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Start Line

Info & Direction Guides - Shift 1

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Volunteers will be stationed at various points around Memorial Park and will provide information and directions to runners and volunteers arriving at the race.These volunteers are key in keeping pedestrian traffic flowing.

Location

Memorial Park, Manitou Springs

Start Line Assistants

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Start line assistants will help direct and organize runners into waves.

Location

Start line on Manitou Ave. near Memorial Park

Wave Sign Holders

September 18, 2022

Details

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

Location

Corner of Manitou Ave. and El Paso

Sweat Check - Shift 1

September 18, 2022

Details

As a courtesy to the participants, the event offers gear check service to all registered athletes. Responsibilities of these volunteers include collecting runners' gear bags. Bags will then be loaded onto vehicle for transport to the recovery area.

Location

Memorial Park, Manitou Springs

Start Line Water

September 18, 2022

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 at corner of Manitou Ave. and El Paso Blvd.

Finish Line

Announcer's Assistants

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Announcer assistants will spot runners' bib numbers, access runners' information and relay their information to the announcer.

Location

Finish line at corner of Ruxton and Manitou Ave.

Info & Direction Guides - Shift 2

September 18, 2022

Details

Volunteers will be stationed at the finish line area and will provide information and directions to runners, volunteers and spectators.These volunteers are key in keeping pedestrian traffic flowing.

Location

Finish line area at Manitou and Ruxton Avenues

Runner Assistants

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Runner assistants will observe runners as they cross the finish line and assist those in need of assistance to sit down or to walk to the medical area. Responsibilities may also include cleaning and sanitizing recovery areas.

Location

Finish line - Manitou Ave. and Ruxton Ave.

Finish Line Water & Snacks

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Runners need to quickly rehydrate and re-energize after their challenging race. Volunteers will provide hydration and nutrition to runners as they complete their race.

Location

Finish Line - Corner of Ruxton and Manitou Avenues

Tent Exit Guard

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Once runners exit the finishers tent, this volunteer's responsibility is to ensure that runners do not re-enter the tent. Re-entering will impede runner traffic flow exiting the tent resulting in the compromise of social distancing.

Location

Finish line tent - Ruxton and Manitou Avenues

Finish Line Tent Floater

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

September 18, 2022

Details

The responsibility of the finish line tent floater includes monitoring and maintaining ice supply, trash cans, perimeter fencing, shower area, etc. The floater will perform additional duties as needed.

Location

Finish line tent - Ruxton and Manitou Avenues

Sweat Check - Shift 2

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Runners' gear bags will be transported to the post-race recovery area. Volunteers will help unload and organize the bags. Bags will then be distributed when runners claim their bags.

Location

Outside finish line tent at the corner of Ruxton and Manitou Avenues

Post-Race Activities

Street Crossing Guards High Priority

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

September 18, 2022

Details

While flaggers maintain the one-way traffic flow on Manitou Ave., volunteer street crossing guards will direct runners and other pedestrians when crossing the street from the finish line to the post recovery area in Soda Springs Park. An additional volunteer will control spectators as they cross the finish line area to observe the incoming runners.

Location

Manitou Ave. and Ruxton Ave.

Finisher Shirt Distribution

September 18, 2022

Details

The responsibilities of these volunteers include organizing and distributing the hard earned finisher apparel to runners.

Location

Soda Springs Park

Recovery Food and Drinks

September 18, 2022

Details

To help runners recover from their race, volunteers will prep and distribute snacks, food and drinks.

Location

Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs

Beer Garden

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

September 18, 2022

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 pouring and distributing beer. Volunteers will also be responsible for take down and clean up of the area.

Location

Soda Springs Park

Aid and Water Stations

Ruxton Aid/Water Station

September 18, 2022

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 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 18, 2022

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, all aid station equipment, supplies and must be carried back down to the Ruxton aid/water station..

Location

Incline - Pikes Peak

No Name Aid/Water Station

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

September 18, 2022

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 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 18, 2022

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 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 18, 2022

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 nealruns@outlook.com for more information.

