Run/Walk in Support of Carefor

posted Jul 2, 2015, 7:11 AM by Stephen Myers   [ updated Jul 2, 2015, 7:11 AM ]
This September 5th, the Annual Run/Walk in Support of Carefor would like to invite staff and students to VOLUNTEER again OR for the first time at this year’s event. This year’s race will take place on Saturday, September 5th at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility.  We have several volunteer opportunities available for the Friday and Saturday of the event weekend!  Please find a list of the opportunities below.

If you are interested in volunteering, please send a return e-mail to Melissa at OR give me a call at613-749-0239 ext 2180


Location: 2960 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1V 8N4 ~ Terry Fox Athletic Facility

Race Kit Assembly

     Friday September 4, 2015 ~ 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

You will assemble race kits for 1750 participants.

Kits include race literature, sponsor advertisements, nutrition bars and much more!

You will be lifting heavy boxes, on your feet for continuous hours, and doing repetitive work.

Snacks will be provided. Free Parking / Easy bus access.

Pre- Registration

     Friday September 4, 2015 ~ 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The first person athletes will see race weekend

Hand out participant kits,T-shirts and bib numbers

Your friendliness, helpfulness, and patience will form the important first impression of the event and of Carefor.


Run/Walk Race Day

     Saturday September 5, 2015 ~ 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

On your mark, get set, Go! It’s race day and this is where the action is.

Registration: hand out kits, T-shirts and bib numbers to late comers

Timing chip anklets distribution: hand out anklets to all participants (fast paced, patience required)

Water station crew: encourage participants during their run and hydrate them with water

Finish line greeters: guide participants through the finish line to refreshments and their medals

Stephen Myers,
Jul 2, 2015, 7:11 AM