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2015 Turkey Day Run Chicago

Saturday, November 21st, 2015 to Thursday, November 26th, 2015

About

ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Close DateAny time before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit13 and up
Description
Bird is the word on November 26 - Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with Chicago’s longest running Thanksgiving tradition; the 40th Annual Turkey Day Run! The Turkey Day Run Chicago brings family and friends together to start the day in a healthy way.

By volunteering you'll be supporting the Greater Chicago Food Depository ensuring no Chicagoan goes hungry this Thanksgiving. Please bringing two cans of food to either packet pick-up or to the race day.
Requirements
Positive, upbeat individuals to help thousands of individuals accomplish a goal while raising food and funds.

Life Time Fitness is committed to being environmentally and socially sustainable. That includes striving to be an energy-efficient, zero-waste event and encouraging participation by all members of our community. To show our commitment, we are working with Athletes for a Fit Planet to earn certification to the Council for Responsible Sport sustainability standard.

Here are some of the things you can do to help make this a sustainable event:

- Every mile you drive produces about a pound of CO2. So we encourage Volunteers to carpool, use mass transit or ride your bike to the race to minimize our carbon footprint.
- Use the right bins when you throw away your trash.
- Bring your own reusable water bottle.
PerksAll volunteers will receive a complimentary event crew shirt along with snacks and beverages. Individuals and groups are invited!

Earn school credit or Dollars for Doers thru volunteering at our events.

Volunteer shirts will be provided. Please wear comfortable shorts/pants and tennis shoes. Water will be provided but I would recommend bringing an extra water bottle to stay hydrated.
Parking DetailsWe are highly encouraging public transportation. Free neighborhood street parking is available, but plan to arrive early to find a spot. Parking is available at Lincoln Park Zoo on Cannon Drive for a fee.
*Note – Fullerton between Stockton and Lake Shore Drive AND the Northbound & Southbound Fullerton exits off Lake Shore Drive will close at 8:45 a.m.
CausesChildren & Youth Community Health & Medicine Homeless & Housing Hunger Women
SkillsFood Drives Medical Race Registration Race Waterstops
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233 Positions Filled | 235 Impacts | 1,137 Hours

Multiple Addresses

Shifts (28)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Sat, Nov 21 9:30am
End: Sat, Nov 21 2:30pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Go to www.lpzoo.org for parking and public transportation information, Lincoln Park Zoo - Check in with Sarah Nadler, Volunteer Coordinator, 2400 N Cannon Drive - on top of Cafe at Wild Things, Chicago, IL 60614
18/20Over
Start: Sat, Nov 21 9:30am
End: Sat, Nov 21 2:30pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Parking lots with a 3-hour time limit are just south of the store on Leland Avenue next to CTA Brown Line Western station. Metered street parking is also available on Lincoln, Western or Lawrence avenues with a 2-hour limit., Fleet Feet Lincoln Square - Check in with Tien Tran, Volunteer Assistant, 4762 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
9/10Over
Start: Sat, Nov 21 12:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 21 5:30pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Go to www.lpzoo.org for parking and public transportation information, Lincoln Park Zoo - Check in with Sarah Nadler, Volunteer Coordinator, 2400 N Cannon Drive - on top of Cafe at Wild Things, Chicago, IL 60614
6/20Over
Start: Sat, Nov 21 1:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 21 6:30pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Parking lots with a 3-hour time limit are just south of the store on Leland Avenue next to CTA Brown Line Western station. Metered street parking is also available on Lincoln, Western or Lawrence avenues with a 2-hour limit., Fleet Feet Lincoln Square - Check in with Tien Tran, Volunteer Assistant, 4762 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
3/10Over
Start: Sun, Nov 22 9:30am
End: Sun, Nov 22 2:30pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Go to www.lpzoo.org for parking and public transportation information, Lincoln Park Zoo - Check in with Sarah Nadler, Volunteer Coordinator, 2400 N Cannon Drive - on top of Cafe at Wild Things, Chicago, IL 60614
19/20Over
Start: Sun, Nov 22 10:30am
End: Sun, Nov 22 2:30pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Parking lots with a 3-hour time limit are just south of the store on Leland Avenue next to CTA Brown Line Western station. Metered street parking is also available on Lincoln, Western or Lawrence avenues with a 2-hour limit., Fleet Feet Lincoln Square - Check in with Tien Tran, Volunteer Assistant, 4762 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
11/11Over
Start: Sun, Nov 22 12:30pm
End: Sun, Nov 22 5:30pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Go to www.lpzoo.org for parking and public transportation information, Lincoln Park Zoo - Check in with Sarah Nadler, Volunteer Coordinator, 2400 N Cannon Drive - on top of Cafe at Wild Things, Chicago, IL 60614
14/20Over
Start: Sun, Nov 22 1:30pm
End: Sun, Nov 22 5:30pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Parking lots with a 3-hour time limit are just south of the store on Leland Avenue next to CTA Brown Line Western station. Metered street parking is also available on Lincoln, Western or Lawrence avenues with a 2-hour limit., Fleet Feet Lincoln Square - Check in with Tien Tran, Volunteer Assistant, 4762 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
5/10Over
Start: Wed, Nov 25 9:30am
End: Wed, Nov 25 3:30pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Parking lots with a 3-hour time limit are just south of the store on Leland Avenue next to CTA Brown Line Western station. Metered street parking is also available on Lincoln, Western or Lawrence avenues with a 2-hour limit., Fleet Feet Lincoln Square - Check in with Tien Tran, Volunteer Assistant, 4762 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
9/10Over
Start: Wed, Nov 25 12:00pm
End: Wed, Nov 25 5:00pm
Assist the staff with setting up the start and finish areas.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
8/8Over
Start: Wed, Nov 25 12:30pm
End: Wed, Nov 25 7:00pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
42/45Over
Start: Wed, Nov 25 2:30pm
End: Wed, Nov 25 8:30pm
You will be assigning athletes their bibs by typing their name into a computer then providing them with a pre-selected t-shirt size.

