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Event Information: Job Descriptions

Here's what you can do on race day

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTIONS 

For your planning purposes, here is a list of volunteer job descriptions for the B.A.A. 10K:

START/FINISH AREA

Clothing Check
Captain: Roger Boyle 
Assist runners check and retrieve clothing before and after the race.
Sunday: 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Food Tent
Captain: Ed Wiederhold
Assist with set up and distribution of fluids and food to runners before and after the race.
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Security
Captain: Brian Rettman
Assist with security of various entrances and exits around the Start/Finish area.
Sunday: 6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Shirt Distribution
Captain: Tom Donovan
Assist with distribution of T-shirts
Sunday: 6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Wave Start Assistants / Medal Distribution*
Captain: Andy Deschenes
Assist with start line-up and distribution of finishers’ medals.
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
*Staffed by Cambridge Running Club

COURSE

Course Monitor
Captain: Hap Farber
Assist with directing the runners along the course at various locations. Volunteers will meet near the Start/Finish area and be transported to locations along the course.
Sunday: 6:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Course Fluid Stations*
Set-up and distribute fluids along the course.
Sunday: 6:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
*Staffed by the following local running clubs: Central Mass Striders, Heartbreak Hill Striders, Parkway Running Club, Shamrock Running Club, Somerville Road Runners, and Wampanoag Road Runners

MEDICAL*

Captain: Chris Troyanos
Provide medical assistance to runners. Volunteers will be needed in a variety of fields.
Sunday: 6:00 a.m.  -  Noon
* Be prepared to provide documentation on race day.

 

The above information is subject to change at any time.

B.A.A. Moment 4

1972 - Women Official Entrants in Marathon

Although Bobbi Gibb was the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon in 1966, it was not until the 1972 Boston Marathon that women could become official entrants due to a change in AAU rules.