Kalamazoo Mud Run

2019 Kalamazoo Mud Run: Volunteer Sign-up

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Kalamazoo Mud Run! The event will take place on June 8, 2019 and be held at Comstock High School; 2107 N. 26th St. Kalamazoo, MI 49048.

Proceeds of this years event will support Lifewater International in Kaliro Uganda & West Arsi, Ethiopia in their continuing pursuit of clean water for all.  Also race will support domestic assistance to Kal Comm Church's Care Ministry as they support local empowerment initiatives in the Kalamazoo area.

Please take a look at the areas where assistance is needed, and sign up where you are able to help. Please contact Joel [email protected] with any concerns.

Thank you for your support! This would not be possible without the continued commitment from our faithful volunteers!

"Get Dirty for Clean Water!"

Race Director, Joel C. Eisinger

Created by:   Joel Eisinger
 
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Available Slot Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (EDT)

Cleanup

Tear down tables, chairs and equipment as needed. Retrieve supplies from water station on course. Pick up trash as needed

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (10)  
2 of 10 slots filled
Mac Engbers
Kevin George

Food Tent:

Set out food and drinks in tent. Give food to runners with bibs after the race.

06/08/2019 (Sat) Comstock High School 
8:00am - 11:00am (3)  
All slots filled
Sarah Nash (2)
I may be able to help, but it is up to my parents if they are available. I will let you know if I am available to show up, but I'm signing up just in case.
Betty Eddings

Help as Needed

Stay at the Information Tent until an assignment is given for placement anywhere on the course as needed. (Must be able to stand in sun and walk in woods when needed)

06/08/2019 (Sat) Comstock High School 
8:00am - 11:00am (8)  
3 of 8 slots filled
Colleen Cummins
Brian Jones
Colby Novar

Registration / Information Tent

register runners, hand out materials. Facilitate Lost and Found Area,

06/08/2019 (Sat) Comstock High School 
7:30am - 11:00am (9)  
4 of 9 slots filled
Joel Eisinger
Rebekah Slager
Lisa Tuinier
Lisa Tuinier

Obstacle #12: Charlies Grip Trip

Cheer on runners and assist with any possible needs.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  
All slots filled
Trish Rousch
Kate Weber

Obstacle #20: Cup O Mud

Encourage runners over logs in area and direct around curve by obstacle.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am   

Obstacle #13: Electric Slide

A sandy crawl space! Runners must crawl under "electric wire" (not electrified). Assist in other area obstacles as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am   
Nick Martin

Obstacle #4: Net Threat (ELITE ONLY)

**ELITE ONLY**Cheer on runners and assist as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Obstacle #21: Sand Bag Carry (ELITE ONLY)

**ELITE ONLY ** Cheer racers on and assist as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Obstacle #22: Balance beams

Runners bend over anEncourage racers and assist in any way as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Obstacle #1: double under

Runners bend over and crawl under nets over hills & through mud. Encourage racers and assist in any way as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am   

Obstacle #2: Miracle Mud Stretch

Runners go through a long stretch of very thick mud! Encourage runners through and direct towards bypass if not. Assist as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (6)  
5 of 6 slots filled
jenny fazio (2)
Kimmi Ames (3)
My Husband Mike Ames, My Daughter Savannah Ames & I ... Sizes 3X, 2X & Large Shirts Needed Please

Obstacle #3: Tire Climb

Runners over tires place up an entire hill. Encourage racers and assist in any way as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  
All slots filled
Sydney Haase (2)

Obstacle #8: The Plunge (tubes)

Encourage racers and assist in any way as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (3)  
2 of 3 slots filled
Brandi Munson (2)

Obstacle #16: Monkey Swing

Runners attempt to swing across a ditch of fairly deep water. Direct no more than 2 runners across at a time. Assist as needed and encourage their efforts!

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Obstacle #9: Spin the Barrel

Multiple sets of 40 gallon barrels in water and will spin when runners climb over them. Cheer on racers and call in any medical help for runners if needed

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Obstacle #14: Kilmanjaro Climb

15 ft. tall structure that runners will climb up and over. Spot and encourage runners, and report to the harnessed supervisor atop the obstacle. Assist in other are obstacles as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (4)  
2 of 4 slots filled
Phil Lane Jr (2)

Obstacle #15: Pole Pit

Runners proceed to crawl through completely mudified pit of mud under large beams of wood. Keep an eye out for runners as they crawl through and encourage!

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (3)  
1 of 3 slots filled
Kami Scott
Our family would love to volunteer... 3 boys Zachary(13), Nathanael (11) and Gabriel (8)..and Kami mom..

Showers

Manage shower station where runners can wash away mud.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am   

Course Guides: 1st turn to powerline

Near Battlefield. You will point Adult and kids racers on correct path.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am   

Course Guide:near verticle plague T3

Near Bottom of Vertical Plague. Direct runners on correct path

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Course Guides: Powerline to woods T1

Power Lines into woods

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
Theresa\Kenny Bryant

Course Guide: after miracle mud T2

Near Obstacle 3, direct runners on correct path

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Packet Pick up (Friday)

Confirm runner info, hand out runner packets, facilitate registrations.

