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Cook Medical Beat the Heat 5K

Sat July 20, 2024 Winston-Salem, NC 27105 US Directions

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Packet Pickup

Race Day Packet Pickup Team High Priority

July 20, 2024

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Check in Runners
Hand our race bibs and t-shirts
Assist with race day registration
May be asked to shift to other volunteer areas after races begin

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

Friday Packet Pickup Team Medium Priority

July 19, 2024

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Check in Runners
Hand our race bibs and t-shirts
Assist with race registration
Answer runner questions

Location

Fleet Feet Sports Winston-Salem
Located in: Hanes Towne Village Shopping Center
Address: 278 Harvey St, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Race Operations Fairgrounds

Race Day Set Up Morning Shift High Priority

July 20, 2024

Details

Major set up activities will be completed in the morning including the finish line, fencing, cones, signage and more.
Prep Elite Course (bring a leaf blower if you have one to remove/blow off debris)
Place/move traffic cones to mark course routes, especially on midway “track” (use Fairgrounds cones) and area between coliseum entrance and education building
Wear gloves.
We'll try to finish up no later than 11am.

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

Race Operations Support Team High Priority

July 20, 2024

Details

Sponsor/Exhibitor Set Up Support
Prepare Water Station Supplies
Assist with Parking
Set Up Race Signage (sponsor signs, info signs, etc.)
Set Up Registration Area
Set Up Awards Area
Set Up Photo Backdrop
Set Up PR Bell
Set Up Perimeter Barrier for Beer Area
Set Up Trash/Recycling Bins
Support Parking Attendants
Move Fencing/Barriers as needed in between races
Fill Course Monitor Positions during the 1 Mile and Elite Races
Support races in other volunteer roles as needed and assigned
Trash Removal/Disposal (with guidance from George Oliver)
Breakdown and clean up above areas after the race
Return club equipment to club trailers
Return traffic cones/fencing after race
Break down Fairground tables/etc. after race

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

Site Set Up Afternoon High Priority

July 20, 2024

Details

Final set up of race finish line and course
Final set up of other volunteer areas
Prepare water station supplies

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

Finish Line Water Station

July 20, 2024

Details

Clean water containers prior to use
Fill water containers and stage for use
Place a self serve water station in an area for runners to access prior to their events
Fill water cups in advance of race starts
Hand water to runners as they finish (all events: 1 Mile/Fun Run, 5K, Elite 5K)
Attend to any participants that appear to need assistance or medical treatment
Pick up cups/debris and place in trash containers
Clean up area at end of race and return supplies

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

5K Course Runner Support

On Course Water Station

July 20, 2024

Details

The on-course water station is position where runners will pass 3 times during the race. Volunteers will park in a lot off Shorefair Drive close to the water station location.
Hand water to runners as they pass by
Attend to any participants that appear to need assistance or medical treatment
Pick up cups/debris and place in trash containers
Clean up area after last runner passes
Relocate to the fairgrounds to cheer on the elite race and participate in post race festivities

Location

Located at the corner of Shorefair Drive and Reynolds Blvd.

On Course Cheer Station Low Priority

July 20, 2024

Details

Cheer on the 5K runners!
Be loud and supportive.
Relocate to the fairgrounds after the 5K race to cheer on the Elite 5K racers and participate in post race festivities

Location

Located at the corner of Shorefair Drive and Reynolds Blvd.

5K Course Monitor Team

July 20, 2024

Details

This is a great job for seeing the race in progress! You will keep runners on the course and traffic off the course. Monitors will be assigned to needed locations to support the 5K race.
Relocate to the fairgrounds after the 5K race to cheer on the Elite 5K racers and participate in post race festivities

Location

2 Locations on Reynolds Blvd.

Bicycle Course Monitor Team

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

July 20, 2024

Details

Ride courses in advance to ensure familiarity
Provide runners with direction assistance to keep on course for all races
Help to provide runner safety and be on the lookout for runners needing assistance
Spread out so both the front and back of the field are appropriately monitored
Wear helmets at all times when on bike

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

Runner Experience

Runner Experience Support Team Medium Priority

July 20, 2024

Details

Volunteer Check In Support
Roving Info and Runner Engagement
BTH Selfie Frame Promotion
Awards Distribution Assistance

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

Timing and Awards

Race Timing Team High Priority

July 20, 2024

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Set Up Timer Systems for Events
Record Finishing Times for 1 Mile Youth Race, 5K Walkers/Runners, Elite 5K
Record Chip Start Times for 5K Walkers/Runners
Manual backup for 1 Mile Race and Elite Race
Push Results to RunSignUp
Print Results for Awards Presentations
Video Record all Race Finishes
Set Up TV for PA Announcer

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

Awards Teams

July 20, 2024

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This role will assist in handing our awards to One Mile Youth, Fun Runners, First Time 5K Runners and Top Finishers in the 5K Races.
Organize Awards/Plan Distribution in Advance of Race Day
Deliver Awards to Race Site (pint glasses, certificates, other)
Keep Checklist of Awards Picked Up
1 Mile Finisher Ribbon Distribution
Youth 1 Mile Awards Distribution
First 5K Welcome to Finish and Certificate Distribution
BTH 5K Awards Distribution
Elite/USATF 5K Awards Distribution
Arrange for Post Race Pickup of Awards

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

Food and Beverage

Food and Drink Team

July 20, 2024

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This role involves helping to prepare and serve the post-race food and refreshments. Volunteers will clean up after serving is completed and make sure trash has been properly stored. Refreshments will include pizza and sub sandwiches from local restaurants and cut up fruit.
Ice down drinks ahead of time
Meet food vendors/sponsors at gate to receive donated food
Prepare food and drinks for serving
Replenish items as needed for participant access
Dispose of leftover food and food containers in trash bags
Clean up area at end of event and break down tables
Dispense wristbands to Guest Food/Drink ticket purchasers

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

Beer Team

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

July 20, 2024

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Put ice on beer in tubs for participants to self serve
Monitor access to beer area to prevent underage drinking
Apply wristband to legal age persons entering the beer area
Ensure empty cans/bottles are put into trash and/or recycling
Take down barriers and clean up area after event
Remove all beer from site after event

Location

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - Check In at the TCTC Tent

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