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Thursday

Registration Setup & T-Shirt Organization High Priority

You must be 14-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

April 8, 2022

Details

Organize, count, fold, and roll Bridge Run T-shirts for pick-up. Prepare medals and other items for presentation at events.

Location

New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Registration - Super Kids Fun Run Medium Priority

April 7, 2022

Details

Process registrations for the Super Kids Fun Run and pass out t-shirts and goody bags to those who register and those who are pre-registered and are picking up early for Friday's events.

Location

Come into the convention center and check-in at the Volunteer Table to pick up supplies and Volunteer T-shirt. Then move to the Convention Center Kiosk / Portico on front street.

Friday

Kids Course Monitors High Priority

You must be 16-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

April 8, 2022

Details

Greet children participating in the Super Kids Fun Run. Gather the children into groups according to their ages to form a group for each one of the races. Take the children to the starting line when it's there turn to run. Monitor the children as they run around the circular course for safety and cheer them on as they go around the course.

Location

Union Point Park - Downtown New Bern

Super Kids' Fun Run Finish Line Observers Medium Priority

April 8, 2022

Details

Greet children participating in the Super Kids Fun Run. Observe the race finishes and Identify the winners - one girl and one boy from each group to receive top honors. Lead winners to area where awards will be given out.

Location

Union Point Park - Downtown New Bern

Support Staff High Priority

April 8, 2022

Details

Help with set-up for Registration and Packet Pickup

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Greeter Medium Priority

April 8, 2022

Details

Greet participants at the front doors of the convention center and direct them to registration and/or runner's pick-up area

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

New Registration

April 8, 2022

Details

Help participants get signed up via online system with iPad and then direct to bib and t-shirt pickup.

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Runners' Bib & T-Shirt Distribution High Priority

April 8, 2022

Details

Distribute Runner's Bibs and T-shirts to participants. Match t-shirt size with the shirt size ordered in original registration.

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Saturday

Awards High Priority

April 9, 2022

Details

Help with organizing and distributing medals and awards.

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Course Monitor High Priority

April 9, 2022

Details

Course Monitors will meet early - 6:15 a.m. at Union Point Park. Each volunteer will receive a volunteer T-shirts and an Orange Safety Vest. Monitors will then board a bus to be taken around the course and dropped off at various turning points. Monitors will call attention to turn signs and prompt runners to make the appropriate turns to stay on course. Monitors should bring a cell phone to report any injury or emergency to 911. We use the buddy system and place two course moniters at each location. Dress in layers / appropriate to the weather as monitors are out on the course for a few hours. The bus will come back around as the races finish and bring Monitors back to Union Point Park.

Location

Meet at Union Point Park - Downtown New Bern
Volunteers will then board a bus to locations thoughout the course

Course Support & Setup High Priority

April 9, 2022

Details

Under the direction of the YMCA team - set-up the course with signage and markers, and set-up water stations throughout the course.

Location

Work with set-up crew from Twin Rivers YMCA to set up signage and waterstops throughout course

Cheerleaders Medium Priority

April 9, 2022

Details

Cheer our runners from the start and/or as they finish the race. We suggest bringing pompoms and noise makers. You are welcome to sign up for both shifts if you would like to cheer at the start lines and finish lines. For the start

Location

Check in at the volunteer tabel inside the convention center to pickup your T-shirt, then head over to the area near the race-start. Cheerleaders can line-up along the both side of the road near the base of the Cunningham Bridge that goes over the Trent River. there are three start times to be aware of:
1/2 Marathon start: 7:00 a.m.
10K start: 7:30 a.m.
5K start: 8:15 a.m.

Cheerleaders for the finish will line-up on both sides of South Front Street near the Harvey Mansion to cheer our runners on at the finish line.

Cheerleader- Finish

This volunteer task is full.

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Then proceed to finish line in Front Street area in front/ near Harvey Mansion

Cleanup

April 9, 2022

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560


Finish Line Announcer

April 9, 2022

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Start and Finish Line

Finish Line Assistant Medium Priority

April 18, 2022

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Finish Line

Follow Cycles (2 per race)

April 18, 2022

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Throughout course

Food and Water Distribution

April 18, 2022

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Medical Support

April 9, 2022

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Medical Tent- Near Finish Line

Photographer

April 9, 2022

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Throughout course

Race Day Registration

April 9, 2022

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Race Day Bib & T-Shirt Distribution

April 9, 2022

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Runners' Celebration- Beer Server

You must be 21-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

April 9, 2022

Details

Volunteers for this task MUST BE AGE 21 or over.
The task is to check for a wrist band on each person who comes to the beer table with a ticket. If yes you can exchange a ticket for a beer. No more than two beers are to be distributed to an individual at a time. We will do a short training session with volunteers who sign-up for this task.

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Proceed to Beer Table

Runners' Celebration- I.D.Check for Beer Distribution

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

April 9, 2022

Details

Volunteers for this task MUST BE AGE 21 or over.
The task is to check picture identification to confirm if the person is a minimum of 21 years of age. If so you can put a wrist band on them that will allow them to use beer tickets at the beer table. We will do a short training session with volunteers who sign-up for this task.

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Runners' Celebration

April 9, 2022

Details

Food and non-alcholic beverage distribution. Serving Pizza by the slice and other snacks to participants after the race.

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Volunteer Check-In

April 9, 2022

Location

Meet at the Volunteer Table for Check-In at
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560

Water Stop High Priority

April 9, 2022

Details

#1 Waterstop - Craven CC Student Nursing Association
#2 Waterstop - not yet assigned
#3 Waterstop - New Bern Breakfast Rotary
#4 Waterstop - Twin Rivers YMCA
#5 Waterstop - not yet assigned

Location

#1 Waterstop - Base of Neuse River Bridge/across from Bridge Point Inn
#2 Waterstop - East Front Street / near intersection with Linden Street / Council Bluff Walkway
#3 Waterstop - In front of Tryon Palace / one facing George St. / One facing Pollock St
#4 Waterstop - Twin Rivers YMCA
#5 Waterstop - Lawson Creek Park near public restrooms
Volunteers are to report directly to waterstop location assigned.

Water Stop Manager

April 9, 2022

Location

Throughout course

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