Bike Marshal

Organization Details
Organization Name: Physio Fit Run
Address: Assiniboine Park
Winnipeg MB  R3R 2S4
Website: www.physiofitrun.ca
Organizational Description: Voted the TOP Race in 2012 by Canadian Running Magazine, the Physio Fit Run has lots to offer participants of all fitness levels!

We offer a 10K Road Race, 5K and 3K Fun Run/Walk and a 1K Kid's run. Proceeds from our event go to support Manitoba Riding for the Disabled (MRDA).
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: We usually have 2-4 bike marshals for our event. We have two different course routes,and will have 1-2 bike marshals riding each route. The role of our bike marshals are: 1. To monitor runners and watch for runners veering off course; 2. Watch for medical emergencies and radio our medical team if appropriate; 3. Watch for first and last runner positions to radio to committee if needed; 4. Ensure runners are staying in appropriate lanes to let faster runners by; 5. Cheer on runners.
Skills Required: Bike Marshals must provide their own bike and helmet,and are responsible for transporting their bike to and from the race event. Helmets are required for all bike marshals -- those who arrive without a helmet will be sent home.
Requires good communication skills and someone comfortable with providing instruction to runners and spectators as needed.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: This event is hosted and run primarily by physiotherapists from Winnipeg/Manitoba. This is a good opportunity to meet practicing physiotherapists/student physiotherapists and work with the public, which may be helpful for those considering a future career in physiotherapy. Regardless, all volunteers from all skill levels are welcomed and encouraged to attend.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Commitment is from 7:30am to approx 11am on Saturday, May 9th. The event takes place at Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: Supervision
Training/Orientation
Complete hours forms or supply certificate as required/requested.
How to Apply: Email: pfrvolunteer@gmail.com
Online: www.physiofitrun.ca
Closing Date: May 4, 2020
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