Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon

Sat June 29, 2019 Seward, AK US 99664 Directions

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Pre Event

Packet Pickup

June 27, 2019

June 28, 2019

Details

This shift is upstairs in the SeaLife Center in Seward. Take a right up the stairs and it's in the conference center. You are responsible for helping athletes with the check-in process.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Alaska SeaLife Center
301 Railway Avenue
Seward, AK 99664

Race Briefing

June 28, 2019

Details

This shift is meets in the auditorium. If you get there at or before 2pm you may see us outside the front door waiting to get in. If we are not out there please make your way in and meet us in the auditorium.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Seward High School
2100 Swetmann Ave
Seward, AK 99664

Course Flaggers

Bike Course Flaggers

You must be 18-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Location

Seward Highway in various areas from Seward to Bird Creek to Girdwood AK.

Run Course Flaggers

You must be 18-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Location

In various places from Girdwood to Winner Creek Trail to Nordic Loop and up Alyeska.

Transition

Transition Area #1 - Swim to Bike

You must be 18-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This shift takes place at the SeaLife Center Parking Lot (NEW THIS YEAR). Duties include overseeing the secured area and not allowing anyone that's not an athlete (orange wristband) or support person (green support shirt) in. Duties also include helping athletes as needed and making sure things are flowing smoothly. At the end a quick teardown of the racks and you're on your way.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Alaska SeaLife Center Parking Lot
301 Railway Avenue
Seward, AK 99664

Transition Area #2 - Bike to Run

You must be 18-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Details

This shift takes place at Alyeska Day Lodge in Girdwood. There is no address. It's basically at the corner of Alyeska Hwy and Arlberg Rd. Turn right on one of the side streets off Alyeska when you can see Day Lodge but before you get to Arlberg to go to the parking. Follow the yellow support signs. When onsite ask for Patty or Tony (onsite supervisors) or Kerry (Volunteer Coordinator). You will be responsible for making sure the area is secure and that only athletes (orange wristband - getting off their bikes) and their support (green support shirt and green wristband) are allowed into the coned off T2 area).

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Alyeska Day Lodge Parking Lot Area
Corner of Alyeska Highway and Arlberg
Girdwood, AK

Hydration/Nutrtion

Run Course Hydration/Nutrition Station - Transition #2 - Bike to Run

You must be 12-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Details

This shift takes place at Alyeska Day Lodge in Girdwood. There is no address. It's basically at the corner of Alyeska Hwy and Arlberg Rd. Turn right on one of the side streets off Alyeska when you can see Day Lodge but before you get to Arlberg to go to the parking. Follow the yellow support signs. When onsite ask for Patty or Tony (onsite supervisors) or Kerry (Volunteer Coordinator). You will be responsible for manning and handing out water and snacks from the T2 water stop located in T2. This is also going to serves as the stop as the runners come back at mile 17 of the run before going on the mountain.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Alyeska Day Lodge Parking Lot Area
Corner of Alyeska Highway and Arlberg
Girdwood, AK

Run Course Hydration/Nutrition Station - Mile 7

You must be 12-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Details

This shift takes place at Winner Creek Trail Parking Lot off of Crow Creek Road. There is no address, the one we have listed is just north of the parking lot. It's meant to get you in the right direction so look for the signs for Winner Creek Trail and park there, not at the address shown. We will have the water stop at the entry to the trail. Park anywhere in the parking lot you would like and go to the water stop please. Your job includes making sure athletes are stocked up and the supplies also stay stocked up.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

The address below says it takes you to the road just after the Winner Creek Trailhead parking lot but it's the closest one. So if you plug in this address you'll go the right way but look for the Winner Creek Trail Parking Lot just before. Again, DO NOT, go all the way to the address listed.

601 Crow Creek Rd
Girdwood, AK 99587

If you turn off Alyeska Highway and go up Crow Creek it's on the right approximately 3 miles up. Winner Creek Trail Parking lot.

Run Course Hydration/Nutrition Station - Mile 17 (Mountain Entrance)

You must be 12-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Details

This shift takes place at Alyeska Day Lodge in Girdwood. There is no address. It's basically at the corner of Alyeska Hwy and Arlberg Rd. Turn right on one of the side streets off Alyeska when you can see Day Lodge but before you get to Arlberg to go to the parking. Follow the yellow support signs. When onsite ask for Patty or Tony (onsite supervisors) or Kerry (Volunteer Coordinator). You will be responsible for manning and handing out water and snacks to the runners coming back in from the first part of the run. This is a multi use water stop. Athletes will use it as they start their run and as they come in at mile 17 to head to the mountain. It's a big stop and should have lots of people.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Alyeska Day Lodge Parking Lot Area
Corner of Alyeska Highway and Arlberg
Girdwood, AK

Run Course Hydration/Nutrition Station - 21 (Alyeska Tram - Top of Mountain)

You must be 12-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Details

Please go to the tram operations (ticket) office. It's located just inside the doors around the back of the resort on the side by the gift shop. Where they sell tram tickets. We will leave a handful of tickets there with the names of the volunteers that are needing to head to the top of the mountain to offer support at the water stop. So claim your ticket there and take the tram to the top of the mountain. Once you exit walk outside, to the side, and look up the main road. You should see a water stop setup there. That's where you are working. Bring warm clothes and maybe even an umbrella, although we will have a tent up there. You responsibility includes making sure athletes have what they need as they come by and refilling anything that needs refilling. You must also remind them this is the last water stop before the finish, so stock up! Also be aware that there will be a wedding taking place on the mountain and anyone cheering needs to keep quiet. It's a quiet zone up there this year. This water stop is essential.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Alyeska Resort
1000 Arlberg Ave
Girdwood, AK 99587

