KU Vets Day 5K

Sun November 11, 2018 Lawrence, KS US 66044 Directions

Course Marshals High Priority

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

November 11, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Directing runners and keeping them safe along the route are key. Duties include a proper understanding of the course, being able to stop pedestrian and/or traffic while runners cross. Cheering on runners and having fun aren't requirements, but runners sure appreciate it!

1. Please allow time for parking, checking-in, and getting to your designated area before your shift begins. Plan to work your full shift.
2. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that you can stand in for a period of time, and dress for the weather. The races take place rain or shine!
3. No experience is necessary and we ensure that you will be briefed on your task.

Location

Meet at Memorial Stadium, check in, and then head to your designated spot. Your mission will be complete when the last walker passes your area (they will be wearing a road safety vest).

Parking directors High Priority

November 11, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

You will help make sure participants know where to park (Spencer Museum lot) and how to get from the parking lot to the Memorial Stadium lot. You'll be the first people participants will see in the morning!

We'll also need 1-2 people to help direct traffic out to ensure cars turn away from the race and runners.

1. Please allow time for parking, checking-in, and getting to your designated area before your shift begins. Plan to work your full shift.
2. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that you can stand in for a period of time, and dress for the weather. The races take place rain or shine!
3. No experience is necessary and we ensure that you will be briefed on your task.

Location

Meet at Memorial Stadium, check in, then proceed to Spencer Museum lot.

Race day packet pick up High Priority

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

November 11, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers for packet pick-ups must verify participants’ identities and give them their race bibs and t-shirts. This will be a fast-paced job, as large numbers of participants will show up at the last minute.

1. Please arrive at 8 a.m. to allow time for parking, checking-in, and getting to your designated area before your shift begins. Plan to work your full shift.
2. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that you can stand in for a period of time, and dress for the weather. The races take place rain or shine!
3. No experience is necessary and we ensure that you will be briefed on your task.

Location

Memorial Stadium

Timing chip clippers High Priority

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

November 11, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Each participant will have a timing chip tied to their shoe with bread ties. These chips are reusable, so your job will be to clip them off the runners' shoes. You will be sitting for this task and will need to bend over to cut the timing chip off. Clippers will be provided.

1. Please allow time for parking, checking-in, and getting to your designated area before your shift begins. Plan to work your full shift.
2. Dress for the weather. The races take place rain or shine!
3. No experience is necessary and we ensure that you will be briefed on your task.

Location

Memorial Stadium

Set-up crew

November 11, 2018

Details

Help us set up the tents, tables and beer garden for the event. *Must be able to lift 10 pounds for this role.

Location

Memorial Stadium parking lot