Volunteers

Volunteers are essential in the success of any great event. They are vital in providing a safe, organized and fun race. It will take over 350 volunteers to ensure the safety, accuracy, fun and the highest level of organization necessary to produce the Mustang 50th Half Marathon.

Volunteers are needed to help with Packet Pick-Up, course marshals, distribute water at the Pit Areas, handout finisher's medals and in many other areas that make up the Mustang 50th Half Marathon race weekend. Volunteers must be at least 12 years of age.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact Rachel Hibner at Rachel@VisionEventManagement.com.

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VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTIONS

 

Packet Pick-Up

When: Friday, April 18: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM & 3:00 - 8:30 PM.
Job Duties: Be a part of the anticipation and excitement before the big race! Athletes pick up event information, race bibs and merchandise at Packet Pick-Up. Help ready this large event for participants by passing out t-shirts and race information or assisting in greeting people or providing directional assistance throughout the exhibit hall.

'Ask-Me' Assistant

When: Saturday, April 19: 5:30 - 11:00 AM.
Job Duties: Are you a person who always has the answers? Then this is the job for you! Help participants with questions and provide directional assistance on Race Day. Inquiring minds want to know and we need you to help us answer them!

Gear Check

When: Saturday, April 19: 5:30 - 11:30 AM
Job Duties: Assist in the collection of runners bags before the race and help runners redeem their bags after the race.

Finish Line

When: Saturday, April 19: 6:30 - 11:00 AM.
Job Duties: Be the first to see the many walkers and runners as they come across the Finish Line. Be a part of the finish celebration! As they finish, we need your help to guide them through the following areas:
- Bottled Water - Hand the participants their much needed bottled water. They will be very appreciative!
- Medals - Reward the thousands of participants by giving them their hard earned medal.
- Food Distribution- Help hand participants a much anticipated post-race snack of items such as banana, apple, bagel and cookies.

Post-Race Party

When: Saturday, April 19: 5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Job Duties: The Mustang 50th Half Marathon & 5K doesn't end when participants cross the finish line! It's just when the celebration begins! There's music, merchandise booths and areas for groups to reunite and enjoy the recent accomplishment. We need your help for Post-Race Party in the following areas.
- Results Tent - Who doesn't want to know how they did as soon as they finish? Give racers their unofficial results, post results when they become available and keep the participants moving in and out of the tent.
- Information Tent - Help track participants along the route for their friends or family and offer general information to inquiring minds.

Course Logistics

When: Saturday, April 19: 5:30 - 11:00 AM.
Job Duties: Help prepare the course for the participants. Be a part of the course in one of the following areas:
- Aid Station - Finishers cannot get enough water! Provide water for participants as they continue their rest and recovery.
This is a great opportunity for large groups to volunteer!

 

Course Marshals

When: Saturday, April 19: 5:30 - 11:00 AM
Job Duties: Serve as course marshal assisting police officers with vehicular and participant traffic. Everyone will be marked in a safety vest and will direct vehicles to the proper lane at entrances/exits of different subdivisions and shopping centers. Details will be provided at orientation and as volunteers are dropped off at their specific location.

Back of the Pack

When: Saturday, April 19: 6:00 - 11:00 AM
Job Duties: Experience the race from a particpant perspective! The Back of the Pack Crew will signify the end of the field and the maximum 16-minutes per mile pace. They will not start timing until the last person crosses the start line and will be with you throughout the race. If you cannot keep pace, the Crew will help you as you board the SAG Wagon. Volunteers must be able to walk 13.1 miles and be in good physical condition.

Transportiation

When: Saturday, April 19: 4:30 - 11:30 AM
Job Duties: Help the participants get to and from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway! We will have shuttle buses picking up participants at the Luxor & Excalibur and dropping off participants at LVMS. We need your hlep guiding them on the buses and directing them to the start line.