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2019 Art Van Turkey Trot Chicago 5K/8K

Saturday, November 23rd to Thursday, November 28th, 2019

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Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit13 and up
Description

Kick off Thanksgiving with the 2019 Art Van Turkey Trot 5K/8K and Plymouth Rock Ramble kids race! Gather your flock and join us for this Thanksgiving Day tradition by volunteering at the race!  Supporting the Greater Chicago Food Depository, you’ll join fellow volunteers, runners, joggers and walkers in some light hearted fun while ensuring no Chicagoan will go hungry this holiday season. You can help additionally by bringing cans of food to either packet pick-up or on race day.

Perks
We can’t thank you enough for your help but we want to try to show you how much we appreciate you! All volunteers will receive an event specific volunteer beanie and/or shirt, water, snacks, a light meal, service hours, and more.

Volunteer Groups
Learn more about group opportunities and how you could earn a donation for your group or non-profit of 10+ by contacting us at volunteerchicago@lt.life.

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Shifts (26)

ShiftStartEndAddressDescriptionPositions
 
 
10:30am2:30pm
Shift times subject to change.
TBD
Chicago, IL
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.1/20Register
1:30pm5:30pm
Shift times subject to change.
TBD
Chicago, IL
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.1/20Register

ShiftStartEndAddressDescriptionPositions
 
 
10:00am8:00pm
Shift times are subject to change.
TBD
Chicago, IL
Packet Pickup Captains will be responsible for managing key areas at Packet Pickup related to...1/2Register
10:30am2:30pm
Shift times are subject to change.
TBD
Chicago, IL
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.0/20Register
1:30pm7:30pm
Shift times are subject to change.
Chicago, IL
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.1/20Register

ShiftStartEndAddressDescriptionPositions
 
 
10:30am8:30pm
Shift times are subject to change.
TBD
Chicago, IL
Packet Pickup Captains will be responsible for managing key areas at Packet Pickup related to...0/3Register
11:30am4:30pm
Shift times are subject to change.
TBD
Chicago, IL
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.1/25Register
3:30pm8:30pm
Shift times are subject to change.
TBD
Chicago, IL
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.1/25Register

ShiftStartEndAddressDescriptionPositions
 
 
5:30am11:00am
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Athlete Services Captains will work with the Athlete Services Coordinator to help with will call,...0/1Register
6:00am12:15pm
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Gear Check Captains will manage Gear Check Volunteers and ensure all bags are sorted correctly....1/2Register
6:00am11:00am
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Assist the registration staff with packet pickup to distribute bibs and congratulate athletes with their...0/30Register
6:00am12:00pm
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Manage the start corral volunteers, making sure the pre-race water is set up and distributed...0/2Register
6:30am11:30am
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
If you're flexible and adaptable to any task, this role is for you! Floater volunteers...0/50Register
6:30am11:30am
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Athletes will drop off their gear and you'll help label and organize the bags for...0/45Register
6:30am11:30am
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Set up and monitor the games for the Turkey Tailgate. Games include Turkey Bowling, Football...0/40Register
6:45am12:00pm
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Manage Finish Line volunteers and make sure they have all the information and supplies they...0/2Register
6:45am11:30am
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Be the first to congratulate athletes once they finish their race! Prepare and distribute finisher...1/35Register
7:00am11:30am
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Guide athletes to their assigned corral and assist with releasing them onto the course for...0/30Register
7:00am11:00am
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Assist the Turkey Mascot throughout the Turkey Tailgate festivities.0/1Register
7:15am11:00am
Parking is available in the Recreation Drive parking lot or Belmont Harbor. The aid station is located directly on the Lake Front Path just south of Recreation Drive parking lot. Look for the port-a-johns to locate the aid station.
Lake Shore Drive and Recreation Exit - Text Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive
3650 N Recreation Drive
Chicago, IL 60613
Instruct and help volunteers set up the Aid Station, keep athletes hydrated, keep the area...0/1Register
7:30am11:00am
Lincoln Park
Cannon Drive, north of Fullerton Parkway
Chicago, IL 60614
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out...1/25Register
7:30am11:00am
Parking is available in the Recreation Drive parking lot or Belmont Harbor. The aid station is located directly on the Lake Front Path just south of Recreation Drive parking lot. Look for the port-a-johns to locate the aid station.
Lake Shore Drive and Recreation Drive - Check in with your Captain
3650 N Recreation Drive
Chicago, IL 60613
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out...0/25Register
7:30am11:30am
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Assist with medical needs in the Main Medical tent or on course. Exact placement will...0/40Register
8:00am11:00am
Check in at the Volunteer Tent
Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot
141 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60657
Point athletes in the right direction on course and help direct spectators at cross zones.0/10Register