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Volunteers Needed: Saint Arnold Art Car IPA 5K

The University of Houston-Downtown and Saint Arnold Brewing Company are teaming up for the Art Car IPA 5K on Sunday, April 3, and seeking volunteers in celebration of Houston’s colorful Art Car legacy and the race’s namesake beverage. 

Race volunteers are needed for various dates, times, and duties – learn more here. Examples of race day duties include: 

  • Volunteer check-in at Saint Arnold Brewing Company
  • Flex Volunteers/fill-ins (assist with tasks as assigned)
  • Course Monitors (direct runners during race) 
  • Water stop on 5K course (set up/take down water tent)
  • Finish Line Team (distribute finisher medals to runners crossing the finishing line) 
  • Site cleanup (take down race signage, load supplies onto truck) 

Volunteers get a free beer, party pass, and event swag. UHD Students are eligible for volunteer credits. Stop by the UHD tent at the event for a volunteer receipt and free giveaway! Sign-up to volunteer online today! 

Pre-race volunteer options are available March 30 - April 2 at various Greater Houston locations. 


The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – the second-largest university in Houston – has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.