Parks Half Marathon

Sun September 11, 2022 Rockville, MD 20850 US Directions

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Race Day

Cone Truck #1 High Priority

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

September 11, 2022

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.

Course Marshal (Section 1) High Priority

September 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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.

Packet Pickup (Race Day)

September 11, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Shady Grove Metro

Baggage Check (Start) Medium Priority

September 11, 2022

Location

Shady Grove Metro

Water Stop #1 Medium Priority

September 11, 2022

Details

Volunteers under 13 years of age MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Location

Needwood Road and Beach Drive

Water Stop #3 Medium Priority

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

September 11, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Baltimore Road and Rock Creek Trail (south side)

Finish Line Setup High Priority

September 11, 2022

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Finish Takedown/ Cleanup

September 11, 2022

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Equipment Return

September 11, 2022

Location

Trucks/MCRRC Shed/MNCPPC

Ice Delivery

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

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Medical Aid Stations

September 11, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Must be certified in CPR and First Aid.

Finish Line Medical Spotter

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

Must be certified in CPR & First Aid.

Finish Line Medical (General)

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Details

Must be certified in CPR & First Aid.

Finish Line Medical (Critical Care)

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Must have experience in critical care.

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.

Traffic Sign Removal

At least 4 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.

Course Marking Removal Medium Priority

September 11, 2022

Details

Take down mile markers and any other course markings after the race. Should be done the day of the race.

Location

Along the Course

Medical Bike Spotters

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Must be certified in CPR and First Aid.

Finish Line Premium Distribution Medium Priority

September 11, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Start Line High Priority

September 11, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Shady Grove Metro

Baggage Claim (Finish) Medium Priority

September 11, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Finish Line Water Distribution Medium Priority

September 11, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Beach Drive, Kensington

Water Stop #4 Medium Priority

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

September 11, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Aspen Hill Park and Creek Trail (From Baltic Ave)

Water Stop #5 Medium Priority

September 11, 2022

Location

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

Pre-Race

Traffic Sign Hanging

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

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.

Equipment Loading

September 10, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

MCRRC Clubhouse & M-NCPPC

Medical Packing

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

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Location

MCRRC Clubhouse

Parking Attendant (PPU Friday)

September 9, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

RnJ Sports

Parking Attendant (PPU Saturday)

September 10, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

RnJ Sports, Rockville, MD

Packet Pickup (Friday)

September 9, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

RnJ Sports, Rockville, MD

Packet Pickup (Saturday)

September 10, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

RnJ Sports, Rockville, MD

Medical Van Loading

September 9, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

MCRRC Clubhouse

Bib Prep

September 6, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Location

MCRRC Shed, 14672 Southlawn Lane, Rockville

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