3rd Annual Better2gether RVA Cares 5K presented by UPS

Sat September 18 - Mon September 20 Henrico, VA 23233 US Directions

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Race Day Volunteer

Race Day - Course Marshall High Priority

September 18, 2021

Details

Help direct runners/walkers throughout the course. Course marshals will be set up at different locations along the race course. Course Marshals will make sure participants stay on course and keep moving.

Course Marshals will help direct participant traffic and keep participants safe. Must be willing to stand for up to 2 hours (pre race until the last participant passes).

Location

Gayton Elementary School
Subdivision behind school

Race Day - General Volunteer High Priority

September 18, 2021

Details

Volunteer on race day to help with everything from setup and food/water to games and activities. There's something for everyone! This volunteer role is for general volunteers and you will be assigned a role upon your checking in with the volunteer station race morning.

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va.

Resources Needed

General Help - Early Race Day - 10 - 12

Race Day - Parking Lot Attendant High Priority

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

September 18, 2021

Details

Will be responsible for directing traffic to parking areas in the school prior to race start. Instructions will be provided for Vendors, Race Participants and Spectators.

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va. 23233

Race Day - Sponsor Setup Helpers

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

September 18, 2021

Details

Will be responsible for assisting with organizing and directing Sponsors to the right area and helping to ensure our Sponsors have a great experience. Need at least 2 people that can help lift boxes to/from sponsor vehicles to setup tables

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va.

Resources Needed

Heavy Lifters - 2
Sponsor Helpers - 2

Race Day - Information Tent

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

September 18, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers will answer participant questions including but not limited to:
-where to register
-where to pick up participant packet
-where race starting line is located
-team meet up areas
-toilet location
-Other questions from sponsors & participants

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12431 Church Road
Richmond, Va.

Race Day - Walk Up Registration

September 18, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Will assist with walk up registrations and packet pickup race day.

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va.

Resources Needed

Need 3 people - 3+

Race Day - Packet Pickup

September 18, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Will be responsible for handing out race bibs and other race information (e.g. shirts, pins for race bibs, etc.) as part of the packets picked up by runners/walkers who have registered for the race.

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va.

Resources Needed

Need 3 people - 3

Race Day - Race Course Staging & PA

September 18, 2021

Details

Will assist with the setups needed Race Day. Helping to setup the staging area for the awards ceremony, PA system, etc.

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va.

Race Day - Water Station Attendants

September 18, 2021

Details

Will be responsible for handing out water to runners/walkers on race day. Energetic, Smiling and positive attitude will go a long way to encourage runners/walkers to complete this race. Bring your spirit and have fun handing out water. Role is also responsible for cleaning up the area after the run (i.e. picking up cups on the roads and keeping area clean before leaving).

Location

Meet at Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va. 23233
Will be assigned to water station upon checking in at 8:30am at Gayton Elementary School.

Race Day - Water Station at Start/Finish Line

September 18, 2021

Details

Assist with handing out water/cups to runners/walkers near the start / finish line.

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va.

Race Day - Start/Finish Line

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

September 18, 2021

Details

Help assist the race timer as needed and help with crowd to/from race start & finish line.

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va.

Post Race Volunteer

Post Race Clean Up Crew

September 18, 2021

Details

Assist with cleaning up race area to include picking up trash at the start/finish line area, water stations (if needed) or other breakdown needed to clean up the race area and school

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va.

Resources Needed

Gayton - 1
Registration - 1
Water Stations - 1
Start/Finish Line - 1 - 2

Post-Race Game Helper Medium Priority

You must be 13-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

September 18, 2021

Details

1-2 volunteers will run simple games/activities such as cornhole/ladder ball/ tattoos, etc. Some games will have prizes to hand out.

Location

Blacktop behind Gayton Elementary. Check in at registration tent at 8:45AM to set up games and be ready for post-race party to begin as racers finish.

Pre-Race Volunteer

Friday Packet Pickup and Breakdown

You must be 15 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 17, 2021

Details

Will be responsible for Walk-up registrations and packet pick-up. Also assist with moving registration tables, chairs, etc. back into the school for setup on Saturday morning.

Location

Gayton Elementary School
12481 Church Road
Richmond, Va.

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