Volunteers needed for The Road to Wellness 5K Walk/Run!

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Dimock Community Health Center

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On Saturday September 7th, The Dimock Center will partner with HoodFit and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) to host the 5th Anniversary 'Road to Wellness 5k Walk/Run.’ The event will kick-off at The Dimock Center and continue through the Roxbury community. The event is anticipated to engage over 1,000 participants from over 200 surrounding communities to unite runners and walkers in their pursuit of wellness, as well as celebrate the rich history of Roxbury. The collaboration of The Dimock Center, Hood Fit, and the B.A.A. will expose participants to holistic health approaches through fitness resources, community events and experiential fitness clinics.

We are in need of volunteers for this event! Volunteer opportunities include:

-Set Up Assist: Responsible for setting tables, signage and tablecloths day prior to race.

-Registration: Responsible for day of registration, pre-registration bib pick up, food/beverage organization/distribution post-race and bag check.

- Health and Wellness Festival: Responsible for distribution of t-shirts, monitoring the festival, trash removal, etc.

- Course: Responsible for directing racers at turns/street changes throughout the course, contacting EMT for any racers needing assistance, handing out water at water station, putting out cones/signs and aiding at start/finish line.

- Kid’s Race: volunteers. Responsible for setting up the Kid’s Race course in front of the Richard’s building on Dimock campus, sending out "waves," ensuring safety of participants and handing out medals. These individuals would work with the ReImagine Play and Playworks to coordinate activities.


5:00PM-7:00PM day prior





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Fri Sep 06, 2019 - Sat Sep 07, 2019
05:00 PM - 01:30 PM  


55 Dimock StreetCampus Parking LotBoston, MA 02119



  • Fitness Instruction


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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