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Pre-Race

Packet Collation

April 24, 2024

Details

Volunteers are needed to help prep race kits for club coaches to pick-up in advance. Duties include counting and collating t-shirts, swag bags, and race bibs.

Please arrive by 1 pm. Volunteers should be able to leave by 4:30 pm!

Location

Christine Joyner Greene Education Center
604 E Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

Community Packet Pick-up

May 3, 2024

Details

Accept new registrations, receive money, and hand out race kits for both 5K and Fun Run.

Volunteers - please plan to be here from 2:45 - 6 pm. Runners will be picking up items/registering from 3-6 pm.

Location

Fleet Feet High Point
2762 NC-68 Unit 111, High Point, NC 27265

Race Day

Parking Team

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

May 4, 2024

Details

ADULTS ONLY for Parking Team. Direct cars into runner parking lot, keeping traffic flowing, filling lot in an orderly fashion. Be available to answer questions, without blocking traffic.

Location

Race Site

Coaches Lot

May 4, 2024

Details

Manage the Coaches Parking Lot. Help coaches to their assigned spots. Direct families and runners their assigned areas.

Wave Start High Priority

May 4, 2024

Details

Display wave designations, hold ropes, and help runners find starting corral. Assist with crowd control at start line. Spread excitement and encouragement as runners begin the race!

Location

Start Line

Set Up/Take Down

May 4, 2024

Details

ADULTS ONLY. Help to set up and break down the finish line. Move race chute fencing between races. Assist timing team with wave starts and at finish line with data input and course management. Be sure to bring your great attitude, smiles, and cheers!

Location

Race Site

Runner Food

May 4, 2024

Details

Set-up food area inside finisher chute. Organize food and dispose of boxes/cardboard to keep finish line area clean and free of obstacles. Keep non-runners away from food - food is only for 5K participants who are wearing a bib. Hand out fruit and snacks as runners come through finish line; keep runners moving to avoid congestion in the chute. Do not allow parents to enter Finish Chute - it is for runners only

Location

Finish Line

Water Station High Priority

May 4, 2024

Details

Set-up tables and water coolers at water stop. Fill cups half full with water and hand out to runners. Clean up cups and trash during and after event. Encourage and cheer runners!

Location

Water Station

Vendor Check-in

May 4, 2024

Details

Greet vendors and show them where to set up booth. Answer questions and provide support as necessary. Notify Sarah Beth of any vendors who have not checked-in by 7am. Thank vendors for their role in making the event a success.

Location

Vendor Area

Volunteer Check In High Priority

May 4, 2024

Details

Check in Volunteers on Race Day. Hand out neon vests, maps and location of duties.

Sales Table

May 4, 2024

Details

ADULTS ONLY. Sort through and create appealing display of GO FAR merchandise. Answer customer questions and receive money. At end of event, pack up merchandise in orderly fashion and reconcile money received.

Location

Sales Table

Password Sensitive Tasks

Registration

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 4, 2024

Details

**NOTE - Registration Volunteers are required to attend a 30-minute training Friday night before the race (6-6:30 pm) OR Saturday race day at 6:15 am.**

Duties: Accept new registrations, receive money, and hand out race kits for both 5K and Fun Run from 6:30-8:40. Answer questions, help runners find teams in coaches' lot, stay positive and encouraging. After registration closes, volunteers will move to the 5K start line to help with wave start.

Location

Registration Table

Race Angel

May 4, 2024

Details

Run the race with the kids. Check on them, encourage them, make sure they are safe!

Finisher Medals

May 4, 2024

Details

Set-up tables and sort medals for 5K runners and Fun Runners. Hand out medals throughout both races. Assist runners who are unstable or sick. Keep finishers moving through the chute to avoid congestion. Congratulate runners! Help clean-up after race.

Location

Finish Line

Bicyclists

May 4, 2024

Details

Adults only (must be approved by GO FAR). Ride along side the runners to ensure safety on the course. Encourage runners. Be aware of injuries and move injured runner to the side immediately and call authorities.

Course Management/Cheerleader

4180 Mendenhall Oaks Parkway

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

With HPPD, help flag cars to block intersection

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