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Aid and Water Stations

Start Line Water

August 22, 2020

Details

Volunteers are needed to set-up tables and prepare tables for water and Gatorade distribution.They will fill cups and/or fill water bottles for the runners before the start of the race. After cheering on the runners, volunteers will be responsible for cleanup of the area.

Location

Start line near Memorial Park

Ruxton Aid/Water Station

August 22, 2020

Details

Located at the base of Pikes Peak on Ruxton Avenue, volunteers will provide hydration and enthusiastic support for the runners.

Location

Ruxton - Pikes Peak

Incline Aid/Water Station

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

August 22, 2020

Details

This aid station is located approximately 1.5 trail miles up from the Barr Trail trailhead. All volunteers must be physically capable of hiking up Barr Trail with a portion of Gatorade and associated supplies as well as carrying appropriate personal clothing. Here they will provide hydration to runners and encouragement to the runners. At the end of the day, trash must be carried back down to the Ruxton aid/water station..

Location

Incline - Pikes Peak

No Name Aid/Water Station

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Volunteers will be transported to and from the aid station where they will provide hydration and nutrition, as well as cheerful support for the runners . This aid station is located approximately 5 miles up Barr Trail. Volunteers need to commit to the entire shift.

Location

No Name - Pikes Peak

Bob's Road Aid/Water Station

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Volunteers will be transported to and from the aid station where they will provide hydration, nutrition and encouragement to the runners. This aid station is located approximately 5 miles up Barr Trail. Volunteers need to commit to the entire shift.

Location

Bob's Road - Pikes Peak

Barr Camp Aid/Water Station

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

August 22, 2020

Details

This aid station is a 6.5 mile hike up Barr Trail from the trailhead. Volunteers must be able to work at high altitude, hike in and out of the aid station, as well as show enthusiasm for the runners. Tasks will include supplying hydration and nutrition for runners.

Interested? You must contact info@pikespeakmarathon.org for more information.

Location

Barr Camp - Pikes Peak

A-Frame Aid/Water Station

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

August 22, 2020

Details

This aid station is located at 12,000 feet and three miles from the summit of Pikes Peak. Volunteers must be able to work at high altitude, hike in and out of the aid station, as well as show enthusiasm for the runners. Tasks will include supplying hydration and nutrition for runners.

Interested? You must contact keeprunning100@yahoo.com for more information.

Location

A Frame - Pikes Peak

Cirque Aid/Water Station

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Volunteers are needed to provide runners with water, Gatorade and snack (food) items and to cheer on runners. This aid station is located approximately 1.3 trail miles down from the Summit, at an elevation of 13,200 feet. All volunteers must be physically capable of hiking down the trail with a portion of food and associated supplies as well as carrying appropriate personal clothing and supplies. At the end of the day, trash must be carried back to the Summit. Assistance with hose removal may be requested. Volunteers need to commit to the entire shift.

Location

Cirque - Pikes Peak

Summit Aid/Water Station

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Volunteer are needed to set up tables, supply hydration and nutrition for the runners. This aid station is at 14,115', so volunteers must be prepared for weather extremes.

Location

Summit - Pikes Peak

Glen Cove Aid/Water Station

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Glen Cove is located half way up the mountain. Volunteers will be transported to this aid/water station where they will set up tables and supplies to provide hydration and nutrition for runners. Volunteers need to commit to the entire shift.

Location

Glen Cove - Pikes Peak

Communications

Ham Operators

August 22, 2020

Details

As a ham operator volunteer, you must provide your own equipment and be knowledgable in its operation.

Location

Various locations on Pikes Peak

Expo

Finisher Shirt Distribution

August 22, 2020

Details

The responsibilities of these volunteers include organizing and distributing finisher apparel to runners who have completed the race.

Location

PPA/M Expo tent, Memorial Park

Post-Race Celebration

August 22, 2020

Details

Set-up tables, provide hydration and nutrition (snacks) and serve food (pizza) to the runners upon their return to Memorial Park.

Location

PPA/M Expo Tent, Memorial Park

Merchandise

Merchandise Set-Up - Volunteer under Marathon

August 20, 2020

Details

Volunteers will assist in loading and unloading merchandise racks,
displays and merchandise from the PPM office to Memorial Park. Their responsibilities also include setting up and stocking display areas.

Location

PPM Office, 441 Manitou Ave.
PPA/M Expo tent, Memorial Park

Merchandise Sales - Volunteer under Marathon

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

August 20, 2020

August 21, 2020

August 22, 2020

Details

If you possess a cheerful and helpful personality, consider volunteering for merchandise sales. Volunteers will assist customers, re-stock merchandise, and/or staff registers.

Location

PPA/M Expo Tent, Memorial Park, Manitou Springs

On Course Assistance

Course Marshals

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Course marshals are positioned at various locations on the mountain from A-frame to the Summit to ensure runners remain on course. Volunteers must be prepared for extreme conditions.

Location

Summit of Pikes Peak

Sherpas

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Sherpas will carry equipment to points on the trail starting from the Summit and working down the trail. Volunteers must be in good shape and be able to carry 30 lbs. of equipment and must be prepared for extreme conditions.

Location

Pikes Peak Summit

Parking and Transportation

Parking

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Parking volunteers will monitor traffic flow and parking access for volunteers and vendors.

Location

Memorial Park Volunteer Check-in - Manitou Springs

Transportation - DRIVERS

You must be 25 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 22, 2020

Details

Drivers are responsible for transporting volunteers and supplies to and from various mountain locations. Volunteers must be comfortable with driving mountain roads.

