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2018 Torchlight Minneapolis 5K Run

Wednesday, July 18th to Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit12 and up
Description

Whether you're a dedicated runner or just someone who jogs from the couch to the fridge, the Torchlight 5K in Minneapolis is fun for everyone! And of course we make every effort to make this event just as amazing of an experience for our volunteers! Our race headquarters is just steps from the Minneapolis Aquatennial fireworks display, so plan to see some of the best fireworks in the state when your shift ends! Come alone or bring a friend and register to volunteer at the event that 'Runs Hot and Parties Cool!'  

Perks
We can’t thank you enough for your help but we want to try to show you how much we appreciate you! All volunteers will receive an event specific volunteer shirt, water, snacks, a light meal, service hours, and more.

Volunteer Groups
Learn more about group opportunities and how you could earn a donation for your group or non-profit of 10+ by contacting us at ltvolunteer@lt.life

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Parking DetailsIf you are registered for a shift that reports to the start of the event at the Basilica of St. Mary then you may choose to pay for parking in the nearby ramps or find on street parking. If you are registered for shift that reports to the finish of the race at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, you may choose to pay for parking in the St. Anthony lot or find on street parking in the area. Car pooling is strongly recommended.
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114 Positions Filled | 66 Impacts | 224 Hours

Shifts (17)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 10:00AM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 11:30PM
This is an invite only position and is reserved for experienced event volunteers who will be responsible for overseeing and managing a particular event area (i.e. bike course lead, SAG driver, swim course lead, finish line lead etc). If you are interested in this opportunity email us at ltvolunteer@lt.life.

Some coordinators may not be assigned to the finish area at Father Hennpin Bluffs Park. Contact Mary for your specific duties and report times and dates., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414
13/20Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 10:00AM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 4:00PM
Help the race staff set up for the event. Be a true part of the team by creating the experience unlike any other for the athletes. Check in with Jenn at Father Hennepin Park, located at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414. You will receive an event shirt and credential.

Father Hennepin Park, located at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park and the Basilica of St. Mary, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414
0/15Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 3:00PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 8:00PM
Help the race staff set up for the event. Be a true part of the team by creating the experience unlike any other for the athletes.
Please check-in at the Volunteer Tent located at the Basilica of St. Mary, 88 N. 17th Street Minneapolis, MN 55403. You will receive an event shirt and credential.

Basilica of St. Mary, 88 N. 17th Street Minneapolis, MN 55403, Minneapolis, MN 55403
2/10Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 3:30PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 7:30PM
You will assist participants by retrieving their packet (race day materials) and answering any questions they may have as well as assisting those who need to register for the event

Wednesday 3:30pm-7:30pm please check-in at the Volunteer Tent located at the Basilica of St. Mary, 88 N. 17th Street Minneapolis, MN 55403., Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, MN 55414
27/35Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 6:00PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 10:00PM
Assist with medical needs at the Main Medical Tent. Medical knowledge is required, medical professional licensing is preferred (EMT, Paramedic, RN, PT, MD). Please check in at the Volunteer Tent.

Packet Pickup, Registration, and the Start of the race is at the Basilica of St. Mary located at 88 N 17th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403 The finish and the post race party is at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park and the Basilica of St. Mary, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414
0/20Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 6:00PM
End: Thu, Jul 19, 11:00PM
This position works in the Volunteer Tent helping check in volunteers and get them set up in their position. You will also help with any set up and tear down needs of the event!

Parking is very limited, please give yourself plenty of time to find parking. There is some parking along 2nd St. SE., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 Main St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
0/1Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 6:30PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 9:00PM
You will assist with the set up, hydration distribution, and clean up of the on course water aid station. (i.e. handing out liquid hydration to participants as they pass).

Located at the intersection of 4th Ave N and W River Road. Plan on parking in the North Loop Playground parking lot.

Check in directly at the aid station location. There will be a truck/trailer parked on the side of the road that will contain all aid station supplies. A lead coordinator will be there to meet you., Northloop Playground, Minneapolis, MN 55401
10/15Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 6:30PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 9:00PM
You will assist with the set up, hydration distribution, and clean up of the on course water aid station. (i.e. handing out liquid hydration to participants as they pass).

