06/24/17

Thank you to all the volunteers who help make this community event a success!
All Mercy Health Seaway Run volunteers will receive a Seaway Run t-shirt!  

We need volunteers in a variety of roles, before the event, for the expo, and on race day; please see below for descriptions of opportunities.  

Sign up online here.

Questions? Please contact Jamie Helsen at HelsenJa@co.muskegon.mi.us

Course Marshal
What: stand at an assigned corner and direct traffic; holding traffic back when it would pose a danger to a runner. 
Where/when: the morning of the race. Be at assigned corner no later than 7:00 am and stay until race end (approx. 11:00 am)

Packet Pick-up / Late Registration / Health Expo
What: Set-up, clean-up, registration, packet pick up, exhibitors, etc. Volunteer shifts will be available in 3 hour increments but we can be flexible to fit your schedule. The first and last shifts will be for set up and clean up.
Where: LC Walker Arena, 955 Fourth Street, Muskegon
When: Thursday June 22 from 10:30 am - 9:00 pm, Friday, June 23 from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm and Saturday, June 24 from 5:30 am until 8:00 am. 

“ASK ME” Team
What: “ASK ME” Volunteer Team members will be trained on all aspects of Event Day activities. Duties include directing drivers to designated parking areas, directing participants to packet pick-up, showing runners & walkers to correct start area, pointing out portable toilets, water, food, children’s activities and answer any questions of participants the morning of the event.
Where: start and finish line area, near Hackley Park.
When: race day

Start / Finish Line Area
What: help as assigned in the start and/or finish line areas. Duties may include holding mile time indicator sign at start, keeping the runners moving through the chute area, handing out water/food, keeping runners moving thru the food area, keeping spectators out of the finish line area, keeping finish area free of safety hazards, and otherwise assisting runners as they complete the race.
Where: start and finish line area, near Hackley Park.
When: race day

Set-up / Tear Down
What: help set up fencing, garbage cans, recycle cans, banners, etc.  
Where: start and finish line area, near Hackley Park.
When: Set-up volunteers are needed for Wednesday prior to the race (time to be determined) and also the morning of the race at 6:00 am. Tear down volunteers are needed after the race is completed normally from approx 10:00am until noon on Saturday.

Race Timer
What: stand at the mile markers on the race course to yell out the unofficial race time, which helps runners pace themselves. 
Where: meet at Wassermann’s Flowers (1595 Lakeshore Dr.) and disperse from there to assigned mile marker. 
When: the morning of the race; from 7:00 am Stay until race end (approx. 11:00 am ).