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Third Annual Shamrock Run for Hope seeks volunteers

By Marion Haywood
Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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Pittsboro, NC - The Third Annual Shamrock Run for Hope, hosted by the Pittsboro Relay for Life is scheduled for March 17, 2012. This 5K & 10K run in Pittsboro is followed by a breakfast for participants (included in registration, all others for $5).

The race starts at 8 am, post race activities including cleanup are usually complete by 11:30 am. Some of the volunteer opportunities listed below need to happen several days before or a couple hours before the actual start time. If you see something that interests you, or if you need more information please contact Marion Haywood at

To be successful the Shamrock Run for Hope relies on volunteers to:

- set up/take down the course markers
- provide childcare during the run
- provide kids activities
- register participants
- be stationed at all intersections to provide direction to runners & traffic
- cook breakfast
- serve breakfast
- setup / clean up the dining area
- provide music, song or other fun entertainment along the course
- flyer & brochure distribution

If you want to register as a participant, see click my event, event announcements or go to

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