Freihofer's Run for Women

Mon July 12 - Sun September 26 Albany, NY 12210 US Directions

Event Set up

You must be 16-70 years old to volunteer for this task.

September 24, 2021

September 25, 2021

Details

Several people are needed each year to assist with setting up the venue on Friday afternoon/evening and Saturday Morning. This role is vital to the success of the event. Volunteers for this task sould be able to lift at least 25lbs and have full mobility.

Event Break Down

September 25, 2021

Details

Several volunteers are needed each year to help dismantle banners and signage, and assist in general clean up following the event. This task is 2-3 hours in duration and requires some lifting and bending.

Start Line

September 25, 2021

Details

Start Line volunteers arrive early on Saturday morning and assist with finalizing barricade placement/decoration, and managing the flow of the runners into color coded start zones. Following the start of each race they help arrange the finish line for the best flow of runners.

Finish Line

September 25, 2021

Details

Finish line volunteers ensure that the finish line is set up and managed to optimize the flow of the runners and assist or direct the finishers to post race refreshments, medical, water and awards.
This is a critical area.

Finish Line Water

September 25, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This task is great for a group such as a sports team or non-profit group! Organizing and handing out water to runners as they finish.

Course Water Stops

September 25, 2021

Details

Volunteers set up, manage and break down the water stops out on the course in Washington park. This is another great area for a group of 15-30 people.

Course Marshals

September 25, 2021

Details

This vital volunteer role includes manning an intersection on the course to assist the Albany Police Department with diverting traffic, interacting with drivers, and assisting/monitoring runners on the course. Also a great way to see the race.

Refreshments

September 25, 2021

Details

Be the happy, smiling face that helps distribute refreshments to thousands of runners after they file out of the finishing chute into East Capital park.

Packet Pick-up and Registration

You must be 15 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 23, 2021

September 24, 2021

September 25, 2021

Details

This very important task involves distributing runners bibs, chips, goodie bags, t-shirts and giving out event information to the runners. The packet pick-up takes place the day before the event (Friday September 24th) and the morning of the event. We have several groups/shifts available. Feel free to sign up for more than one shift.

Expo / Bread & Cookies

September 23, 2021

September 24, 2021

Details

Assist with expo set up and vendor relations. Volunteers assist vendors finding their booths, getting set up and helping runners who have any questions about the event.

5K Awards Ceremony

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 25, 2021

Details

Awards Ceremony Volunteers

On-Site Registration

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 25, 2021

Details

Day-of, registration onsite. Handing out shirts and race numbers

Location

Packet Pickup Area

Food/Coordination/Distribution

September 24, 2021

September 25, 2021

Details

Assist in breaking down and organizing pallets of donated food product the Wednesday of race week. Time is late morning to early afternoon and should take approximately 3 hours.

Awards - Hand Out

September 25, 2021

Details

Set up and hand out the age group and team awards. Make sure everyone who picks up is marked off. Hand our prizes to raffle winners before and after the run. Tent will be near the stage.

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