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2018 Art Van Turkey Trot Chicago 5K/8K

Saturday, November 17th to Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

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ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Close DateAny time before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit13 and up
Description

Kick off Thanksgiving with the 2018 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 (15)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 6:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:00AM
Assist the registration staff with packet pickup to distribute bibs and congratulate athletes with their results once they finish. Volunteers may also be asked to assist with the Awards Ceremony.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot, 141 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60657
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Start: Thu, Nov 22, 6:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:30AM
If you're flexible and adaptable to any task, this role is for you! Floater volunteers will be assigned different tasks throughout the event.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot, 141 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60657
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Start: Thu, Nov 22, 6:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:30AM
Athletes will drop off their gear and you'll help label and organize the bags for easy pick-up after their race.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot, 141 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60657
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Start: Thu, Nov 22, 6:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:30AM
Set up and monitor the games for the Turkey Tailgate. Games include Turkey Bowling, Football Throw, Bag Toss, Costume Contest, Kid Zone Tent, and more!

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot, 141 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60657
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Start: Thu, Nov 22, 6:45AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:30AM
Be the first to congratulate athletes once they finish their race! Prepare and distribute finisher medals, water, post-race food, and more.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot, 141 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60657
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Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:30AM
Guide athletes to their assigned corral and assist with releasing them onto the course for both the 5K/8K and the Kids Race.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot, 141 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60657
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Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:00AM
Assist the Turkey Mascot throughout the Turkey Tailgate festivities.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot, 141 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60657
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Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:30AM
Assist with medical needs in the Main Medical tent or on course. Exact placement will be determined race morning. Medical knowledge is required; medical professional licensing is preferred (EMT, Paramedic, RN, PT, MD).

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot, 141 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60657
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Start: Thu, Nov 22, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:00AM
Point athletes in the right direction on course and help direct spectators at cross zones.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking Lot, 141 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60657
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