United Way 5k on the Runway

Sun April 10, 2022 Lynchburg, VA 24502 US Directions

Volunteer Check-In High Priority

April 10, 2022

Details

You will be checking in volunteers as they arrive and giving them instructions. You will need to become familiar with all job duties and COVID protocols ahead of time so you can clearly articulate what is required of each volunteer. You will also be setting up volunteer hospitality (snacks, water) for volunteers only. All COVID protocols must be adhered to, including the wearing of Masks.

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.

Location

982 Airport Road
Lynchburg, VA US 24502

Registration/Packet Pickup High Priority

April 9, 2022

Details

You will be confirming registration and providing bibs, shirts, and race bags. You will receive training at the beginning of your shift, so please be sure to arrive on time. All COVID protocols must be adhered to, including the wearing of Masks.

Location

Riverside Runners
2480 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24503

Registration/Packet Pickup High Priority

April 10, 2022

Details

You will be confirming registration and providing bibs, shirts, and race bags. You will receive training at the beginning of your shift, so please be sure to arrive on time. All COVID protocols must be adhered to, including the wearing of Masks.

Due to airport restrictions we cannot allow children under 18 years of age to volunteer or accompany parents/adults while volunteering.

Location

982 Airport Road
Lynchburg, VA US 24502

Site Setup Team

April 10, 2022

Details

You are the first crew of the morning, and there are a variety of tasks to do in preparation for the race, such as unpacking the delivery truck, setting up tents, tables, and PA system. You are welcome to move from site set-up to the course and Start/Finish set-up once all equipment is unpacked and prepped. All COVID protocols must be adhered to, including the wearing of Masks.

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.

Location

982 Airport Road
Lynchburg, VA US 24502

Course and Start/finish Set-Up High Priority

April 10, 2022

Details

" There are various tasks to do, such as hanging banners, setting up pop-up tents, organizing the Hospitality/Food tent, setting up the registration table, prepping the water stop location, hanging balloons, and getting the finish line area ready. Upon arrival, we will have a short orientation meeting and assign individual tasks to each volunteer. This role will be directed and escorted by airport staff at all times when on the taxiway. All COVID protocols must be adhered to, including the wearing of Masks. "

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.

Location

982 Airport Road
Lynchburg, VA US 24502

Parking

April 10, 2022

Details

Parking volunteers will be assigned to three locations to ensure efficient parking and access to the start/finish area via the assigned staircase. We will provide you with a Q&A of commonly asked questions and names of businesses that will have access to the start area and their companies. Please bring a folding chair. We will provide you with a vest and two-way radio. Upon arrival, April 10th, at 6:30 am. there will be a meeting to review logistics and direct you to the parking locations. All COVID protocols must be adhered to, including the wearing of Masks.

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.


Location

982 Airport Road
Lynchburg, VA US 24502

Greeters/Gate Attendants

April 10, 2022

Details

There are various tasks to do, including directing people to registration and packet pick up, portable toilets, start area, and bag drop. You will need to be comfortable explaining to people that spectators are not allowed inside the gated area due to State-mandated COVID protocols. Also, strollers, bicycles, rollerblades, and pets are not permitted in the secured area. All COVID protocols must be adhered to, including the wearing of Masks.

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.

Location

982 Airport Road
Lynchburg, VA US 24502

Bag Drop Low Priority

April 10, 2022

Details

Ensure participant bags as securely sealed and labeled with their name, bib number, and contact information. Participants are required to secure and label their bags. Once you have accepted bags, store them by the bib number. A volunteer must remain at the bag drop area at all times to ensure the safety of participants' property. At the end of the race, return bags to participants and clean up the bag drop area once all bags are returned. Place all remaining items and garbage on the table. All COVID protocols must be adhered to, including masks and rubber gloves.

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.

Location

982 Airport Road
Lynchburg, VA US 24502

Turn Around Attendant High Priority

April 10, 2022

Details

Please allow plenty of time to find parking and walking to the event location. Wearing a volunteer race t-shirt is required. When you arrive, please sign in at the volunteer check-in tent.Cones will be placed at the turnaround location to indicate the direction for the runners. Airport Security will escort you to the turnaround location, and it will be approximately 1.25 miles from the start. You may need to walk to the turnaround spot, so be sure to give yourself plenty of time to get to the location and wear comfortable shoes. Have fun and cheer on the runners as they run around the cones. Feel free to bring music via blue tooth speakers, cowbells, clappers, etc. The race is a timed event, so everyone must run entirely around the cones before heading back to the finish line. Remain in position until the last participant goes around the cones and heads to the finish (this is an out and back course). The YMCA bus is our sweep vehicle and indicates no other runners are coming. You are welcome to ride to the finish on the YMCA bus. All COVID protocols must be adhered to including the wearing of Masks.

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.

Location

982 Airport Road
Lynchburg, VA US 24502

Hospitality Tent Coordinators High Priority

April 10, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers in Hospitality/refreshment tent area will organize refreshments bags for the participants. This will include individual food/hydration bags staged in two separate lines for easy distribution. Direct the runners through the food line and distribute one bag per participant. Once all participants have gone through the food/hydration lines please clean up all garbage and place all remaining bags on top of tables for pick up. All COVID protocols must be adhered to including the wearing of Masks and rubber gloves for distribution of the individual bags.

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.

Location

982 Airport Road
Lynchburg, VA US 24502

Site Teardown Team High Priority

April 10, 2022

Details

Please allow plenty of time to find parking and walk to the event location. Wearing a volunteer race t-shirt is required. Volunteers will follow behind the last participants and YMCA bus at a reasonable distance to take down all event signs and ensure the taxiway is clean. Once the final participants are in and after race festivities are complete, volunteers will take down the start/finish area, clean up trash, fold-up tables and tents, pack up supplies, clean up water stops, clean up course decorations. We will need volunteers to load the truck, take items to the United Way offices and unload them. This role will be directed and escorted by airport staff at all times when on the taxiway. Please plan to bring work gloves with you. All COVID protocols must be adhered to including the wearing of Masks.

Due to Airport restrictions children under the age of 18 are not permitted to volunteer or join parents/adults who are volunteering.

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