Venice Triathlon 2019

Sat September 7, 2019 Venice, FL US 34285 Directions

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Course/ Set Up, Cones, Etc

Course/ Set-Up, Cones, Etc

September 7, 2019

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Parking

Parking

September 7, 2019

Details

The gravel/grass spaces nearest the transition area are for triathletes only and should be used first. After that, direct vehicles to the first (4) northernmost rows of parking spaces in front of Sharky's Restaurant, and the grass spaces in their lot that face Harbor Drive. Overlow grass/dirt parking, although limited, is available across the street from Sharky's on the eastern side of Harbor Drive. Alert cars to watch for pedestrians and watch for triathletes crossing traffic lanes with their bikes. Make sure to have safety vests, flags and flashlights with fresh batteries when you arrive.

Registration

USAT Table

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Triathletes must be members of USAT in order to compete. If they do not provide proof of membership along with a picture ID, then they must pruchase a one-day USAT membership for $15.00. Once purchased, place wrist band on triathletes wrist and send them onto packet pick-up table. Forms, pens and petty cash bag necessary.

Day of Registration/ Packet Pick-up

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Look for wrist band denoting USAT membership.

Pre-Registered/Packet Pick-up

September 7, 2019

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Details

Look for wrist band denoting 2019 USAT membership. Consulting registration list, find triathlete's name and give them triathlete bag that corresponds to that number. Direct triathlete towards timing chip and body marking area.

Timing Chips

September 7, 2019

Details

Look for wrist band denoting 2019 USAT membership. Athlete must have BIB with number to confirm. Place timing chip/band around triathlete's LEFT ankle (so as not to interfere with bike chain/pedal). Advise triathlete regarding chip removal at finish line and send them on to Body Marking Area.

Body Marking

September 7, 2019

Details

Look for wrist band denoting USAT membership. Athlete must have BIB with number to confirm. Using a permanent marker, write the triathlete's BIB # on both of their arms near the bicep, and their age on the back of their right calf. Direct them to the transition area to drop off their bikes.

Pre Race Packet Pickup- Bicycles International

September 5, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Triathletes picking up packets, USAT membership, wristbands

Location

Bicycles International 4-7 pm

Pre Race Packet Pickup- Real Bikes

September 6, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Triathletes picking up packets, USAT, wrist bands

Location

Real Bikes, Venice, 4-7pm- Sept 6

Finish Line

#53 - Finish Line Water

September 7, 2019

Details

In the next to the last row of parking spaces at south end of Sharky's parking lot. Keep coolers well stocked and pass out water as needed/requested. Pick up discarded water bottle and throw them away in nearby recycling receptacles. NOTE- please be aware of other volunteers (medals, timing chips) working in this area and be careful not to impede runners coming across the finish line.

#54 - Finish Line Medals

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

In the next to last row of parking spaces at south end of Sharky's parking lot. Place medals around runner's necks as they come across the finish line. NOTE-please be aware of other volunteers (water, timing chips) working in this area and be careful not to impede runners coming across the finish line.

#55 - Finish Line Timing Chips

September 7, 2019

Details

In next to the last row of parking spaces at south end of Sharky's parking lot. Remove timing chips and store accordingly. NOTE- please be aware of other volunteers (medals, timing chips) working inthis area and be careful not to impede runners coming across the finish line.

Beach

#1-Swim In

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Go to North of Pavilion area, where swimmers will start. Look for and identify turtle nests to be avoided by ALL. As participants/spectators come on to the beach, verbally remind them to watch out for the turtle nests. Ask swimmers to line up and prepare to enter water according to the "WAVE" they are in (i.e. men under 45 yrs of age go first, men over 45 second etc.) As the waves begin, watch closely for anyone in distress. There will be lifeguards along the beach and out in the water. Should you see anyhone in trouble, bring it to the lifeguard's attention.

#2-Swim Out

September 7, 2019

Details

Watch for swimmers coming out of the water. Alert them of sandy incline (if present) as normally the morning sun will be right in their eyes. Direct them toward the parking lot and spotter position #3. Keep spectators off to the side. Watch out for turtle nests!!

#3- Beach/Parking Lot Edge

September 7, 2019

Details

Alert swimmers of curb step down. Direct them to kiddie pool and spotter postion #4 at bridge which will take them over the grass swale to the transition area. After all swimmers are out of the water, move south approximately 20 yrds to direct runners along the road in front of Sharky's.

