Job Descriptions

Volunteer HMF Events Volunteer_Hartford_Marathon
(Online Registration Coming Soon!)

BAGGAGE CHECK IN

  • Take athlete bags – organize bags by bib # - return to athlete after race
 

ph_course_monitorsCOURSE MONITOR

  • Assist runners with proper directions to follow the course
  • Provide support for runners by cheering them on
 

CYCLIST

  • Lead the pack of runners or sweep at the back of the pack
  • Assist runners with course directions
  • Make spectators aware of athletes on the course
 

ph_finish_line_volunteerFINISH LINE (Great for Kids!)

  • Cheer athletes on as they finish while handing out water bottles & finisher medals
  • Encourage athletes to continue moving through the finish line shoot
 

FOOD STATION

  • Assist with food preparation
  • Assist athletes with food serving
 

ph_vol_kids_kKIDS K

  • Help setup the course and organize kids at the start
  • Cheer on athletes as they finish while passing out medals and awards at the finish line
 

MERCHANDISE SALES

  • Assist staff with set up, sales and break down of all the merchandise that is being sold at the event
 

PACKET PICK-UP

  • Assist participants picking up packets with bib and pre-race information
 

ph_reg_volunteersREGISTRATION

  • Hand out packets with bibs and pre-race information
  • Assist staff with registering participants
  • Direct participants to proper location for pre-registration and on-site registration
 

START CORRALS

  • Help manage the start by guiding runners to their corral base upon expected finish times
  • Check bib numbers (must match number on the bike)
  • All helmets must be buckled before athletes mount bike
 

TRANSITION AREA (Triathlons/Duathlons)

  • Check bib numbers (must match number on the bike)
  • All helmets must be buckled before athletes mount bike
  • Assist with body marking
  • Assist with proper directions to entrance and exit of transition area
  • Make sure only athletes enter transition area
  • Assist with making sure athletes set up in assigned bike rack
  • Triathlons only: direct athletes on the beach to proper entrance to transition area
  • Check for the bar end plugs on handlebars on all bicycles entering the transition
 

Water Station volunteersWATER STATION (Great for families/groups)

  • Assist with water station set up (fill cups ½ full)
  • Hand cups to runners. If there's Gatorade, let runners know which cups have Gatorade
  • Cheer runners on
  • Assist with water station clean up
 

Please remember that you are a representative of the Hartford Marathon Foundation. Please treat all spectators and athletes respectfully.


Questions?

Contact Jess Hallet at Jess@hartfordmarathon.com or 860-652-8866 X 5.

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