Volunteer Registration

5K Volunteers

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Deadline: May 17, 2024 11:59 pm
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Date: May 18, 2024 12:00 pm - May 19, 2024 5:00 pm

About the event

The 21st annual Spring Fling Festival & Tour of Homes showcases Atlanta's historic & vibrant Kirkwood neighborhood. Join thousands of residents from throughout the metro area in Bessie Branham Park for a day of sun, fun & community. Note: Tour of Homes is Saturday & Sunday. Festival & artist market is Saturday only. The Spring Fling is the primary fundraiser for the Kirkwood Neighbors Organization (KNO), a 501c3 dedicated to strengthening the local community. Festival proceeds are used to fund efforts ranging from school & park improvements to resident-assistance programs like Adopt-a-Senior and Neighbor in Need.
Kirkwood Neighbors Organization
Kirkwood Neighbors Organization
Kirkwood Neighbors Organization
Kirkwood Neighbors Organization

About the application

Come volunteer for our annual road race through the historic Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta!

Shifts

Title Location Time Slots available Hours
Packet Preparation TBD - you will be emailed May 15, 2024 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 0 3
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Work with the 5K committee to prepare racer packets by placing numbers and swag in the bags racers will pick up throughout the week.
Packet Pick-up Thursday Big Peach, Decatur May 16, 2024 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm 1 3
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You will receive check-in training from a committee member. As runners arrive, ask for their name, look them up in the app. Assign them a race number and hand the bib, the t-shirt and race packet. If they are checking in several runners, mark the back of the bib with an initial or name to distinguish each runner. Download the RaceDay check-in app prior to arrival if possible. • Search for Kirkwood Spring Fling. The Password is Kirkwood23
Packet Pick-up Friday Dom Beijos, Kirkwood May 17, 2024 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm 3 4
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You will receive check-in training from a committee member. As runners arrive, ask for their name, look them up in the app. Assign them a race number and hand the bib, the t-shirt and race packet. If they are checking in several runners, mark the back of the bib with an initial or name to distinguish each runner. Download the RaceDay check-in app prior to arrival if possible. • Search for Kirkwood Spring Fling. The Password is Kirkwood23
Race Set Up and Corral Support Kirkwood Library May 18, 2024 6:30 am - 8:30 am 3 2
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Ask for Rajesh, Todd, Cami, or Joe SET-UP: Assist in setting up sound system, registration table, awards table, water station, food, step and repeat banner etc. CORRAL SUPPORT: Assist participant in finding their corral
Race Day Registration and Finisher Support Kirkwood Library May 18, 2024 7:00 am - 9:30 am 5 3
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Ask for Rajesh, Todd, Cami, or Joe when you arrive. You will be assigned one of these roles: • REGISTRATION: • Greeter: (2) Keep the line moving – direct participants to the registration table, Direct vendors as needed, provide setup assistance as required. • Packet and T-Shirt volunteer (3) – Hand t-shirt and race packet to registrars • Registrars: (3) As runners arrive, ask for their name, look them up in the app. Assign them a race number and hand the bib, the t-shirt and race packet. If they are checking in several runners, mark the back of the bib with an initial or name to distinguish each runner. • Download the RaceDay check-in app once arrive on site, or earlier. Search for Kirkwood Spring Fling. The Password is Kirkwood23 Ask for Rajesh, Todd, Cami, or Joe when you arrive. At 8:00am shift to: FINISHER SUPPORT: Hand out water to runners as they cross the finish line. Direct runners with dogs to the dog bowls. Keep the runners moving towards the snacks and fruits.
Course Directors and Finisher Support Kirkwood Library May 18, 2024 7:30 am - 10:00 am 1 3
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When you arrive at the Kirkwood Library, ask for Joe. Responsibilities: • Course Directors will be assigned to a corner of the race and will direct runners as they pass. • As all runners pass (the race director may be at the end picking up cones), head back to the library to join finisher support. FINISHER SUPPORT: Hand out water to runners as they cross the finish line. Direct runners with dogs to the dog bowls. Keep the runners moving towards the snacks and fruits.
Water Station and Breakdown Kirkwood Library May 18, 2024 7:30 am - 10:00 am 2 3
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When you arrive ask for Cami who will guide you to the water station. Responsibilities: PREP WATER FOR RUNNERS/WALKERS: ensure Water Coolers are placed on the table and that you have ample cups, go ahead and fill several rows of cups in advance of the 8:30am race start (expect first runners to begin arriving by 8:40) MAINTAIN STEADY FLOW OF WATER CUPS THROUGHOUT RACE: continue filling cups as needed, especially during lulls between packs of runners, assign one or two volunteers to pass out cups of water directly to runners so they don’t have to reach for cups themselves PICK-UP DISCARDED CUPS AS ABLE DURING RACE: use the supplied trash bag to occasionally pick up discarded cups throughout the race as long as it is not disruptive to runners/walkers TEAR DOWN STATION AFTER LAST RUNNER/WALKER: Empty water coolers, pack up remaining cups and close up trash bags. Someone from the Operations committee will stop by to pick up tables, coolers, cups and trash After all racers pass the water station, transition to breakdown: Responsibilities: BREAK DOWN TABLES, CHAIRS, TENTS and BANNERS CONSOLIDATE & PACK-UP SUPPLIES: boxes of shirts, bags, food SEND EXTRA WATER TO FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER TENTS STAGE EQUIPMENT/SUPPLIES FOR OPERATIONS PICK-UP: tables, chairs, tents, banners, etc

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Volunteer information

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5K Volunteers
5K Volunteers
2024 Kirkwood Spring Fling Festival & Tour of Homes