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Course Marshals

Course Marshals

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 16, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Super important role! Keep our participants safe and ON THE COURSE! You will be given a schnazzy, bright safety vest (along with cowbell and flag) to direct our runners and walkers along the actual 5K course. You must dress for the weather (rain or shine!) and bring your enthusiasm to cheer on our participants. Course Marshals stay at their assigned location the entire race and are typically paired with another person.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Water Stations

Water Station Roger Road- Sweetwater Neighborhood

October 16, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Water Station Volunteers are our refreshment managers and make sure that all of our race participants, whether running or walking, have water available as they cruise past the station. Tables are set up on side of the course, volunteers are in charge of filling cups from gallon jugs and placing on the tables, keeping course safe and free of cups and clean up after the race.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Water Station Haydn St- Sonata Neighborhood

October 16, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Water Station Volunteers are our refreshment managers and make sure that all of our race participants, whether running or walking, have water available as they cruise past the station. Tables are set up on side of the course, volunteers are in charge of filling cups from gallon jugs and placing on the tables, keeping course safe and free of cups and clean up after the race.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Signs & Set-up

Banner, Sign & Set-up Team

October 15, 2022

October 16, 2022

Details

Saturday: Help place metal fencing along finish-line, affix banners to fencing with zip ties, assist in other set-up duties. Ability to lift 20 pounds to move fencing (with another person). Making everything Care4 PINK!

Sunday: Unload truck, affix banners to fencing and posts with zip ties, assist in other set-up duties.
Ability to lift 20 pounds.
Take down banners and remove posts and signage. Assist with clean-up in finish area.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.


Volunteer Tent

Volunteer Attendant

October 16, 2022

Details

Direct Volunteers where they need to go, check them in via Mobile App on smartphone and assist Captains.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Packet Pickup/Check In

Packet Pick-up & Race Day Check In

October 8, 2022

October 15, 2022

October 16, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Assist participants with picking up their shirts, checking in their bib numbers accurately and answering any race day questions. Must be able to use RaceDay Check In App on smartphone- super easy and we will show you how! Engage with our participants, thank them for supporting the Clinic! Saturday 10/8 & Saturday 10/15 Packet Pickup is at Family Health Partnership Clinic, 401 Congress Parkway in Crystal Lake. Sunday Check In is at the race at Woodstock North HS.
A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Finish Line

Finish Line

October 15, 2022

October 16, 2022

Details

Set up Saturday- metal fencing/barriers. Ability to move 15-20 lb fencing around the finish line area. Hang banners & streamers, assist in Course set up.

Sunday/Race Day- make sure all fencing/barriers are in place, banners intact, ensure that spectators do not enter the course/finish line area. Set up water bottles/cups for finish line runners/walkers and replenish as needed. Help clean up.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Food Tent

Food Attendants

October 16, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Help pass out doughnut holes, apples, bananas before and after the race to participants! Ensure the area is clean and help break down after the race.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Gear Check

Gear Check

October 16, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Check in & bag up participants belongings to keep them safe during the event.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Information

Information

October 16, 2022

Details

YOU will have all the answers! Help participants and spectators get their questions answered! We will have resources for you to answer questions and direct people where they need to go.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Parking

Parking Attendant

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

October 16, 2022

Details

Ensure that all Care4 participants & Volunteers park safe and snug at WNHS and Merryman Fields. Parking attendants will be given bright safety vests and an illuminated wand to direct traffic.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Start Line

Start Line

October 15, 2022

October 16, 2022

Details

Saturday:
Move and place barricades throughout the Start Area.
Decorate some barricades with pink ribbon banners.
Also decorate other areas close by with pink ribbon banners.
Help at other parts of race site, especially at Finish Area.
Some sponsor banners may get placed on barricades on Saturday, but more likely on Sunday.

Sunday:
Affix sponsor banners to barricades.
Fasten corral sign poles to barricades, which will get set up before volunteers arrive.
Place “pink ribbon” banners across start area barricades to poles place in ground on other side of roadway, to create “corrals” for runners depending on average mile speed, and putting walkers and strollers toward the back.
Help guide participants to their corral; hold up other signs on poles for easier visibility.
Remove “pink ribbon” banners for corrals a few minutes before the event begins.
After last walkers cross the start area, remove the corral sign poles.
Cheer EVERY runner and walker who returns past the start area to go to the Finish Area.
After last walkers return to finish, remove pink ribbon banners from barricades and other parts of Start Area; roll up pink ribbon banners and return them to storage bins.
Remove sponsor banners from barricades; roll up and return to Captain of Sponsors.
Move barricades to stacks in designated spots.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Transportation

Shuttle Attendants

October 16, 2022

Details

**CONTINGENT -Assist participants in getting on and off shuttles, making sure there is the correct # of passengers on each bus. If the off-site Govt Center Parking is utilized (still TBD), help participants with the transporting on the school buses.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Awards

Awards Table & Results

October 16, 2022

Details

Stay at Awards table to keep eye on awards; answer questions/give directions to start line; assist participants with finding their times/places on computers after they’ve finished; Hand out awards to age group winners; lend a hand with anything else that needs to be done!

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Course

Course

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

October 15, 2022

October 16, 2022

Details

Help with the set up, tear down of the verticades and make sure our Care4 Course is clearly marked. Saturday morning Set-Up: Load truck and trailer with verticades and bases. Distribute verticades and bases along course. Ability to lift 15 lb rubber bases and walk alongside truck.

Sunday- Race Day: Move verticades onto Raffel Rd as final participant passes. Approximately 10 minutes after start.
This creates 2 lanes allowing fast finishers a clear lane to run. (All volunteers needed)
Cleanup: 5 volunteers follow truck and trailer picking up verticades and bases. Truck will be following the sweep vehicle. This group will walk the entire course and once back on Raffel Rd. will release Raffel Rd. volunteers to other duties once verticades are loaded. Truck will proceed to city trailer and unload all verticades and bases back on to the city trailer.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Hospitality/Survivor table

Hospitality & Survivor Table

October 16, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Assist participants in signing the annual Care4 Survivor Banner. Also help distribute Survivor Swag Bags from Snap-On.

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

Registration

On Site Registration

October 16, 2022

Details

Assist participants with signing up before the race starts at the high school utilizing chromebook kiosks and/or smartphones. Confidence in using technology a plus!

A Volunteer Coordinator will also contact you with more information as the event approaches.

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