Sign up to become a volunteer at the 2018 Panther Prowl!

The Panther Prowl 5K is not a success without the help of our wonderful students and community. We have lead volunteers from UWM’s University Recreation, Panther Athletics, and College of Health Sciences, but extra help is always needed!

5K Race Marker Placement and Chalking - 8-10 volunteers needed

Mark the route for the 5K race the day before/morning of the event (weather depending).

5K Race Navigation / Water Stops - 15-20 volunteers needed

Direct our runners/walkers at the proper turns along the race. Provide water at designated water stations along turns.

Panther Prowl Kids’ Dash Assistance - 2-3 volunteers needed

Mark the route for the Kids’ Dash the morning of the event and assist with overall management of races for our toddler (ages 5 and under) and kid (6-12) participants.

Lil’ Panthers Fun Zone Area - 5-6 volunteers needed

Chaperone and assist with kids’ area – face painting, coloring activities, & inflatables.

Fruit & Water Station - 4-6 volunteers needed

Prepare fruit and water bottles the morning of the race. Hand out to runners/walkers as they finish.

Packet Pickup & Registration - 8 volunteers needed

Help hand out race packets to registrants. Volunteers will be asked to choose a 2-hour time slot to assist with packet pick-up and registration. Time slots available from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday, October 6 and 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. on race day.

Photo Booth/Photographer - 6 volunteers needed

At each mile marker, we will have a UWM photo booth for participants to take photos and share on social media. Volunteering here consists of setting up booth, take photos as necessary, and cheer on runners/walkers.

Awards Table - 4-6 volunteers needed

Set up trophies by age group. Once participants finish, hand out trophies to top finishers.

Clean-up Crew - 14-16 volunteers needed

Help clean up at the conclusion of event.


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