Claremont Running Team

The Competitive Edge

Parent Volunteers and their Children are the Team

Claremont Running Team is a volunteer nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded and operated by Parent Volunteers on behalf of children in the community.  If you would like to volunteer for any of the positions listed, or if you have questions, please contact the CRT President.

We need your support!


 Parent Volunteers (Age 18+)  Responsibilities Requirements
CRT Parent Chaperones/Runners May run with their own child during long runs/trail runs.  May not coach and must follow coaches' directions. Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable).
CRT Coaches and Asst. Coaches
  • Attend CRT practices and Events with their child Runner.
  • Assist Head Coach in implementing practice plans for specific groups of runners, including those for their own child.
  • Accompany Runners on any Trail Runs (as able)
  • Confirm children are picked up by their parent/guardian after Practices and Events.
  • Assist Head Coach in implementing practice plans for specific groups of runners, including own child.
  • Runner Encouragement
  • Help in field or course set-up and take-down.  Help notify Participants / Runners of changes in practice schedules due to weather conditions or other circumstances
Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable); accomplish USATF Coaching Educational requirements.

CRT Social Coordinator  Plan and organize snacks for Youth Runners, organize runner team awards, and organize any social events. Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable).

CRT Secretary

Record minutes for Board and Membership Meetings.  Sign and certify CRT legal documents. Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable).

CRT Treasurer/Accounting

 Track expenses and budget.  Prepare CRT annual tax and legal filings. Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable).

CRT Team Membership Enrollment Manager

  • Raise Team awareness at your child's school and in the community.
  • Create and distribute flyers
  • Post banners
  • To increase Enrollment of Runners & Volunteers.
  • Raise awareness of CRT in the Claremont Community.
  • Flyers, distribute to schools. 
  • Contact Parents, potential student volunteers
Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable).


CRT Registration Manager for Practices & Events

  • Promote and increase Team Members' Registrations for Practices and Events.
  • Communications to Team Members and parents regarding upcoming practices and events.
Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable).
CRT Event Coordinator
  • Manage special events, such as races.
  • Distribute race information to Registrants and their Parents,
  • make sure payments are complete,
  • Team Registrations completed for races 
  • Record RUNNERS' arrival at the site of the event, and ensure RUNNERS are reunited with their parents upon completion of the race or event. 
  • Confirm that required participation waivers have been signed and submitted.
Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable).

CRT Child Safety Manager

Ensure that Team Members' enrollment paperwork is completed and current for all Team Members, including the Disclaimer, Assumption of Risk, and Waiver.   Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer 
Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable).

CRT Facilities Manager

 Reserve facilities with the Claremont Parks and Recreation Dept, Claremont Unified School District, and ensure that practice facilities are registered with USATF for insurance purposes. Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable).

CRT Webmaster

 Maintain Website. Enroll as a CRT Parent Volunteer Team Member (Free); USATF Membership ($30, reimbursable); SafeSport online training (Free); NCSI Background Screening ($16 for two years, reimbursable).

  About the Requirements   
CRT Enrollment as a Volunteer
 Enrollment as a Team Member is completed online at claremontrunning.org Free
SafeSport Training The United States Olympic Committee has directed all National Governing Bodies, including USATF, to implement the SafeSport training program throughout their organization.  Therefore, all USATF officials, National Staff, registered agents, coaches on the Coaches Registry, and youth club coaches and administrators are required to complete the SafeSport course, which seeks to create a healthy, supportive environment for athletes. The SafeSport course is an online training module put together by the U.S. Center for SafeSport. The course covers lesson areas that include, but are not limited to, sexual misconduct; emotional and physical misconduct; and mandatory reporting. The training videos in total are approximately 90 minutes long and include quizzes and final exams.  Free 
USATF Membership USA Track & Field requires that all Youth Club volunteers coaches who come in contact with athletes, such as during registered team practices or other club-related track and field activities, must be USATF members.
USATF Annual Membership:  Adults are $30.  Reimbursable. 
NCSI Background Screening (National Center for Safety Initiatives) USA Track & Field requires that all Youth Club volunteers coaches who come in contact with athletes, such as during registered team practices or other club-related track and field activities, must have passed NCSI Background screening. NCSI Background Screening: $16 for two years. Reimbursable

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