Finish Line Hydration/Nutrition Station

You must be 12-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Details

This shift takes place at Alyeska Day Lodge in Girdwood. There is no address. It's basically at the corner of Alyeska Hwy and Arlberg Rd. Turn right on one of the side streets off Alyeska when you can see Day Lodge but before you get to Arlberg to go to the parking. Follow the yellow support signs. When onsite ask for Patty or Tony (onsite supervisors) or Kerry (Volunteer Coordinator). You will be responsible for manning and handing out water and snacks to the runners as they cross the finish line. Some may need more physical help than others. They have support with them but they may need your help with various things as well. Please help the athletes and support with as much as you can.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Alyeska Day Lodge Parking Lot Area
Corner of Alyeska Highway and Arlberg
Girdwood, AK

Swim Course

Swim Course Start/Entry

You must be 18-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Details

This shift takes place at Miller's Landing. You are allowed to drive down there and park. Please be quiet when doing so as there are campers sleeping. Please wait for me, Aaron Palaian, or Swim Coordinator Chelsy, near the boat ramp on the side deck of the building by the water. Bring warm clothes.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts. Look for the volunteer sign in.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you during sign in along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Miller's Landing
13880 Beach Drive
Seward, AK 99664

Swim Course Finish/Exit

You must be 18-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Your onsite contact will be Tony or Chelsy. Please find volunteer check-in upon arrival. You will be responsible for helping to put up the swim exit buoy and help swimmers up the exit. If any of you have wetsuit bottoms and water shoes or neoprene booties and would like to get in the water to help athletes out that's appreciated but not mandatory. You can stay dry doing this job. Dress warm, mornings can be cold. If you do plan on getting in the water a bit and have hiking poles bring them as it's rocky and they will help you stay sturdy.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Waterfront Park
311 Ballaine Blvd
Seward, AK 99664

Swim Course - Lifeguard

You must be 15-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Details

Please meet at Miller's Landing (you can park down there but please be quiet for campers) and find the volunteer check-in. If you have bright red clothing please wear it. Bring any lifeguard gear you have. We have rescue tubes we will supply but the more equipment the better. We are positioning life guards on the rescue boats to aid in medical service as needed. If you have a wetsuit incase you need to get in the water for a rescue you are encouraged to bring it. The goal is for kayakers to rescue (if possible) and bring the athlete to the boat where you can administer aid as needed. I will have an updated medical plan of action that morning if that changes and convey it to you. Please dress warm.

More detail and training will be given when you arrive. Please show up about 10min early for your shift to be sure you're in place by the time your shift starts.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt during sign in, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Miller's Landing
13880 Beach Drive
Seward, AK 99664

Bike Patrol on Run Course

Run Course - Bike Patrol - Crow Creek Road - Miles 4-7.5

June 29, 2019

Details

Your responsibilities include riding up and down crow creek road on your bike monitoring runners, wildlife and any other potential risks that may pop up. Please be sure to have bear spray and a cell phone on you. We will email all volunteers with medical dispatch numbers and event staff numbers.

Check in at Alyeska Day Lodge parking lot at the volunteer booth.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

Starting at the intersection of Alyeska Highway and Crow Creek Road going up Crow Creek Road all the way to where it meets the Winner Creek Trailhead. Miles 4-7.5

Run Course - Bike Patrol - Nordic Loop - Miles 9.5-14.5

June 29, 2019

Details

Your responsibilities include riding up and down the nordic loop on your bike monitoring runners, wildlife and any other potential risks that may pop up. Please be sure to have bear spray and a cell phone on you. We will email all volunteers with medical dispatch numbers and event staff numbers.

Check in at Alyeska Day Lodge parking lot at the volunteer booth.

We do have water and snacks for volunteers. If they are not handed directly to you along with a shirt during check in, please ask. Shirts are first come first serve because we have to order them a long time in advance and guess at the overage due to so many signing up last minute. We usually accommodate most and apologize ahead of time if we don't have your size. We will do our best.

Location

This is the entire nordic loop near Alyeska Resort. MTB and helmet required.

Other Tasks

Hand Tram Operators (both sides) Medium Priority

June 29, 2019

Details

These volunteers will be responsible for helping to load or unload athletes (only) into the hand tram at Winner Creek and help pull them across so that the process goes as fast as possible. These volunteers will also be responsible for good will with any tourists in the line at either side and making sure athletes have priority getting across in a kind and friendly manner. Please check in at the volunteer booth before heading to the task site.

Location

Hand Tram on the Winner Creek Trail.

Volunteer Sign-In Table

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

June 29, 2019

Details

This position will be in charge of signing in and out volunteers throughout their shift, as well as distributing volunteer gear. The position works closely with the volunteer coordinator to ensure volunteers have up to date information.

Location

Alyeska Day Lodge (specific location depends on weather)

Timing Team Volunteers

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

The timing team will assist in capturing athlete's times as the cross various checkpoints throughout the course. Timing team members will be sent a link to an online form where they will simply input the race number of athletes as the approach the timing station. Additional instructions will be provided by on race morning and in emails leading up to the race from Tony Sapp, the timing crew lead.

PLEASE NOTE: A smartphone with access to the internet (either through WiFi or mobile data) is required for anyone volunteering for the timing team. It is imperative that you arrive at the assigned time so final instructions can be provided.

Time and Locations on this Task Vary. You can choose to work a shift, or volunteer the entire race. If you sign up for this task you will receive an e-mail from the timing team coordinator who will work with you on time and location. This position has flexibility in regards to shift times & locations.

Location

Time and Location Varies - If you sign up for this task you will receive an e-mail from the timing team coordinator who will work with you on location