Sunday, August 31, 2008

Volunteer at Marathon of the Palm Beaches

My friend, Shannon Cash, just forwarded me the following information on volunteering at the
Marathon of the Palm Beaches which takes place on Sunday, December 7th, 2008. Shannon,
and my husband Rob, have both signed up to volunteer at this event, as part of the Bike Patrol.
They will be sweeping the course to see if any runners need assistance during the marathon.

I will be running in my very first half marathon at this event, as a training run for the Disney
Marathon, as part of the Palm Beach Team in Training marathon team. Team in Training is
the main fundraising program for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Volunteer Registration Now Open!

The call has gone out for the more than 1,000 volunteers needed to "run" one of the most
exciting events of the year--- the 5th Annual Marathon of the Palm Beaches, to be
held Dec.5 – Dec.7 in downtown West Palm Beach. See our website for the complete schedule
of events. This is a unique opportunity for volunteers to sample behind the scene operations
of a successful and professionally managed running event.

Race organizers are encouraging volunteers to register online. Volunteers may choose from
17 interesting categories where assistance is needed. Please go to our website under
Volunteer Job Description to view the different categories and details regarding each area
of opportunity.

Click here to volunteer now:

All volunteers will receive an official Marathon of the Palm Beaches T-shirt and will be invited
to the post race party on Sunday, December 7th at the Meyer Amphitheatre. Volunteers must
be 16 years of age to participate unless in a group with adult supervision then 13 to 15 year
olds are allowed. We appreciate the support and enthusiasm of all our volunteers and in
advance we thank our entire team of volunteers who have generously donated their time and
effort to make this year's event a spectacular success.

Take care,
Lynn Smythe AKA the Bike Diva


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