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Aid and Water Stations

Start Line Water

August 23, 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 at corner of Manitou and El Paso Blvd.

Ruxton Aid/Water Station: A.M. shift - no volunteers needed

August 23, 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 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 23, 2020

Details

This aid station is located approximately 1.5 trail miles up from the BarrTrail 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.

August 23, 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 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 23, 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 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 23, 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 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 23, 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 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 23, 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 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.

August 23, 2020

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

Base Operations - Set up

Vendor Move-In - No volunteers needed

August 23, 2020

Location

901 Manitou Avenue - Awards Stage

Communications

Ham Operators

August 23, 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

Merchandise

Merchandise Set-up

August 21, 2020

Details

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

Location

PPM Office, 441 Manitou Ave. and Memorial Hall

Merchandise Sales

August 22, 2020

August 23, 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

Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs

On Course Assistance

Course Marshals

August 23, 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

August 23, 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

Summit Turn Around

August 23, 2020

Details

Volunteers will assist runners with miscellaneous needs. The need to commit to the entire 8 hour shift as well as the preparation for extreme conditions are essential to this position.

Location

Pikes Peak Summit

Parking and Transportation

Parking

August 23, 2020

Details

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

Location

Check-in at Memorial Hall

Transportation - DRIVERS

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

August 23, 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

Race Operations

The Whole Race Operations Bundle

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

At least 4 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 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

Pre-Race Days Operations- Base

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

At least 6 more volunteers 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 Director 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.

August 19, 2020

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 Director 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.

August 16, 2020

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 Director will contact volunteers with schedule details. For additional information, contact the Race Operations Director 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.

August 23, 2020

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

Location

Various

Race Day Operations - Summit

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

August 23, 2020

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 Director will contact volunteers with schedule details. For additional information, contact the Race Operations Director 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.

August 24, 2020

August 25, 2020

August 26, 2020

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 Director will contact volunteers with schedule details. For additional information, contact the Race Operations Director 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.

August 29, 2020

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

Location

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

Post-Race Party

Post-Race Celebration

August 23, 2020

Details

After setting up serving tables, volunteers will provide hydration and nutrition (snacks) and serve food (pizza) to the runners upon completion of their race.

Location

Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs

Runners' Packets

Bib Labeling High Priority

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

August 19, 0020

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

August 22, 2020

August 23, 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. Additionally, volunteers may be needed to place directional signs, assist runners in looking up their bib numbers, ensure health agreement has been signed, etc.

Location

Masions Park, 198 Lovers Lane, Manitou Springs

Start Line and Finish Line

Announcer's Assistants

August 23, 2020

Details

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

Location

Finish line at corner of Ruxton and Manitou Ave.

Crowd Control

August 23, 2020

Details

Volunteers will monitor the runner corral entrances during race start and direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic near finish line.

Location

Start line - El Paso and Manitou Avenues
Finish line - Ruxton and Manitou Avenues

Start Team - Sign Holders

August 23, 2020

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

August 23, 2020

Details

As a courtesy to the participants, the event offers gear check service to all registered athletes. Responsibilities of these volunteers include collecting and organizing runners' gear bags. After the race, volunteers locate, identify and return bags to owners.

Location

Start line and finish line

Finish Line Refreshments

August 23, 2020

Details

Volunteers will provide hydration and nutrition to runners as they complete their race.

Location

Finish Line - Corner of Ruxton and Manitou Ave.

Finisher Shirt Distribution

August 23, 2020

Details

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

Supporting Organizations

4X4 Club

At least 1 more volunteer 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 Jess Lieber at jess@kidsonbikes.net to volunteer.

Location

Pikes Peak

Timing

Timing - Finish Line Timing Assistant: Morning Shift:

August 23, 2020

Details

Assist the lead timer with select timing. No experience needed. 10am until 1pm.

Location

Finish Line - Manitou Springs

Timing - Finish Line Timing Assistant: Afternoon Shift

August 23, 2020

Details

Assist the lead timer with select timing. No experience needed. 1pm until 5:15pm

Location

Finish Line - Manitou Springs

Timers - Hydro Street Location - Morning Shift

August 23, 2020

Details

Setup the split timing gear at the corner of Hydro Street and Ruxton Ave, approximately 1.25 miles from the start.

A brief training session before the race is available if you want to see the equipment and ask any questions, otherwise a full setup manual will be provided.

Location

Hydro and Ruxton Ave

Timers - Hydro Street Location - Afternoon Shift

August 23, 2020

Details

Monitor the split timing gear at the corner of Hydro Street and Ruxton Ave, approximately 1.25 miles from the start.

Once the race is over, pack it up and bring it back down.

Location

Hydro and Ruxton Ave

Timing -- Summit High Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Catch a ride to the summit and help setup the equipment.

Location

Summit

Timing -- NoName Creek High Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Join the NoName Aid station team and setup and manage the timing equipment

Location

NoName

Other

As Needed Volunteers

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Base Operations

August 23, 2020

Details

Assist with base operations as assigned

Location

441 Manitou Ave, Suite 100

City Hall Assistant

August 23, 2020

Details

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

Location

Memorial Hall, Manitou Springs

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