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2018 Valparaiso Turkey Trot


Thu November 22, 2018
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Type: Run or Run/Walk

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OUTSIDE VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Course Marshal High Priority

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Location

Varies - All Course Marshals to check in at Valparaiso High School morning of the race. Course Marshals will receive location and supplies morning of the race.

Water Stop High Priority

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

It is vitally important that the 5K participants remain hydrated during the race. The 5K course includes one (1) water stop.

Location

5K Water Stop

Start / Finish High Priority

Minimum met, 10 volunteer spots remaining.

Details

This volunteer role is in the middle of the action. Volunteers must be able to handle a crowd. This is one of the most active positions of the day. Volunteers ensure the successful start and finish of the race - this is definitely where the action is.

Location

Valparaiso High School

Resources Needed

Finisher Medals - 10 - 15

Emergency / Medical Support

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

With over 4,000 Walker, Runners and Volunteers on the 5K Course extra precatutions are taken to ensure the safety of our participants. We are looking for medical professionals (doctors, nurses, paramedics, EMTs) to volunteer a few hours of service Thanksgiving Morning.

Location

Valparaiso High School

Signage Set Up

You must be 17 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

Additional help is always needed to set the 5K course. Volunteers will assist in setting ALL of the signage at and around the field house.

Location

Valparaiso High School

Traffic Control / Parking

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Details

This position ensures the safety of Valparaiso Turkey Trot motorists the morning of the race.

Location

Valparaiso High School

Split Timer High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Split Timers call out mile times on the course. Walkers and runners often train for months for 5K races, knowing their pace during the race allows all of our participants to keep their pace and many times set a personal record.

Split Timers must be able to drive and have transportation available.

Location

5K Mile Markers

General Volunteer

At least 10 more volunteers needed.

Details

Please place me anywhere, I will be prepared for anything!

Finisher Medal High Priority

Minimum met, 1 volunteer spot remaining.

Details

Hand out finisher medals as walkers and runners cross the finish line!

INSIDE VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Clean Up / Break Down

At least 10 more volunteers needed.

Location

Valparaiso High School, 5K Course

Registration / Check In

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Race morning volunteers are needed to check in race participants who have not yet taken advantage of early packet pick up. Volunteers will distribute bibs and shirts the morning of the event.

Location

Valparaiso High School Field House (INSIDE POSITION)

Food Station

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This volunteer position prepares the coffee the morning of the event as well as replenishes food as needed.

Location

Valparaiso High School Field House (INSIDE POSITION)