Do you work for an organization or business that is interested in giving back to the community? Come volunteer as a group at our 5K event! Please email Volunteer Coordinator Jacqueline Weber at email@example.com, and she will follow up with you directly to work out the details!
5K Shirt Sorting
Help us sort and fold 5K shirts in preparation for our events. Shirt sorting will take place at the GOTR Office (2906 Highway Ave in Highland) on Thursday, May 18 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Lunch provided.
Early Packet Pickup
We encourage coaches and pre-registered runners to pick up their 5K packets in advance of event day. Volunteer to assist with packet pickup on Thursday, May 18 at the GOTR Office (2906 Highway Ave in Highland). Time commitment 3:00-6:00 PM. Best suited for those age 16 and over.
Calling all strong men and women! We need help carrying supplies, setting up and taking down tents before and after the Chesterton 5K. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Two shifts from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM and 3:00 PM-5:00 PM.
Volunteers will help with 5K registration, assisting pre-registered runners and event day runners. Time commitment is 12:30-3:00 PM. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.
HAPPY HAIR AND FACE PAINTING
Help GOTR girls get 5K-ready! Girls get color hairspray at the Happy Hair station and the GOTR logo at face painting station (no art experience needed, stencils are used). Time commitment 12:30-3:00 PM. Best suited for those age 10 and over.
We have hundreds of runners at each of our 5K events! We utilize a wave start at our events to divide runners into groups that start a few minutes apart. Volunteers help direct and organize various waves. Time commitment 2:30-3:30 PM. Best suited for those age 16 and over.
Cheer on our runners as the complete the course! Time commitment 12:00-4:30 PM. Best suited for those age 16 and over.
Medical experience required. Time commitment 1:00-4:30 PM.
LOST AND FOUND
Time commitment 1:00-4:30 PM. Best suited for those age 16 and over.
Help sell GOTR gear. Experience with merchandise sales is preferred. Experience with Square payment system is extremely helpful. Time commitment 12:00-4:30 PM. Best suited for those age 18 and over.
Direct traffic in our parking lots. Time commitment 12:00-3:00 PM. Best suited for those age 18 and over.
Help our GOTR girls recharge after their run by handing out snacks and water. Time commitment 3:00-4:30 PM. Best suited for those age 10 and over.
Volunteer and Coach Check-In
Help direct our volunteers to their locations and ensure coaches have everything they need for 5K day. Time commitment 12:00-3:00 PM. Best suited for those age 16 and over.
Hydration is key for our runners! Hand out water on the course. Time commitment 2:00-4:30 PM. Best suited for those age 10 and over.