#4-Bridge

September 7, 2019

Details

On beach (west) side of bridge first, direct swimmers to the transition area. Once all swimmers have passed over bridge, go to the other (east) side of the bridge and direct runners to loop around north end of the parking lot, and head south towards spotter postion #3 along the road in front of Sharky's.

#5-Transition Area/ Corral

September 7, 2019

Details

Direct swimmers in/bikers out, bikers in/runers out. Specifically, direct swimmers in over the timing mat (north end), bikers out (south end) and bikers in (south end). Direct runners out (north end) as they come back after the bike portion. NOTE- There will be an area set up to the NE corner just outside of the T.A. where RELAY participants will change out and hand over the timing chips to the next participant. They need to do this at location and NOT inside the T.A.

Transition Area

#6-Bike Mount Area

September 7, 2019

Details

Cyclists walk/run their bikes out to the marked mount line and then get on theri bikes- NOT BEFORE. Make a note of those who violate this rule and alert the race director. Direct cyclists towards spotter position #7 where they will turn right onto Harbor Drive. NOTE to cyclists. Alert them when returning after 3 laps, they need to GET OFF the bike at the dismount line and walk/run over the timing mat into the T.A.

#6a-Bike Dismount Area

September 7, 2019

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Details

Cyclists who have completed the required (3) three laps will be turning right off Harbor Drive towards you. YELL to them to dismount at the marked dosmount line and run/walk their bikes over the timing mat into the transition area to start their run.

Water Stations

#49 - Water Station #1

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Just past the 1 mile mark in parking area on the west side of Harbor Dr. Set up water stations with supplies (i.e tables, coolers, water, cups and trash bags) at location. Pass out water, encourage runners and pick up all trash at end.

#51 - Water Station #2

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

At turnaround spot at Caspersen Beach parking lot. Set up water station with supplies (i.e tables, coolers, water, cups and trash bags) at location. Pass out water, encourage runners and pick up all trash at end. Also, watch for vehicles attempting to exit beach parking lot onto Harbor Drive. Politely alert them to runners (and possibly cyclists) ahead, sharing road.

Food Set Up/ MGMT/ Buffet Line

Breakfast

September 7, 2019

Bike Course Marshalls

#18- E Beach

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#19 - E Shore

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#20 - E Gulf Dr.

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#21 - E Circle

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#22 - E Short

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#23 - E Coral

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#24 - E Fiesole

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#25 - E San Marco

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#26 - E Sorrento

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#27 - E Venezia

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#28 - E Salerno

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#29 - E Valencia

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#30 - E Ponce De Leon

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#31 - W Menendez- Bike Turn Around

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#32 - W Armada

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#33 - W Valencia

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#34 - W Alhambra

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#35 - Armada

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#36 - W Verona

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

#37 - W Gulf St

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#7- 1st Cyclist Turn

September 7, 2019

Details

Coming out of Sharky's parking lot towards you, direct cyclists to turn right onto Harbor Drive and head south towards Maxine Barritt Park. ALL cyclissts need to go through MBP 3 times!! REMIND THEM!!

#38 - W Villas Dr

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#39 - W Everglades

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#8- Bike Turn Into Maxine Barritt Park

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Standing in the road, advisse cyclists to slow down and curve right into the parking lot area. There will be cones/yellow plastic ribbon to help guide them as well. All cyclists need to go through MBP 3 times! REMIND THEM!!

#40 - W Spadaro

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#41 - W Baynard

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#9- BIKE OUT from MBP onto Harbor, heading NORTH

September 7, 2019

Details

Bike out from Parking area at MBP onto Harbor Drive heading NORTH. This is a sharp turn, so warn and watch. Also, as the race progresses, runners will be in close proximity-so stay alert. Finally, remind cyclists to stay to the LEFT of the cones- as the RIGHT side is open to traffic- and be sure to make required 3 laps through MBP

#42 - W Mahon

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#43 - W Darling

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#44 - W Golden Beach

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#10 & #10a - Bike In

September 7, 2019

Details

On Harbor Drive just before Sharky's Parking Lot. Standing on the edge of the roadway, LOUDLY yell to cyclists "3 LAPS AROUND, THEN TURN RIGHT INTO TRANSITION" and "SLOW DOWN AHEAD", to those turning into the drive towards the transition area.

