ABC7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk Event: “Day of” Volunteers


Cause Areas


Thu Jun 21, 2018, 12:00 PM - 09:00 PM


Grant Park337 E. Randolph St.Lower Hutchinson Field, Balbo & Columbus-SouthwestChicago, IL 60604


Volunteer today for the ABC7 Gibbons 5k Run and 3K walk on Thursday, June 21th in Grant Park.

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Event volunteers will be positioned in the following areas: event set-up/take-down, registration tent, gear check tent, information tent, volunteer tent, team tent, survivor tent, food tent, and course marshals. For 24 years, the ABC7 Jim Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk has proven itself as a landmark race in the Chicagoland area and is a major fundraiser for the Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF). Each year on the third Thursday in June, more than 2,000 participants gather along Chicago's downtown lakefront to run, walk and raise funds in search of a cure for all blood cancers. Visit for more information.


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Event Design & Planning
  • Advertising
  • Event Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Brand Development & Messaging

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hour shifts
  • The ability to stand for a few hours and light lifting is required.

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