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14th Annual Walk the Fight & Run the Distance for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center
Connecting...Supporting...Empowering those living with Parkinson's in Arizona

Thank You for Volunteering!

Great volunteers help make great races!  Whether working at check-in before an event, at a water station during an event, or by passing out medals at the finish line, volunteers bring the added energy that helps runners as they move along the course.

On Race Day

At the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center and the Parkinson Network of Arizona we value your time and don't want to waste it.  There will be a volunteer tent available for check-in to obtain your credentials, shirt and meal ticket.  If you are assigned a radio please note that they will ask for your drivers license while you have possession of the radio.  If you would like to work additional hours than the shifts located please choose your preferred activity and then contact us at stating what time you would like to work until and if you have a second job request.

Volunteer Activities:

Set-up Crew: 5:30am-9:00am
Assist with event set-up including but not limited to unfolding and setting up tables and chairs, covering tables with tablecloths, erecting tents, hanging signage.

Welcome Crew Greeter: 7:00am-10:30am
Stationed along the entry points to park. Greet and welcome participants and vendors as they arrive and direct them to the event

Registration Attendant: 7:00am-11:00am
Provide assistance to registrars in handing out shirts, route/park maps, and additional branded items required

Vendor Table Assistant: 7:00am-11:00am
Assist with set-up of vendor tables, help vendors locate tables and hand out vendor grid sheets to attendees

Children's Activity Section Monitors: 8:00am-12:00pm
Assist with the management of the children's bounce house area. You must have a strong personality to work this area.

Water Station Attendant: 7:00am-11:30am
Monitor assigned water stations along route and keep cups filed with water for all walkers and runners, cheer participants on as they pass your location, call for assistance if needed for walkers and runners.

Make-a-sign Booth: 8:00am-11:00am
Assist walkers as they make signs indicating who they are walking for, attach signs to wooden stick so walkers can carry along the route.

Finish Line Cheer and Medal Distribution: 8:00am-12:00pm
Cheer attendees on as they cross the finish line and pass out medals to all attendees

Group Game Masters: 10:00am-1:00pm
 Help attendees play 2 types of group games for prizes. Yardzee and Tic-Tac-Toe.

Final Details

The week of the event you will receive an email from us at the Parkinson Network of Arizona with final details of the event.  We will ask that you respond to that email to confirm your intention to still attend the event.

Contact Us

If there are any questions that you have before race day please do not hesitate to let us know.  Please email us at or (602) 618-7478

Event Location

Tempe Beach Park, 80 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ, United States

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