Location

Barr Camp - Pikes Peak

A-Frame Aid/Water Station

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

September 18, 2022

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 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 18, 2022

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 and all supplies 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 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 18, 2022

Details

Volunteers are needed to set-up tables, supply hydration and nutrition to the runners. Tear down/clean up of area is required and assistance with hose removal may be requested. This aid station is located at 14,115 feet, so volunteers must be prepared for weather extremes. Volunteers need to commit to the entire shift.

Location

Summit - Pikes Peak

Communications

Ham Operators

September 18, 2022

Details

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

Location

Various locations on Pikes Peak

Merchandise

Merchandise Sales

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

September 18, 2022

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. Volunteers and customers may be required to wear face masks.

Location

Memorial Park, Manitou Springs

Parking, Transportation, Traffic Control

Parking Attendants

September 18, 2022

Details

Parking volunteers will monitor parking access for volunteers at the Briarhurst Manor Restaurant parking lot and direct them to the reserved parking sections.

Location

Check-in at Memorial Hall

Transportation - DRIVERS

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

September 18, 2022

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

Traffic Control High Priority

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Traffic control volunteers will man designated intersections along Ruxton Avenue to control traffic entering Ruxton Avenue while the race is in progress.

Location

Ruxton Avenue

On Course Assistance

Course Marshals

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

September 18, 2022

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.

September 18, 2022

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

Summit Turn Around

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Volunteers will assist runners with miscellaneous needs. Essential to this position is the need to commit to the entire 8-hour shift as well as the need to prepare for extreme conditions on the summit.

Location

Pikes Peak Summit

Race Operations

The Whole Race Operations Bundle

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

At least 5 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 Race Operations Bundle.

The Race Operations Lead 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

Pre-Race Days Operations- Base

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Become involved with the backbone of race set up. Volunteers are needed beginning 1 1/2 weeks before race day to pick up and prep supplies and equipment.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Acquire pickups and 18' trucks for transporting equipment and supplies
- Retrieve, clean and fill water tanks to deliver to aid/water stations
- Set up aid/water stations
- Pick up food
- Prep for hose lay
- Set up of Expo at Memorial Park

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

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

Location

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

Pre-Race Day Operations - Summit

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

September 14, 2022

Details

To be involved with the pre-race day tasks at the Summit, volunteers need to be in good physical condition. Hiking and working at high altitude are required as well as the ability to carry 30 lbs.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Summit hose lay from the Summit to the Cirque aid/water station
- Prep mountain aid/water stations

The Race Operations Director will contact volunteers with schedule details. For additional information, contact the Race Operations Lead at race.operations.bp@outlook.com.

Location

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

Pre-Race Day Operations - Incline Aid/Water Station

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

September 11, 2022

Details

Volunteers will be taken to the top of the Incline where they will carry out the hose lay to the aid/water station, as well as set up the aid/water station. Hiking down the Incline and through wooded areas carrying water hoses is required. Volunteers will also hike down Barr Trail to the aid/water station, with water barrels and supplies.

Volunteers must be in good physical condition and be able to carry 30 lbs.

The Race Operations Lead will contact volunteers with schedule details. For additional information, contact the Race Operations Lead at race.operations.bp@outlook.com.

Location

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

Race Day Operations - Base

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

September 18, 2022

Details

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

Tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Set up/Disassemble start line
- Set up/Disassemble finish line
- Set up/Clean up post-race celebration pavilion at Soda Springs Park
- Set up awards ceremony area
- Support finish activities, as needed
- Disassemble, take down and clean up all race associated equipment, supplies, etc.

The Race Operations Lead will contact volunteers with schedule details. For additional information, contact the Race Operations Lead at race.operations.bp@outlook.com.

Location

Various

Race Day Operations - Summit

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Volunteers will be working all day at high altitude and therefore, must be in good physical condition. Not only will volunteers be performing various set-up activities as needed, they may be needed to assist at the aid/water station. Tear-down will include picking up water hoses from the Cirque aid/water station and loading water hoses and aid/water station supplies into trucks.

Volunteers must be prepared for weather extremes and need to commit to the entire day.

