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Volunteers Needed Run for the Red Pocono Marathon 2017

Volunteers are needed Saturday May 20, and Sunday May 21, 2017

Information about the Run for the Red Pocono Marathon:
Run for the Red Pocono Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k Set for Sunday, May 21!
12th annual event raises money for American Red Cross Disaster Relief.
The marathon and half marathon will start at 7 a.m. at Pocono Mountain West High School in Pocono Summit. The 5k road race steps off at 8 a.m. at Stroudsburg High School.

All three races finish in the Stroudsburg High School stadium. The Pocono Marathon serves as a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon in 2017. A total of $8,000 in prize money is awarded for the top three male and female finishers of the Pocono Marathon this year.

Ways to volunteer:

  • Traffic control
  • Food table
  • Bike patrol
  • Water tables
  • Course sign set up and break down
  • Finish line
  • Bag distribution at finish line
  • Crowd control and direction guide
  • Stadium breakdown
  • And much moreā€¦

Volunteer meeting will be held on May 12th at 5pm at the Stroudsburg High School Auditorium.

To volunteer for this event or for more information, please contact:

Heather Bowman at: 484-894-8754 or email

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