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Run for the Parks!

Saturday, November 19th to Monday, November 21st, 2016


Positions0 Remaining
Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration Closes24 hours before each shift starts or when space runs out.
Age LimitTeens & Older

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO HELP with our Fayetteville Race Series event, "Run for the Parks!"

Get out those running shoes and head to our beautiful green spaces to show appreciation for Fayetteville's parks & trails! This race has something for all runners with three distance options: 8.5 miles, 4.5 miles, or 2.5 miles. 

When: Sunday, November 20, 2016 
Where: All races utilize the Fayetteville trail system (Clear Creek, Scull Creek, Frisco Trails) finishing in Walker Park.
8.5 mile Start: Lake Fayetteville (8:00am)
4.5 mile Start: Gordon Long Park (8:30am) 
2.5 mile Start: Wilson Park (9:00am)
What: Run for the Parks is a chance for runners and walkers to show their support for the City of Fayetteville parks and trails! With several distance options and a festive finish area - we hope this race can find the runner hiding in everyone. 


Early Riser (we'll have coffee to help too)
Good Attitude
Pancake Flipping Skills
Experience with Running/Race Events
Volunteer T-Shirt
Fresh air on a lovely autumn morning!
Parking DetailsParking is available in two different lots at Walker Park.
If you are stationed along the course - more details will be provided regarding that specific location
CausesCommunity Sports & Recreation
SkillsEvent Planning First Aid/CPR Food Preparation Race Registration Race Waterstops Recreational Activities
36 Positions Filled | 25 Impacts | 60 Hours

Multiple Addresses

Shifts (7)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
Start: Sat, Nov 19, 2:45PM
End: Sat, Nov 19, 5:45PM
Provide runners with the information and essentials they'll need to be ready to rock the race the next day!
Packet Pick Up will be from 3-6pm on Saturday, Nov 19 at Academy Sports.

Academy Sports+Outdoors, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
Start: Sun, Nov 20, 6:00AM
End: Sun, Nov 20, 9:00AM
Assist with checking in participants, handing out packets, and provided runners with the last minute details they need to have a successful and fun race!

Check-In at the Ballfield Concession stand, Walker Park, 15th Street / College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Start: Sun, Nov 20, 7:00AM
End: Sun, Nov 20, 9:30AM
We have THREE different starting lines (Lake Fayetteville, Gordon Long Park, Wilson Park) and need assistants at EACH one.

Get runners situated, fired up, and ready to race!

Check-In at the Ballfield Concession prior to heading to your assigned start area., Walker Park, 15th Street / College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Start: Sun, Nov 20, 7:45AM
End: Sun, Nov 20, 9:45AM
Put happy faces on the runners by providing them with water and encouragement! We will have two aid stations along the course. 1. Gordon Long Park and 2. North Street

You will head directly to your assigned aid station and an FPR staff will check in with you there., North Street trail crossing, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Start: Sun, Nov 20, 8:00AM
End: Mon, Nov 21, 10:15AM
Assist the racers by monitoring traffic at the street crossings along the trail.
Bring music to play and make it fun while keeping those runners safe!
Locations include: Poplar, Sycamore, Maple, Dickson, and Center streets.

Check-In at the Ballfield Concession Stand before reporting to assigned location, Various Trail / Street Crossings, Poplar, Sycamore, Maple, Dickson, and Center streets., Fayetteville, AR 72701
Start: Sun, Nov 20, 8:30AM
End: Sun, Nov 20, 10:30AM
Be the happy face that runners see when they cross the finish! Also - you will help our race timers (Fleet Feet) by collecting bib tabs from runners when they finish.

Check-In at the Ballfield Concession stand, Walker Park, 15th Street / College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Start: Sun, Nov 20, 9:00AM
End: Sun, Nov 20, 11:30AM
Assist by flipping up flap jacks for our runners post-race!

Check-In at the Ballfield Concession stand, Walker Park, 15th Street / College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701


Tiffany Hoover wrote on November 4th, 2016

Want to be a bicycle lead for one of the races OR serve as our announcer at the finish line?
Email me directly for more details!

Tiffany Hoover wrote on October 27th, 2016

We are very much in need of more volunteers along the course and to assist with each of the three starts. Please share with friends and others who might be interested in helping!
#coffeeanddonuts #friendsofparks #fayettevilleraceseries #didwementionpancakestoo