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2019 Art Van Turkey Trot Chicago 5K/8K

Saturday, November 23rd to Thursday, November 28th, 2019
This has ended. If you attended, let the organizer know by recording your Impact!

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Positions0 Remaining
ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
RegistrationRegistration Closed
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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283 Positions Filled | 183 Impacts | 863 Hours

Shifts (23)

1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionPositions
 
 
Info/Packet Pickup Captain10:00am (CT)6:00pm (CT)
Shift times are subject to change.
Fleet Feet Old Town
1706 N Wells st
Chicago, IL 60614
Packet Pickup Captains will be responsible for managing key areas at Packet Pickup related to...3/3Over
Packet Pickup - Saturday (Shift 1)10:30am (CT)2:30pm (CT)
Please check in with the Volunteer Coordinator.
Fleet Feet Old Town
1706 N Wells st
Chicago, IL 60614
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.15/15Over
Packet Pickup - Saturday (Shift 2)1:30pm (CT)5:30pm (CT)
Please check in with the Volunteer Coordinator.
Fleet Feet Old Town
1706 N Wells st
Chicago, IL 60614
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.18/12Over

1 - 2 of 2 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionPositions
 
 
Info/Packet Pickup Captain10:00am (CT)8:00pm (CT)
Shift times are subject to change.
Fleet Feet Old Town
1706 N Wells st
Chicago, IL 60614
Packet Pickup Captains will be responsible for managing key areas at Packet Pickup related to...2/2Over
Packet Pickup - Sunday (Shift 1)10:30am (CT)2:30pm (CT)
\Please check in with the Volunteer Coordinator.
Fleet Feet Old Town
1706 N Wells st
Chicago, IL 60614
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.13/12Over

1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionPositions
 
 
Info/Packet Pickup Captain11:30am (CT)6:30pm (CT)
Shift times are subject to change.
Fleet Feet Old Town
1706 N Wells st
Chicago, IL 60614
Packet Pickup Captains will be responsible for managing key areas at Packet Pickup related to...2/3Over
Packet Pickup - Wednesday (Shift 1)11:30am (CT)4:30pm (CT)
Please check in with the Volunteer Coordinator.
Fleet Feet Old Town
1706 N Wells st
Chicago, IL 60614
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.22/20Over
Packet Pickup - Wednesday (Shift 2)3:30pm (CT)8:30pm (CT)
Please check in with the Volunteer Coordinator.
Fleet Feet Old Town
1706 N Wells st
Chicago, IL 60614
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.11/20Over

1 - 15 of 15 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionPositions
 
 
Athlete Services Captain5:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
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,...2/2Over
Gear Check Captain6:00am (CT)12:15pm (CT)
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....1/2Over
Registration/Results Volunteers6:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
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...10/30Over
Start Line/Kids Race Captain6:00am (CT)12:00pm (CT)
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...1/2Over
Gear Check Volunteers6:30am (CT)11:30am (CT)
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...43/45Over
Turkey Tailgate Volunteers6:30am (CT)11:30am (CT)
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...40/40Over
Finish Captain6:45am (CT)12:00pm (CT)
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...1/2Over
Finish Volunteers6:45am (CT)11:30am (CT)
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...21/35Over
Start Volunteers & Kids Race7:00am (CT)11:30am (CT)
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...27/30Over
Aid Station A Captain (Montrose)7:15am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Free street parking is available on Montrose Dr. The aid station will be located directly on the Lake Front Path just south of Montrose Dr. Look for the port-a-johns and aid station tables to locate the aid station.
Lake Shore Drive and Montrose Exit - Text Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive
600 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
Instruct and help volunteers set up the Aid Station, keep athletes hydrated, keep the area...1/1Over
Aid Station B Captain (Recreation)7:15am (CT)11:00am (CT)
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...0/1Over
Aid Station A (Montrose)7:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
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...7/25Over
Aid Station B (Recreation)7:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
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...14/25Over
Medical Assistance7:30am (CT)11:30am (CT)
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...4/40Over
Course Marshals8:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
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.0/10Over