SpeakUp5k Richmond

Sat September 7, 2019 Richmond, VA US 23221 Directions

Face Painting

September 6, 2019

Details

Assist in making the packet pick-up fun for the whole family by providing face painting.  Some artistic talent necessary. Face painting supplies will be provided.  

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Packet Pick Up

September 6, 2019

Details

Volunteers hand out packets, race bibs, and shirts  to registered participants.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Race Bib Look-Up

September 6, 2019

Details

Assist participants in finding their race number and directing them to Packet Pick-Up.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

SpeakUp Merchandise Sales

September 6, 2019

Details

Volunteers  sell our SpeakUp clothing and other merchandise at Packet Pick-Up. A CKG Staff member will be present to assist with financial transactions. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the merchandise.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift.

Volunteer Check-In

September 6, 2019

Details

Assist in checking in volunteers and directing them to correct locations.

Please arrive at Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to your shift starting. Volunteers are a vital part of our SpeakUp5k races and we need to ensure that they are appropriately prepared.

Cheer Zone #1

September 7, 2019

Details

Please join other supporters at  a designated cheer spot on the mid course to bring joy and support to our runners as they are in the hardest part of the 5k. Fun costumes and noisemakers are always encouraged!

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. Return all supplies to Volunteer Check-In at the end of your shift.

Cheer Zone #2

September 7, 2019

Details

Please join other supporters at  a designated cheer spot on the mid course to bring joy and support to our runners as they are in the hardest part of the 5k. Silly costumes and noisemakers are always encouraged!

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. Return all supplies to Volunteer Check-In at the end of your shift.

Cheer Zone #3

September 7, 2019

Details

Please join other supporters at  a designated cheer spot on the mid course to bring joy and support to our runners as they are in the hardest part of the 5k. Wild costumes and noisemakers are always encouraged!

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. Return all supplies to Volunteer Check-In at the end of your shift.

Clean Up

September 7, 2019

Details

Volunteers can begin as soon as race ends.  Clean up includes removal of all signage and trash, packing the trailer, and assisting the CKG team. Specific details regarding clean up will be given during race week.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift.

Face Painting

September 7, 2019

Details

Assist in making the packet pick-up fun for the whole family by providing face painting.  Some artistic talent necessary. Face painting supplies will be provided.  

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Hair Spray Painting Station

September 7, 2019

Details

Set-up and assist in bedazzling race participants with painted hair spray. 

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Hand Out Finisher Medals

September 7, 2019

Details

Volunteers will be responsible for displaying the medals prior to the race starting. As participants finish the SpeakUp5k, the volunteers congratulate the athletes and hand them a finisher medal. Volunteers may need to re-stock the medals as necessary and assist with clean-up.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Manage Inflatables during Post Race Party

September 7, 2019

Details

Manage the inflatable for participants and spectators.  Make sure everyone is safe and having fun as they use it.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Packet Pick-Up

September 7, 2019

Details

Volunteers hand out packets, race bibs, and shirts  to registered runners. 

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Parking Control

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

September 7, 2019

Details

Volunteers direct runners to proper parking spaces.  It is possible to do Parking Control and run the race. Volunteers must be 16 or older.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please return all supplies to Volunteer Check-In.

Photo Booth Attendant

September 7, 2019

Details

Help participants and their families at the Step-and-Repeat banners and offer to take their photos with their cameras.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Post Race Food

September 7, 2019

Details

Set up and then hand out food to participants as they complete the SpeakUp5k.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Post Race Unpacking at CKG Office

September 7, 2019

Details

Join the staff in unpacking all of the leftover supplies at the CKG Foundation after the completion of the race.

Location

Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation
9700 Gayton Road
Richmond, VA 23238

Race Bib Look-Up

September 7, 2019

Details

Assist participants in finding their race bib number and directing them to Packet Pick-Up.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Race Course Fun Zone (Rave Tent)

September 7, 2019

Details

Fun Zones are a unique part of the SpeakUp5k vision and include a special area that runners go through during the race. Volunteers will assist in the set up, management, and clean up of the Fun Zones.  The Rave Tent is a party like no other! Complete with festive decorations and loud music, the Rave Tent is a highlight of the race course.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Race Course Fun Zone (Silly String)

September 7, 2019

Details

Fun Zones are a unique part of the SpeakUp5k vision and include a special area that runners go through during the race. Volunteers will assist in the set up, management, and clean up of the Fun Zones.  The Silly String Station is nothing short of FUN!

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Race Course Fun Zone (Splash Zone)

September 7, 2019

Details

Fun Zones are a unique part of the SpeakUp5k vision and include a special area that runners go through during the race. Volunteers will assist in the set up, management, and clean up of the Fun Zones. The Splash Zone provides lots of laughter and helps keep the participants “refreshed”. Volunteers will use water guns to squirt the participants – not in the faces.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Race Course Marshals

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

September 7, 2019

Details

Key volunteers to keep participants on course and respond to emergencies, if necessary. Volunteers must be 16 or older and have a cell-phone with them.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please return all materials to the Volunteer Check-In table.

Race Info Table

September 7, 2019

Details

Staff the Race Info Table, share information, and answer questions regarding the race to participants.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Set-Up Race Course

September 7, 2019

Details

Volunteers assist in all parts of the course set up including placing signs, arrows, mile markers, yard and vendor signs, and the water station.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable).

SpeakUp Merchandise Sales

September 7, 2019

Details

Volunteers  sell our SpeakUp clothing and other merchandise. A CKG Staff member will be present to assist with financial transactions. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the merchandise.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift.

Start Area Volunteers

September 7, 2019

Details

Energetic, upbeat volunteers help corral participants into waves with runners in front and walkers and strollers in the back.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift.

sweetFrog Mascots

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

September 7, 2019

Details

Ever felt like your calling was to be a character mascot at a public event?  Join us by signing up to be either Scoop or Cookie, the sweetFrog mascots, at our race.  No training necessary.  Must be 14 or older.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable).

Volunteer Check-In

September 7, 2019

Details

Assist in checking in volunteers and directing them to correct locations.

Please arrive at Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to your shift starting. Volunteers are a vital part of our SpeakUp5k races and we need to ensure that they are appropriately prepared.

Walk-Up Registration

September 7, 2019

Details

Volunteers assist participants with walk-up registration who wish to enter the race. CKG staff members will be present to help with registration fees.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable).

Water Station End Race

September 7, 2019

Details

Volunteers set up and hand out water to participants at the finish line.

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.

Water Station Mid Race

September 7, 2019

Details

Volunteers set up and hand out water to participants at mid race point.  Perfect activity for kids and groups!

All volunteers need to check-in to Volunteer Check-In 15 minutes prior to their shift starting. Volunteer Check-In will provide you with a nametag, directions, and special materials (if applicable). Please ensure that you are in the correct station by the start of your shift. At the end of your shift, please assist the CKG team in packing up the station.