RRRC Toy Run 5K

In-person December 11 --- Virtual December 10-12 Richmond, VA 23220 US

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On Course Volunteers

Course Marshal

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

At least 9 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, December 11: 8:00 - 10:30 AM

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.

Location

Check in at:
The Landing at Fountain Lake in Byrd Park

Resources Needed

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

Water Stop

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

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, December 11: 8:30 - 10:30 AM

This is a cupless water station. You will be responsible for keeping the water coolers filled for runners to self-serve.

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 a 5-10 minute walk from the race start/finish area.

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

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

Location

Check in at:
The Landing at Fountain Lake in Byrd Park

Truck Assistant

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Saturday, December 11: 7:45 AM - 11:00 AM

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:
The Landing at Fountain Lake in Byrd Park

Resources Needed

Must be able to lift 50lbs - 1

Photographer

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Saturday, December 11: 8:00 - 10:30 AM

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:
The Landing at Fountain Lake in Byrd Park

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

Saturday, December 11: 8:30 - 10:30 AM

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

The Landing at Fountain Lake in Byrd Park

Post-Race Refreshments

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

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, December 11: 8:30 - 10:30 AM

Duties include setting up/breaking down the post-race food station, preparing foods, 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

The Landing at Fountain Lake in Byrd Park

Kids Run Volunteer

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

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, December 11: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

The Kids Run is 1/2 mile loop around Fountain Lake in Byrd Park. Assignments include Course Marshal, Lead Runner, and Kids Run Medal Distributor.

All assignments are outdoors. You need to be prepared for the weather on race day.

Once you check in at registration, you’ll be directed to a specific assignment that needs your attention. If you can stay to help with the 5K, that would be great!

Location

Check in at:
The Landing at Fountain Lake in Byrd Park

Registration/Check-In Volunteers

Race Day Registration/Bib Pick Up

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

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, December 11: 7:45 AM - 9:15 AM

Provide services for walk-up registration and bib number assignment/distribution. 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 but not mandatory. 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.

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

Race numbers 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

The Landing at Fountain Lake in Byrd Park

General Volunteers

General Volunteer

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

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

Saturday, December 11
General volunteers are asked to arrive no later than 8:00 AM.

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 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:
The Landing at Fountain Lake in Byrd Park

Resources Needed

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

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