Tour de La Porte 2019

Fri August 23 - Sun August 25, 2019 Directions

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Early Packet Pick Up Volunteers (Friday)

Packet Pick Up

August 23, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist participants who have already registered check in and ensure they have their event packet (understanding what materials should be worn during event day).

Volunteers should be able to stand for an extended period of time.

Location

Cummings Lodge

On-Site Registration

August 23, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with on-site registration for participants interested in participating. All on-site registration will happen using our iPads as kiosks for the event. You will assist participants in navigating this app (or fill out on their behalf for any struggling to utilize).

Volunteers should be able to stand for an extended period of time and comfortable with technology.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Information | Sales

August 23, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist by providing basic event information with participants generally related to where to find maps, restrooms, etc. You will also help those participants interested in purchasing an additional event shirt or cycling jerseys.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Trail Run & Walk Event Volunteers (Friday)

Trail Course Route Guide

August 23, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with providing directions on trail run/walk course.

Volunteers must be able to stand for an extended period of time, and comfortable walking to designated location along course to guide runners/walkers. Specific location will be communicated by trail run coordinator on site.

Location

Check in at Cummings Lodge for specific route location

Water Stop

August 23, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist by hosting a water stop along course. You will set up and table with cooler at cups at your assigned location. We encourage you to have water cups filled in advance of runners arrival and assist by holding water cups out to runners as they pass (to reduce the need for them to slow). We ask that you assist by cleaning up area of empty cups as you breakdown the water stop as the last walker passes.

Volunteers must be able to stand for an extended period of time, and comfortable walking to designated location along course to guide runners/walkers. Specific location will be communicated by trail run coordinator on site. Though supplies aren't overly heavy, volunteers should be able to lift and carry items.

Location

Check in at Cummings Lodge for water stop supplies and specific water stop location along route.

Set Up

August 23, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with basic set up related to the Trail Run (i.e. set up of finish arch, set up of food and refreshments for finish line.)

Though supplies aren't overly heavy, volunteers should be able to lift and carry items.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Finish Chute Caller

August 23, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will assist the timer by watching the Trail Runners nearing the finish chute and calling their bib numbers to help more accurately reflect finish times.

Run & Walking Events Volunteers (Saturday)

General Set Up

August 24, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with basic set up for the event around the main location (i.e. set up of finish arch, placement of starting line banner flags, placement of directions and parking flags within park area, etc.)

Though supplies aren't overly heavy, volunteers should be able to lift and carry items.Help set up finish arch and refreshments for post event

Location

Cummings Lodge

Route Signage Set Up

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role, you will assist by setting out all of the mileage and directional signage along route. To expedite this role, we suggest having one driver and one person to place the signs. If possible, we hope to divide the route into two sections to further expedite the sign placement.

As volunteer will be in and out of car, volunteer should be fairly agile and pay attention to details to ensure sign is placed in the appropriate location based on map and road markings.

Location

Check in at Cummings Lodge for signage and more specific instructions.

Refreshment Set Up

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with setting up tables and refreshment supplies for the post-event celebration. Tasks include cleaning and preparing fresh fruit, transferring food from prep area to refreshment tent, chilling beverages & ensuring all items are refilled. Volunteers in this role also assist with ensuring trash cans are emptied throughout the event.

Location

Cummings Lodge

On-Site Registration

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with on-site registration for participants interested in participating. All on-site registration will happen using our iPads as kiosks for the event. You will assist participants in navigating this app (or fill out on their behalf for any struggling to utilize).

Volunteers should be able to stand for an extended period of time and comfortable with technology.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Volunteer Check-In (Sat)

August 24, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will assist with checking in volunteers, ensuring they are comfortable with role and have all needed supplies. Many volunteers along the running route will begin their shift at their location (due to road closures) and will text their confirmation once in place.

Parking Guides

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with directing and facilitating parking for participants. As the event begins, and cars are parked, will assist with any barricade placement updates for the safety of participants as they finish the run/walk and for safe exit of vehicles from main location.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Packet Pick Up

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist participants who have already registered check in and ensure they have their event packet (understanding what materials should be worn during event day).

Volunteers should be able to stand for an extended period of time.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Mini TdL Fun Run

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist by setting up the course for the mini TdL fun run, help keep participants (ages 4-8) in starting area and on course, present participants with their prize and help clean up after the event.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Water Stop # 1

August 24, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist by hosting a water stop along course. You will find a table, cooler and cups at your assigned location. We encourage you to have water cups filled in advance of runners arrival and assist by holding water cups out to runners as they pass (to reduce the need for them to slow). We ask that you assist by cleaning up area of empty cups as you breakdown the water stop as the last walker passes. (This stop hosts the Half Marathon and 10K Runners at mile 1.5)

Volunteers must be able to stand for an extended period of time, agile and energetic.