The Race Operations Lead will contact volunteers with schedule details. For additional information, contact the Race Operations Lead at race.operations.bp@outlook.com.

Location

Meet at Memorial Hall, Manitou Springs

Post-Race Days Operations - Base

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

September 19, 2022

September 20, 2022

September 21, 2022

Details

Race operations tasks continue after race day.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Unload, clean and return truck to appropriate businesses
- Empty, clean and return water tanks to storage unit
- Return supplies into storage

The Race Operations Lead will contact volunteers with schedule details. For additional information, contact the Race Operations Lead at race.operations.bp@outlook.com.

Location

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

Post-Race Day Operations - Incline Aid/Water Station

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

September 24, 2022

Details

Volunteers will be transported to the top of the Incline. Here they will hike down the Incline or through wooded areas to pick up, coil and deposit hoses along the Incline. Hoses will then be collected, carried to the top of the Incline and loaded onto trucks to be transported for storage.

Volunteers must be in good physical condition and be able to carry 30 lbs.

The Race Operations Lead will contact volunteers with schedule details. For additional information, contact the Race Operations Lead at race.operations.bp@outlook.com.

Location

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

Runners' Packets

Packet Pick-Up

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

September 18, 2022

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. Additionally, volunteers may be needed to place directional signs, assist runners in looking up their bib numbers, etc.

Location

Memorial Park

Supporting Organizations

4X4 Club

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

Volunteers must be a member of the 4X4 Club to assist in transporting volunteers to their positions on the mountain. Contact George Clore at georgeclore61@gmail.com to volunteer.

Kids on Bikes

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

Volunteers must be a member of the Kids on Bikes organization to place mile markers on the race course. If interested, contact Kayla Thompson at kayla@kidsonbikes.net.

Location

Pikes Peak

Timing

A-Frame Timing High Priority

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Timing volunteer will be responsible for monitoring the split timing gear at A-Frame, approximately 3 miles from the summit.

This will require hiking down from the summit with a 20lb pack of timing gear, setting it up, and then monitoring it during the event. When complete, you would hike out with the A-Frame aid station to Bob's road for transportation back down to Manitou.

A brief training session before the race is available to familiarize oneself with the equipment ; otherwise, a full setup manual will be provided.

Location

Treeline

No Name Creek Timing Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

The responsibilities of this volunteer is to setup and manage the timing equipment at the No Name aid/water station.

Location

No Name

Summit Timing High Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This volunteer will be transported to the mountain's summit and will be responsible for assisting in the setup of timing equipment.

Location

Pikes Peak summit

Finish Line Timing Lead

September 18, 2022

Details

Timer volunteers watch over the timing equipment setup along the course at the various split points (i.e. 5k, 10k, etc.). Great for those who want to be on-course and cheer on the runners!

Location

Finish Line - Ruxton and Manitou Avenues

Finish Line Timing Assistant Low Priority

September 18, 2022

Details

Assist the lead timer with select timing. No experience needed.

Location

Finish Line - Ruxton and Manitou Avenues

W's Timing Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Timing volunteer will be responsible for monitoring the split timing gear at the "Top of the W's," approximately 3 miles from the start line.

This will require hiking from the start to the split location with a 20lb pack of timing gear, setting it up, and then monitoring it during the event. When complete, you would hike back back down to Manitou.

A brief training session before the race is available to familiarize oneself with the equipment ; otherwise, a full setup manual will be provided.

Other

Memorial Hall Assistant

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

September 18, 2022

Details

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

Location

Memorial Hall, Manitou Springs

Volunteer Check-in

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

September 18, 2022

Details

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

Location

Memorial Hall and Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs

Volunteer/Staff Floater

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

September 18, 2022

Details

Volunteer floaters will ensure all volunteers have a break throughout their shifts. They will also offer water, snacks and sandwiches and perform miscellaneous tasks as needed.

Leads/Coordinators/Staff

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

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

Other Tasks

Broadcasters

At least 6 more volunteers needed.

Details

These volunteers will set up broadcasting equipment and monitor the broadcasting of the Marathon.

Contact Nate Lear if interested - nate@natelear.com

Location

Finish line at Manitou and Ruxton Avenues

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