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Volunteer at Turkey Day Run Minneapolis


Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Turkey Day Run Minneapolis. Please take a moment to consider what positions best suit your interests and abilities. Once you register for one of the below positions we will contact you with details as race day approaches.


Registration/Tee Shirt Distribution 5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. 
Event Crew will work with participants as they arrive to pick up their race number and T-shirts. These participants have been pre-registered online or by mail. Event Crew will also help tear down the pre-registration area.


Family Fun Area 6 a.m. - 10 a. m.
Event Crew will assist with various tasks as needed in the Kid's Carnival area. This job will require working with, and communicating with, small children.


Wave Start Holders 7 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Event Crew will assist with holding ropes across the start area indicating the beginning of each new wave. Event Crew will also guide participants into their desired wave as well as guide the participants towards the start line for their desired wave.


Course Marshal 7 a.m. – 10 a.m.  
Event Crew’s main job is to monitor intersections, control crowds along the course, set up signs and move barricades into place (if applicable). For safety reasons we cannot allow volunteers under the age of 16 at this position unless accompanied by an adult. Police will be positioned at all major intersections.


Start/Finish Line 6:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. 
Event Crew will assist with setting up and tearing down the start/finish area. Event Crew will also help direct participants from registration to the start line, and from the finish line to the post-race party.


Refreshments 7 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Event Crew will help set up and tear down the refreshments area. Event Crew will also encourage participants to keep moving through the lines and restock the product as necessary. The position may include some physical labor. Also, this Event Crew will help set up and tear down coffee and hot chocolate area, as well as help distribute product, and keep area clean and stocked. 


Greeter/Traffic Control 5:45 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Event Crew will be responsible for directing the crowd to appropriate areas including pre-registration, race day registration, T-shirt distribution, starting line, etc.


Thank you for being a part of our Event Crew for the Turkey Day Run Minneapolis event, and for being flexible to help where needed!


Turkey Day Run Minneapolis Volunteer Coordinator

Contact us with any questions.