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Sherry’s Run 5K Run/Walk to benefit Sherry’s Hope Volunteer Committee Breakdown


Sherry’s Hope Executive Board of Directors:

Kevin Bass, Jane Hay, Scott Jasper, Scotty Ricketts

Sherry’s Hope Office Staff:

Corrie Cluck, Alisa Eakes, Kezney Batey

Sherry’s Run 5K Run/Walk to benefit Sherry’s Hope Committee Chairs: 

Brad Anderson, Kevin Bass, Rodney Cathey, Ashlee Chance, Cindy Eatherly, Wendy Hailey, Kayla Hawkins, Elvis Huff, Dana Jones, David Liddle, Becky Taylor, Bess Anne Warren, Gary Whitaker, Matthew Whitaker, Tammye Whitaker

5K Event Logistics

Chair: Scott Jasper/Rodney Cathey/Elvis Huff
Works on all aspects of course, layout, materials needed.  Obtain approval from city and work with law enforcement.

5K Sponsorship

Chair: Sherry’s Hope Executive Board of Directors and Staff
Work with existing and new sponsors. 


Chair: Kayla Hawkins 
Helps recruit volunteers for all events needing volunteers.  

5K Event Information Systems

Chair: Sherry’s Hope Office Staff
Inputs all information received from participants, calculates, prints reports and supplies information to registration on event day. 

5K Event Set up and Breakdown

Chair: Matthew Whitaker/David Liddle
Set up prior to event.  Breakdown and clean up after event. Coordinate with all committee chairs for set up and breakdown of their location.

5K Event Opening Ceremony

Chair: Sherry’s Hope Executive Board of Directors and Office Staff
Coordinates, announces, and prepares opening remarks, and race day announcements

5K Event Site Registration

Chair: Wendy Hailey/Cindy Eatherly
Organizes volunteers for registration tent. Check all pre registered and event day registration. Breakdown and organize all items used for registration to prepare for storage.

5K Event Hospitality/Refreshments

Chair: Kevin Bass 
Coordinate and set up food and refreshment tables at the tent. Clean up area and breakdown.

5K Event Finish Line & Timing

Chair: Scott Jasper
Besttimescct (Memphis, TN) – assists timing company with electricity, information and support.

5K Event Awards Ceremony

Chair: Scott Jasper, Members: Dana Jones & Becky Taylor
Arrange and distribute awards.  .

5K Event Course Marshalls and Water Stations

Chair: Rodney Cathey/Elvis Huff
Set up mile markers and barriers.  Direct runners and walkers along route. Collect all mile markers and barriers and clean up any area necessary. Arrange for water station locations and supply water, cups and coolers to water stations.

5K Event Silent Auction

Chairs: Tammye & Gary Whitaker 
Collects, organizes, displays auction items, oversees and collects all monies for items sold. Makes sure all purchased items gets to their new owners. Balances and reports to Board. Cleans up and prepares all remaining items for storage.

5K Event Teams

Chair: Ashlee Chance 
Works with prospective teams and promotes the team portion of the event

5K Event Parking

Chair: Brad Anderson
Coordinates parking sites. Checks all parking areas for cleanliness.

5K Event Photographers

Chair: Bess Anne Warren
Coordinates photographers for the 5K event.

5K Event Day Communication

Hugh Bennett/MJ Lucas/Mac Griffin
Supplies sound equipment for entertainment and announcements, Emcee 5K event and assist with sound for opening and award ceremonies and silent auction tent.