Badgerland Striders

Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon 2021

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VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

Thank you for volunteering for the 2021 Lakefront Marathon!  You will receive additional details regarding your volunteer assignment toward the mid-/late September. If you have any additional questions before then, please feel free to contact Merilou Gonzales at merilou.gonzales@gmail.com.

VOLUNTEER CONTACT INFORMATION

Note: Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.

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VOLUNTEERING QUESTIONS

Are you planning to participate in the race?*

Are you willing to work more than one shift?*

Have you previously volunteered for this event?*

Shirt Size

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Volunteer Signup List (After making your selection(s), click on bottom button to complete sign up process)

 Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Date
Time Slots
Available Slots
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Runner Assistance Van Driver
MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE AND HAVE A VALID DRIVER`S LICENSE. Must be able to drive rental van. Must be available between 9am-12pm Saturday 10/2 to meet your leader and check out your van. Meet at Enterprise Rental Car at 1750 N Mayfair Rd in Wauwatosa. On race day, drivers will be in communication with the LFM leadership and instructed to pick up runners that need assistance and bring them an aid station, the finish, or as directed.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Available Slots
1
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Truck Crew
Volunteers will drive trucks along the course dropping off and picking up supplies for the water stops and other activities.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Truck Unloading
Volunteers will help unload the trucks and vans of equipment and supplies. This role requires lifting and moving of heavy items Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Available Slots
6
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
LFM 5K - Course Set up
Set up cones and directional signals for the 5K and kids run
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Finish Chute Security
You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task. Monitor the exit to our Finish Chute to ensure no runners or spectators use the exit for an entrance. Direct any runners that need to come back through to the Information Booth
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Available Slots
5
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Downtown Hotel Shuttle Team
Welcome runners to their BIG day, ease their nerves and get them loaded up on the shuttle buses to Grafton. Skills needed to get the job done are the ability to give runners clear directions.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
4:45 AM - 6:00 AM
Available Slots
5
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Friday-Set Up Finish Area
Volunteers will complete the Finish Area set up at Summerfest. Tasks may include setting up the Finish tower, tents, barricades, etc. This role may involve working on ladders, lifting/moving heavy items, and lots of walking Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together. 6
Date
10/01/2021
Time Slots
12:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Available Slots
6
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Sentry Miles 8.3-12.6 (Mequon)
Volunteers will be placed at a strategic location around the course to direct the participants along the correct path and to keep an eye on those that may need assistance.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Available Slots
25
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Sentry Miles 13.1-20.1 (Bayside, Fox Point, Whitefish Bay)
Volunteers will be placed at a strategic location around the course to direct the participants along the correct path and to keep an eye on those that may need assistance.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Available Slots
24
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Sentry Miles 20.1-Finish (Whitefish Bay, Shorewood, Milwaukee)
Volunteers will be placed at a strategic location around the course to direct the participants along the correct path and to keep an eye on those that may need assistance.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Available Slots
21
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Expo Set-Up & Load/Unload
Volunteers will be loading merchandise from our warehouse to a truck, and unloading the truck at the Expo. This role requires lifting and moving boxes, lots of walking, and your own transportation between the warehouse and the expo Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together
Date
10/01/2021
Time Slots
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Available Slots
1
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Merchandise Set-Up
Volunteers will assist setting up the Lakefront Marathon store at the Expo. Tasks may include setting up displays, moving inventory, and hanging signs. Tasks include lifting and moving boxes, lots of walking, and may include working on ladders Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/01/2021
Time Slots
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Available Slots
4
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Merchandise Expo Pack Up
Volunteers will help take down the displays, pack up merchandise, and help load the trucks. This role may involve working on ladders, lifting/moving heavy items, and lots of walking Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Available Slots
5
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Saturday - Set Up Finish Area
Volunteers will complete the Finish Area set up at Summerfest. Tasks may include setting up the Finish tower, tents, barricades, etc. This role may involve working on ladders, lifting/moving heavy items, and lots of walking Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Available Slots
1
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Start Line Set Up
Volunteers will set up the Start Line at Grafton High School. Tasks may include setting up the start tower, tents, barricades, etc and tearing them down and packing into the truck after the race has started. This role may involve working on ladders, lifting/moving heavy items, and lots of walking Volunteer area is good for Groups to work together.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
5:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Available Slots
8
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Race Day (Sunday) Set-Up Finish Area
Prepares the Finish Area for the race. Task include setting up tents, tables, chairs, signs, etc Volunteers should be comfortable moving heavy items and able to walk a lot. Volunteer area is good for Groups to work together.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Available Slots
5
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Finish Chute
Welcome runners after their 26.2 mile journey, distribute medals and move people along safely. As Volunteers that interact directly with Runners, you will be required to wear a Mask covering your mouth and nose at all times while volunteering.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Available Slots
9
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Runners Refreshments
Prepare and organize runner refreshments. Tasks may includes lifting and moving boxes of fruit and snacks, rearranging tables, setting up and handing out water and Gatorade to runners, prefilling and handing out runners food bags, refilling stock, helping to clean up and break down boxes. Volunteer area is good for kids (12 years old and older with an adult), groups to work together, and has lots of interaction with the marathon racers.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Available Slots
