Packet Stuffing volunteers work with us to prepare all the items the athletes will receive during packet pick up. This may include placing items into goodie bags, assembling the bibs packets, and/or organizing these items. This position takes place prior to race weekend (typically Thursday evening at Jack & Adam’s Bicycles). It is a good fit for individuals and/or small groups. Children of any age are welcome to accompany their parent/guardian for this shift. Volunteers may complete these tasks standing or sitting.
Packet Pickup / Registration
Volunteers will assist in the packet pick-up and/or registration process. Responsibilities may include handing out shirts, bags, and bibs, registering triathletes, verifying USAT membership and/or answering participant questions. Pre-race day packet pick up is typically held indoors at Jack & Adam’s Bicycles and volunteers may complete these tasks standing or sitting.
Volunteers will support the event by directing incoming cars to park appropriately and direct athletes to the transition area. This position has the earliest start time (Approximately 5AM) and the shift will be completed in time to watch the start of the race or assist in another area if desired.
Volunteers will maintain the safety and security of the transition area. With guidance from the transition captains, volunteers assist with body marking, provide direction and information to athletes regarding rules and bike racking, and will manage the mount dismount lines. Great position for both seasoned volunteers and triathletes, as well as those new to the sport that want to learn more about triathlon!
Volunteers help maintain the safety and order of the swim course. Volunteers assigned to the start line may corral, line up, and direct athletes. Those at the finish will help pull the athletes from the water, direct them toward transition, and may help with wet suit peeling (if applicable).
Bike Course Pointers
Volunteers’ primary responsibility is to provide direction to the cyclists and ensure they stay on course. Enthusiastic volunteers may encourage and cheer on riders as they pass!
Run Course Aid Station
Volunteers, with assistance from the Aid Station Captain will manage all aspects of the Aid Stations located on the bike course. This includes, setting out tables, icing down bottled water and sports drink, handing up bottles to each cyclist as they pass. Those with a lot of spirit and energy and excited to encourage and motivate the athletes would be a great match for this role! This position is usually held along the road where traffic may be present. It is not recommended for children under age 14.
Run Course Pointers
Volunteers’ primary responsibility is to provide direction to the runners and ensure they stay on course. Enthusiastic volunteers may encourage and cheer on athletes as they pass!
Run Course Aid Station
Volunteers, with assistance from the Aid Station Captain will manage all aspects of the Aid Stations located on the run course. This includes, setting out tables, continuously filling cups with water and/or sports drink, and handing to each runner as they pass. Those with a lot of spirit and energy and excited to encourage and motivate the athletes would be a great match for this role!
Volunteers help create the finish line experience each triathlete deserves. Responsibilities may include distributing medals, holding finish line tape, handing out water, removing timing chips, and directing athletes to the medical tent when needed.
Finish Line Festival
Volunteers may help in any or all aspects of the finish line festival including food tent, beer tent, awards and prizes distribution or finish line. Volunteers will be able to enjoy the festivities while assisting!
Bike Check Out
Volunteers help maintain the security of the transition area at the end of the race and make sure bicycles are removed from the transition area by their correct owner. Volunteers then assist in the breakdown of the transition area. This positions is a good fit for volunteers who would like a late arrival time or are racing themselves.
Volunteers will help teardown the race site and make sure the park is left in good condition. Responsibilities may include, closing tents, moving bike racks, tables, and chairs, and litter removal. This positions is a good fit for volunteers who would like a late arrival time, are racing themselves and/or enjoy physical labor.