Community Service Opportunity: Miriam’s Kitchen ROC 5K Race

Posted on: July 22nd, 2013 by Admin

Thank you for helping Miriam’s Kitchen provide 200+ volunteers for the ROC Race in August. ROC has agreed to give Miriam’s Kitchen $15 for each volunteerwe provide – that’s 15 meals for our guests! Please let family and friends know about this great opportunity to do good and have lots of fun.

There are various shifts that you can help with pre-race and day of. Please let me know which one you can commit to and I will sign you up.If you volunteer for 2 shifts, ROC will give you a comp’d ticket to participate in the race for the 4 or 5pm slot on Saturday. Volunteers 16yrs old and over are welcome!

If you would like to only do 1 shift and participate in the race, we have a discount code for you to use: “MIRIAMSDC” for 10% off. Race Day is Saturday, August 10th and it will be at the RFK Stadium. See the event website for more details on what ROC Race is: and watch this fun video:

Volunteer Shifts

  • Race Day: Saturday August 10th, Shift 1 | 6:00am-12:00pm (RFK Stadium)
  • Race Day: Saturday August 10th, Shift 2 | 10:30am-4:30pm (RFK Stadium)

Volunteers will receive a commemorative t-shirt, food and beverage during their shift. You will also have backstage access to the race to see how it’s all put on!

Please let me know the following information by Friday July 19th and I will sign you up:

Last & First Name
T-Shirt Size
Physical Restrictions & Military Experience
Dietary Restrictions

Once we have all our volunteers recruited, you will receive an email from the ROC Race people with further instructions.

Thank you for participating and helping us help our guests in such a fun crazy way!


Are you ready to ROC it for Miriam’s Kitchen!? We are excited to partner with the ROC Race – Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K this August! MK is the official charity beneficiary and we are helping to staff the event with 200 volunteers. That means we need you! Volunteer shifts are on August 8th, 9th, and 10th and we will receive $$ for every volunteer! Please email me at to sign up for a shift AND receive a discount code to participate in the race. We can’t wait to see you there!