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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

October 24 – 26, 2014

2014 Volunteer Sign-Up Form


Why Should You Help?

The Niagara Falls International Marathon is a not-for-profit organization that relies on community support for help. Over 1,500 volunteers participate each year. This is a great opportunity to become involved in the community, meet new people and acquire volunteer hours.

What You Get Back!!!

All volunteers will receive a FREE shirt and tag credentials to wear over race weekend. You are also invited to attend our Annual Volunteer Appreciation Party on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Greg Frewin Theatre. You will be treated to a buffet with beverages and a Las Vegas style magic show!

Volunteer Positions

Check out the job descriptions below and choose a position that best suits you!


Expo Set-Up & Tear-Down

Assist with the set-up and tear-down of the RunFEST Expo on Friday and Saturday including organizing tables, chairs, booths, signage, decor, etc.

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Expo Set Up 2

Vendor Load-In / Load-Out (Expo) 

Assist with the load-in and load-out of vendors at the RunFEST Expo on Friday and Saturday including moving in supplies and helping set-up booths, etc.

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Vendor Load In & out 1

Greeter (Expo) 

You will be responsible for greeting guests as they arrive and helping to direct them to the correct locations at the RunFEST Expo on Friday & Saturday.

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Greeter 1

Information Booth (Expo) 

You will be responsible for answering questions, handing out maps, etc. at the RunFEST Expo on Friday & Saturday.

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Info Booth Expo 2

New Registration & Pasta Sales (Expo) 

You will be responsible for registering new participants and selling pasta dinner tickets at the RunFEST Expo on Friday & Saturday.

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New Reg & Pasta

Bib # Check (Expo) 

You will be responsible for managing the “Look Up Your Bib # Table” where participants can locate their bib # in order to claim their race kit at the RunFEST Expo on Friday & Saturday.

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Bib Check 2

Packet Pick-Up (Expo) 

You will be responsible for handing out race bib’s and shopping tote bag to runners at the RunFEST Expo on Friday & Saturday.

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Chip Activation (Expo) 

You will be responsible for scanning participant chips & bib’s at the SPORTSTATS booth at the RunFEST Expo on Friday & Saturday.

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Chip Activation 2

Shirt Distribution (Expo)

You will be responsible for handing out custom technical shirts to runners at the RunFEST Expo on Friday & Saturday.

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Shirt Distribution 2

Gifts & Giveaway Handouts (Expo)

Assist with handing out samples and gifts at the RunFEST Expo on Friday and Saturday.

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Hospitality Room (Expo)

You will be responsible for setting up the room for food & drinks, keeping area clean throughout the day and checking tag credentials at the RunFEST Expo on Friday & Saturday.

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On Course Set-Up / Tear-Down

You will assist with loading trucks with equipment and delivering supplies along the course on race day.

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On Course Set Up 1

2K, 5K, 10K Set-Up / Tear-Down 

You will assist with setting-up and tearing-down the 2K, 5K, 10K start lines on race day including assembling barricades, fencing, tents, banners, etc.

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2K Set-Up 1

Schools Challenge Set-Up / Tear-Down 

You will assist with setting-up and tearing-down the schools challenge start line on race day including assembling barricades, fencing, tents, banners, etc. and helping to direct the kids, parents and teachers.

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Schools 2

Finish Line Set-Up / Tear-Down 

You will assist with setting-up and tearing-down the finish line on race day including assembling barricades, fencing, tents, banners, etc.

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Finish Line Set-Up & Tear-Down 1

Security & Crowd Control (Finish) 

You will assist with directing participants through the finish line chute on race day, ensuring spectators are kept outside the area and ensuring the safety of all on site.

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Crowd Control 4

VIP Tent (Finish) 

You will be responsible for setting up the VIP Tent at the Finish Line on race day with food & drinks, keeping area clean and checking tag credentials throughout the day.

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VIP Finish

Food Distribution (Finish) 

You will be responsible for setting up the food area and distributing food to the participants after they have completed their race.

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Food Distribution

Green Team (Finish)

You will be responsible for collecting garbage, stocking toilets and keeping the finish line area clean throughout the day on race day.

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Green Team 3

Medal Distribution (Finish)

You will be responsible for organizing and handing out medals to runners as they cross the finish line on race day.

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Medals 1

Water Distribution (Finish)

You will be responsible for organizing and handing out water to runners as they cross the finish line on race day.

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Water Distribution

Race Results (Finish) 

You will be responsible for communicating with SPORTSTATS and posting race results at the finish line on race day.

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Race Results

Age Group Awards & Trophies (Finish)

You will be responsible for organizing the age group awards and handing out trophies at the finish line and distributing to runners as the finish on race day.

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Age Group Awards

Marshal 

You will be responsible for setting up road barricades and monitoring traffic along the course ensuring runners safety.

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Baggage Bus 

You will be responsible for collecting runners baggage at the start line on race day and transporting it on baggage buses back to the finish line for runners to claim when they finish their event.

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 Sign Up Today!

If you would like to become part of our team, please fill out our 2014 Volunteer Sign-Up Form and return it to:

Niagara Falls International Marathon
5300 Willmott Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2E 2A7
Phone: 905-356-9460 / Fax 905-356-7156

volunteer@niagarafallsmarathon.com