Volunteers are vital to a successful event. Thanks to all for supporting William B. Umstead State Park. We will try to assign you to your selections; however, if a slot is filled, we may assign you to another task in the same time period - assignments are made in the order of receiving volunteer forms. Call (919) 852-2268 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
Volunteers must be at least 11 years of age. All volunteers under 18 must have waiver signed by a guardian or parent.
The tasks we need the most helpers are: Afternoon set-up Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday; Parking on Saturday; Take-down on Saturday. Please consider volunteering for these tasks.
For all tasks on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday afternoon in days leading up to the event, please park in the private meadow (access through the farm gate) at 6000 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh. All other times, call (919) 852-2268 to determine meeting place.
The Walk/Run/Bike for Umstead happens rain or shine.
Volunteers may purchase a T-shirt for $10 when they sign up here to volunteer OR at the event. ($5 discount)
Sign up to Volunteer by clicking on the “VOLUNTEER” link:
The list of tasks that you can choose from include (by clicking on link above):
Saturday, March 25 (2-4pm). Park Visitor Center
Saturday, April 1 (10-12 pm). Walk/Run/Bike site, Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh
Saturday, April 8 (11-2 pm). REI (Raleigh store)
Saturday, April 8 (4-7 pm). REI (Cary, North Hills)
Friday, April 14 (4-7 pm). Great Outdoor Provision (Cameron Village, Raleigh)
Sunday, April 16 (2-4 pm). Inside-Out Sports (Raleigh)
Friday, April 21 (5-7 pm). Reedy Creek Road at Walk/Run/Bike start location (Raleigh)
Saturday, April 22 (8- 9 am). Walk/Run/Bike site, Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh
9am-4pm week before event (times will depend upon volunteers availability. Please list times available in "Limitations or Questions field when signing up to volunteer – also call (919) 852-2268 to coordinate time and place to meet)
Putting up tents, site-prep. Park at 6000 Reedy Creek Rd, Raleigh (drive through pasture gate).
Wednesday, April 19, Site Set-up
Thursday, April 20, Site Set-up
Friday, April 21, Site SET UP
Putting up tents, site-prep, food serving, kids crafts, route tables, registration, etc. Park at 6000 Reedy Creek Rd, Raleigh (drive through pasture gate). Sign-in at Volunteer Table.
SET-UP, Saturday, April 22
PARKING, Saturday, April 22
RUN TIMING SUPPORT, Saturday, April 22
Photographer, Saturday, April 22
Troubadour and Stage Musician, Saturday, April 22
Exhibitor, Saturday, April 22 (invitees only)
REGISTRATION, SALES, and ODD JOBS, Saturday, April 22
ROUTE TABLES, Saturday, April 22. Hand out fruit and water. Please bring a cell phone, please include number above and bring to the event.
BIKE SAFETY for Walk/Run, Saturday, April 22. Support for the Walk/Run. You must provide your own mountain bike and wear a helmet. Please bring a cell phone if can, and enter number above. (note: if TORC member helping with the bike tours, please sign-up at http://torc-nc.org/)
FOOD SERVING and RECYCLE MANAGEMENT, Saturday, April 22
KID CRAFTS, Saturday, April 22 Supervise crafts with kids.
TAKE DOWN, Saturday, April 22. Take down tents, dismantle stage and load into trailers.