University of Wisconsion - Eau Claire





15 hours

Community partner: Eau Claire Marathon
Supervisor: Brooke Melanie Weiss
Beginning date:
Ending Date:

Service-Learning Proposal Description


Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer The Eau Claire Marathon is looking for students to take videos at the marathon events (expo, kids run, 5k, full and half marathon, etc.). The community need to be addressed is to capture live footage of the runners to highlight Eau Claire in a positive way and to attract more runners to the area for the following race year.


What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer The Eau Claire Marathon's mission is to encourage a journey for participants to live a healthier lifestyle that endorses the fact that dedication and discipline yield results, that demonstrates that you don't have to win the race to have a personal victory, and a journey that should remind everyone of the power of encouragement.


What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Must have a background in film and own your own go-pro or video camera. Must have transportation to get around the race course on Sunday. Preferred, but not required, have the ability to create promotional videos leading up to the race.


What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer Hands on experience of creating video and promotional material for a real live event. The students will have the opportunity to be creative, build their portfolio and gain videographer experience in a fast paced environment.


What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Must be available May 5 - 6, 2018. Prefer for someone to be able to create videos in the months leading up to the event.


Additional information (not required).

Answer The Eau Claire Marathon will own all rights to the videos taken.