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Race Day Setup High Priority

December 8, 2018

Location

Grand Park-Market Common

Course Marshal High Priority

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

December 8, 2018

Details

Course Marshal
Saturday, December 8 — 7:00am–12:00pm. Start and end times vary based on location on course but no earlier/later than listed end time.

Directing runners and keeping them safe along the route are key. Duties include a proper understanding of the course, being able to stop pedestrian and/or traffic while runners cross. Standing for long periods of time is required.

Location

Grand Park-Market Common

Cycling Marshal High Priority

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

December 8, 2018

Details

Cycling Marshals will monitor race participants along the course. Must wear bright clothing and helmet.

Location

Grand Park-Market Common

Floater (put me where you need me most) High Priority

December 8, 2018

Details

Floater
Saturday, December 8 — 6:30am–12:30pm

So much to do, so little time! If you read through the positions and find that you can't make your mind up — no worries! "Floater" is the job for you! Duties will include being flexible and adaptable to any role that may need additional assistance. Requirements — Flexibility and a can do attitude!

Volunteers will be assigned a duty once they arrive. Duties include but are not limited to:
Set-up
Clean-up
Registration
Packet Pickup
T-shirts
Course Marshal
Post Race Food
Finish Line
Start Line

Location

Grand Park-Market Common

Friday Packet Pickup/Registrations High Priority

You must be 0 or older to volunteer for this task.

December 7, 2018

Details

Be behind the scenes and the first to see how the race weekend begins! This is the first stop for runners as they prepare to run our Speak Up ; Reach Out Myrtle Beach 5K as they pick up their race packet and prepare for their 5K! Duties include organizing/handing out shirts, preparing goodie bags, assisting runners with finding their bib number, greeting participants with smiles and event guides, answering questions/providing race information. Mark sheet that runner has picked up bib, packets, and paid. Also responsible for helping stuff the Pre-Race bags with gifts, papers, etc. Position requires some light lifting up to 30 lbs.

Location

Black Dog Running Company
1600 Farrow Parkway B-3
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Race Day Packet Pickup/Registration High Priority

December 8, 2018

Details

Be behind the scenes and the first to see how the race weekend begins! This is the first stop for runners as they prepare to run our Speak Up ; Reach Out Myrtle Beach 5K as they pick up their race packet and prepare for their 5K! Duties include organizing/handing out shirts, preparing goodie bags, assisting runners with finding their bib number, greeting participants with smiles and event guides, answering questions/providing race information. Mark sheet that runner has picked up bib, packets, and paid. Also responsible for helping stuff the Pre-Race bags with gifts, papers, etc. Position requires some light lifting up to 30 lbs.

Location

Market Common
Grand Park
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Ask Me Team High Priority

December 8, 2018

Details

Ask Me Team
Saturday, December 8 – 6:30am – 1:00pm

Who? What? Where? When? Why? How? — These are just a few beginning questions our runners have. Arming runners with the right answers and directing them to the proper locations is what the Ask Me Team does best. Duties include reviewing information provided by staff including finish line map, course map and a general knowledge of the area.

Location

Market Common
Grand Park
Myrtle Beach, SC

Gear Check High Priority

December 8, 2018

Details

Gear Check
Saturday, December 8 — 6:30am–1:00pm

Nothing gives runners more peace of mind during pre and post-race, than knowing their belongings are safely stored. Duties include labeling and organizing runner's belongings when they drop off and retrieving them in a timely manner at the end of the race. Bending and lifting up to 12lbs is required for this role.

Location

Market Common
Grand Park
Myrtle Beach

Start Line Marshals High Priority

December 8, 2018

Details

Corral
Saturday, December 8 — 7:45am–8:30am

We have only one thing to say — CHUTE'EM! Help runners prepare to start by assisting them to the right corral with their expected pace. Duties include light set up of the start line and assisting runners to their proper place.

Location

Start Line

Affirmation Station

December 8, 2018

Details

Affirmation Station
Saturday, Decemnber 8 — 7:00am–12:00pm.

Start and end times vary based on location on course but no earlier/later than listed end time.
Great role for Groups! This key role is not just about providing hydration support — but moral support and excitement! As runners travel the course, they may get fatigued; but with your smiling face and cheering attitude, you will revive them! Duties include setting up the station, filling and stacking cups with water and Gatorade, restocking cups throughout the course of the morning, handing beverages to runners as they come by, and finally cleaning up the area when the last runner passes. Getting wet and standing for long periods is required for this role.

Location

Market Common
Grand Park
Myrtle Beach, SC

Cheer Station

December 8, 2018

Details

Cheer Station
Saturday, December 8 — 7:00am–12:00pm. Start and end times vary based on location on course but no earlier/later than listed end time.

