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Spirit Stations (Great for Groups)

Spirit Station: Finish Line

September 19, 2021

Details

Help bring the cheer the runners in on the final stretch.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Start/Finish at the 6th Bridge & Front Street

Spirit Station: Ah Nab Awen Park, North Entrance

September 19, 2021

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This is around the 1st mile of both the 5K and 10 Mile courses. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

By the red button in Ah Nab Awen Park, near the President Ford Grave Site.

Spirit Station: Lyon Street & the Gillett Bridge

September 19, 2021

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is within the first mile for both the 5K and 10 Mile. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Lyon Street & the Gillett Bridge (between DeVos Place and Amway, off of Monroe Avenue)

Spirit Station: Blue Bridge

September 19, 2021

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is just past the first mile for both the 5K and 10 Mile. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Blue Bridge

Spirit Station: Scribner Hill

September 19, 2021

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is is about 2 miles into the 5K and 10 Mile and is the dreaded hill on the course. Your job is VITAL. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Scribner Hill, between Bridge/Michigan & 4th Street

Spirit Station: Canal Park

September 19, 2021

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is at roughly mile 4 and the last 1/5 mile of the 10 Mile. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Canal Park, off Monroe.

Spirit Station: Knapp Street Entrance of Riverside Park

September 19, 2021

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station is turn around point for the 10 Mile course. Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Knapp Street entrance of Riverside Park, off of Monroe.

Spirit Station: northern entrance to Riverside Park

September 19, 2021

Details

Provide the cheering support and energy our participants need on this part of the course. This station sees the runners TWICE on the 10 Mile course Typically, we reserve Spirit Stations for groups of 5 or more.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Northern entrance to Riverside Park, off of Monroe. It is just south of the I-96 overpass, west of the entrance to the Home for the Veterans.

Race Day Volunteers at the Start/Finish Area

Gear Check

September 19, 2021

Details

Helping take, sort, and return any of the gear (ie: shirts and pants) the participants do not want to have when they are on the course.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Start/Finish at the 6th Bridge & Front Street

Finish Line: Medals

September 19, 2021

Details

Organize and hand out the medals to the participants after they cross the finish line.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Start/Finish at the 6th Bridge & Front Street

Finish Line: Food Distribution

September 19, 2021

Details

Work in the finish line area, setting up and distributing the food to the participants after they finish.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Start/Finish at the 6th Bridge & Front Street

General Volunteers at the Start/Finish Area

September 19, 2021

Details

We always have a need race morning that develops. You will help us fill any gaps that we have.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Start/Finish at the 6th Bridge & Front Street

Hospitality Volunteers Medium Priority

September 19, 2021

Details

Help our 2,500+ participants have a carefree race morning. You will simply walk around Rosa Parks Circle and be available for people who might have questions.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Start/Finish at the 6th Bridge & Front Street

Packet Pickup

Friday Packet Pickup

September 17, 2021

Details

You will be helping our participants as they come to pick up their bibs or participate in late registration. Tasks may include handing out shirts, helping participants find their bib numbers, and handing out bibs.

Location

TBD

Saturday Packet Pickup

September 18, 2021

Details

You will be helping our participants as they come to pick up their bibs or participate in late registration. Tasks may include handing out shirts, helping participants find their bib numbers, and handing out bibs.

Location

TBD

Sunday Packet Pickup

September 19, 2021

Details

You will be helping our participants as they come to the Start/Finish area to pick up their bibs or participate in late registration. Tasks may include handing out shirts, helping participants find their bib numbers, and handing out bibs.

Location

Start/Finish at the 6th Bridge & Front Street

Set Up / Tear Down

Start/Finish Setup: Saturday

September 18, 2021

Details

Help us get Rosa Parks Circle ready for race morning by helping us set up tents, tables, fencing, and other logistical needs on Saturday afternoon. The specific time we can start will be set a few weeks ahead of the race.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Start/Finish at the 6th Bridge & Front Street

Start/Finish Setup: Sunday Morning

September 19, 2021

Details

You will help us with the final aspects of getting Rosa Parks Circle ready for our participants.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Start/Finish at the 6th Bridge & Front Street

Event Clean-Up

September 19, 2021

Details

Help tear down and clean up the race at Rosa Parks Circle. This includes taking down 10 x 10 tents, moving tables, picking up trash, and loading the moving truck. We could also use help unloading everything into our storage unit, which is a few miles away.

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Start/Finish at the 6th Bridge & Front Street

Aid Stations - Great for Groups!

Aid Station #1: South Course

September 19, 2021

Details

Volunteers will hand out drinks, words of encouragement, and high fives to participants as they pass through the Aid station. Will also assist in cleaning up the area after participants have passed through.

15+ individuals are required

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

TBD

Aid Station #2: Monroe Avenue

September 19, 2021

Details

Volunteers will hand out drinks, words of encouragement, and high fives to participants as they pass through the Aid station. Will also assist in cleaning up the area after participants have passed through.

15+ individuals are required

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Monroe Ave

Aid Station #3: Riverside Park

September 19, 2021

Details

Volunteers will hand out drinks, words of encouragement, and high fives to participants as they pass through the Aid station. Will also assist in cleaning up the area after participants have passed through.

15+ individuals are required

RunGR provides $150 to non-profit/school groups that bring out 15+ people.

Location

Riverside Park

Other Tasks

Special Assignment Volunteers

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

Only sign up for this option if directed.

Lead & Sweeper Cyclists

September 19, 2021

Details

Looking for cyclists to lead and sweep both the 5K and 10 Mile. For the 10 Mile, we need multiple cyclists to stay with the various lead packs. The winning 10 Mile time is under 60 minutes and 15:30 for the 5K.

Location

Rosa Parks Circle

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