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LifeTime Turkey Day

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

About

Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit13 and up
Description
Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with the Baptist Health South Florida Turkey Day Run Miami! Turkey Day Run brings family and friends together to start the day in a healthy way. Join runners, joggers and walkers for a morning of fun. 

 

Parking DetailsIn the parking lot at the entrance of the park. Enter the park using the bird road entrance.
CausesChildren & Youth Community Education & Literacy Hunger Sports & Recreation Women
SkillsFood Drives Race Registration
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184 Positions Filled | 39 Impacts | 269 Hours

Multiple Addresses

Shifts (10)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Thu, Nov 26 4:30am
End: Thu, Nov 26 9:00am
Volunteers will have to show up a little earlier (around 4:30/5am) on race day and help with parking and organizing parking lots as cars come in for the race.

Meet next to the registration tent by the baseball fields., Tropical Park,  7900 SW 40th St, Miami, FL 33157
6/10Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 5:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
As a course spotter volunteer, you will be placed at a location somewhere on the course and your job will be to direct participants where to go so that they don't stray off course. You'll point them to a certain direction and cheer them on in the process! Don't underestimate how much participants appreciate your cheering them on and being such an integral part to having a successful race and achieving the time that they've always set a goal for!

Tropical Park, Miami, FL 33157
8/8Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 5:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 12:00pm
Volunteers will unwrap medals and mount them on stands to prepare for when the participants finish. As participants finish, volunteers will distribute medals to participants corresponding to which distance they completed. Finish Line volunteers will also prepare the water bins with ice and bottled water to hand to participants as they finish. Depending on the heat intensity, volunteers may also have to create tubs filled with towels and ice to give to distribute to finishers to cool off. All Volunteers must work their entire shift and check-in/check-out with their Volunteer Team Captain.

Tropical Park, Miami, FL 33157
19/20Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 5:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 12:00pm
Volunteers will prepare finisher food (bananas, bagels, granola bars, etc.) by laying them out on tables under the tent as well as handing out food to participants as they finish. Volunteers at this station must ALWAYS wear gloves provided to ensure sanitary measures for both participants and volunteers. All Volunteers must work their entire shift and check-in/check-out with their Volunteer Team Captain.

Tropical Park, Miami, FL 33157
25/25Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 5:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 12:00pm
This positions give runners a peace of mind during pre and post-race, than knowing their belongings are safely stored. Duties include labeling and organizing runner's belongings when they drop off, and retrieving them in a timely manner at the end of the race. Bending and lifting up to 12lbs is required for this role. Teardown of gear check area is also included in this position.

Tropical Park, Miami, FL 33157
9/10Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 5:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 12:00pm
As a volunteer at the registration tent, you will help the staff members register new participants or check in pre-registered participants. This means you will have to distribute shirts, race bibs, and whatever other duties the staff members may ask pertaining to registration. For some participants, this is their first race so be excited for them and enthusiastic that you are a part of something so special!

Tropical Park, Miami, FL 33157
40/40Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 5:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 12:00pm
Volunteers will set up the water station using the manual provided and hand out fluids to participants as they pass. The water station is relatively intense with runners coming to grab the cups quickly. Volunteers will need stay alert and pay close attention to be sure of both their safety and the safety of the participants. All Volunteers must work their entire shift and check-in/check-out with their Volunteer Team Captain

Tropical Park, Miami, FL 33157
35/35Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 5:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 12:00pm
Volunteers will set up the water station using the manual provided and hand out fluids to participants as they pass. The water station is relatively intense with runners coming to grab the cups quickly. Volunteers will need stay alert and pay close attention to be sure of both their safety and the safety of the participants. All Volunteers must work their entire shift and check-in/check-out with their Volunteer Team Captain

Tropical Park, Miami, FL 33157
30/30Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 5:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 12:00pm
Volunteers will be assigned a job when they get to the volunteer tent which is in the registration area.

Tropical Park, Miami, FL 33157
10/10Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 5:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 12:00pm
Help tear down all Life Time Fitness signage and tents to be loaded on trucks.

Tropical Park, Miami, FL 33157
2/20Over

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Joy Joy wrote on November 25th, 2015

Do volunteers get a free race?