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Volunteers Needed for the 35th Annual CCVI Trolley Run!

Offer Valid: 02/22/2023 - 04/29/2023
Help us go the extra mile for CCVI students by volunteering at our 35th Annual Trolley Run
The 35th Annual CCVI Trolley Run will return to the streets of Waldo, Brookside, and the Plaza on Sunday, April 30, 2023, and we need your help to make it happen! Be a part of an exciting Kansas City tradition while making a difference in the lives of visually impaired children and their families. 
For 70 years, the Children's Center for the Visually Impaired (CCVI) has been preparing blind and visually impaired children for success in the sighted world. Trolley Run is one of Kansas City's oldest and largest road races and is the largest annual fundraiser for CCVI.
We are seeking volunteers for both pre-race day and race day activities. For more details and to sign up, please visit
For questions or assistance, please contact Alyssa Bird at 816-841-2284 or A summary of the available opportunities is below:

Pre-Race Day Opportunities
  • Packet Pickup
Description: Check participants in and provide them with their packet of materials and swag. Must be 15 or older.
Location: Fleet Feet, 8600 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64114   
  • April 28, 2023
    • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
    • 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
  • April 29, 2023
    • 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    • 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
Race Day Opportunities
  • Course Marshalls *high priority need*
Description: You will make the event possible by assisting police in keeping intersections closed to traffic along the race route, providing enthusiasm for our runners and walkers and assisting runners/walkers in distress by calling medical support (if necessary). Course Marshalls will be provided with a bag of goodies to sustain you for the duration of the event! At check-in, you’ll receive your race route location assignment, t-shirt, and snack bag. You’ll then drive to your assigned location, parking off the route. Location requests will be honored to the best of our ability.
Check-in Location: Check-in begins at 6:00 AM at Cosentino’s Market (6223 Brookside Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64113)
Shifts: April 30, 2023, 6:30 AM to approximately 10:00 AM CDT. Please be at Cosentino’s for check-in at 6:00 AM before your shift starts! Your shift ends when the last participant and police officer pass your intersection.
  • Finish Line Helper
Description: Setup the finish line tables, signage, replace bananas, restock bottled water on tables, and keep the area tidy. Must be 16 or older. Second shift volunteers will likely shift to After Bash once all of the runners have crossed the finish line and the finish line is cleaned up. Thank you for your flexibility!
Location: Ward Parkway & Central
Check-in: 416 Ward Pkwy., Kansas City, MO 64112
  • April 30, 2023
    • 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM CDT
    • 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
  • Kids Run Helper
Description: Setup the Kids Trolley Run on Ward Parkway east of the 4 Mile Finish, organize and cheer on participants. Must be 16 or older. Additional instructions will be given upon arrival.
Location: Ward Parkway & Brookside
Check-in: 47th Mill Creek Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64111
Shifts: April 30, 2023, 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
  • After Bash Setup & Teardown Helper
Description: Setup the After bash tables, signage, move vendors in, keep area tidy. Must be 16 or older. Additional Instructions will be given upon arrival.
Location: Ward Parkway & Central
Check-in: 416 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112
  • April 30, 2023
    • 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM CDT
    • 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT

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