For more signup information, contact Jeremy Jost at jostjc77@yahoo.com

Location

Pikes Peak

Transportation - NON-DRIVERS

August 22, 2020

Details

These volunteers will assist with the transportation of volunteers, runners and supplies up/down the mountain.

For more information to sign up, please contact Jeremy Jost at: jostjc77@yahoo.com.

Location

Memorial Park, Manitou Springs

Race Operations

The Whole Operations Bundle

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

At least 7 more volunteers needed.

Details

If you are interested in and have the time commitment to volunteer for most or all of the Ascent and Marathon pre-race day, race day and post-race day tasks (see Race Operations under the Ascent and Marathon races for additional tasks), you can volunteer here for the Whole Operations Bundle.

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

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

Location

Various

Race Day Operations - Base

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

August 22, 2020

Details

A variety of tasks will keep volunteers busy throughout race day.

Tasks include but are not limited to:
- Set up of the start line
- Support Expo activities
- Move barricades and signage as needed
- Set up post-race celebration and awards ceremony
- Clean up Memorial Park Expo area

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

Location

Memorial Park, Manitou Springs

Race Day Operations - Summit

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Volunteers will be working all day at high altitude and therefore, must be in good physical condition.

Tasks include, but not limited to:
- Set up aid/water station
- Via trucks, transport and unload supplies
- Assist in set up of medical and timing areas
- Assist runners as needed
- Load/Clean up equipment and supplies as required

Runners' Packets

Bib Labeling - Volunteer under Marathon High Priority

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

August 19, 2020

Details

This position requires attention to detail. Volunteers will be affixing participant data labels and timing chips on race bibs. Snacks will be available.

Location

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

Packet Pick-Up - Volunteer under Marathon

August 20, 2020

August 21, 2020

August 22, 2020

Details

Volunteers will set up packet pick-up area and distribute runners' race bibs and bags for sweat check. They are also responsible for ensuring bibs are stored and area is cleaned up at the end of the day.

Location

PPA/M Expo Tent, Memorial Park

Start Line and Finish Line

Crowd Control

August 22, 2020

Details

Volunteers will monitor corral entrances during race start.

Location

Memorial Park/Start Area

Start Team - Sign Holders

August 22, 2020

Details

As a member of the start team, volunteers will hold signs for wave starts at starting line.

Location

Start Line - Near Memorial Park

Sweat Check

August 22, 2020

Details

As a courtesy to the participants, the event offers gear check service to all registered athletes. Responsibilities include collecting runners' gear bags at the start line and loading the bags for transport to the summit. Once the bags are one the summit, volunteers will organize and distribute them as runners complete the race. Be prepared for weather extremes on the summit. Volunteers must commit to the entire shift.

Location

Start Line - Near Memorial Park

Summit Finish Line

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Volunteers will enthusiastically greet runners, assist them from the finish line if necessary and present them with their finisher medals.

Location

Pikes Peak Summit

Timing

Timing - Various Mountain Locations

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Volunteers setup the timing stations along the course,

1 Mile to go (1): This is an all day position: Setup the split timing gear at the "One Mile to Go" sign, approximately 1 miles from the summit. This will involve walking downhill from 14,115' to the timing location with a 20lb backpack of timing gear, setting it up, and then taking it back up again.

A-Frame (1): This is an all day position: Setup the split timing gear at the "A-Frame Shelter" sign, approximately 3 miles from the summit and a few switchbacks above the aid station. This will involve walking downhill from the summit to the timing location with a 20lb backpack of timing gear, setting it up, and then taking it back up again.

Barr Camp (1): This is done in conjunction with the Barr Camp Aid Station. You will be responsible for setting up the gear and then taking it back down again.

NoName (1): This is done in conjunction with the NoName Creek Aid Station. The volunteer will be responsible for setting up the timing gear, ensuring that it is turned on and and then taking it back down again.

Incline (1): Setup the split timing gear at the spot known as the "Top of the W's," approximately 3 miles from the start. This will involve picking up the gear from city hall at 5:45am, walking from the start to the timing location with a 20lb backpack of timing gear, setting it up, and then taking it back down again. You will be onsite from 6:30am until 8:30am. When the shift is done the gear will be brought down and stored in City Hall.

A 30-45 minute training session a week before the race will be required for folks who have not done this before.

Location

Pikes Peak Mountain

Timing - Start

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Set up the timing equipment and start clock at the PPA Start Line. A 30-45 training session a week before the race will be required by volunteers who have not done this before.

Location

Start Line - Near Memorial Park

Timing - Summit

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

August 22, 2020

Details

Set up timing equipment at the summit of Pikes Peak. A 30-45 training session a week before the race will be required by volunteers who have not done this before.

Location

Pikes Peak Summit

Summit Timing Lead - Ascent and Marathon

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

August 22, 2020

Details

This is a two-day position. Responsible for meeting the high altitude timing crew at Manitou Springs City Hall each morning, setting up the gear at the summit, and ensuring it is prepped for the next day (brought back down, recharged, etc.). A 45-60 minute training session a week before the race will be required for those volunteers who have not done before.

Location

606 Manitou Avenue

Other

City Hall Coordinator Assistant

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

August 22, 2020

Details

This volunteer will assist in organizing aid station supplies and volunteer refreshments.

Location

Manitou Springs City Hall

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