Volunteer Information

Thank you!

This holiday season, invite your friends and family to help those less fortunate. For 8 years, the YMCA Jingle Bell 5k Run/Walk has helped raise money to support and help provide opportunities for lower income families to participate in YMCA programs and membership. All funds raised stay right here in our community and will provide a hand up to a family in need. We need your help making the Jingle Bell 5k run smoothly! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts! 

Volunteer Opportunities:

We have a variety of jobs available before, during and after the race! When you sign up, please check the dates adn times to ensure you are signing up for your desired shift.

Volunteer Check In:

Our volunteer coordinator will contact you closer to the event to give you further details on when and where to meet!


Any questions, please contact Lindsey Leiker at lleiker@ppymca.org or 303-919-7269.

Volunteer Opportunity Descriptions

We have a variety of opportunities before, during and after the race! Here are descriptions of each job:

Task # When  Where  Instructions
Pre Race Day:        
Packet Pickup - Dec 9  5 TBD TBD Hand out packets and assist with race registrations.
Race Day:        
Pre-Race Construction/Parking Assistants/Kids Fun Run 5 7:00 Starting Line Pre-Race Construction: Helps set-up start and finish area. Move to parking lot once set up. Once parking is under control, move to help with the kids fun run!

Race Day Registration 

3 7:00 Starting Line Race Day Registration: Will register new runners. Clean up at 9:30am. 
PPU 5 7:00 Startling Line Hand out packets to preregistered runners. Clean up at 9:45am.  
Timing Assistants 1 8:00 Starting Line Run new registrations to timer. Assist with getting print out of awards to prize assistants. 
Photographer 1 8:00 Course Take awesome photos.
Water Station 4 8:00 Turn Around Point Hand out cups of water to runners at half way point. May drive car with equipment out to water station. 
Prize assistants 2 8:00 Starting Line Assist with award ceremony.
Emcee Assistant 1 8:00 Starting Line Help emcee know what to say (Sponsor thank yous, prizes, runner's names)
Y guy 1 8:00 Starting Line Wear Y guy - be awesome
Course Monitor 25 8:00 Course Point Runners in the right direction. 
Lead Bike/Race Sweeper 1 9:00 Starting Line Will lead the runners on bike through the course. Sweep Course afterwards to ensure all runners/walkers are off course.
Finish Line Food 2 9:30 Finish Line Hand out food/water to runners at finish line.
Finish Line Chip Remover 4 9:30 Finish Line Remove timing chips.
Clean Up Crew   11:00 Course Everyone cleans up. Loads trailer. Heads back to Y to unload trailer. 

Event Location

Fountain Creek Regional Park, Fountain, CO, United States

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