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Start/Finish Roles

Early Bib Pickup High Priority

November 26, 2020

Details

This volunteer role is to provide event bibs and t-shirts (if ordered) to participants at our early bib pickup events at two Foot Traffic stores. The first day's event is Saturday November 23, 2019, at Foot Traffic's NE Portland store on NE Fremont St, Portland. The second event is on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at Foot Traffic's NW Portland store on NW Cornell Road, Beaverton.

Location

Foot Traffic running store

Saturday November 23
Foot Traffic NE
4020 NE Fremont St
Portland, OR 97212

Sunday November 24
Foot Traffic NW
13306 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97229

Course Monitors and Aid Station - on course

Course - Kingston Drive 2 way traffic

November 26, 2020

Details

Course monitor duties along SW Kingston Drive - 2 way participant traffic

Location

Position is on course along Kingston Drive

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Course - SW Kingston Drive - SW Kingston Ave corner

November 26, 2020

Details

Course monitor location at corner of SW Kingston Drive and SW Kingston Ave near Portland Rose Garden.

Location

Course monitor location at corner of SW Kingston Drive and SW Kingston Ave near Portland Rose Garden.

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Course - Japanese Garden Turnaround

November 26, 2020

Details

Course monitor location on SW Kingston Ave at Japanese Garden turnaround.

Location

Course monitor location on SW Kingston Ave at Japanese Garden turnaround.

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Aid Station at Japanese Garden turnaround

November 26, 2020

Details

Aid station location on SW Kingston Ave at Japanese Garden turnaround.

Location

Aid station location on SW Kingston Ave at Japanese Garden turnaround.

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Course - Knights Blvd turn onto Kingston Drive

November 26, 2020

Details

Course monitor position at the Intersection of Knights Blvd and Kingston Drive - upper end of Zoo

Location

Intersection of Knights Blvd and Kingston Drive - upper end of Zoo
Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Zoo Parking

Parking Volunteers - North end of zoo parking - SW Kingston Drive

November 26, 2020

Details

Zoo parking assistance near the North entrance to the zoo at corner of SW Kingston Drive and SW Knights Blvd.

Location

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Parking volunteers - Main parking lot

November 26, 2020

Details

Help organize parking to efficiently and safely use the Zoo's park lot full capacity.

Location

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Parking Lot Leaders

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

November 26, 2020

Details

Manage the safe and efficient use of all of the parking areas at the Oregon Zoo for the Turkey Trot event.

Location

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Other Tasks

Bib Pickup - Thanksgiving Day

November 25, 2020

November 26, 2020

Details

Assist at packet pickup

Location

Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Volunteer Assignment Coordinator

November 26, 2020

Details

Responsible to check in volunteers with their assignments on Thanksgiving morning at Miller Hall. Assisted by volunteer lead, Stephen Wright.

Location

Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Course - Start Line

November 26, 2020

Details

Course Monitors ensure runners/walkers are properly corralled in the order of (at the start line) fast, medium and slow runners and walkers groups at event start line near Cheatham Hall, Western Forestry Center

Location

Check in first:
Western Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Finish Line medals and SWAG

November 26, 2020

Details

Finish area assistants welcome runners and walkers at the finish line with "great job" greetings, medals and other provided SWAG. Finish line is at the elephant plaza.

Location

Finish area assistance at elephant plaza.

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Tot Trot assistants

November 26, 2020

Details

Provide the Tot Trot race director assistance in conducting the diaper dash and tot trot events at the Elephant Plaza.

Location

Tot Trot events are held at the Elephant Plaza

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Finish Line - fruits and sweets

November 26, 2020

Details

Set up two series of tables, generating four lines of food service, for food provided for finishers. Set out bagels, etc. and spreads. Replenish and clean areas as needed.

Location

Finish area assistance at Elephant Plaza

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Finish line water/Gatorade station

November 26, 2020

Details

Finish line water/drink prep and distribution - BE READY!

Location

Finish area assistance near Elephant Plaza

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Floater inside Zoo

November 26, 2020

Details

Floating position helping manage tasks within the zoo as the direction of the race director.

Location

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Kids shirt distribution

November 26, 2020

Details

Distribute Tot Trot t-shirts to participants' parents

Location

Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Adult shirt distribution

November 26, 2020

Details

Distribute t-shirts to purchasing adult.

Location

Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Registration - Thanksgiving Day

November 26, 2020

Details

Register day of event participants utilizing provided iPads, computers and/or paper registration forms. Collect cash and process credit cards.

Location

Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Registration Trouble Table - Thanksgiving Day

November 26, 2020

Details

Handle individual registration/shirt issues that participants have that need special attention.

Location

Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Drop Bag and Pie Distribution

November 26, 2020

Details

Receive and organize provided garment bag drop both before and after event. Also distribute pumpkin pies to lucky winners!

Location

Western Forestry Center - Cheatham Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Sound system announcers - World Forestry Center halls

November 26, 2020

Details

Provide general event announcements at both Miller and Cheatham Halls

Location

Western Forestry Center - Miller and Cheatham Halls
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR
Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Floaters - World Forestry Center

November 26, 2020

Details

Floater position - duties determined at the time by race director. Inside Miller and Cheatham Halls and outside.

Location

Western Forestry Center - Miller and Cheatham Halls
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Check in first at:
Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

ORRC Information Table

November 26, 2020

Details

Staff the ORRC information table. Provide info to participants about ORRC membership benefits and upcoming events.

Location

Western Forestry Center - Miller Hall
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Post-Event Cleanup Crew High Priority

November 26, 2020

Details

This volunteer role is very important - you don't have to get up early for it, but we're counting on you to stay a couple of hours after the event - like 1 or 2 p.m. - to help us clear everything on the course, at Miller and Cheatham Halls, and within the Zoo. Then we take it back to ORRC Beaverton storage units to put away, etc.

Location

Western Forestry Center - Miller and Cheatham Halls and Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

Refreshment and traffic control

November 26, 2020

Details

Direct participants either to Miller Hall for bib pickup/day of registration or to Cheatham Hall for food. Stationed outside along pathways as directed by race director. Important position with the addition of Miller Hall for bib pickup/day of registration instead of Cheatham Hall for everything. Also man the refreshment booths inside Cheatham Hall.

Location

Western Forestry Center - Cheatham and Miller Halls
Oregon Zoo
Portland, OR

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