Parks Half Marathon

Sun September 11, 2022 Rockville, MD 20850 US Directions

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Race Day

Finish Takedown/ Cleanup

September 18, 2022

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Equipment Return

September 18, 2022

Location

Trucks/MCRRC Shed/MNCPPC

Traffic Sign Removal

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

This job is to remove traffic signs from the course and adjacent roadways after the race. It is best done race day trailing the last runners. A car and/or a partner with a car is necessary for this task.

Packet Pickup (Race Day)

September 18, 2022

Location

Shady Grove Metro

Finish Line Setup High Priority

September 18, 2022

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Course Marshal (Section 1) High Priority

September 18, 2022

Details

Report time for section 1 course marshal is 5:30am at the Giant on Crabbs Branch Way in Derwood. After receiving instructions and specific assignments, volunteers will transport themselves to course marshal locations along, and adjacent to the course. Some course marshal will be positioned on streets adjacent to the course to control traffic getting onto the course. Not all marshals will be located on the course. Course marshals must have their own transportation. When the last runners have passed their location, course marshals will stack cones and any other race materials and wait for the cone truck to come through to pick them up. After the cone truck has passed, course marshals may leave. Most marshals for this section will be done by 7:45am.

Location

Section 1 Course Marshals will be stationed from the start area (Shady Grove Metro) to Needwood Rd/Beach Drive.

Course Marshal (Section 2) High Priority

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Report time for section 2 course marshal is 5:45am at Lake Needwood. After receiving instructions and specific assignments, volunteers will transport themselves to course marshal locations along, and adjacent to the course. Some course marshal will be positioned on streets adjacent to the course to control traffic getting onto the course. Not all marshals will be located on the course. Course marshals must have their own transportation. When the last runners have passed their location, course marshals will stack cones and any other race materials and wait for the cone truck to come through to pick them up. After the cone truck has passed, course marshals may leave. Most marshals for this section will be done by 8:30am.

Location

Section 2 begins at the entrance to Rock Creek Park on Needwood Road and continues south along the trail to the crossing at Baltimore Road.

Course Marshal (Section 3) High Priority

September 18, 2022

Details

Section 3 Course Marshals will tentatively meet at 6:30am at KenGar Palisades Park in Kensington for instructions. Marshals will then transport themselves to assigned locations along the course. Note that not all course marshal positions are located on the race course - some are on adjacent streets to control traffic near the course. Major intersections will also be supported by police who will rely on volunteers to assist them. Course marshals who are under 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. Marshals for this section will be on duty until approximately 11:00am.

Location

Section 3 Course Marshals will be located between Aspen Hill Park and the race finish on Beach Drive below Grosvenor Metro.

Finish Line Water Distribution Medium Priority

September 18, 2022

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Refreshments Medium Priority

September 18, 2022

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Finish Line Premium Distribution Medium Priority

September 18, 2022

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Photographer Medium Priority

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Finish Line/ Timing Medium Priority

September 18, 2022

Baggage Check (Start) Medium Priority

September 18, 2022

Location

Shady Grove Metro

Baggage Claim (Finish) Medium Priority

September 18, 2022

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Cone Truck #1 High Priority

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

At least 7 more volunteers needed.

Details

Cone Truck volunteers will lay out cones along the course and adjacent roadways. Volunteers will work out of a box truck driven along the course. Heavy lifting is required and work gloves are recommended.

Ice Delivery

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

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Transportation Lead

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Help direct runners from the Twinbrook Metro trains to shuttle buses to Shady Grove Metro

Location

Twinbrook Metro Station

Start Line High Priority

September 18, 2022

Location

Shady Grove Metro

Water Stop #1 Medium Priority

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 18, 2022

Location

Needwood Road and Beach Drive

Water Stop #3 Medium Priority

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 18, 2022

Location

Baltimore Road and Rock Creek Trail (south side)

Water Stop #4 Medium Priority

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 18, 2022

Location

Aspen Hill Park and Creek Trail (From Baltic Ave)

Water Stop #5 Medium Priority

September 18, 2022

Location

Dewey Park and Rock Creek Trail - parking area on Dewey Road south of Randolph

Medical Van Driver #1 (Finish Line)

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Driver must arrive at medical tent in the finish area by 6:15 AM and return to clubhouse by approximately 11:00 AM. For questions about the position, please contact Rachel Miller at RachelMed4@gmail.com or Debbie Shulman at Debbie.j.shulman@gmail.com.

Medical Aid Stations

At least 8 more volunteers needed.

Details

Must be certified in CPR and First Aid. If you have any questions about your qualifications or the position, please contact Rachel Miller at RachelMed4@gmail.com or Debbie Shulman at Debbie.j.shulman@gmail.com.

Finish Line Medical Spotter

At least 9 more volunteers needed.

Details

Must be certified in CPR & First Aid. If you have any questions about your qualifications or the position, please contact Rachel Miller at RachelMed4@gmail.com or Debbie Shulman at Debbie.j.shulman@gmail.com.

Finish Line Medical (Critical Care)

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

Must have experience in critical care. If you have any questions about your qualifications or the position, please contact Rachel Miller at RachelMed4@gmail.com or Debbie Shulman at Debbie.j.shulman@gmail.com.

Finish Line Medical (General)

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

Must be certified in CPR & First Aid. If you have any questions about your qualifications or the position, please contact Rachel Miller at RachelMed4@gmail.com or Debbie Shulman at Debbie.j.shulman@gmail.com.

Medical Bike Spotters

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

Must be certified in CPR and First Aid. If you have any questions about your qualifications or the position, please contact Rachel Miller at RachelMed4@gmail.com or Debbie Shulman at Debbie.j.shulman@gmail.com.

Medical Van Driver #2 (Aid Stations)

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

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

The Driver must leave by 5:00 AM on race day and drive to the 4 aid stations to distribute supplies before heading to the finish line. For questions about the position, please contact Rachel Miller at RachelMed4@gmail.com or Debbie Shulman at Debbie.j.shulman@gmail.com.

Pre-Race

Bib Prep

September 13, 2022

Location

MCRRC Shed, 14672 Southlawn Lane, Rockville

Equipment Loading

September 17, 2022

Location

MCRRC Clubhouse & M-NCPPC

Parking Attendant (PPU Friday)

September 16, 2022

Location

RnJ Sports

Parking Attendant (Packet Pickup - Saturday)

September 17, 2022

Location

RnJ Sports, Rockville, MD

Packet Pickup (Friday)

September 16, 2022

Location

RnJ Sports, Rockville, MD

Packet Pickup (Saturday)

September 17, 2022

Location

RnJ Sports, Rockville, MD

Medical Van Loading

September 16, 2022

Details

If you have any questions about your qualifications or the position, please contact Rachel Miller at RachelMed4@gmail.com or Debbie Shulman at Debbie.j.shulman@gmail.com.

Location

MCRRC Clubhouse

Traffic Sign Hanging

At least 7 more volunteers needed.

Details

The sign hanging crew will hang signs along the course and some adjacent roadways two weeks prior to the race. Must have a car or partner with someone who has a car for this task.

Medical Packing

September 10, 2022

Details

If you have any questions about your qualifications or the position, please contact Rachel Miller at RachelMed4@gmail.com or Debbie Shulman at Debbie.j.shulman@gmail.com.

Location

MCRRC Clubhouse

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