Aid Station #2 is located at the entrance of the Stone Arch Bridge. Located at West River Pkwy and Portland Ave. Once you check in we will walk you over to your Aid Station location.

Please check-in at the Volunteer Tent located in the Father Hennepin Bluffs Park next to the Stone Arch Bridge. Plan ahead for parking. There is limited parking along 2nd ST. SE., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 SE Main ST., Minneapolis, MN 55415
15/15Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 6:30PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 8:30PM
Event crew will assign you a location along the run course. Once you are at your assigned location you will ensure that participants continue to stay on the marked event course as they approach and pass you.

Check in at the volunteer check-in tent located in Father Hennepin Bluffs Park next to the Stone Arch Bridge, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 SE Main St. Minneapolis, MN 55414., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, Minneapolis, MN 55414
14/25Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 6:30PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 10:00PM
You will assist event crew with the set up of the finish area as well as distributing finisher medals and hydration as participants finish. After all participants have finished you will assist event crew with the tear down of the finish area.

Wednesday 6:30pm-10pm please check-in at the Volunteer Tent located in the Father Hennepin Bluffs Park next to the Stone Arch Bridge, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 SE Main ST. Minneapolis, MN 55414., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414
13/18Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 6:30PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 8:30PM
You will assist event crew at the start line of the duathlon event by helping to hold wave signs and manage traffic flow at and near the start area of the race. If you are not also participating in the event you will assist with the tear down of the start area.

Wednesday 6:30pm-8pm please check-in at the Volunteer Tent located at the Basilica of St. Mary, 88 N. 17th Street Minneapolis, MN 55403., Basilica of St. Mary, 88 N 17th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403
11/15Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 7:30PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 10:00PM
This event features a post race party that serves alcoholic beverages. You will provide qualifying participants (21+ yrs of age) with a wristband upon checking their state issued ID. You must be at least 18 years of age to register for this shift.

Wednesday 7:30pm-10pm please check-in at the Volunteer Tent located in the Father Hennepin Bluffs Park next to the Stone Arch Bridge, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 SE Main ST. Minneapolis, MN 55414., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park and the Basilica of St. Mary, 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414
1/6Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 7:30PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 9:30PM
You will be strategically placed at a location within the race site to help direct participant traffic.

Wednesday 7:00pm-9:30pm please check-in at the Volunteer Tent located in the Father Hennepin Bluffs Park next to the Stone Arch Bridge, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 SE Main ST. Minneapolis, MN 55414., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414
4/8Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 7:30PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 10:30PM
Assisting the VIP Tent in clean up along with managing the exlusive VIP List to ensure all Athletes entering are listed.

Wednesday 7:30pm-10:30pm please check-in at the Volunteer Tent located in the Father Hennepin Bluffs Park next to the Stone Arch Bridge, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 SE Main ST. Minneapolis, MN 55414., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414
1/1Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 8:00PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 11:00PM
Our event crew prides itself in leaving our event sites cleaner than when we arrived. You will play an integral part in assisting with this. We will have both trash and recycling receptacles available that will be filled and stacked in the designated pick-up area.

Wednesday 8pm-11pm please check-in at the Volunteer Tent located in the Father Hennepin Bluffs Park next to the Stone Arch Bridge, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 SE Main ST. Minneapolis, MN 55414., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414
0/10Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 8:00PM
End: Wed, Jul 18, 10:30PM
This event is a point to point race (start and finish area are in separate areas), and features a shuttle bus service to bring participants from the finish area back to the start area upon finishing. You will point participants in the direction of the shuttle bus pick up area as well as answer any questions they may have.

Wednesday 8:30pm-10:30pm please check-in at the Volunteer Tent located in the Father Hennepin Bluffs Park next to the Stone Arch Bridge, Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 SE Main ST. Minneapolis, MN 55414., Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414
3/3Over
Start: Wed, Jul 18, 9:00PM
End: Thu, Jul 19, 12:01AM
Help race staff pack up and get home to a good night sleep. This shift will start well into the festivities but is a vital shift for the overall success of the event. Pls check in at the Volunteer tent upon arrival (located inside Father Hennepin Park) Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414. You will receive an event shirt and credential.

Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414, Minneapolis, MN 55414
0/10Over