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Triad GO FAR Community 5K & Fun Run Presented by Novant Health

Sat November 9, 2024 High Point, NC 27262 US Directions

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Pre-Race Day

Packet Collation

October 31, 2024

Details

Volunteers are needed to help prep race kits for Club Coaches to pick-up.

DUTIES: count and collate t-shirts, swag bags, and race bibs. Coaches will arrive at a designated time slot between 3:30 and 5 pm. Volunteers, please arrive at 1 pm to begin collating before the Coaches arrive. Most volunteers will be able to leave by 4:30 pm.

Location

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

Community Packet Packet Pick-Up

November 8, 2024

Details

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

Volunteers - please plan to be here from 2:-6:15 pm. Runners will be picking up items/registering from 3-6 pm.

Location

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

Race Day

Parking

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

November 9, 2024

Details

16+ years old 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

November 9, 2024

Details

Manage the Coaches Parking Lot. Help coaches to the assigned spot. Direct coaches and runners the assigned area.

Location

Race Site

Wave Start

November 9, 2024

Details

Assist with wave flags/ropes and help runners find starting corral. Assist with crowd control at start line. Spread excitement and encouragment as runners begin the race!

Location

Start Line

Runner Food

November 9, 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.

Location

Finish Line

Water Station

November 9, 2024

Details

Please report directly to the water stop at the Macedonia Center at 7am and await your instructions.
Set-up tables and water coolers at water stop. Fill cups 1/2 full with water, and hand out to runners. Clean up cups and trash during and after event. Encourage and cheer runners!

Location

Water Station: Macedonia Center
401 Lake Avenue
High Point, NC

Start Line/Finish Line set up and take down

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

November 9, 2024

Details

Adults only. Help to set up and break down the start and finish lines. Transition race chute fencing between events. 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

Finish Line

Vendor Check-in

November 9, 2024

Details

Greet vendors and show them where to set up booth. Answer questions and provide support as necessary. Notify Ruthan 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

November 9, 2024

Details

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

Location

Race Site

Sales Table

You must be 20 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 9, 2024

Details

*ADULTS ONLY.

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

Location

Sales Table at Race Venue
Showplace Courtyard
211 East Commerce Avenue
High Point, NC US 27262

Crowd Control at Finish Line

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Help keep runners safe. Keep all non-runners out of the finishers shoot and direct runners to the coaches lot.

Location

Finish Line

Course/Intersection Cheerleader

1. Wrenn Street and Broad Avenue

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Location

Wrenn Street and Broad Avenue, High Point

2. Broad Avenue and Hamilton Street

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

pick up your volunteer vest then go to your location

3. Wrenn St. and High Ave

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

4. Wrenn St @ High Avenue

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

You would serve on the opposite side of the intersection as location 3.

5. High Avenue and Hamilton Street

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

6. Wrenn Entrance to Showplace Parking Lot

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Only allow vendors and volunteers to park here

7. Wrenn entrance to Showplace Parking Lot

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

8. Wrenn Street and Commerce Avenue

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

9. Commerce Avenue and Hamilton Street

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

10. Russell Ave and Hamilton Street

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

11. Russell Ave and Manning Street

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

12. Russell Ave and Park Street

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

13. Wrenn St, Grimes Ave and Hamilton St.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

14. Hamilton St. and Ward Ave

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

15. Hamilton St. and East Kearns

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

16. East Kearns at Centennial St.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

17. Centennial Street and Wise Avenue

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

18. Wise Avenue and Park Street

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

19. East Russell Avenue at Park Street

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Password Sensitive Tasks

Finisher Medals

November 9, 2024

Details

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

Location

Finish Line

Bicyclists

You must be 20 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 9, 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.

Location

Race Start

Registration

You must be 20 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 9, 2024

Details

DUTIES: Accept new registrations, receive money, and hand out race kits for both 5K and Fun Run from 6:30-9 am. Answer questions, help runners find teams in coaches' lot, and stay positive and encouraging.

Location

Registration Table at Race Venue

Showplace Courtyard
211 East Commerce Avenue
High Point, NC US 27262

Race Angel

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

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

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