06/07/2019 (Fri) Kalamazoo Community Church 
3:30pm - 8:00pm (10)  
6 of 10 slots filled
Colleen Cummins
Terri George
Dave Johnson
Monica Novar
I'll do 3 till 6, then Colby Novar will do 6 till 8, if that's OK.
Gayle Meskil
I can help fold T-shirts or anything you want me to do.
Betty Eddings

Setup: CHS

Set up any tables, chairs and other equipment as needed. Help Sponsors set up booths.

06/08/2019 (Sat) Comstock High School 
7:00am - 9:00am (8)  

Volunteer Breakfast Team:

Report to KCC: Working in KCC Kitchen: Make coffee, setup food and drinks for volunteer breakfast, cleanup breakfast station afterwards.

06/08/2019 (Sat) Kalamazoo Community Church 
6:30am - 8:30am (5)  
All slots filled
Terri George
Gerry Reeves (2)
Lisa Tuinier
Lisa Tuinier

Obstacle #6: Lincoln's Log

Runners balance of a vertical power pole extended over a ravine. Encourage racers and assist in any way as needed

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Parking: CHS

Event Day: Report to CHS for Assignment. Facilitate parking zones: direct entry traffic, parking vehicles, and exiting traffic.

06/08/2019 (Sat) Comstock High School 
8:00am - 11:00am (5)  
1 of 5 slots filled
Brian Venema

Obstacle #5 Jericho Walls

Runners climb 2 tall wooden walls. Encourage racers and assist in any way as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  
All slots filled
TOM & MARY Mackey (2)

Water Station

Water station near trench in KCC Zone. Hand out water to runners as they pass by. Help as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  
All slots filled
Julie Bartholomew
Gayle Meskil

Obstacle #25 The Green Monster

Encourage runners and assist as needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (5)  

Obstacle #27: Victory

Observe runners as the run up final ramp and plunge to finish line

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Obstacle #10 Upper Deck

Runners jump up a wooden wall to get to top. *Fairly steep! Supervise obstacle, assist as needed, and direct to bypass when needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Obstacle #23 Feat of Pete

Help runners get up a very challenging wall at the start of the Battlefield area. Assist Runners if needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (5)  
1 of 5 slots filled
Joyce Hoppe

Start/Finish Line

Help line up racers and space out waves of runners, also assistance with timing needs and posting times. Hand out medals to all runners.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (5)  
1 of 5 slots filled
Dave Johnson

Obstacle# 11: Wall Climb (ELITE ONLY)

**ELITE ONLY** Cheer on runners and assist Runners if needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Obstacle#19: Spool Pyramid

Encourage Runners and assist if needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (2)  

Obstacle# 24: Side Step

Cheer on runners & assist if needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am   

Obstacle#26: Ditch Jump

Encourage Runners and assist if needed.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am   

Volunteer briefing

If you are not 100% certain of your responsibilities and placement, this will be a meeting to inform you of that.

06/07/2019 (Fri) Kalamazoo Community Church 
6:00pm - 7:00pm   
1 slot filled - more available
Brian Jones

First turn around

At the end of the pwerlines runners will need to do a U turn. Vol will direct traffic.

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am   
Chris Johnson

Obstacle #18 Spear Throw

Monitor safety

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (3)  

Obstacle #17 WMU Got this! ELITE ONLY

Monitor Safety

06/08/2019 (Sat)  
8:30am - 11:30am (3)  

Course Guide, After monkey and after wall into woods

Two way traffic. along trench after monkey and into pines after wall

06/08/2019 (Sat) Kalamazoo Community Church 
6:30am - 12:00pm (3)  

COurse Guide from WMU to spear throw

06/08/2019 (Sat) Kalamazoo Community Church 
6:30am - 12:00pm (2)  

Course Guide spear to spools. & spear to school for kids

from spear throw to Spools. Kids from spear thow to school hill

05/25/2019 (Sat) Kalamazoo Community Church  
8:00am - 1:00pm (3)  
06/07/2019 (Fri) Kalamazoo Community Church 
3:30pm - 8:00pm (3)  
6:00pm - 7:00pm (3)  
06/08/2019 (Sat) Kalamazoo Community Church 
6:30am - 8:30am (3)  
6:30am - 12:00pm (3)  
Comstock High School 
7:00am - 9:00am (3)  
7:30am - 11:00am (3)  
8:00am - 11:00am (3)  
 
8:30am - 11:30am (3)  
9:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
Kalamazoo Community Church 
10:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
1 of 3 slots filled
Monica Novar
Comstock High School 
11:30am - 2:00pm (3)  

Course Guide from woods to school

Into feet of pete from woods

05/25/2019 (Sat) Kalamazoo Community Church  
8:00am - 1:00pm   
06/07/2019 (Fri) Kalamazoo Community Church 
3:30pm - 8:00pm   
6:00pm - 7:00pm   
06/08/2019 (Sat) Kalamazoo Community Church 
6:30am - 8:30am   
6:30am - 12:00pm   
Comstock High School 
7:00am - 9:00am   
7:30am - 11:00am   
8:00am - 11:00am   
 
8:30am - 11:30am   
9:00am - 12:00pm   
Kalamazoo Community Church 
10:00am - 12:00pm   
Comstock High School 
11:30am - 2:00pm   


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