Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer for the 2014 LT 5k
presented by EDCO. Volunteers are an essential part of ensuring an exciting and
successful race. The LT 5k offers a wide variety of rewarding opportunities for
volunteers. Each volunteer will receive an official event t-shirt and gift bag.
Volunteers will also receive refreshments at the Fun Zone upon the conclusion
of the race. Volunteer hours will vary depending upon the service which is
HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE
The LT 5k is full of exciting and diverse opportunities for volunteers.
These opportunities are listed below along with their respective
responsibilities. Please remember when filling out your volunteer application
to list your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd assignment
preferences. This will assist us in making sure that as many volunteers as
possible can participate in the capacity that they prefer, and help us run a
- Conduct runner registration and distribute t-shirts, gift bags, safety
pins, and race bibs.
- Manage stations along the course and provide participants with
- Monitor course for safety issues and direct participants through the
Finish Line Official
- Provide assistance to participants at the finish area and direct them
to the Fun Zone
- Assist with promotional events and help vendors in the post-race Fun
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why volunteer for the Tomlinson 5k?
The LT 5k benefits the Tomlinson’s Touching Lives Foundation which engages
in a number of programs designed to promote educational, social and cultural
awareness and positive self-esteem to enhance the lives of children, families
and communities. The event offers an array of opportunities for volunteers who
will benefit a great cause.
What do I receive for volunteering?
Each volunteer will receive:
- An official Tomlinson 5k event t-shirt
- Refreshments at the Fun Zone upon the conclusion of the race
What are the requirements I need to fulfill as a
Volunteers must be willing to work the day of the event from 6am-1pm. While
experience in running, walking, or cycling events is beneficial, it is
certainly not required. Even if you have no experience in racing, we encourage
you to come and join us in supporting the Tomlinson’s Touching Lives
When will I find out what my schedule will be?
Once the registration deadline has passed we will be appointing a committee
chairperson to each specific assignment. Your chairperson will inform you (via
email or phone) of your event schedule and duties.
When do I receive my official volunteer shirt?
Volunteer shirts will be distributed the morning of the event at the
volunteer headquarters. We ask that you please arrive early in order to
expedite this process and keep the event running smoothly.
Can I be assigned to volunteer with a friend or family member who is
Volunteers may indicate their preferences to work with their friends or
family members on the application. Whenever possible, such special requests
will be accommodated. Please make sure to indicate any special requests on the
Volunteer Application before sending it in.