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)
(may include t-shirt folding and packet stuffing)
Saturday, March 23 (2-4pm). Park Visitor Center
Friday, March 29 (4-7 pm). Great Outdoor Provision (Cameron Village, Raleigh)
Saturday, March 30 (11-2 pm). REI (Raleigh store, North Hills)
Saturday, March 30 (4-7 pm). REI (Cary store)
Saturday, April 6 (10am-noon). Walk/Run/Bike site, Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh
Saturday, April 6 (1:30-5 pm). Inside-Out Sports (Cary store)
Friday, April 12 (5-7 pm). Reedy Creek Road at Walk/Run/Bike start location (Raleigh)
Saturday, April 13 (8- 9 am). Walk/Run/Bike site, Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh
Registration Packet Preparations Week leading up to event
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 10, Site Set-up
Thursday, April 11, Site Set-up
Friday, April 12, 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 13
PARKING, Saturday, April 13
RUN TIMING SUPPORT, Saturday, April 13
Photographer, Saturday, April 13
Troubadour and Stage Musician, Saturday, April 13
Exhibitor, Saturday, April 13 (invitees only)
REGISTRATION, SALES, and ODD JOBS, Saturday, April 13
ROUTE TABLES, Saturday, April 13. 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 13. 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 13
KID CRAFTS, Saturday, April 13 Supervise crafts with kids.
TAKE DOWN, Saturday, April 13. Take down tents, dismantle stage and load into trailers.