Oakland Marathon

The 2022 Oakland Running Festival will be held on Sunday, March 20th this year.  Mike Pompa KB6MP is coordinating amateur radio support for the ninth year and is looking for volunteer operators. Additional precautions will be taken to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19.

The assignments are: Course Marshals, Net Control, Scribe,  SAG (Support and Gear) Vehicle (driving your own vehicle), Bicycle Mobile, Motorcycle Mobile, and Race Director Shadow.

 

This public service event has plenty of documentation for new hams as well as a wide variety of assignments for veteran operators. Some assignments have flexible start/stop times. Just let Mike know what your prior experience is and what kind of commitment you can make.

If you would like to participate or have any questions, please fill out the form below.

 

You will also need to register as a volunteer on the Oakland Marathon website in order to sign their waiver.

  1. Click this link: Volunteer Signup

  2. Choose Race Day Volunteer and hit Volunteer

  3. In the Note For The Race, mention that you are a ham radio operator

  4. Sign the Waiver and hit Continue

Don't forget to also fill out the form below. Some of the questions are the same, but are important for us to collect as well.

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