Gear Check / Results – Shift 1

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When: Sat, September 22, 2018 from 6:15 am – 10:30 am Where: The Commons Open Volunteer Spots: Closed

Runners will place items in the gear bags and then place their gear bags in the large boxes set up behind the tables.  These will be labeled by bib number spans so the participants should put their bib in the box that corresponds with their bib number.  Volunteers will transport the gear bags back to inside the secure area where other volunteers will sort the bags by race number.   Volunteers will need to keep the lines moving quickly by directing the runners in line to the next open tables.  After the pre-race “rush”, the bags are put in numerical order and will then be handed out to participants coming to claim their bags after their race.  Participants are required to show their race bib to claim their gear bag.

Bags will be sorted by around 8:30am.  At 8:00am, 6 members of this crew will move to the Results Tent right outside the Commons at 4th & Washington while the others will remain in the Gear Check area.

Those in the Gear Check area will greet participants who have finished their event and return to them their gear bags when they show you their race bib with their bib number.  (Race Bibs are required to give back a gear bag.)

Those moving to the Results/Awards Tent will provide “instant results” to participants – a very cool feature!  There will be five printers with a volunteer at each one.  Participants walk up and give their bib number, you enter the bib number in the computer and hit print, and their race results are printed instantly.  If they won an Award it is shown on their print out so you give them their award on the spot!  If they Qualified for the Boston Marathon, this will also be included in their printout!

Current Terms and Conditions:

Volunteer Waiver Form

I know that volunteering at a road race is a potentially hazardous activity which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my submission, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I assume all risks associated with volunteering at this event, including but not limited to: falls, contact with participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and /or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers, roller skates or roller blades, animals, and headsets are not allowed at the race and I will abide by this guideline. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitles to act on my behalf, waive and release the Mill Race Marathon, the city of Columbus, IN and all sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver and volunteer submission.

I grant permission to all foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose.

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