Grind City Cares 5K

Saturday, November 13th, 2021 from 10:00am to 2:00pm (CT)
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The Grind City Cares 5K Race is an opportunity to get involved by giving back to the community. The proceeds from the run will go towards feeding families from Memphis Athletic Ministries, assisting those that may not be able to afford a Thanksgiving meal this year. The run will take place at the historic Overton Park East Parkway Pavilion on November 13th at 10am! 

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are able to assist with the following tasks 
  • Set-up for the race and clean up of the park grounds following the race 
  • Checking in runners the morning of the race
  • Manning water stations throughout the trail 
  • Cheering on and encouraging runners as they complete the 5K
  • Assisting with parking and directing participants to the East Parkway Pavilion 
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Registration Closes
Nov 6, 2021 12:00am or when space runs out.
Requirement Details
This event will take place outside, so volunteers should be able to stand outside for the duration of the race. Volunteers should also be able to lift at least 10 pounds and plan to arrive two hours before the start of the race. 

Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
Parking Details
Volunteers should park in the Pavilion parking lot.
Sustainable Development Goals
10 Positions Filled | 5 Impacts | 26 Hours