2022 Bear Cupboard Run

2022 Bear Cupboard Run Volunteer Signup

Be part of something special this year and join our team of amazing volunteers to help make the Bear Cupboard Run possible! Volunteers contribute more than 500 hours to do everything from set up to cheering the racers on. Whether you are more interested in greeting our visitors or setting up the race course, there is a job for you. Please note, all volunteers will receive free refreshments, the pleasure of helping a great cause, and T-shirts. Sign-up before June 20th so we can guarantee a flawless race for the community.

Created by:   Howard Young Foundation
 
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Announcers

Event and Race Announcers

Race 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:00am - 10:30am)
(2)

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Will Tippett

Cubby Race - Arts & Crafts

Assist with arts and crafts.

Race 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:00am - 10:30am)
(6)

 
3 of 6 slots filled
Haley Tippett
Kim Strasburg
Tess Strasburg

Cubby Race - Benji the Bear

Energetic! Height - Roughly 5'2". This volunteer will be wearing a "Bear" suit! This volunteer will mingle with the kids, cheer them on, take photos with the kids, be at the start and finish area during the race.

Race 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:15am - 10:15am)

 
Mandy Petrowski
Alex Petrowski

Food Distribution

Food Set up and Distribution. Location is under the Pavillion

Food 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:00am - 10:30am)
(6)

 
4 of 6 slots filled
Lorna Springate
Robert Springate
Lynn Leigh
Bill Olmsted

Photographer

Take photos of racers at the finish line and others throughout event

Race 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:00am - 10:30am)

 

Race Assistant - Finish/Start Line

Help with the start and finish. Hand out water, finisher pins and first time medals to half marathoners. Hand out cubby ribbons to cubby finishers. Restock water if necessary.

Race 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:00am - 10:30am)
(6)

 
4 of 6 slots filled
Anthony Pogodzinski
Mandy Petrowski
Sue Damske
Wade Wentland

Registration

On-site Registration. Sign up participants for 5K and 1/2 marathon onsite.

Registration 

06/24/2022
(Fri, 4:00pm - 6:30pm)
(2)

 
All slots filled
Barb Maines
McKenzie Peckman

Registration - Packet Pickup

1/2 marathon onsite and pre-registered packet distribution on race day.

Registration 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 6:15am - 8:00am)
(4)

 
All slots filled
Barb Maines
Jessie Halverson
Sandy Bolger
Julie Nickelsen

Registration - Packet Pickup

5K and Cubby onsite registration and pre-registered packet pickup

Registration 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 6:30am - 8:00am)
(4)

 
3 of 4 slots filled
McKenzie Peckman
Sandy Bolger
Balie Strasburg

Registration - Packet Pickup

Distribute packets to pre-registered 5K, 1/2 marathon and Cubby participants

Registration 

06/24/2022
(Fri, 4:00pm - 6:30pm)
(6)

 
4 of 6 slots filled
Nancy Fossen
Barb Maines
Looking forward to working!
McKenzie Peckman
Balie Strasburg

Registration - Setup

Help to set up and organize the registration area.

Registration 

06/24/2022
(Fri, 2:00pm - 4:00pm)
(4)

 
All slots filled
McKenzie Peckman
Sandy Bolger
Balie Strasburg
Will Tippett

Registration - T-Shirt Distribution

Hand out T-shirts at registration on race day.

Registration 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 6:30am - 8:00am)
(4)

 
All slots filled
Kelly Christianson
I am also volunteering at Station #4 at 7:30. I will need to leave this station a bit early.
Josh Hoppe
Brandi McKay (2)

Registration - T-shirt Distribution

Distribute T-shirts to particpants

Registration 

06/24/2022
(Fri, 4:00pm - 6:30pm)
(4)

 
All slots filled
Kelly Christianson
Melissa Patterson (2)
Melissa and a kid or two
Balie Strasburg

Safety/Cross Guard Station #1

Station #1 - Entrance to Torpy Park Parking Lot. Arrival 7:00. Done 8:00am or when the last half marathoner passes through. This is a directional person. Making sure that the runners are on the correct course.

