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The Children's TLC Groundhog Run would not be possible without the generous support of our amazing volunteers. We have a variety of volunteer duties and shifts available. We welcome volunteers  over the age of 14 and are able to accommodate individuals, and small and large volunteer groups. If you have questions about volunteering for the Groundhog Run please email or call 816-289-2702

Packet Pickup: Friday, January 23rd from 10am-7pm and Saturday, January 24th from 9am to 2:30pm

Location: Garry Gribbles Running Sports Ward Parkway

8600 Ward Parkway|Kansas City, MO 64114

Volunteer Opportunities

Packet Pickup: Distribute bib numbers, chips, t-shirts, tech shirts, instructions and directions to registered runners.


Race Day: Sunday, January 25th 7am to 1pm

Location: Hunt Midwest SubTropolis

8300 NE Underground Dr.|Kansas City, MO 64161

Volunteer Opportunities

Course Monitor: Cheer on the runners along the course, watch for runners in distress that need assistance. Call for assistance if necessary. 

Volunteer Check-In: Check in registered volunteers and pass out volunteer t-shirts.

Packet Pickup: Distribute bib numbers, chips, and event  t-shirts to registered runners. 

Gear Check: Assist runners with the checking in and checking out of their gear for the 5k and 10k.

Parking: Direct cars entering and exiting event parking lot, direct participants to event shuttle buses. 

Start/Finish line: Hold signs to line up runners before the 5k and 10k, assist runners in removing timing chips, hand out 10k finisher medals. 

Water stations: Fill water cups along race route and hand to participants during the 5k and 10k. 

Food Stations: Hand runners granola bars, fruit, chocolate milk, etc. after the 5k and 10k. 

Event Location

8300 NE Underground Dr., Kansas City, MO 64161

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