RRRC Toy Run 5K, presented by Primrose Schools of Richmond

Sun December 9, 2018 Richmond, VA US 23221 Directions

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On Course Volunteers

Course Marshal

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 20 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, December 9: 12 Noon - 2:30 PM

Directing runners and keeping them safe along the route are the key responsibilities. Duties include a proper understanding of the course and being able to stop pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic while runners cross. Being confident and being loud (if necessary) are pluses.

You also are a key player in keeping the excitement and momentum going on course. Feel free to act crazy, scream, cheer, laugh — anything to bring out a smile on our runners faces!

MUST WEAR A SAFETY VEST (provided by RRRC at check-in)! Standing for long periods of time is required.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day. Bring your own hydration, snacks and sun screen.

Location

Check in at:
Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

Resources Needed

Safety Vest (to be picked up at Check-in & Returned to Finish Line) - 1

Water Stop Coordinator

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Sunday, December 9: 12:00 Noon - 2:30 PM

Responsible for assisting with check-in of water stop volunteers and for guiding and directing water stop volunteers with setting up and filling cups, distributing water to runners while cheering them on, picking up discarded cups and cleaning up area after all participants have passed.

Standing for long periods of time is required. The water stop is about 1 mile from the race start/finish area.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day. Consider bringing your own hydration, snacks and sun screen.

Location

Check in at:
Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

Water Stop

You must be 10 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, December 9: 12:30 - 2:30 PM

Responsible for setting up and filling cups, distributing water to runners while cheering them on, picking up discarded cups and cleaning up area after all participants have passed.

You also are a key player in cheering on and putting a smile on our runners faces!

Standing for long periods of time is required. The water stop is about 1 mile from the race start/finish area.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day. Consider bringing your own hydration, snacks and sun screen.

Children who cannot be left unattended are discouraged for the position.

Location

Check in at:
Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

Truck Assistant

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Sunday, December 9: 10:45 AM - 3:00 PM

Assists the driver of the RRRC truck in setting up and taking down the event, from the start/finish line to the cones and water stations along the course.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Walking is required. This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Check in at:
Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

Resources Needed

Must be able to lift 50lbs - 1

Photographer

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Sunday, December 9: 12:00 Noon - 2:30 PM

Responsible for using RRRC camera to capture photos at registration, start/finish and along the event course.

MUST WEAR A SAFETY VEST (provided by RRRC at check-in)! This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Check in at:
Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

Resources Needed

Must wear safety vest to be picked up at check-in and left at Finish Line - 1

Start/Finish Area Volunteers

Finish Line

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 8 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, December 9: 12:00 Noon - 2:30 PM

Work at the direction of the race director and timer. Assist with timing (manual and/or digital) and set-up/break-down of finish line equipment. Some lifting is required.

You also have a key role in cheering on our runners as they finish their race!

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

Post-Race Refreshments

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, December 9: 12:30 - 2:30 PM

Duties include setting up/breaking down the post-race food station, cutting bananas and bagels, distributing food to event participants upon completion of the race, and making sure that spectators are not partaking in the post race food.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

Parking Attendant

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

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, December 9: 10:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Check-in with the volunteer coordinator, and receive your location assignments and instructions.

Provide parking directions to arriving drivers that follows the guidance given by the race director and volunteer coordinator.

MUST WEAR A SAFETY VEST (provided by RRRC at check-in)! Standing for long periods of time is required.

Once parking is complete and if you are willing, you may be assigned to another duty, such as Course Marshal or Finish Line duties.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Location

Check in at:
Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

Registration/Check-In Volunteers

Race Day Registration/Bib Pick Up

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 7 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, December 9: 10:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Provide services for walk-up registration, bib number assignment/distribution, and T-shirt pick-up. Positive attitudes a MUST. Don't forget to sign-in on the volunteer check-in sheet!

Previous experience and knowledge of the registration equipment set-up and overall operation is suggested and requested. There will be a 'registration guru' will be on hand to assist in setting up tablets & other pertinent equipment for walk up registration. There are laminated detailed instructions with the equipment as well. If you have not used this equipment previously, we request that you let the volunteer coordinator know upon registration for this position.

This assignment is outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Race numbers & shirts can be picked up by another runner, only if they supply a copy of a photo id.

Your attendance is required for the duration of this task. Small children and animals requiring adult supervision are not permitted for this task.

Location

Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

Pre-Race Registration/Bib Pick Up

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, December 8: 11:45 AM - 3:15 PM

Provide services for walk-up registration, bib number assignment/distribution, and T-shirt pick-up. Positive attitudes a MUST. Don't forget to sign-in on the volunteer check-in sheet!

Previous experience and knowledge of the registration equipment set-up and overall operation is suggested and requested. There will be a 'registration guru' will be on hand to assist in setting up tablets & other pertinent equipment for walk up registration. There are laminated detailed instructions with the equipment as well. If you have not used this equipment previously, we request that you let the volunteer coordinator know upon registration for this position.

This assignment is indoors.

Race numbers & shirts can be picked up by another runner, only if they supply a copy of a photo id.

Your attendance is required for the duration of this task. Small children and animals requiring adult supervision are not permitted for this task.

Location

Lucky Road Run Shop
1601 Willow Lawn Drive
Richmond, VA

General Volunteers

General Volunteer

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

Sunday, December 9
General volunteers are asked to arrive no later than 12:00 Noon.

Assignments may include Course Marshal, Water Station, Finish Line, Registration, or general set-up or breakdown.

All assignments are outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day. This position is not appropriate for a volunteer with small children or pets, who need supervision.

Once you are able to check in at registration, you’ll be directed to a specific assignment that needs your attention.

You may receive an email a few days in advance of the event with additional assignment details.

Location

Check in at:
Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

Resources Needed

Must have a safety vest to be picked up at Check in and returned to finish line - 1

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