12
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Tear Down Area Finish Line
Volunteers will tear down our Finish Area by taking down fencing, tents, signs, tables, and loading equipment into trucks. Must be able to walk and lift heavy items Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Available Slots
13
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Gear Bag Pick Up
Reunite runners with their bags Volunteer area is good for kids (with an adult), groups to work together, and has lots of interaction with the marathon racers.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Available Slots
4
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Parking - Grafton
Volunteers will be directing cars and buses at the start location for the marathon
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
5:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Race Day Parking - Summerfest Grounds
Volunteers will be directing cars and buses at the Summerfest Grounds. Runners will park here and take the bus shuttle to the start line.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
4:45 AM - 6:00 AM
Available Slots
7
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Merchandise Sales - Finish
Help maintain the Strider Lakefront Marathon Store at the Marathon`s finish area in Summerfest. Tasks may include refilling stock, setting up displays, assisting customers finding sizes, etc. Early shifts will help unload and unpack, later shifts will help repack and load. Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
LFM 5K - Start Line Set Up and Tear Down
Help set up start and finish line
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Available Slots
3
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
LFM 5K - Course Marshall
Volunteers will help set up the 5K and kids run course, and also South end of Vetarns Park for the marathon runners. During the 5K, be placed at a strategic location around the 5K course to direct the 5K and kid race participants along the correct path and to keep an eye on those that may need assistance.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Available Slots
9
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
LFM 5K - Water Stop
Volunteers will fill and hand cups of water to runners who may want some as they get about half way on the 5K and/or offer a coffee to those who are taking a nice stroll along the course. Please note, this is not the Lakefront Marathon`s water stop. Volunteer area is good for kids (with an adult), groups to work together, and has lots of interaction with the 5k racers
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Available Slots
4
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
LFM 5K - Registration / Packet Pickup
Greet participants as they arrive and accept their registrations and/or give them their race bib Volunteer area is good for small Groups wanting to work together
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Gear Pick Up
Reunite runners with their bags Volunteer area is good for kids (with an adult), groups to work together, and has lots of interaction with the marathon racers.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Available Slots
1
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Race Bib and Shirt Distribution
Welcome runners and hand out race bibs and t-shirts for registered marathon participants. Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Available Slots
1
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Gear Drop Off
Volunteers will accept gear bags from runners and stage them in the truck for delivery to the finish line. Bag and pick up the runners `throw off` clothing along the start area. Volunteer area is good for small Groups to work together.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
6:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Available Slots
3
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Finish Area Water and Gatoraid Station
Volunteering from behind the Bar at the JCI pavilion, you will be filling cups with water and gatoraid for both Runners and Spectators. This is a fun area - you see the runners shortly after they finish and get to interact with runners and spectators. The JCI pavilion will have music and the awards ceremony
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Available Slots
1
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Information Booth/Control Booth
This is the control center for our race. You will be checking-in and escorting other volunteers to their areas, coordinating with the medical team, and much walking around to check in with LFM Captains as needed.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Friday Truck Loading of Finish Area Supplies
Volunteers will set up the Finish Line at Summerfest. Tasks may include setting up the Finish tower, tents, barricades, etc. This role may involve working on ladders, lifting/moving heavy items, and lots of walking Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/01/2021
Time Slots
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Available Slots
1
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
LFM5K - Expo -Registration and Bib Pickup
Help runners register for the 5K and hand out the race bibs and t-shirts
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Available Slots
5
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Race Bib and Shirt Distribution
Welcome runners and hand out race bibs and t-shirts for registered marathon participants. Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Available Slots
8
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Tear Down Finish Area
Volunteers will tear down our Finish Area by taking down fencing, tents, signs, tables, and loading equipment into trucks. Must be able to walk and lift heavy items Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Available Slots
10
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Information Booth/Control Center
This is the control center for our race. You will be checking-in and escorting other volunteers to their areas, coordinating with the medical team, and much walking to check in with LFM Captains as needed.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Available Slots
3
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Merchandise Sales - Expo
Help maintain the Strider Lakefront Marathon Store at the Expo. Tasks may include refilling stock, setting up displays, assisting customers finding sizes, etc. Early shifts will help unload and unpack, later shifts will help repack and load.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Merchandise Sales - Expo
Help maintain the Strider Lakefront Marathon Store at the Expo. Tasks may include refilling stock, setting up displays, assisting customers finding sizes, etc. Early shifts will help unload and unpack, later shifts will help repack and load.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Merchandise Sales - Finish
Help maintain the Strider Lakefront Marathon Store at the Marathon`s finish area in Summerfest. Tasks may include refilling stock, setting up displays, assisting customers finding sizes, etc. Early shifts will help unload and unpack, later shifts will help repack and load.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Merchandise Sales - Finish
Help maintain the Strider Lakefront Marathon Store at the Marathon`s finish area in Summerfest. Tasks may include refilling stock, setting up displays, assisting customers finding sizes, etc. Early shifts will help unload and unpack, later shifts will help repack and load.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Truck Crew
Volunteers will drive trucks along the course dropping off and picking up supplies for the water stops and other activities.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
5:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Available Slots
1
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Truck Loading for Start - Saturday
Load the trucks with supplies for the Start area and water stops.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Available Slots
4
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
LFM5K - Expo - Registration
Help runners register for the 5K and hand out the race bibs and t-shirts
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Red Hats - Finish Area
Red Hat volunteers help answer questions and provide directions to both the spectators and runners. Don`t worry if you don`t have all the answers, our Red Hats Captain will provide you with a wealth of knowledge and identify people you can turn to for even more answers and guidance.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Available Slots
5
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Cheer Sign Booth
Volunteers will assist expo visitors in making signs for their runners, and keep poster, markers and materials organized.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Available Slots
1
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Packet Pick Up Set Up
Help set up a welcoming packet pick up area.
Date
10/01/2021
Time Slots
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Start Line Hydration Station
Staff the one of the last hydration tables runners will use before they start their 26.2 mile journey to Milwaukee.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
6:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Available Slots
2
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Merchandise Sales - Expo
Help maintain the Strider Lakefront Marathon Store at the Expo. Tasks may include refilling stock, setting up displays, assisting customers finding sizes, etc. Early shifts will help unload and unpack, later shifts will help repack and load.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Red Hats - Expo
Red Hat volunteers help answer questions and provide directions to both the Expo visitors and runners. Don`t worry if you don`t have all the answers, our Red Hats Captain will provide you with a wealth of knowledge and identify people you can turn to for even more answers and guidance.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Expo Gopher
Volunteer will be reporting to our Expo Captain and assisting him with working with our Expo vendors to quickly help resolve any issues with the vendor`s setup and take down activities. Tasks may include helping to direct vendors , answering questions, and problem solving. This role is expected to have a lot of walking and possibly need to lift and carry boxes.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Expo Gopher
Volunteer will be reporting to our Expo Captain and assisting him with working with our Expo vendors to quickly help resolve any issues with the vendor`s setup and take down activities. Tasks may include helping to direct vendors , answering questions, and problem solving. This role is expected to have a lot of walking and possibly need to lift and carry boxes.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Course Signage
Volunteers will place direction and informational signs along the course
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Cones
First shift of volunteers will drive through the marathon course placing cones used to direct the runners at turns and course changes. Second shift of volunteers will drive through the course clearing the cones from the course. Volunteer area is good for small Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
5:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Cones - Van Driver
MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE AND HAVE A VALID DRIVER`S LICENSE. Drive the rental van through the marathon course, where volunteers in your van will be placing cones used to direct the runners at turns and course changes. In addition to the Sunday morning shift, you need to be be available on Saturday, October 6th to (1) pick up a van at the rental store (at a yet to-be-defined time), (2) assist in loading cones into the two vans, and (3) staging the filled van at the rental store for Sunday`s effort. After completing the placement of cones along the assigned portion of the marathon course on Sunday morning, you will need to promptly return the van to the rental store.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Cheer Sign Booth
Volunteers will assist expo visitors in making signs for their runners, and keep poster, markers and materials organized.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Cones
First shift of volunteers will drive through the marathon course placing cones used to direct the runners at turns and course changes. Second shift of volunteers will drive through the course clearing the cones from the course. Volunteer area is good for small Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Awards
Volunteers will organize the awards using reports from the timing company. The role requires the ability to read small print.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Runners Refreshments
Prepare and organize runner refreshments. Tasks may includes lifting and moving boxes of fruit and snacks, rearranging tables, setting up and handing out water and Gatorade to runners, prefilling and handing out runners food bags, refilling stock, helping to clean up and break down boxes. Volunteer area is good for kids (12 years old and older with an adult), groups to work together, and has lots of interaction with the marathon racers.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Available Slots
1
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Information Booth/Control Center
This is the control center for our race. You will be checking-in and escorting other volunteers to their areas, coordinating with the medical team, and much walking around to check in with LFM Captains as needed.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
LFM 5K - Finish Line Sentries/Medals
You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task. Volunteers will direct and motivate participants who have crossed the finish line to keep them moving toward the 5K refreshment area and exit the Marathon area.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:45 AM - 9:30 AM
Available Slots
6
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Sentry Miles 0-6 (Grafton-Mequon)
Volunteers will be placed at a strategic location around the course to direct the participants along the correct path and to keep an eye on those that may need assistance.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Red Hats - Expo
Red Hat volunteers help answer questions and provide directions to both the Expo visitors and runners. Don`t worry if you don`t have all the answers, our Red Hats Captain will provide you with a wealth of knowledge and identify people you can turn to for even more answers and guidance.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Race Bib and Shirt Distribution
Welcome runners and hand out race bibs and t-shirts for registered marathon participants. Volunteer area is good for Groups wanting to work together.
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
LFM 5K - Lead Biker
Ensure the runners have a safe path to the finish line.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Truck Crew
Volunteers will drive trucks along the course dropping off and picking up supplies for the water stops and other activities.
Date
10/03/2021
Time Slots
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Saturday Course Signage
Set up signs on Saturday
Date
10/02/2021
Time Slots
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Available Slots
Slot Is Full
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