Volunteers Needed: Turkey Trot

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Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot 2013

Thank you for your interest in the upcoming Turkey Trot! Our volunteer positions are currently full.

To sign up to run/walk in the Turkey Trot, visit the official Turkey Trot website.

Turkey Trot 2014

Volunteer with us Thanksgiving Morning: November 27, 2014


What Can You Do?
  • Course Monitor: help direct runners, watch for traffic, and cheer runners
  • Bib Packet Pickup: help runners collect their race bibs and information
  • Refreshments: set up tables, monitor distribution and clean up
  • Post-Race: hand out t-shirts, snacks, and bottled water
Great Opportunity for Groups
  • Youth and adult groups (great for school hours)
  • Shift times and volunteer tasks vary

Minimum age to volunteer is 14. All volunteer must be pre-registered. Here's how:


For further information, contact us at turkeytrot@shfb.org or call (408) 266-8866 ext. 531.

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Want to Participate in the Race?

To sign up as a participant in the Turkey Trot, register at the Turkey Trot website.


Shift Times range from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. and finish no later than 12 noon

Volunteer tasks include but not limited to the following:


Volunteering pre-race for the EXPO (held at Sports Basement in Sunnyvale)


  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age
  • All volunteers must be preregistered prior to the event


  • Friday, November 22 through Wednesday November 27

Shift Times:

  • 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Volunteer tasks:

  • help sign up race participants, hand out bibs and race shirts


Registration and Contact Information

To volunteer for the EXPO, visit our registration page and select a date.

To volunteer on Thanksgiving Day, complete and return our Volunteer Application. If you are under 18, complete and return the Parent/Guardian Permission Form as well.

For questions about volunteering, contact TurkeyTrot@shfb.org or our Turkey Trot hotline at 408-266-8866 ext. 531.


Great Activity for Groups

Want to sign your group up to volunteer for either the Expo or Thanksgiving morning? Your group contact/coordinator must FIRST contact turkeytrot@shfb.org or call our Turkey Trot hotline at (408) 266-8866 ext. 531 for detailed instructions on how to register your team to volunteer.