JA of AK 5K Walk and Run Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc.


We need volunteers to help with our JA of AK 5K.
We will need help with
- Set up - 7 a.m. - 9 a.m (5 people)
- Registration - 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (2 people)
- Clean up - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (3 people)
- Race support - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. (5 people)

Event details below.

Race Details

9am - Saturday August 3, 2024

Ship Creek Trail (Meet at Ulu Factory Parking Lot)

Downtown Anchorage, AK

Runner Options

  • Adult Timed - $20
  • Youth Timed (ages 12 & under)- $10

Registered runners will receive a bib, timing, eligility to win prizes and scholarships.

Wave Descriptions

Timed Runners - 5k route along Ship Creek. All timed runners will start at the same time. Any individuals who wish to earn an OFFICIAL TIME and prize for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place MUST register for the Timed Runners Wave.

Kids Wave -The Kids Wave is for kids under the age of 12 who want to join in for the race! The kids course is .529K and is easy to follow for parents and family! No strollers please.

2024 Race Day Schedule

8AM - Registration

9AM - Adult Timed Runners Wave

9:30PM - Kid's Wave (ages 12 and under)

10:30 PM - Award's Ceremony & Scholarship Awards

***Race Day Schedule subject to change. Check back frequently for any updates.

2024 Bib Pick Up

August 1 & 2, 2024

12 PM - 7 PM

Junior Achievement of Alaska office

639 W Intl Airport Rd Ste 38

Anchorage, AK 99518

4 Shifts

  • Sat Aug 03, 2024 - morning / 07:00 AM to 09:00 AM AKST - Spots available: 5
  • Sat Aug 03, 2024 - 08:00 AM to 09:30 AM AKST - Spots available: 2
  • Sat Aug 03, 2024 - afternoon / 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM AKST - Spots available: 3
  • Sat Aug 03, 2024 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM AKST - Spots available: 5
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About Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc.


639 W. International Airport Road, Anchorage, AK 99518, US

Mission Statement

Junior Achievement (JA) of Alaska maintains an active vision on how we can have a positive impact on the lives of more students -- guided by our core values... 1. Believe in the boundless potential of young people 2. Commitment to the principles of market-based economics and entrepreneurship 3. Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity, and excellence in how we do it 4. Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives, and backgrounds of all individuals 5. Believe in the power of partnership and collaboration 6. Conviction in the educational and motivational impact of relevant, hands-on learning Our core values are comprised of our core ideology: To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.


Junior Achievement (JA), with the support of community volunteers and dedicated educational leaders, helps to inspire and empower students to believe in themselves, showing them they can make a difference in the world. JA extends education so that kids have a deeper conceptual understanding of what is necessary to contribute to the success of their future, opening their minds to their potential and preparing them for the world of work.

JA programs correlate to state standards in social studies, English, and mathematics, and to Common Core State Standards. All of our programs are session-specific, student-friendly materials are included to increase student interaction.

It's not an easy task but we continue to impact the lives of young people in over 55 communities statewide, reaching out to over 15,125 students across Alaska.


Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation
Children & Youth, Sports & Recreation


Sat Aug 03, 2024
07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
This opportunity has 4 shifts


Ship Creek TrailAnchorage, AK 99501



  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Outdoor Recreation


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group



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