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Barr Trail Mountain Race

Sun July 21, 2024 Manitou Springs, CO 80829 US Directions

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Start Line/Finish Line

Announcer's Assistant

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

July 21, 2024

Details

Help make the announcer's job run smoothly and efficiently by spotting runners and their bib numbers. After accessing the runners' information, you will then relay the information to the announcer.

Location

Finish line on Hydro St.

Sweat Check High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

July 21, 2024

Details

As a courtesy to the participants, gear check service to all registered athletes is offered. Volunteers will collect gear bags at the race start ensuring all bags are labeled and tightly secured. They will then help transport the bags to the finish line area. Volunteers will organize athletes’ gear bags and distribute the bags to the runners after completion of their race.

Location

Start area across from the Cog Railroad then moves to finish line area near Barr Trail trailhead.

Finish Line Assistant High Priority

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

July 21, 2024

Details

Cheer on runners as they reach their goal at the finish line! The finish line volunteers will welcome and assist runners, if needed, as they complete their race and cross the finish line. Additional miscellaneous tasks may include forming a running lane with cones, relaying bib numbers to the announcer, cleaning and sweeping the course of debris, etc.

Location

Barr Trail trailhead, Manitou Springs

Fruit/Snack Prep and Distribution High Priority

July 21, 2024

Details

After the strenuous race, runners' look forward to much needed nourishment. Volunteers will cut/prep fruit to distribute, along with snacks, to the runners at the completion of their race.

Location

Finish line near Barr Trail trailhead.

Post Race/Awards Ceremony

High School Aid Station Challenge Voting

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

July 21, 2024

This volunteer task is full.

Details

All aid stations on the course are manned by high school cross country and track teams. At the end of the race, you will enthusiastically encourage runners to vote for their favorite aid station. Volunteers will tally the votes and relay the name of the winner to the announcer. Set up and clean up the voting area will also be included in these responsibilities.

Location

Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs

Shirt Distribution High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

July 21, 2024

Details

The responsibilities of these volunteers include organizing race shirts and ensuring that every runner that finishes under the cut-off time goes home with their hard earned BTMR t-shirt! Leftover shirts will also need to be boxed at the conclusion of the race.

Volunteers may also be asked to man the swag table.

Location

Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs

Runners' Food Distribution High Priority

July 21, 2024

Details

Runners appreciate a little celebratory food after their race. Volunteers will set up the service area, prep and serve runner food and drinks. The area will also need to be taken down/cleaned up after the event.

Location

Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs

Beer Garden

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

July 21, 2024

Details

Runners will be looking forward to celebrating their accomplishment with a cold beer. Beer Garden volunteers will be responsible for checking runners' wristbands as well as assisting beer distributors as needed. Volunteers will also be responsible for take down and clean up of the area.

Location

Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs

On Course

Course Marshal High Priority

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

July 21, 2024

Details

With a thorough understanding of the race course, these volunteers will direct runners to keep them safe along the the course. Course marshals will also need to stop pedestrian and/or vehicle traffic to allow runners to cross pathways and/or streets. Long periods of standing is required.

Location

Barr Trail

Parking

Traffic Control High Priority

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

July 21, 2024

Details

This highly important position ensures customer service to our runners. One pair of volunteers will be responsible for directing runners to parking areas in Memorial Park and additional parking venues. They will also direct runners to the race start area. Other volunteers will responsible for re-directing Ruxton Ave. traffic and preventing vehicles from interfering with the race and to ensure runner safety.

Location

Memorial Park and Ruxton Avenue

Race Operations

The Whole Operations Bundle

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

At least 4 more volunteers needed.

Details

The operations crew is an integral part of any race. Volunteers for the "whole operations bundle" are interested in and have the time to commit to all or most of the pre-race day and race day tasks. (See "Race Operations" for pre-race, set-up and race day tasks.)

The Operations Lead will contact volunteers with schedule details and offer flexible work shifts.

Pre-Race Prep and Set-up

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

Minimum met.

Details

Become involved with the backbone of race preparation and set-up. Volunteers will be needed on the Saturday before race day to prep supplies and equipment.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Picking up and preparing race day trucks
- Retrieving, cleaning and sanitizing water tanks
- Installing signs at the race site
- Transporting supplies to the aid stations

The Operations Lead will contact volunteers with schedule details and offer flexible work shifts.

For additional information, contact the Race Operations Lead at race.operations.bp@outlook.com.

Race Day Operations

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Volunteers will set up and disassemble the start line, then transport equipment to the finish line area. They will then set up, disassemble the finish line and transport all equipment for storage.

For additional information, contact the Race Operations Lead at race.operations.bp@outlook.com.

Runners' Packets

Bib Labeling High Priority

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

July 17, 2024

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Are you a detail oriented person? Bib labeling volunteers will be affixing participant data labels and timing chips onto race bibs.This position requires attention to detail.

Location

Pikes Peak Marathon Office, 441 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs

Packet Pick-Up High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

July 20, 2024

July 21, 2024

Details

Be the first to see how the race begins! Volunteers will distribute race bibs, provide race information and answer questions. Responsibilities also include set up, take down and clean up of the distribution area. This position requires some light lifting (up to 30 lbs.).

Location

The Colorado Running Company and the start line on race day Ruxton Ave. across from the Cog Railway station

Other

Volunteer Check-In

June 16, 2024

Details

Be the first ones to greet our volunteers! These check-in volunteers will check in volunteers ensuring all waivers/agreements have been signed as well as distribute volunteer shirts. If needed, they will also provide directions to the volunteers' positions. Set up and clean up of the check-in area will also be a part of their responsibilities.

Location

Start area across from the Cog Railroad Station

Leads/Committee/Leadership

Minimum met.

Details

Leads, coordinators and leadership who will be leading race activities during the BTMR are requested to register.

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