Aid Station High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 1, 2020

Details

You will be setting up the aid station located on the course near the start and finish line. The variety of food available which will need to be continually replenished may include peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, soup, pretzels, potato chips, jelly beans, bananas, trail mix, water and Gatorade.
Dependent on the weather you will be able to alternate with some of the refreshment volunteers inside to get a chance to warm up.

Location

Heckscher State Park

Course guide Medium Priority

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

March 1, 2020

Details

You will be assigned to a location on the course where you will direct the runners.
New this year as we are in Heckscher is crossing guard volunteers where the course takes the runners across the internal parkway. As a result, traffic control is needed at these locations. Timeslots of 2 hours each have been set up for that purpose.

Location

Heckscher State Park

Finisher Medals Medium Priority

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 1, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers will hand out medals to race participants when they finish their race. Note that there will be a different medal for each of the races so be sure to hand the appropriate on each finisher. The bibs will be different for each race to help distinguish which race they are in.

Location

Heckscher State Park

Clean Up High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 1, 2020

Details

Volunteers are needed to help clean up tables, chairs, boxes of race supplies and pack them on the truck. Light lifting is required.
You will also be asked to sweep the entire area for garbage that has blown away from the aid station and water stop.

Location

Heckscher State Park

Wherever Needed Most! High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 1, 2020

Details

You'll be assigned to an area where help is needed most. If you are only available for part of the day please indicate what hours you are available when the question is asked when you register. A minimum of 3 hours is requested.

Thank you for being flexible!

Location

Heckscher State Park

Refreshments Medium Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 1, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

You will help set up and distribute refreshments to the runners after they have finished their race.
You MAY be asked to help outside at the aid station if necessary, and to alternate in the event the aid station volunteers need a break from the weather.

Location

Heckscher State Park

Day of Race Registration***NOT running race High Priority

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

March 1, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

You will be helping runners register for the race using a laptop.

Location

Heckscher State Park

Bib Pickup***choose this option if you ARE running the race Medium Priority

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

March 1, 2020

Details

You will be handing out bibs to race participants

Location

Heckscher State Park

Direct to registration

March 1, 2020

Details

You will help direct runners to registration, shirts, portapotties, etc. and answer general race questions

Location

Heckscher State Park

Water Stop High Priority

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 1, 2020

Details

You will be assigned to the water stop located about half way into each loop and will set up water and Gatorade to distribute to the runners as they pass.
Instructions for mixing up the Gatorade should be included in the mixing container.

Location

Heckscher State Park

Set up

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

March 1, 2020

Details

You will help set up for race which includes unloading the truck, setting up some 10x10 tents, tables and chairs, etc.

Location

Heckscher State Park

Host Hotel Pickup Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Volunteers needed to pick up runners staying at the Courtyard by Marriot in Central Islip at 6:45am.

Location

Courtyard by Marriott
11 Court House Drive
Central Islip, NY

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