Parking lots with a 3-hour time limit are just south of the store on Leland Avenue next to CTA Brown Line Western station. Metered street parking is also available on Lincoln, Western or Lawrence avenues with a 2-hour limit., Fleet Feet Lincoln Square - Check in with Tien Tran, Volunteer Assistant, 4762 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
10/10Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 6:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
These individuals will be in charge of managing start corral volunteers, making sure the pre-race water is setup and manned properly than making sure the volunteers are in place for the kids race.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
1/2Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 6:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
Help setup the registration and awards area, assist Athlete Services during the event then help teardown the are following the event.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
20/20Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 6:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
Assist in the setup, game assisting and teardown of the Turkey Tailgate. Games include Turkey Bowling, Football Throw, Cornhole Toss, Costume Contest and CLIF Kid Zone Tent and more!

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
33/27Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 6:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
Gear Check Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their respective volunteer team, and will be the point of contact for any questions or concerns on race day.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
1/1Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 6:15am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:30am
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.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
25/25Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 6:45am
End: Thu, Nov 26 12:00pm
These individuals will be in charge of managing Volunteers within the finish chute.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
2/2Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 6:50am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:30am
Setup the finish chute and hand out fluids and product after athletes cross the finish line.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
16/25Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 7:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
Assist the Turkey Mascot throughout the Turkey Tailgate festivities.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
2/2Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 7:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
Assist with the setup of the start line, assist Start Line Coordinators during the event, man the pre-race water, help teardown the start then assist at the kids race at 10am

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
50/50Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 7:15am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
Fluid Station Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their respective volunteer team, and will be the point of contact for any questions or concerns on race day.

Free street parking is available on Montrose Dr. The fluid station will be located driectly on the Lake front path just south of Montrose Dr. Look for the port-a-johns and fluid station tables to locate the fluid station., Lake Shore Drive and Montrose Exit - Text Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive, 600 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613
1/1Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 7:15am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
Fluid Station Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their respective volunteer team, and will be the point of contact for any questions or concerns on race day.

Parking is available in the Recreation Drive parking lot or Belmont Harbor. The fluid 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 fluid station., Lake Shore Drive and Recreation Exit - Text Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive, 3650 N Recreation Drive, Chicago, IL 60613
2/2Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 7:30am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
Assist with medical needs on the course and finish area. Medical knowledge required.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
5/5Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 7:30am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
Work with the Fluid Station Captain to setup the station according to provided map then teardown the station following the last runner.

Parking is located on W Montrose Ave.

Lincoln Park, Cannon Drive, north of Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614
20/20Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 7:30am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
Work with the Fluid Station Captain to setup the station according to provided map then teardown the station following the last runner.

Parking is available in the Recreation Drive parking lot or Belmont Harbor. The fluid 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 fluid station., Lake Shore Drive and Recreation Drive - Check in with your Captain, 3650 N Recreation Drive, Chicago, IL 60613
20/20Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 8:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 11:00am
These individuals will be placed on the course to ensure the athletes stay on course and to make sure all athletes and spectators are safe.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
10/10Over
Start: Thu, Nov 26 9:00am
End: Thu, Nov 26 12:00pm
Assist the staff with tearing down and loading equipment trucks.

Parking is available with a parking pass at the Diversey Harbor Parking Lot on the far south side of the parking lot. The parking lot will close at 6:30am and reopen at 11am. Email snadler@lifetimefitness.com to receive a complimentary parking pass., Lincoln Park: Diversey Harbor Parking lot - Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 2781 N Lake Shore Drive (W. Diversey Parkway & Inner Lake Shore Drive), Chicago, IL 60614
0/10Over