Safety 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:00am - 8:00am)
(2)

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Maureen Drewsen

Safety/Cross Guard Station #2

tation #2 - Lakeshore Dr. and Old Hwy 51. (By Lonsdorf Dental Clinic). Arrival 7:15 done when last 1/2 marathoner passes through. Directional person, make sure runners are headed on the correct course and reminding them to stay on left side of road

Safety 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:15am - 8:00am)
(2)

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Ann Hunt

Safety/Cross Guard Station #3

Station #3 - Dr. Pink and Bearskin trail. Making sure that the half marathoners are headed south on the trail. When done, set up 2 cones alongside the trail to indicate that the Dr. Pink is no longer part of the course.

Safety 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:25am - 8:15am)
(2)

 
All slots filled
Jim Hartzheim
Jim Hartzheim
Catharine Meitus

Safety/Cross Guard Station #4

Station #4 - Kawaga Road. Arrival 7:30. Done 10:30 or when the last half marathoner comes across. 2 people needed. Making sure that it is safe for the runners to cross the road.

Safety 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:30am - 10:30am)
(2)

 
All slots filled
Ellie Etten
Kelly Hoppe

Safety/Cross Guard Station #5

Station #5 - Baker Lake Road. Arrival 7:40. Done 10:15 or when the last half marathoner passes through. 2 people needed. Making sure that it is safe to cross the road.

Safety 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:40am - 10:15am)
(2)

 
All slots filled
Balie Strasburg
Michelle Bird

Safety/Cross Guard Station #7

Station #7 - Timber Ridge Road. Arrival 7:50. Done 10:00 or when the last half marathoner passes through. Making sure the road is safe to cross.

Safety 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:50am - 10:00am)
(2)

 
All slots filled
Kristin Hagge (2)
we will be 3

Safety/Cross Guard Station #9

Station #9 - Finish Corner in the Parking lot coming off the Bearskin trail. This is a directional position. 1-2 volunteers. Arrival 8:00 (start of the 5k). Done 10:30 or when the last half marathoner passes through.

Safety 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 8:00am - 10:30am)
(2)

 
All slots filled
Sofi Tranberg
Brandi McKay

Singers

National Anthem Singer(s). 7:55 - Start of the 5K. 1 singer or small group.

Race 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:10am - 8:00am)

 

Site Cleanup

Breakdown the site. Gather items and load. Separate items for storage. Return items. Clean up/Dispose of garbage, etc.

Site 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 10:00am - 11:30am)
(8)

 
4 of 8 slots filled
Anthony Pogodzinski
Sandy Bolger
Joe Hein
BALIE STRASBURG STRASBURG

Site Setup

Requires lifting/hauling of supplies, setting up area, hanging banners. Driving to collect supplies in storage. Need 1 or 2 pickups or trailers to haul items.

Site 

06/24/2022
(Fri, 2:00pm - 5:00pm)
(8)

 
2 of 8 slots filled
Joe Hein
Jim Hartzheim

Site Setup

Requires physical lifting and hauling. Help the timer set up, finish setting up the area. Help distribute items for those picking up supplies for the course.

Site 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 6:30am - 8:30am)
(8)

 

Water Station #1

Station #1 - Dr. Pink and Old 70. Water only station. Done when the last 1/2 marathoner passes through. Pass out water and cheer on the runners!

Water Stations 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:00am - 10:30am)
(2)

 
All slots filled
Cleo Reed (2)
Ayden Peckman

Water Station #2

Station #2 - Bearskin trail. 5k turnaround and half marathon 4 mile and 11.5 mile water station. Water to be passed out to 5kers and 1/2 marathons.

Water Stations 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:20am - 10:30am)
(6)

 
3 of 6 slots filled
Terrence Zwahlen
Erik Ostregen
Kim Beiser

Water Station #3 + Safety Station #6

Station #3 - Blue Lake Road and Bearskin. 6 mile and 10 mile water stations. Porta potties available. Breakdown after the last runner passes through

Water Stations 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 7:40am - 10:15am)
(4)

 
2 of 4 slots filled
Joe Hein
Steven Cote

Water Station #4 + Safety Station #8

Station #4 - Cedar Falls Rd/Jacobi's and the Bearskin Trail. This is the turnaround point! 8 miles in! (Sports drink, water and energy snack available) Porta potties. Set-up 8:00 with breakdown after the last runner passes through.

Water Stations 

06/25/2022
(Sat, 8:00am - 9:30am)
(4)

 
2 of 4 slots filled
Robin Hardy
Sue Ann Hardy
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