Race Day Volunteers

Join the fun!

The Thumbs Up Annual 5K & 10K Run, Walk, Bike event is operated by a planning committee of 20-30 volunteers. On the day of the race, close to 200 volunteers help pull the event together. We are always looking for amazing volunteers for this event, and we would be honored to have your help!


Volunteer Opportunities


  • Friday Event Setup Crew
  • Friday night – Team Sign Setup
  • AM Setup Crew
  • Volunteer Check-in booth
  • Assist vendors with unloading & setup
  • Pick up coffee carafe from Dunn Bros. Elk River
  • Return the coffee carafe to Dunn Bros. Elk River
  • AM Setup Crew – Kids Obstacle Course
  • Registration
  • Smile Store – Apparel Sales
  • First Responders
  • Memory Tree, Thumbs Up Banner & Worry Stones
  • Route Marshals
  • Backup Race Timer
  • Photographers
  • Thumbs Up Mascot
  • Bounce House Attendants
  • Crazy Hair Booth
  • Face Painting Booth
  • Memory Beads
  • Bereavement Support Area
  • Finish Line Cheer Squad
  • Kids Games & Activity Area
  • Pinwheel Booth

If you have any questions prior to the event, please get in touch with Taylor Krumm at 612-961-5116 or email tkrumm2016@gmail.com.

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