM Sharp. Depart square at 5:15 AM We will have a Uhaul---but will need volunteers to follow in a car or two. Job-Set up water stop 1, 2, 3, 4 This year we will have cups/5 gallon jugs back. Water Stop 1: Forest Meadows Water Stop 2: Ashwood/West Wood Water Stop 3: Lake Medina Water Stop 4: Bridge area after Lake Medina -Set up Relay stop on Foote Road --Please note the first, 3rd, and 4th stops are in a neighborhood---please be as quiet as possible both with cars/voices. We don't need the neighbors mad! This is NOT an ideal position if you are running the half marathon. If you have a headlamp, Noxgear, etc, please dress brightly.
Date--May 28, 2022 Meet at the Square at 5 AM Sharp. Depart square at 5:15 AM We will have a Uhaul but some will need to follow in a car or truck. Set up Water Stops 4,5,6,7 Water Stop 4: Foot Road across from Salon Evangeline. Water Stop 5: Burntwood/Jasper Water Stop 6: Falling Oaks/Deepwood Water Stop 7: Ridgeview/South Court This is NOT an ideal position if you are running the half marathon. Dress brightly---Headlamp, Noxgear, etc.
Date--May 28, 2022 Meet at the square near the Court House. -Gather: Table, money box, pins, shirts, and set up near the timing truck. Runners that missed the day of race pick up will come and check-in with you. They will receive their shirt and bib. -Runners may stop by the table and ask to exchange shirts. Please check with the race director on when that process can begin. -BEFORE YOU LEAVE---take all shirts etc. to the tents with the medals.
Be present on the course to assist runners, and follow along with the course. Please carry a cell phone. You do not have to know the course, but carefully follow posted signs and arrows to help runners correctly stay on course. We will need several at various times between 6:30 AM and 10:15 AM email us with questions and we can talk specifics: medinaHalfMarathon@gmail.com
5:15 AM-5:45 AM Check in with Beth, Michelle, or Jen and set up barricades at the finish line. Involves lifting and moving barricades. Barricades are green gates that will be near the timing truck.
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We need 2 people to LEAD the course clean up. All directions will be provided, must be available to meet or for a phone call to explain. This is not difficult, but time-consuming. We have awesome regular volunteers that do this, but they must attend a graduation on race day.
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Please check-in at Finish Line and we will help you find the UHaul Crew. Depart the square at 7:15 AM. Clean up water stops and course signs, etc. We will provide a leader for this position that will drive the Uhaul. Please follow behind in your own car. The water stop volunteers do a pretty good job of cleaning up the stops for you, we just need to load everything (Tables, empty water bottles, trash, signs, etc) into the Uhaul and Return it to the square. Return to square around 10:30
May 28, 2022 Tables are set up and ready for the finish line set up at 7 AM. -Set up barricades -Set up Medal/Water/Food tables -Set up tents --Bag medals/water/fruit for runners. ------IF YOU CAN ARRIVE EARLIER WE WILL BE THERE AT 4 AM unloading Uhauls--------- Age 12+ Please. No strollers, dogs, etc. Yes, we have had both strollers, dogs, and babies....please course marshall. The dogs and kids love to cheer on the runners! :)
Depart the square at 7:45 Clean up signs (mile marker/arrows/ etc) ANY SIGN YOU SEE. Please check in so we can match you with the Uhaul driver. We will have trash boxes and bagged trash on the course. Please bag it and place it in Uhaul---we have a recycle bin on the square--or any bin you pass at the schools. etc. We have a Dumpster on the square for the bagged trash etc. We will provide a leader for this position that will drive the Uhaul. Please ride in the Uhaul or follow behind in your own car. --This can be split into mile sections, etc. Someone can go ahead and do trash, bag it, etc. Perfect if you want to get your steps in that day! :) Have someone drop you off a couple of miles ahead. If a couple would "sweep" after water stops for trash, etc. We will provide gloves and trash bags. We have water bottles this year so we expect some won't wait for the trash "boxes".
This job will include any of the following: Help pass out medals, keep runners moving through the chute area, direct runners to Food Truck, pass out race-provided food, and help runners locate massage and awards. NO strollers, No Dogs, please leave young children with another caregiver (yes...we have had volunteers come with all 3 of these and it makes it difficult :) Please arrive by 6:30 AM Thank you!
Meet at the Start/ Finish Line on Broadway. If not arriving until 9, leave time for parking! -When you first arrive help with keeping the finish line area clean of trash. As race finishes: -Help clean up the finish line area. -Take trash to the dumpster When the Uhauls return from course clean up we will empty the tables, dump out the water, etc as all items will be picked up by vendors between 10:30-11AM. -Help close the finish line (WHEN LAST RUNNER FINISHES) by removing food, water, milk, etc.) -Pack up remaining medals, shirts, etc. -Take down medical tents, awards tents, etc.