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2017 CenturyLink Turkey Day 5K Run Minneapolis

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017


ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration Closes12 hours before each shift starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit12 and up

Too stuffed to race? Make a difference and volunteer! Whether you're a dedicated runner or just someone who jogs from the couch to the fridge, the Turkey Day 5K in Minneapolis is fun for everyone! And of course we make every effort to make this event just as amazing of an experience for our volunteers! Come alone or find a friend and register to volunteer at the event! It is the perfect way to start your Thanksgiving morning!

The 2017 CenturyLink Turkey Day 5K Presented by Life Time has joined forces with Second Harvest Heartland, one of the nations largest food banks. Last year Turkey Day 5k participants donated thousands of dollars and pounds of food to SHH. This year we are hoping to collect 20,000 pounds!  You can also donate a $1 which can help provide 3 meals. Life Time will be matching up to $20,000. More info and the link to donate will be added soon. Join us in supporting our community this Thanksgiving! 

PerksThe least we can do for each volunteer is to give back a little something for you! All volunteers receive:
A commemorative volunteer T-shirt celebrating this year’s event
Complimentary food and beverages
Complete community service hours
The opportunity to meet a new friend or business contact
Potential to create new interests or hobbies
Fulfillment of helping another individual accomplish their goal or dream
And, of course, the good feeling one gets when helping a worthy cause
Thank you in advance for supporting our community by being part of our volunteer crew! If you have any questions about volunteering, please email Yasamin Sabeti at
Parking DetailsThere is parking available throughout downtown, mostly within 12 blocks of the Target Center. If you prefer convenient access to the Target Center there are great options.
Please CHECK-IN at the Volunteer Tent located OUTSIDE in the parking lot across from the Target Center, corner of N 1st Ave & N 6th St.
CausesCommunity Health Sports & Recreation
SkillsCleanups Coaching Race Registration Race Waterstops Help w/People Food Distribution Food Preparation Recreational Activities Sports
281 Positions Filled | 209 Impacts | 739 Hours

Location: Please check in at the Volunteer Tent located OUTSIDE in the parking lor across from the Target Center, corner of N 1st Ave & N 6th St., Target Center, 600 North 1st Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Shifts (15)

4:30am (CT)12:00pm (CT) This is an invite only position and is reserved for experienced event volunteers who will...Over
4:30am (CT)10:30am (CT)Assisting our volunteer manager in checking involuntary and placing them in their correct position.Over
5:00am (CT)8:00am (CT)Assisting our friendly event crew with any set-up and tear down needs.Over
5:30am (CT)8:30am (CT) You will assist participants by retrieving their packet (race day materials) and answering any questions...Over
5:30am (CT)8:30am (CT) You will assist participants by retrieving their t-shirt and answering any questions they may have...Over
6:00am (CT)9:00am (CT) You will be strategically placed at a location within the race site to help direct...Over
6:00am (CT)9:00am (CT) You will assist event crew at the start line of the duathlon event by helping...Over
6:00am (CT)10:00am (CT)Assisting our friendly event crew with distributing pre-purchased Turkey hats to athletes.Over
6:30am (CT)10:30am (CT) Help set up, pass out, and keep clean the hot beverage area outside. The athletes...Over
6:30am (CT)10:30am (CT) Set up and help hand out our post race snacks inside the Target Center garage...Over
7:00am (CT)10:30am (CT) Event crew will assign you a location along the run course. Once you are at...Over
7:00am (CT)11:00am (CT) You will assist event crew with the set up of the finish area as well...Over
7:00am (CT)10:30am (CT)Assisting CenturyLink hand out SWAG to athletes after they have crossed the finish line.Over
7:00am (CT)10:30am (CT) You will assist with the set up, hydration distribution, and clean up of the on...Over
8:00am (CT)11:00am (CT) Help athletes get from the finish line to the family carnival and post race food...Over