D&L Half Marathon Run and Walk

Slatington to Northampton, PA

D&L Half Marathon Run and Walk - Volunteers


PWP_9524The following list outlines the volunteer needs for the event. If you would like to volunteer, please click the registration button below or complete a Volunteer Application (print and return to D&L).  Thank you!

Volunteer Registration

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Week before

  • Packet assembly – Help fill bags with donated items
  • Pick-up donations
  • Volunteer training – For team/group leaders only.

Day before

  • Registration / Packet pick-up
  • Prepare supplies for Hydration Stations
  • Help Trail Manager to place cones and signs

Day of race

  • Water Stations
  • Starting Line – assist where needed
  • Finish Line – Assist professional timing team
  • Deliver water and cups to water stations.
  • Bag drop off before race – Runners place bag tag on their bag w/bib number. Transport bags to finish line on bus.
  • Bag drop after race – line bags up by bib number. Return to runners after race.
  • Trash Patrols
  • Registration – Check in runners as they arrive. Answer questions they may have. Direct them to the buses that will bring them to the starting line.
  • Volunteer check-in/out – Volunteers should already know where they are assigned. Check in the time they arrive and leave.
  • Hand beverages to runners before race
  • Serve food and beverage to runners and volunteers after race.
  • Traffic control
    • At the school for parking
    • Loading bus to return to car after event
    • Assisting police and fire police at road crossings
  • Direct runners on the course
  • Assist with handing out medals and awards
  • Clean up/Take Down


**Cheer for runners as they pass**