Volunteers & Donations

Come be a part of UBFIT!

Volunteers

UBFIT’s success is directly tied to support from volunteers. Volunteer registration is now open for UBFIT GB and we invite you to be part of this exciting and unforgettable event.  All volunteers will receive a UBFIT Volunteer T-shirt, a certificate of appreciation, and a letter of community service.

Pre-race Preparation Team: Join the Pre-race Preparation Team and assist with collecting and organizing donated goods for UBFIT race bags, fruit and water bags. Volunteer your time to assist with the preparation and delivery of race bags and be present to assist on pre-race packet pick up days.  If you are interested in volunteering with the Pre-race Preparation Team for UBFIT GB or UBFIT NP, please email UBFITfunrunwalkskate@ub.edu.bs.

All race day team volunteers for UBFIT GB are asked to attend the final training session and walkthrough on Thursday, 16th November at 2:00 p.m. attendance is strongly recommended. UBFIT GB race day volunteer assignments begin at 5:00 a.m. and end by 10:00 a.m. on 18th November 2017.

Medical Support Volunteer: As a Medical Support Volunteer, you will be required to attend a medical orientation in advance of the event and to stay for the duration of your assignment on race day. Volunteers are needed: physicians, nurses, sports medicine specialists, emergency medicine, orthopedics physical and occupational therapists, EMTs and paramedics.

Runner Support Volunteer: Assist in the set-up on the morning of the run, assist runners along the race from from the beginning, en route and post-race as well as breaking down and cleaning up route and race village.

Race Arrival Volunteer: Assist runners as they arrive at the start, provide information on the course and answer questions related to hydration stations, restroom locations and post-race activities.

Check in & Late Registration Volunteer: Assist with volunteer check-in answer questions and register late runners.

Hydrate & Cheer Volunteer: Assist with distribution of food and fluids along the route and cheer for race participants.

Security & Spotter Volunteer: Assist security by keeping a keen eye on participants during the race.

Finish Marshal & Medal Volunteer: Give finisher medals to runners after they cross the finish line and direct runners to hydration stations and the race village.

Breakdown & Clean Up Volunteer: At the completion of the event, breakdown & clean up teams will travel the race route to ensure all cups and other items used for the route are collected and returned to the race village.

If you are interested in volunteering on any team for UBFIT GB, please email UBFITfunrunwalkskate@ub.edu.bs.

Donations

Generous in-kind donations from companies and corporations are always welcome. We happily accept donations as services rendered, raffle prizes, gift certificates, water, sports drinks and ‘goodie bag’ items. Your company will receive free advertising pre and post-race for your kind contributions to UBFIT.

To donate items to UBFIT, email UBFITfunrunwalkskate@ub.edu.bs or call 302-4354.

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