Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering in the “Being Leaders In Health”: 4th Annual Million Calorie Burn 5k run/walk! Volunteers donate their much appreciated time and energy to help organize, direct and execute the Million Calorie Burn. Our event would not be possible without the support of volunteers who are passionate about making Memphis a healthier city.


There are three categories of volunteers for the “Being Leaders In Health”: 4th Annual Million Calorie Burn 5k. Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

1)Pre-Race Volunteers

  • Distribute flyers, handbills and general promotion for the Million Calorie Burn
  • Assemble goody bags during the week prior to the race
  • Assist with pre-registration check-in/packet pick-up on the Thursday and Friday before the race

2)Race-Day Volunteers

  • Direct traffic
  • Hand out goody bags/t-shirts
  • Help with water stations at the one-mile and two-mile markers
  • Float between stations and lend a hand where necessary

3)Post-Race Volunteers

  • Help with kiddie stations (face painting/inflatables, etc)
  • Serve food to runners (fruit/bagels/granola/yogurt)
  • Pick up trash along race route
  • Event tear-down

All volunteer shifts will be two hours long. Volunteers will receive a race-day t-shirt. For more information about volunteering, please contact Special Assistant Marcellous Stansberry at mstansberry@commontablehealth.org.

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