Plano Pacers Volunteer Entry Form

Volunteer Name *
Email Address * (or contact info)

An acknowledgement will be sent to this email address. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, please try again.

Do you plan to run? * Yes No
Age (validator) *
Desired Position *
Comment *

Please give us an idea what kind of job you would like to do, or anything else you think we need to know.

Volunteer Opportunities

Please volunteer for an open spot by submitting the form or sending an email to volunteer@planopacers.org . Please indicate if you have a desired position and if you will be running in the races.

The highlighted positions CAN NOT RACE, all others can.

General Time Varies  
Race Director   Race announcements; preside over awards; oversee volunteers.
Refreshments   Bring refreshments and water and supervise refreshment table.
Awards Chairperson   Bring, arrange and distribute awards
Awards Assistant   Help Awards Chairperson
Photographer 7:00am- 1030:am Take pictures at awards / registration; oversee course photographers; post photos to Facebook album.
Course Setup 7:00am- 8:00am Set up cones and markers before race.
Course Pickup 9:30am- 10:30am Pick up cones and markers after race.
Results Manager   Sets up race in Race Director software (day before race); makes adjustments after race; processes results for awards; publishes results to web site and to press.
Whatever is needed!   (can do any of the above or other jobs as needed)
Registration 7:00am- 8:00am  
New Membership Registrar   Handle new membership / renewals. Issue Welcome Bibs to new members.
New Membership Registrar   Help registrar and give completed new member forms to data entry.
Member Bib Distribution   Distribute Bibs to current members
Member Sign-in Scanner   Use barcode scanner to sign-in members (bib #, distance, Clydes?)
Member Sign-In   Verify member info. Handle exceptions using keyboard.
Guest Registrar   Handle guest registrations. Collect fee and issue guest bib.
Guest Registrar   Help registrar and also process pre-registered guests.
Guest Entry   Process guest registration forms.
New Member Entry   Process into computer new member applications.
Whatever is needed !   can do any of the above or other jobs as needed)
On Course 7:50am- 9:30am(approx)  
Water Station 1   Provide water for runners at station 1
Water Station 2   Provide water for runners at station 2
Course Monitor Start   Look out for and stop cars at race start (in parking lot)
Course Monitor   Direct runners on the course
Course Photo   Take pictures on the course
Finish Line 8:00am - 9:30am(approx)  
Timer   Set up timer machine and clock; start race; record each finisher with timer machine; assist Results Compiler in reconciling discrepancies between timer and scanner.
Backup Timer   Use computer/phone to record finisher times as backup.
Finish Line Captain   Officiate over order of finish and maintain order in chute.
Bib Scanner   Scan bibs of all finishers in order of finish into Race Director software (requires scanner communicating with computer).
Bib Computer   Watch over scan entry in computer; handle bandits and unrecognized registrants (errors).
Quality Control   Note down any corrections to the results and submit to finish computer.
Manual Bib Clipboard   Write down finisher bibs on a clipboard (as backup/verification).
Whatever is needed !   can do any of the above or other jobs as needed)
Kids K 9:30am(approx)  
Director   Start race, preside over awards, send results to Results Manager.
Timer   Time race using timing clock.
Registration   Write down runner info on bibs.
Finish Line Assistant   Set up chute; pull tags and help at finish.