Dyslexia Dash 2022 Race

Sat October 22, 2022 Atlanta, GA 30346 US Directions

Chairperson - Setup / Cleanup

You must be 21-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 22, 2022

Details

Chairperson will use map to direct the setup of booths and tables and then direct cleanup operations.

Location

Perimeter Mall parking lot near Dillards.

Set Up

October 22, 2022

Details

Arrive at Perimeter Mall by 7am and help set up tables, chairs, and festival area.
Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Location

Perimeter Mall - Festival Area located in the Dillard's parking lot across from McDonald's.

Clean Up

October 22, 2022

Details

Clean up areas after festival is completed. This is the perfect task for a student seeking volunteer hours!
Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Location

Festival area - Perimeter Mall parking lot near Dillards

Registration And T-Shirt Distribution Tables High Priority

You must be 18-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 22, 2022

Details

Arrive no later than 6:30 AM and report to the Registration Table. Volunteers will be checking people in and handing out race bibs.
Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.
* If you are not running the race, please consider also volunteering to help with t-shirt distribution at the same tables. (See below)

Location

Perimeter Mall, registration tables- they will be setting these up with letters and boxes of bibs.

Registration - Same Day

You must be 18-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 22, 2022

Details

You need an iphone to take credit card payments.
Table to process runners who
1) Signed up for the race but do not have a bib in the registration area
2) Want to move from one type of race to another (un-timed to timed, kid-zone to untimed, etc.)
Runners registering the day of the race have to fill out a waiver form. There are two sections to this item. One is a table set up close to the On-Line Registration Table for same-day participants to complete the proper paperwork. The next section is a table that participants will be directed to once their paperwork is completed to get bibs and pay their registration fee. We need one person on the application table and two on the same-day registration table.
Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Location

Located along side same day registration table.

Exception / Trouble Shooting Table High Priority

You must be 21-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 22, 2022

Details

Located at the same place for same day registrations
Generally answer questions,
Help those who have registered but did not get assigned a BIB number
Sell extra t-shirts and hats after 8am

Volunteer Sign In

You must be 25-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 22, 2022

Details

Direct volunteers for tasks such as water/food table, mid-point water, finish line and kid-zone to get instructions. Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Location

A table will be set up for volunteers to sign in

Kid Zone

October 22, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Responsibilities will vary and may include face painting, manning game areas, tattoos after race completes during festival.
Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Location

Kid Zone in the center of the festival.

Mid-Point Water

You must be 12-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 22, 2022

Details

This task includes distributing water at the mid-way point. These volunteers cannot run the race. You must arrive by 7:30am to ride out to mid-point with race director, Skip Breeser. He will bring you back after the completion of the race. Water and cups will be provided. This is another excellent opportunity for students seeking volunteer hours.
Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can buy one at the race if you so desire.

Location

Midway point of the race

Finish Line

You must be 15-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 22, 2022

Details

This is a great job for a non-runner with a great inner cheerleader! You'll cheer on the runners as they cross the finish line. Finish Line Volunteers will also help encourage runners to head to the t-shirt tables to collect shirts. Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Location

Finish Line in the Perimeter Mall parking lot

Medal Handout

You must be 16-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 22, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Hand out medals to winners of categories as they are announced by the DJ after the completion of the race. Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Location

A table will be set up to hand out medals near the DJ.

Water/Food Tables

You must be 14-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 22, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers will set out and replenish water and bananas for runners to enjoy as they finish the race.Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Location

Go to Volunteer sign in table

Kids 1 mile Race Coordinators High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Volunteers needed to redirect participants of Kids run off of the main course they started on to the new course specifically designed for this race.

Location

Position will be along the race route inside the Perimeter Parking Lot

Photographer - Focus on Award Ceremony / Medal Recipients High Priority

Minimum met, 1 volunteer spot remaining.

Details

Take a close-up of the medals on the table. The priority for you is to get every award winner to pose for a photo.

Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Location

Near the DJ

Photographer - Focus on Sponsors and Sponsor Teams

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Take photos of the sponsors manning their tables. Get at least one posed photo at each table. You should also look for opportunities to take fun candid and posed photos of adults and children who are wearing sponsor t-shirts/gear. Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Photographer - Focus on Runners, Starting Line/Finishing Line

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Capture the start of the race, grab photos of runners/walkers during the race, and be ready to catch runners/walkers as they come to the finish line. Look for opportunities to catch photos showing fun and determination!
Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Photographer - Focus on Kids' Area

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Capture those smiling faces at the rock painting, hula hooping, etc. in and around the kids' area.
Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Photographer - Wide Focus - Capture the Golden Moments

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

You will wander throughout all of the areas looking for opportunities to capture golden moments. Candid, posed, zoomed in or out. Have fun capturing the fun!

Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Rock Painting Table

October 22, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Do you have an upbeat personality? Are you encouraging? Your job is to man the rock painting table along with one or two other teens. You will explain to the children how to use the paints, help them as needed, and encourage them to take their rock with them and "plant" it for someone to find it. We would love for you to take a photo of every rock painted while you are manning the table.

Volunteers do not get a racing t-shirt. You can either buy one at the race or register to run.

Rock Collector & Base Paint Painter - PRIOR TO THE EVENT High Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Do you like to go on walks? You could help us by being on the lookout for rocks that might be good for painting at our Dyslexia Awareness Rock Painting Table? Your job would be to collect some rocks, wash off the dirt, paint them a bask color (spray paint is fast), and write #dyslexiayouarenotalone on the rock with a permanent marker or fine-tip paint pen. If you don't have time to do the #, that's okay! We just need your rocky finds! :) Let Ann Marie at info@idaga.org to let her know how many painted rocks you likely will be able to bring to the Rock Painting table in the Kids' Zone on the Day of the Dash.

Join Ann Marie at the IDA-GA Information table.

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

You will help AML
set up the table,
keep the table neat,
chat with visitors to the table (and if you can't answer a particular question, get Ann Marie's attention),
hand out the preordered caps,
direct people wanting to purchase a cap to go Mike Wright's table for payment and return with payment slip to exchange for the purchased cap,
man the table if AML needs to check on the Rock Painting table, etc.

Location

IDA-GA Information Table

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