Great for Groups! WE GOT SPIRIT YES WE DO — WE GOT SPIRIT HOW 'BOUT YOU! You don't have to wear a mini skirt or bright colored hair bow to cheer (though we encourage costumes!)! Be a key player in keeping the excitement and momentum going on course. Paint your faces, wear silly clothes — wear your team colors, make banners and posters with silly sayings. Duties include acting crazy, screaming, cheering, laughing — anything to bring out a smile on our runners faces! Standing for long periods of time is required — jumping with excitement is encouraged.

Location

Market Common
Grand Park
Myrtle Beach, SC

Course Entertainment

December 8, 2018

Details

Course Entertainment
Saturday, December 8 — 7:00am–12:00pm. Start and end times vary based on location on course but no earlier/later than listed end time.

WE GOT THE BEAT! Not only are we all about the post-race party — but we love a good real-time party as well! If you are with a band or a solo artist that can sing, play an instrument, dance — this is the place to be!

Location

Market Common
Grand Park
Myrtle Beach

Post Race Area

December 8, 2018

Details

Post-Race Area
Saturday, December 8 — 7:00am–1:00pm

Great for Groups! Be the first to greet the runners when they finish their journey as they cross the finish line. We need your help in the following areas:
Medals: Reward the runners by giving them their hard-earned medal. Duties include unwrapping medals and organizing on tables

Bottled Water distribution: Hand weary runners cold bottles of water. Duties include, opening cases and stocking ice buckets

Food Distribution: Make sure there are plenty of bananas, Panera bagels, apples, etc. at easy reach for the runners. Duties include restocking tables

Beer Tent: Every now and then, our runners just need a cold one! Duties include pouring beer, taking money, giving exact change. Must be 21 or older and have strong attention to detail are requirements for this role

Crowd Control: The runners are happy to be done. Some are waiting for their friends/family to cross. But we need to make sure everyone can get through so we don't have a back-up of runners waiting to cross the finish line. Duties include keeping runners moving efficiently through the chute, directing runners to the post-race area where they can wait for loved ones, get their Finishers picture taken, and retrieve their belongings from gear check.

Location

Market Common
Grand Park
Myrtle Beach

Tear Down Crew High Priority

December 8, 2018

Details

Tear-Down Crew
Saturday, December 8 — 9:00am–1:00pm

Great for groups! When it is all said and done, and we have to say good-bye to our great event until next year, we need volunteers to help tear down the start/finish line area. Duties include taking down signs, moving stalls, cleaning trash from the surrounding area. Standing, bending, lifting 25-50 lbs, getting dirty are all required.

Location

Market Common
Grand Park
Myrtle Beach

Race Crew Captain

December 6, 2018

Details

Race Crew Captain
Thursday, December 6 through Saturday, December 8, 2018

It takes a village to raise a child! With so many volunteers and so many roles/responsibilities, it is hard for one person to manage. If you are a take-charge individual and love being part a project from start to finish, this is the role for you! Duties include working closely with staff, communicating to your assigned group, ensuring all information is dispersed in a timely manner, ensuring all members of your group show up at their assigned time/location. Strong attention to detail, problem-solving and customer service are required.

Location

Market Common
Grand Park
Myrtle Beach

Team Captain Recruitment and Support

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Team Captain Recruitment and Support
This leader will encourage team captains in recruiting teams and fundraising. In months and weeks preceding the race, the sub-committee leader will provide team captains with performance data, training and tips that facilitate team development and fundraising.

Sponsor Development

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Sponsor Development
This community leader will assist the Jeff Yalden Foundation, Inc. and Janet in executing a plan to obtain sponsors support at a level that is 20% above the event fundraising goal.

Volunteer Recruitment and Coordination

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Volunteer Recruitment and Coordination
Recruit race volunteers and work with other volunteers and working with other subcommittee
chairs, deploy, train and supervise them

Raffle and Merchandise Sale Management

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Raffle and Merchandise Sale Management
The Sub-committee leader will devise and execute a plan for the raffle and merchandise sales.

Raffle: The key elements are timing and resources to secure prizes, plan for displaying the prizes, pre
-race raffle advertising and tickets sales, and plan and resources for race day execution (raffle setup,
ticket sale and drawing).

Merchandise Sale: The Sub-committee leader will decide what to include in the sale, pricing and manage the logistics of getting the merchandise to and from the event.

Parking

December 8, 2018

Details

Parking
Standing job. Your responsibility is to efficiently and safely get cars into the lot the morning of the
race. Help direct race participants towards the event entrance/start line.

Face Painting

December 8, 2018

Details

Face Painting
Need: 2
Description: Help paint kids faces pre and post race. Must have artistic background. Paint/supplies will be provided.

5k Sweeper High Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This volunteer will remain behind the last race participant until reaching the finish line. Once at the finish line, please inform the timer that the last participant has finished.

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