2021 HiTOPS Princeton Half Marathon

Mon November 1 - Sun November 14, 2021 Princeton, NJ 08540 US

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HIGH PRIORITY VOLUNTEER NEEDS

Traffic Marshal High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 14, 2021

Details

Traffic Marshals play an important role for ensuring the safety of participants by staffing low activity intersections. These volunteers are stationed along the course and have the opportunity to see and cheer on runners.

**TRAINING REQUIRED**

Training will be at the Princeton Police Department the week prior to the race and include detailed info about each post.



** Qualified volunteers who are under 18 years of age can send an email to courtney@princetonhalfmarathon.com for consideration.

Race Day Volunteer Tasks

Race HQ in Victory Village

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 14, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Help set up a very limited Victory Village. Answer questions from runners and spectators and sponsors attending the event. From questions about parking and porta-potties, to course particulars—these volunteers are the most informed! Assist in setting up tables, signage, awards and post-race food. Some moderate lifting may be required.

Location

Princeton YMCA
59 Paul Robeson Place, Princeton

Victory Village Setup

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 14, 2021

Details

Victory Village volunteers will help ensure vendors have what they need and assist in setting up tables, signage and the main stage for the final award ceremony. Some moderate lifting may be required.

Location

Hinds Plaza (in front of Princeton Public Library)
Princeton, New Jersey

Start Line Volunteer

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 14, 2021

Details

Be the first on the scene! Setup the Start Line and organize runners into corrals to assist with the race start. After runners start, volunteers are needed to transform the Start Line to the Finish Line. Set up self serve finisher medals and water.

Finish Line Volunteer

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 14, 2021

Details

After runners start, volunteers are needed to transform the Start Line to the Finish Line. Set up self serve finisher medals and water. Guide runners through the finish chute to the medic tent and/or food tent. Help keep crowds away from finish area.

Pace Official

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 14, 2021

Details

Two teams of Pace Officials work at official cutoff points on the course. Pace Officials will escort runners outside the time limit to transportation that will return them to the Victory Village area. This position ensures the safety of our runners and supports the police as they open roads to traffic.

**TRAINING REQUIRED**

Traffic Cyclist

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 14, 2021

Details

Cyclists are the eyes and ears of the race - riding in front of, within and behind the pack of runners. Cyclists lead the runners and watch for any issues and alert authorities if necessary.

**TRAINING REQUIRED**

Training will be at the Princeton Police Department the week prior to the race. Training will be at the Princeton Police Department the week prior to the race. The training takes about 45 minutes and traffic cyclist can attend either session. More info will be provided.

Water Marshal (#1 - Mercer Rd)

November 14, 2021

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for setting up water tables and trash cans. Volunteers will place unopened water bottles on the table so runners can self-serve. Volunteers will be responsible to clean up area for easy pick up by our post-race clean up crew. Cheering and encouraging of participants also appreciated!

Location

Mercer Road
Princeton, New Jersey

Water Marshal (#2 - Einstein & Olden)

November 14, 2021

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for setting up water tables and trash cans. Volunteers will place unopened water bottles on the table so runners can self-serve. Volunteers will be responsible to clean up area for easy pick up by our post-race clean up crew. Cheering and encouraging of participants also appreciated!

Location

Corner of Einstein & Olden
Princeton, New Jersey

Water Marshal (#3 - Boathouse)

November 14, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for setting up water tables and trash cans. Volunteers will place unopened water bottles on the table so runners can self-serve. Volunteers will be responsible to clean up area for easy pick up by our post-race clean up crew. Cheering and encouraging of participants also appreciated!

Location

Princeton Boathouse
Faculty Road
Princeton, New Jersey

Water Marshal (#4 - Wiggins Steet)

November 14, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for setting up water tables and trash cans. Volunteers will place unopened water bottles on the table so runners can self-serve. Volunteers will be responsible to clean up area for easy pick up by our post-race clean up crew. Cheering and encouraging of participants also appreciated!

Location

Wiggins Street
Princeton, New Jersey

Water Marshal (#5 - Rollingmead St)

November 14, 2021

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for setting up water tables and trash cans. Volunteers will place unopened water bottles on the table so runners can self-serve. Volunteers will be responsible to clean up area for easy pick up by our post-race clean up crew. Cheering and encouraging of participants also appreciated!

Location

Rollingmead Street
Princeton, New Jersey

Water Marshal (#6 - Snowden Ln - Smoyer Park)

November 14, 2021

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for setting up water tables and trash cans. Volunteers will place unopened water bottles on the table so runners can self-serve. Volunteers will be responsible to clean up area for easy pick up by our post-race clean up crew. Cheering and encouraging of participants also appreciated!

Location

Snowden Lane
Princeton, New Jersey

Water Marshal (#7 - Stone Hill Church)

November 14, 2021

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for setting up water tables and trash cans. Volunteers will place unopened water bottles on the table so runners can self-serve. Volunteers will be responsible to clean up area for easy pick up by our post-race clean up crew. Cheering and encouraging of participants also appreciated!

Location

Stone Hill Church
Princeton, New Jersey

Water Marshal (#8 - Mt Lucas Rd & Jefferson)

November 14, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for setting up water tables and trash cans. Volunteers will place unopened water bottles on the table so runners can self-serve. Volunteers will be responsible to clean up area for easy pick up by our post-race clean up crew. Cheering and encouraging of participants also appreciated!

Location

Mount Lucas Road
Princeton, New Jersey

Race Route Clean Up Team

November 14, 2021

Details

Responsible for collecting/recycling any items left along the streets, trails and neighborhoods—ensuring the route is clean, and ready to reopen. This position requires some walking and lifting. Your own transportation helpful.

Other Tasks

Water Distribution Team

November 13, 2021

Details

This job takes place on Saturday, November 13th, 2021 at 12 PM. The role will be to help race staff distribute race water across 8 different locations. Lots of lifting of heavy tables and cases of water involved. Transportation needed to follow the race truck. A group of volunteers that could drive together would be best!

Location

Princeton YMCA
59 Paul Robeson Place
Princeton, NJ

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