Triad GO FAR 5K & Fun Run

Sat November 16, 2019 High Point, NC US 27262 Directions

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Pre-Race

Packet Collation

November 6, 2019

Details

Volunteers are needed to help prep race kits for club coordinators 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 15, 2019

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

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

November 16, 2019

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

November 16, 2019

Details

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

Registration

November 16, 2019

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 (6:30-7am)** 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

Wave Start

November 16, 2019

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

Finisher Medals

November 16, 2019

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

Runner Food

November 16, 2019

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 16, 2019

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

Course Management

November 16, 2019

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

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

November 16, 2019

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.

Pancake Grill

November 16, 2019

Details

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

Location

Vendor Area

Start Line/Finish Line

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

November 16, 2019

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

Clean Up Crew

November 16, 2019

Details

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

Bicyclists

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

November 16, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

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