Lake Orion Turkey Trot

Thu November 28, 2019 Lake Orion, MI US 48362

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Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup #1 High Priority

November 26, 2019

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for organizing materials, stocking, checking in athletes, handing out packets to checked in athletes.

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

Packet Pickup #2 High Priority

November 27, 2019

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for organizing materials, stocking, checking in athletes, handing out packets to checked in athletes.

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

Packet Pickup #3 - Race Morning High Priority

November 28, 2019

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for organizing materials, stocking, checking in athletes, handing out packets to checked in athletes.

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

Volunteer Management

Volunteer Checkin/out High Priority

November 28, 2019

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for checking in other volunteers and handing out their shirts, bottled water, and morning food. Responsibilities also include checking out all volunteers and recording their shift(s) completed as well as exchanging event shirt sizes for participants (if we have extras to do so).

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

The volunteer checkin/out tent is located in the parking lot outside of:

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

Start & Finish Lines

Start Line Medium Priority

November 28, 2019

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for helping to setup the start line inflatable, fencing, bannering, flags, and self serve water and gatorade table(s).

After the event volunteers deflate the inflatable and take down all the equipment they setup cleaning, drying (if need be) packing, and making the area look like it did before we setup.

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

Volunteer Checkin is outside of:

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

This position (once checked in) will report to the start line at the intersection of:

N Broadway St & E Shadbolt St
Lake Orion, MI 48362

Finish Line Medium Priority

November 28, 2019

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for helping to setup the finish line inflatable, fencing, bannering, flags, and water and gatorade table(s). Additionally volunteers will be responsible for unpacking and setting up the finisher's medals table.

During the event volunteers will be responsible for handing out medals, water, gatorade and helping anyone that needs it. Other responsibilities include securing the chute so non athletes stay out and refilling the hydration as needed.

After the event volunteers deflate the inflatable and take down all the equipment they setup cleaning, drying (if need be) packing, and making the area look like it did before we setup.

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

Volunteer Checkin is in the parking lot is outside of:

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

This position (once checked in) will report to the finish line at the intersection of:

S Anderson St & E Flint St
Lake Orion, MI 48362

Hydration Stations

Hydration Station - Mile 1/6 High Priority

November 28, 2019

Details

Hydration Stop Volunteers will be responsible for setup of the tables, coolers, trash bags, cups, mixing of the energy drink, filling of the cups (stacking layers on top of layers), handing out to runners as they pass, picking up the mess when clear to do so, and restocking before levels get low.

After the last runner(s) passes, volunteers clean up the mess, empty coolers, pack up all equipment, bring it all back to the predesignated cleaning area, clean it, dry it, and pack it up.

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

Volunteer Checkin is in the parking lot is outside of:

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

We will distribute volunteers ourselves to the appropriate areas from there.

Hydration Station - Mile 2/5 High Priority

November 28, 2019

Details

Hydration Stop Volunteers will be responsible for setup of the tables, coolers, trash bags, cups, mixing of the energy drink, filling of the cups (stacking layers on top of layers), handing out to runners as they pass, picking up the mess when clear to do so, and restocking before levels get low.

After the last runner(s) passes, volunteers clean up the mess, empty coolers, pack up all equipment, bring it all back to the predesignated cleaning area, clean it, dry it, and pack it up.

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

Volunteer Checkin is in the parking lot is outside of:

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

We will distribute volunteers ourselves to the appropriate areas from there.

Hydration Station - Mile 3.5 High Priority

November 28, 2019

Details

Hydration Stop Volunteers will be responsible for setup of the tables, coolers, trash bags, cups, mixing of the energy drink, filling of the cups (stacking layers on top of layers), handing out to runners as they pass, picking up the mess when clear to do so, and restocking before levels get low.

After the last runner(s) passes, volunteers clean up the mess, empty coolers, pack up all equipment, bring it all back to the predesignated cleaning area, clean it, dry it, and pack it up.

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

Volunteer Checkin is in the parking lot is outside of:

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

We will distribute volunteers ourselves to the appropriate areas from there.

Beer Mile

Beer Mile Overall Help Medium Priority

November 28, 2019

Details

Responsibilities will be assigned after volunteers checkin for this job. Jobs include, finish setup, beer setup, lap counting, checking in athletes and their designated drivers, and doing anything else that is needed.

Location

Volunteer Checkin is in the parking lot is outside of:

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

These volunteers, once checked in, will make their way to the parking lot just south of the one they checked in at. If it's not obvious ask the volunteers checking in the volunteers.

Lead Bicycles

Lead Bike(s) - 5k & 10k High Priority

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

November 28, 2019

Details

These 6 individuals will be responsible for leading the overall leaders (male/female) of the 5k and the 10k. These riders should be able to easily ride fast on a MTB (and safely) for at least 8 miles (even though we won't ride more than 6.2), have reliable bikes, memorize the courses, and have great bike handling skills.

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

Volunteer Checkin is in the parking lot is outside of:

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

These volunteers, once checked in, will make their way to the start line at:

N Broadway St & E Shadbolt St
Lake Orion, MI 48362

After the start gun goes off riders will follow the course they are assigned keeping a good distance from the lead male/female runner, as to not pace them, and guide them along the course all the way to the finish where the lead rider will veer off just before the finish chute, dismount, and direct them down the chute to victory!

Lead Bike(s) - Kids K Medium Priority

November 28, 2019

Details

These 2 individuals will be responsible for leading the overall leaders (boy/girl) of the Kids K. These riders should have reliable bikes, memorize the course, and have great bike handling skills.

Please remember to checkin and checkout during your shift or it will not be counted and you may not get your shirt, water, or food.

Location

Volunteer Checkin is in the parking lot is outside of:

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

These volunteers, once checked in, will make their way to the start line at:

N Broadway St & E Shadbolt St
Lake Orion, MI 48362

After the start gun goes off riders will follow the course they are assigned keeping a good distance from the lead boy/girl runner, as to not pace them, and guide them along the course all the way to the finish where the lead rider will veer off just before the finish chute, dismount, and direct them down the chute to victory!

Post Race Party

Post Race Party Medium Priority

November 28, 2019

Details

Post race party volunteers are responsible for a number of tasks. The head coordinator of the post race area will assign checked in volunteers to the necessary positions that morning after a brief explanation and training. None of these positions are difficult. Everything can be learned quickly and easily the morning of the event. Positions include prep at Lockhart's for the post race food handout, setup of the awards and awards area, and more!

Location

Volunteer Checkin is in the parking lot is outside of:

Hanson's Running Company
3 S Broadway Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362

We will distribute volunteers ourselves to the appropriate areas from there.