2024 Upstate Orthopedics Mountain Goat Run (46th Annual)

Always the 1st Sunday in May! Syracuse, NY 13202 US Directions

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Training Runs

Training Run #1 Volunteer (April 7, 2024)

April 7, 2024

Details

Meet at the MOST for location assignment on the course, go to location to direct runners where to turn. Pick up your safety vest at the Most before going to your assigned intersection.

**each week the course is different and assignments will vary** You will be contacted week of with your assignment.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Training Run #2 Volunteer (April 13, 2024)

April 13, 2024

Details

Meet at the MOST for location assignment on the course, go to location to direct runners where to turn. Pick up your safety vest at the Most before going to your assigned intersection.

**each week the course is different and assignments will vary** You will be contacted week of with your assignment.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Training Run #3 Volunteer (April 20, 2024)

You must be 18-80 years old to volunteer for this task.

April 20, 2024

Details

Meet at the MOST for location assignment on the course, go to location to direct runners where to turn. Pick up your safety vest at the Most before going to your assigned intersection.

**each week the course is different and assignments will vary** You will be contacted week of with your assignment.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Training Run #4 Volunteer (April 28, 2024)

April 28, 2024

Details

Meet at the Meiers Creek Inner Harbor parking lot for location assignment on the course, go to location to direct runners where to turn.

**each week the course is different and assignments will vary** You will be contacted week of with your assignment.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

GOAT Earth Day Cleanup

Earth Day Clean Up (April 20, 2024)

April 1, 2024

Details

Help clean up our route through the City on Earth Day weekend! We hope to cover a few sections/miles with volunteers to clean up trash along our city streets where the Race is run. Only one-to-two hours! We will supply trash bags; bring your gloves!

Race Day

Open - willing to be assigned in Clinton Square to various duties

May 5, 2024

Details

Many tasks are needed day of race in Clinton Square and as a volunteer you may be asked to perform a variety of duties. Bring along a pair of boots. Sometimes there are puddles to work around in Clinton Square.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

TRAFFIC/INTERSECTION CONTROLLERS

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

May 5, 2024

Details

TRAFFIC/INTERSECTION CONTROLLERS: Race Day May 5, 2024, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Volunteers close intersections, set up blockades and direct runners along the race route. Must be at least 16 yrs. old.

AFTER 4PM ON EVE OF RACE DAY, THIS WILL NO LONGER BE MONITORED. PLEASE CALL OR TEXT LEN AT 315-439-7404 IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSIST.

TRAFFIC CAPTAINS

You must be 16-80 years old to volunteer for this task.

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

TRAFFIC CAPTAINS: Race Day May 5, 2024, 9:00am-12:30pm
Volunteers will supervise traffic controllers for a one mile segment and must recruit at least TEN (10) volunteers to work with them on their mile.
*This position earns special volunteer monetary incentives for the 501c3 of their choice!*

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

FINISH LINE CHUTE MOVERS

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

FINISH LINE CHUTE MOVERS: Race Day May 5, 2024, 9:00am-12:30pm
Volunteers assemble at the finish line to help guide runners across the finish line and through the finish line area.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

WATER SET UP & DISTRIBUTE

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 5, 2024

Details

You will be working at Water Table #1. 8:45 am until 10:00 am.
You will be contacted the week of the race by the task mgr. for final coordination.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

REFRESHMENT AREA SET-UP, DISTRIBUTE, AND TEAR DOWN

May 5, 2024

Details

REFRESHMENT AREA SET-UP: Race Day May 5, 2024, 6:15am - 8:30am
Volunteers will assist in setting up finish line refreshment area (bagels, bananas, water etc).

DISTRIBUTE REFRESHMENTS TO FINISHERS: Race Day May 5, 2024, 8:15am - 12pm

REFRESHMENT AREA TEAR-DOWN: Race Day May 5, 2024, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Volunteers will assist in tearing down finish line refreshment area.

Refreshments Coordinator: Pinkie & Michael Walsh with Jen & JJ

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wristband for post race party beer.

Location

Clinton Square
Bring along a pair of boots. Sometimes there are puddles to work around.

KIDS' RUN MONITORS

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

KIDS' RUN MONITORS: Race Day May 5, 2024, 8:30am - 9:30am
Volunteers will assist on-course during the Kids' Run

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

PRE-RACE NEIGHBORHOOD Sign Postings

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

PRE-RACE CHURCH/NEIGHBORHOOD NOTIFIERS: May 2nd and 3rd, 2024
Volunteers will post signs on utility poles along the race route.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

VOLUNTEER TENT

May 5, 2024

Details

Race Day May 5, 2024, 6:15am -12:00pm

1. Volunteer check-in (6:15am-12pm)
2. Race results: coordination w/ awards table (9 am-12pm)
3. Information tent assistance (6:15 am-12pm)

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Check in with Len Barry at the Volunteer Tent.

FINISH LINE BREAKDOWN

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 5, 2024

Details

Report to Tim Walczyk at Finish Line Area at 10:45 and wait for their instructions. We will start breaking down in anticipation of closing the finish line precisely 2 hr 30 mins after the race starts.
Will require some lifting, taking down barriers, etc.
Clipping of the zip ties and folding up banners is a large part of the task. Bringing your own snips (would be a plus, but not required).
Patrol the finish line chute and help clean up debris after everything is finished!
11:00 a.m. til 1:00 p.m.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Finish Line

May 5, 2024

Details

Help the Relay Director with organizing the Relay exchange zone and with the bus ride to and from the exchange.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Relay Race Coordinator: Bill Patrick

CYCLIST

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

Ride along the runners (one male lead and one female lead and one sweep) to monitor safety and notify police/command post of issues.

All volunteers for the Mountain Goat Race will receive the prestigious "Goat Herder" t-shirt, and those of age are eligible to receive a wrist band for post race party beer.

Location

Start at Starting line vicinity. Check in at 8:30 am at volunteer tent.

Other Tasks

Kids Korner

May 5, 2024

Details

Play games and do art with kids while the 10 Mile race is in progress.

Vendor Volunteer

May 5, 2024

Details

Help hand out samples from our vendors.

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