2022 HiTOPS Princeton Half Marathon

Sun November 13 - Sun November 27, 2022 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 13, 2022

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**


This position comes with a mandatory in-person training session. Yes, you have to come even if you’ve been a course marshal for years. Course Marshal training will be held in the very large Princeton Township Court Room within the Princeton Police Station (1 Valley Road, Princeton). It should take about 1 hour and you can attend either training date. More info to come.




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

Pre-Race Volunteer Tasks

Packet Pickup Volunteer

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

November 10, 2022

November 11, 2022

November 12, 2022

Details

Be the first to welcome our runners. Volunteers will handout race bibs, tee shirts and packets to runners.
Volunteers will need good organizational skills to work in a fast-paced environment.

Location

Princeton Running Company
108 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542

Race Day Volunteer Tasks

Victory Village Setup

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

November 13, 2022

Details

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

Location

Princeton YMCA
59 Paul Robeson Place
Princeton, NJ

Victory Village Tear Down

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

November 13, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

After the race is over, this team of volunteers helps to transform Victory Village and the Start/Finish Line in the downtown area back to business-as-usual as quickly as possible. Some moderate lifting required.

Location

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

Finish Line Volunteer

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

November 13, 2022

Details

After runners start, volunteers are needed to transform the Start Line to the Finish Line. They will assist in cleaning up clothing and garbage left by runners. They will then help setup postrace water and medals. They will guide runners through the finish chute and help keep crowds away from the finish line.

Traffic Cyclist

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

November 13, 2022

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 (#2 - Einstein & Olden)

November 13, 2022

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 13, 2022

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 13, 2022

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 13, 2022

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 13, 2022

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 13, 2022

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 13, 2022

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

Bag Drop Volunteer

November 13, 2022

Details

The bag drop provides runners a place to leave their important things while they race. Bag drop volunteers will check in the runner's bag before the race and will retrieve it when the runner returns. Volunteers with an attention to detail are best suited for this role.

Location

Princeton YMCA

Other Tasks

Water Distribution Team & Site Setup

November 12, 2022

Details

This job takes place on Saturday, November 12th, 2022at 12 PM. The role will be to help race staff distribute race water across 7 different locations and help setup race site. 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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