#10a- Will hold a sign that indicates turn RIGHT/DISMOUNT AHEAD for those who have completed 3 laps.

#45 - W Sunset

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#46 - W Gulf Dr

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#47 - W Shore

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#48 - W Beach

September 7, 2019

Details

If it hasn't already been done, set up barricades at assigned intersections. Prohibit access to Harbor Drive during race. Ask motorists who approach barricades during the race to turn around and seek out alternate route, but DO NOT DIRECT TRAFFIC

#50 - Blind Curve Spotter

September 7, 2019

Details

Positioned near Caspersen Beach sign on both the east and west sides of Harbor Drive. Watch for vehicles coming in both directions while encouraging runners to stay right regardless of direction.

#52 - Golf Club Entrance/Harbor Dr

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Position on east side of Harbor Dr. Along with VPD, instruct runners to veer left onto sidewalk heading towards Maxine Barritt Park. Also, watch for vehicles attempting to exit golf course area onto Harbor Drive. Politely alert them to runners (and possibly cyclists) ahead, sharing road

Run Course Marshalls

#9a- Run In

September 7, 2019

Details

Standing inside Maxine Barritt Park, direct runners heading into MBP off Harbor Drive towards spotter position #15 in parking aisle closest to the pond.

#11a- Inside Maxine Barritt Park

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

You will be positioned at the top of the little knoll at the "Y" in the path near the Gazebo. Direct runners to stay right on the path, and run all the way around the pond.

#12- Southeast Curve on Pond Path

September 7, 2019

Details

Direct runners to bear left (by pointing right) towards spotter position by the Pond Sidewalk Intersection. Keep an eye out for problems, injured runners.

#13- Pond Sidewalk Intersection

September 7, 2019

Details

Direct runners to turn RIGHT on the sidewalk towards Harbor Drive and towards spotter #14 position. Alert them to "watch for cyclist" that still may be coming through the first park of the parking lot.

#14- Outside Maxine Barritt Park on Sidewalk

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This is the sharp RIGHT sidewalk turn for runners onto Harbor Dr. Toward Caspersen Beach. Alert them to "stay on sidewalk". Runners will also RE-ENTER MBP at this spot. There will be cones separating the bike/run lanes and spotter #9a will be there as well. Direct incoming runners to stay left of the cones AWAY from cyclists who may still be on the right side of the cones.

#15- Inside Maxine Barritt Park

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Stand in parking lot closest to the pond in front of the sidewalk. Runners will be running directly at you as they enter park off Harbor Dr. Direct them to the right (your left) and advise them to follow other spotters (#15a, #15b) all the way to the end of the parking lot.

#15a & #15b - Inside Maxine Barritt Park

September 7, 2019

Details

Stand in parking lot closest to the pond in front of sidewalk. Runners will be coming towards you from the right. Direct them towards spotter #15c at the end of the parking lot.

#15c- Inside Maxine Barritt Park

September 7, 2019

Details

Standing at the end of the parking lot in front of the rest rooms, direct runners to carefully run onto the sidewalk between the parking curbs and exit the park towards spotter #16. NOTE- Cones and/or yellow tape will be set up to form a chute to guide the runners.

#16- On Sidewalk Just Outside of Maxine Barritt Park

September 7, 2019

Details

Runners will be running directly at you as they exit park on sidewalk. Point them left (your right) towards Sharky's Parking lot and the finish line. Vocally Encourage them; YOU'RE ALMOST THERE! GREAT JOB!

#17 - Parking Lot Entrance

September 7, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Runners will be running directly toward you. Direct them into Sharky's parking lot and to the FINISH LINE!!! Be enthusiastic and congratulatory.

#11- Southwest Corner of Sharky's Parking Lot

September 7, 2019

Details

Runners will be running through the parking lot in front of Sharky's towards you. Direct them onto the sidewalk that leads into Maxine Barritt Park. There will be yellow tape and/or cones set up as a "run chute" for them to follow. Keep spectators off to the side and out of the runners way.

Announcers/ Race Directors

Wave Announcer

September 7, 2019

Prayer/National Anthem

September 7, 2019

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