Volunteers

Volunteer Registration for the 2017 Winter Blast Half Marathon, 10k and 5k, presented by Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) and the City of Portage, opens October 1st!!! Nearly 200 volunteers are needed for the 5th annual event and we have opportunities for individuals and groups on  Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26, 2017.  Race morning will feature a special volunteer hospitality suite with refreshments and other amenities to enhance the volunteer experience.  Groups should contact Shelbi Cummings at shelbi.cummings@kalamazooarearunners.org for volunteer opportunities.   Individual volunteers should sign up to volunteer here.

Volunteers

Available Opportunities for Individuals and Groups (other than aid stations)

  • Saturday, February 25, 2017- Late Registration (2:00 – 5:00)
  • Saturday, February 25, 2017- Pre-Registration (2:00 – 5:00)
  • Saturday, February 25, 2017- Registration Greeters/Information (2:00-5:00)
  • Saturday, February 25, 2017- Vendor Check-in and Assistance (12:00-2:00)
  • Saturday, February 25, 2017- Tear Down/Clean-up (5:00-done)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017-  Course Set Up (5:30-7:15)
  • Sunday,February 26, 2017- Volunteer Check-in (6:00 – 8:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Parking Guide (6:15 – 7:30)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Start/Finish Line Set Up (5:30 – 7:15)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Race Day Registration Greeters/Information (6:15 – 9:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Race Day Registration (6:15 – 7:45)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Pre-Registration (5k) (6:15 – 7:45)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Pre-Registration (10k) (6:15-7:45)
  • Sunday,February 26, 2017- Pre-Registration (Half Marathon) (6:15 – 7:45)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Baggage Drop (6:30-8:30, 8:30-10:00, 10:00-11:30)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Greeters/Information (6:30-9:00, 9:00-12:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Awards (8:00 – 10:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Awards (10:00 – 12:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Refreshments (7:30 – 9:30)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Refreshments (9:30 – 12:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Outdoor Teardown (12:00 – 1:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Indoor Teardown (12:00 – 1:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Results Runner (8:00 – 10:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Results Runner (10:00 – 12:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Medal Distribution (9:15 – 12:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Spotter/Bib Look-up (8:00 – 10:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Spotter/Bib Look-up (10:00 – 12:00)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017- Course Marshall (7:00 – last finisher)

 

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