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Finish Line - Runner Rewards - Sunday early morning to late afternoon shifts available
Location: Market Street, Corning
Duties: Hand out medals, heat sheets and water to runners crossing the finish line; set up; clean up; other tasks assigned by captain
Must be able to: Stand for entire shift, work outside in any weather

Food Station - Sunday morning to late afternoon shifts available
Location: Market Street, Corning
Duties: Light preparation and serving food to runners crossing the finish line; other tasks assigned by captain
Must be able to: Stand for entire shift

Expo - Volunteers needed Friday through Sunday
Location: Corning Museum of Glass (new location!)
Duties: Staff bib pick-up, hand out t-shirts and runner bags; monitor parking lot; set up; clean up; other tasks assigned by captain
Must be able to: Stand for entire shift

Expo Help Desk - Friday and Saturday shifts available
Location: Corning Museum of Glass
Duties: Answer questions from runners during the Expo.  
Must have: Knowledge of the local area. Knowledge of the Wineglass course is helpful.  

Course Support - Sunday early morning to afternoon shifts available
Location: Bath, Campbell, and various locations along the course
Duties: Direct runners at the start lines and along the course.  Assist with other duties as needed.
Must be able to: Stand for entire shift, work outside in any weather 

Pre-Race Tasks - These tasks will be scheduled in the 2 weeks prior to Race Day.
Location: TBD
Duties: Assemble runner bags with programs and information; assemble ribbons/medals; sort t-shirts; set-up; other tasks assigned by captain
Must need to: Stand for entire shift

5K - Saturday morning shift available
Location: Corning Memorial Stadium
Duties: Staff registration desk; hand out bibs; hand out goodies; assist on course; set up; clean up; other tasks assigned by captain
Must be able to: Stand for entire shift; work outside in any weather

Gear Bags - Sunday early morning to afternoon shifts available
Location: Bath and Savona Start Lines, Centerway Square, Corning
Duties: Check in and check out gear bags from runners on UPS truck; other tasks assigned by captain
Must be able to: Stand for entire shift, work outside in any weather

Champagne handout - Volunteers needed Friday through Sunday 
Location: Information Center of Corning
Duties: Hand out champagne splits to runners; other tasks assigned by captain
Must be: At least 18 years old

Buses - Sunday early morning to afternoon shifts available
Location: Corning bus stop, may include riding the bus to the Start line
Duties: Direct runners to buses going to full and half starting lines; other tasks assigned by captain
Must be able to: Stand for entire shift, work outside in any weather

Finish Line Set-Up and Tear Down - Sunday early morning or late afternoon shifts available
Location: Centerway Square, Corning
Duties: Set up, clean up and packing up all race day essentials; other tasks assigned by captain
Must be able to: Lift 20 lbs, stand for entire shift, work outside in any weather

Director's Choice - Select this box ONLY if you are a biker or were instructed by a Race Director to do so. These positions and hours are assigned by the Directors and they will communicate all instructions directly with you. 

The Wineglass Marathon Weekend Events will be held October 3rd, 2014 - October 5th, 2014.  The events include the Wineglass Expo, Wineglass 5K sponsored by the Community Foundation, Wineglass Marathon presented by Arnot Health and the Wineglass Half Marathon. October 5, 2014 at 8:15 am the Wineglass Marathon  will mark its 33rd year running! The Wineglass Marathon is considered one of the top destination Marathons in the US. Run in the heart of the Finger Lakes, the Wineglass Marathon is a flat, fast and scenic 26.2 miles starting in Bath, NY and finishing in Corning, NY on historic Market Street. In 2011, a new tradition was born with the running of the inaugural Wineglass Half Marathon. This very popular distance is again expected to fill to capacity in its fourth year. Wineglass Weekend will also feature the Third Annual Wineglass 5K on Saturday, October 4th  sponsored for the third year by the Community Foundation of Elmira, Corning & the Finger Lakes. Registration for all three events is NOW OPEN!