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Marathon Training - Road Racing/Running Volunteer Sign-up

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Marathon Training - Road Racing/Running Volunteer Sign-up

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Sportable's Marathon Training program! Volunteering with this program will involve participating with Sportable athletes, with either a physical disability or visual impairment, as they train for the Richmond 8k, Half or Full Marathon.

 

Volunteer Roles
-Unloading/loading equipment before and after practice
-Assembling equipment, pumping up tires, helping athletes with equipment
-Running/walking alongside an athlete along the loop at Bryan Park

 

Volunteer Training Information: All volunteers who are new to road racing must attend the Mandatory Volunteer Training on Wednesday, August 28th from 6-8pm at the Sportable Office (1365 Overbrook Rd, Richmond, VA 23220). It is suggested that returning volunteers attend as well. This training will include information on adaptive equipment usage and maintenance, disability etiquette, and program guidelines and expectations.

 

Program Information:
Location: Practice #1 is located at the Trinity Episcopal track - 3850 Pittaway Dr, Richmond, VA 23235. Remaining practice locations will be updated soon. 

 

Date/Time: Saturdays, 8am-9:30am, September 7th - November 9th, with the 8k, Half or Full Marathon being Saturday November 16th.

 

Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately.

Questions

Please direct questions to:  Amber Cowan (amber@sportable.org), Program Manager.