Volunteer Positions Available

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.

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

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)

“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

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.

Key Sponsors

Seaway Run & Expo and Lake Michigan Half Marathon is a community event focused on fitness, supported by Mercy Health & other partners.