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2019 Portland Trails Holiday Dash 5K Volunteer Sign up
Thank you for volunteering for the 2019 Portland Trails Holiday Dash 5K!
The Holiday Dash is scheduled for the morning of Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 11:00 am in Portland. The race follows the Eastern Prom Trail from Ocean Gateway to Tukey's Bridge and then returns along the same route. The post-race party takes place at RiRa Irish Pub on Commercial Street.
All volunteers will receive a free Portland Trails volunteer t-shirt.
Please fill out this form and submit. We will be in touch with you!
Check the jobs you would most like to do (up to three). We will assign your job(s) based on that information and send an email notifying you. You will receive training either on race day or a few days before, depending on your job(s). Thank you!
We will email a schedule and details about your role to you.
Pre-Race Volunteer shifts
Please indicate your preferences by checking the boxes to the left of each job.
9:45 am to 2:00 pm Saturday, December 7 - Packet pickup: distribute bibs and hats to runners at Fleet Feet Maine Running.
During the week before the race - post signs along the race course.
Race Day (Dec 8) volunteer shifts
Please indicate your preference by checking boxes to the left of each job that you are interested in.
9:15 am - Set up
9:15 to11:00 am - Packet pickup: distribute bibs and hats to runners at RiRa Irish Pub
10:00 am - Flagger: you will have to travel to a point along the race course. Your job is to direct the runners on the route and to cheer them on with great enthusiasm!
10:30 am - Water stop: pass out water to runners; collect dropped cups and put in garbage bags; set-up and break down the water station.
11:00 am - Brunch: help serve brunch to participants, bus tables and direct "traffic" at RiRa
11:10 am - Finish line: passing out water, helping the timing company and cheering
11:30 am - Clean up: gather and pack all trash, tables, displays, etc.
Volunteer Waiver form for 2019 Portland Trails Holiday Dash 5K
I realize that participating as a volunteer at a road race and/or at an event associated with it is a potentially hazardous activity. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to participate. I assume all risks associated with volunteering including, but not limited to, falls, contact with other volunteers/participants, the effects of weather including high heat or humidity; traffic; and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your accepting my volunteer involvement, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Portland Trails and sponsors, coordinating groups and any individuals associated with this event, their representatives, successors and assigns, and will hold them harmless from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs of this event for any legitimate purpose. I understand that I must be age 18 or older in order to volunteer.
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