Triad GO FAR 5K & Fun Run

Sat November 17, 2018 High Point, NC US 27262 Directions

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Pre-Race

Packet Collation

November 7, 2018

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.

Location

Johnson Street Global Studies Gymnasium
1601 Johnson Street, High Point

Packet Pick-Up

November 16, 2018

Details

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

Location

Omega Sports
209 Eastchester Dr
High Point, NC

Race Day

Parking Team

November 17, 2018

Details

Adults preferred 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

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

November 17, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

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

Registration

November 17, 2018

Details

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

Wave Start

November 17, 2018

Details

Display wave designations 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

Course Management

November 17, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Direct runners to ensure they stay on course. Offer lots of cheers and encouragement, announcing mileage if applicable. Feel free to bring pom poms and/or noise makers! Ensure safety; look out for injuries and contact authorities if necessary. Prevent vehicles from entering race course.

Location

Race Course

Sweeper

November 17, 2018

Details

Either Walking or Biking, this task is to insure the safety of all runners. Look for obstacles along the course. Make sure volunteers are in position, and make sure no child wanders off course.

Water Station

November 17, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

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

Finish Line

November 17, 2018

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

Finish Line

Finisher Medals

November 17, 2018

Details

Set-up tables and sort medals for 5K runners and finisher tokens for Fun Runners. Hand out medals/tokens 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

Runner Food

November 17, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Set-up food area inside finisher chute. Cut fruit and prep runner portions. Keep non-runners away from food - food is only for 5K participants who are wearing a bib. keep runners moving over Finish line; hand out snacks and water; Encourage runners as they cross Finish line; Do not allow parents to enter Finish Chute- it is for runners only

Location

Finish Line

Pancake Grill

November 17, 2018

Details

Assist chef with grilling pancakes for runners and families. Congratulate runners!

Location

Vendor Area

Clean Up Crew

November 17, 2018

Details

Help break down finish line, pick up signs along route, trash pick up, load supplies into trailer etc.

Sales Table

November 17, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

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

Bicyclists

November 17, 2018

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

Sag Wagon

November 17, 2018

Details

Adults only, one male and one female. Drive the designated vehicle behind the last runner. Pick up any injured runner. Let volunteers know they can leave when race is complete. DRIVER MUST STAY BEHIND THE VERY LAST PARTICIPANT (may be walking) AND NOT PASS ANY CHILDREN.

Location

Race Course

Vendor Check-in

November 17, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Greet vendors and show them where to set up booth. Answer questions and provide support as necessary. Notify race director (or 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

November 17, 2018

This volunteer task is full.

Details

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