Mile High United Way Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 from 7:00am to 11:30pm

About

Every Thanksgiving, over 20,000 people gather in the Mile High city to walk, run…and trot.

Join us for the 45th annual Mile High United Way Turkey Trot and be a part of the action! Mile High United Way's Turkey Trot is a 4-mile walk/run race around the beautiful Washington Park in Denver, Colorado. 

Thanksgiving is a time for people to come together. What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than getting together with 19,999 other people for a cause that benefits the local community?

Join us for the race. Join us to make a difference.

Positions
0 Remaining
Registration
Registration Closed
Registration Closes
Any time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit
Family Friendly
Requirement Details
Majority of shifts will require being on your feet. Please wear comfortable shoes.
Perks
Give thanks by giving back! Volunteering at Turkey Trot is a great way to kick off the holiday with the whole family.
Parking Details
Free parking available in the parking lot of South High School (first come, first serve).
GivePulse
251 Positions Filled | 114 Impacts | 404 Hours

Shifts (25)

1 - 25 of 25 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Volunteer Check-in7:00am (MT)11:00am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Check in all volunteers and staff, distribute volunteer packets and direct volunteers to their designated stations. This is a great opportunity for an individual wanting to volunteer and participate in the race!11/10Over
LEAD - Start Village Assistant7:15am (MT)11:00am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Oversee all aspects of the Start Village and volunteers. Help support heavy trafficed areas when needed, ensure any and all cash/check donations are given to the Finance runner after collected, and give guidance to Start Village tear down. You will be the go-to person for this area.1/1Over
LEAD T-shirt Handout7:15am (MT)11:00am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Oversee all T-shirt Handout volunteers as well as help organize and distribute Turkey Trot t-shirts to participants on race day. Tear down and pack all remaining t-shirts at the end of the event. You will be the go-to person for all questions involving T-shirt Handout.1/1Over
Race Course Water Station Setup7:15am (MT)9:00am (MT)
St. John's Church
1600 E Exposition Ave
Denver, CO 80209
Set up water cups for distribution on the race course. Replenish water to ensure all participants receive water during the race. Clean up water station after race finishes. NEW THIS YEAR: Volunteers will NOT check-in at South High School. Parking will be available at St. John's church specifically for these...1/1Over
Race Day Set up7:15am (MT)9:00am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Help set up tables, unload supplies from South High School, hang signs and organize t-shirts and registration materials. This position is great for individuals interested in volunteering and participating in the race! **Disclaimer: must wear comfortable shoes and be able to lift and carry heavy items10/10Over
Pre-Registration Packet Pickup - Shift 17:30am (MT)9:30am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Pull packets containing bibs and timing chips for participants who registered through the mail or online prior to race day.15/15Over
Race Day Registration7:30am (MT)11:00am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Assist participants fill out registration forms, collect payments and hand out race packets to participants.17/17Over
Race Course Water Station Handout7:45am (MT)11:30pm (MT)
St. John's Church
1600 E Exposition Ave
Denver, CO 80209
Set up water cups for distribution on the race course. Replenish water to ensure all participants receive water during the race. Clean up water station after race finishes. NEW THIS YEAR: Volunteers will NOT check-in at South High School. Parking will be available at St. John's church specifically for these...24/25Over
Finance Support - STAFF ONLY8:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Assist participants and volunteers with registration and donations. Positions will include: Office support, Runner, and (2) Registration leads.7/7Over
Gobbles Guide8:00am (MT)1:00pm (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Help our friendly Turkey Trot mascot Gobbles find his way around during the event. Photo ops, crossing the street, and high fives to all are just a few things Gobbles will need you for! 8:00 - 11:00 Start Village and beginning of race 11:00 - 1:00 Finish Line and Village...1/1Over
Parking Lot Directors8:00am (MT)10:00am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
The parking lot at South High School will fill up fast! Help direct traffic in the parking lot and keep track of how many available spaces are left.3/3Over
Registration Data Entry8:00am (MT)11:30am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Enter race day registration data into provided computers. Help with Start Village tear down at the end of the event. Typing skills required.6/6Over
Registration Form Runners8:00am (MT)11:00am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Act as a "runner" from on-site registration tables to data entry station. This position helps ensure that all participants who register the morning of the event get into the tracking system. Please also assist with Start Village tear down when advised.6/6Over
Start Village Assistant8:00am (MT)10:30am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
You are someone that is available and willing to help wherever is needed! This may be filling in for a volunteer that has to leave early to organizing papers and shirts to checking IDs for the Beer Garden. You understand that there will be down time and you're cool under...4/4Over
T-Shirt Handout8:00am (MT)11:00am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Help organize and distribute Turkey Trot t-shirts to participants on race day. Tear down and pack all remaining t-shirts at the end of the event and assist with Start Village tear down when advised..27/27Over
Start Line Crowd Control8:30am (MT)11:30am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Monitor crowd of participants for each wave section at the starting line. Hold banners and corral signs distinguishing each wave group and pace each wave up to the starting line. Monitor participant enterance into each wave.5/5Over
Finish Line Water Station9:00am (MT)12:30pm (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Help set up bottled water station at the race finish line and hand water to participants after they finish the race. Help keep finish line water station area clean, clear, and easily accessible.30/30Over
Pre-Registration Packet Pickup - Shift 29:00am (MT)11:00am (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Pull packets containing bibs and timing chips for participants who registered through the mail or online prior to race day. Please also assist with Start Village tear down when advised.30/30Over
Finish Village Recycling9:30am (MT)2:00pm (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Help divert recyclable materials in Finish Village (specifically water bottles and beer cans) from waste containers and get into recyclable containers.1/1Over
Beer Garden Bartender10:00am (MT)2:30pm (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Manage the Beer Garden at the end of the race. Hand out beer and help with crowd control. Please also assist with Finish Village tear down when advised. **MUST check-in in Start Village prior to going to Beer Garden. Volunteers MUST be 21 and older in this station.15/15Over
Beer Garden ID Check10:00am (MT)1:30pm (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Check IDs of all participants and volunteers to identify who can partake in the Beer Garden. Help with crowd control of people entering and exiting the Beer Garden. Please also assist with Finish Village tear down when advised. **MUST check-in in Start Village prior to going to Beer Garden. Volunteers...14/14Over
Finish Line Assistant10:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Help ID the winner in each race category. Please also assist with Finish Village tear down when advised. **MUST check-in in Start Village prior to going to station4/4Over
Race Time Results Input10:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Type bib numbers and times as participants cross the finish line. Typing skills required. **MUST check-in in Start Village prior to going to station4/4Over
Start Village Breakdown10:30am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Assist the Events team with breaking down the Start Village after the race begins. All tables, tents, signage and materials will need to be moved into the truck and the area cleared.6/6Over
Finish Village Teardown12:30pm (MT)2:30pm (MT)
South High School
1700 E Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
park map will be provided with beer garden location
Assist the Mile High United Way team clean up the finish village, ensuring all Wash Park rules & regulations are followed appropriately. Guide vendors to the correct dumpsters and collect all remaining materials. Please check-in with team near Beer Garden entrance for specific directions.8/10Over