Location

Corner of Waverly and Orr Lake Road

Water Stop #2

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist by hosting a water stop along course. You will find a table, cooler and cups at your assigned location. We encourage you to have water cups filled in advance of runners arrival and assist by holding water cups out to runners as they pass (to reduce the need for them to slow). We ask that you assist by cleaning up area of empty cups as you breakdown the water stop as the last walker passes. (This stop hosts two passes by the Half Marathon Runners at mile 4 and mile 10)

Volunteers must be able to stand for an extended period of time, agile and energetic.

Location

Along Small Road

Water Stop # 3

August 24, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist by hosting a water stop along course. You will find a table, cooler and cups at your assigned location. We encourage you to have water cups filled in advance of runners arrival and assist by holding water cups out to runners as they pass (to reduce the need for them to slow). We ask that you assist by cleaning up area of empty cups as you breakdown the water stop as the last walker passes. (This stop hosts the Half Marathon at mile 6)

Volunteers must be able to stand for an extended period of time, agile and energetic.

Location

Along Goldring Road

Water Stop #4

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist by hosting a water stop along course. You will find a table, cooler and cups at your assigned location. We encourage you to have water cups filled in advance of runners arrival and assist by holding water cups out to runners as they pass (to reduce the need for them to slow). We ask that you assist by cleaning up area of empty cups as you breakdown the water stop as the last walker passes. (This stop hosts the Half Marathon and 10K Runners near mile 8)

Volunteers must be able to stand for an extended period of time, agile and energetic.

Location

Corner of 150 & 500

Water Stop #5

August 24, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist by hosting a water stop along course. You will find a table, cooler and cups at your assigned location. We encourage you to have water cups filled in advance of runners arrival and assist by holding water cups out to runners as they pass (to reduce the need for them to slow). We ask that you assist by cleaning up area of empty cups as you breakdown the water stop as the last walker passes. (This stop hosts all runners and walkers (mile 11.5 for Half Marathon, mile 4.5 for 10K and mile 1.5 for 5K)

Volunteers must be able to stand for an extended period of time, agile and energetic.

Location

Corner of Orchard & Garden

Road Guides #1 High Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct Half Marathon & 10K runners to continue straight on Waverly and directing 5K Runners/Walkers to turn left on Garden. (Based on start times, runners/walkers should not overlap).

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

Garden & Waverly

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Road Guides #2 Medium Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct all runners/walkers to continue on Waverly Road and delay drivers attempting to enter course from Holton Road.

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

Waverly & Holton

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Road Guides #3 High Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct Half Marathon & 10K runners to turn left onto Orr Lake from Waverly.

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

Waverly & Orr Lake

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Road Guides #4 High Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct Half Marathon & 10K runners.

The first time past Half Marathon Runners will turn right to follow small road out of town, while 10K runners will turn left on Orchard to complete their rout. Half Marathon runners will pass back by at mile 10.5 - at which time we direct them to stay straight onto Orchard.

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

Orr Lake & Small

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Road Guides #5 High Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct Half Marathon runners on their first pass (mile 4.5) you will direct them away from town continuing on Small Road, they will return (mile 9) from 500 and you'll direct them to turn left on small.

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

Small & 500 W

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Road Guides #6 Medium Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct Half Marathon runners to continue straight on Goldring (not follow Small Road as it turns left).

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

Small & Goldring

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Road Guides #7 Medium Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct Half Marathon runners to turn right onto 150 from Goldring.

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

Goldring & 150 N

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Road Guides #8 Medium Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct Half Marathon runners to turn right to stay on 150 N which goes under toll road.

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

150 N & 500 W (North)

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Road Guides #9 High Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct Half Marathon runners to turn right to stay onto 500 W.

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

150 N & 500 W (South)

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Road Guides #10 High Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct both Half Marathon and 10K runners to continue straight on Small (which turns into Orchard). You will also direct 5K runner/walkers coming from Garden St to turn left onto Orchard with the Half and 10K runners.

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

Garden and Small/Orchard

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Road Guides #11 High Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct all runners/walkers to turn left from Small/Orchard onto Lakeshore Drive.

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

Small/Orchard and Lakeshore

Road Guides #12 High Priority

August 24, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll you will help guide runners/walkers as they pass your location. At this specific spot you will direct all runners and walkers to turn left onto Grangemouth (into park) from Lakeshore Dr.

Volunteers must be able to stand for extended period of time, be loud and clear with directions, be assertive but polite to any motor vehicles that might attempt to come on these closed route roads.

Location

Lakeshore & Grangemouth

Volunteer may report directly to this location to start their volunteer shift - should contact Volunteer Coordinator at 219.379.4405 to communicate they are in place and on site.

Cycling Event Volunteers (Sunday)

Parking Guides

August 25, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with directing and facilitating parking for participants.

Location

Check in at Cummings Lodge for specific parking location and safety gear.

On-Site Registration

August 25, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with on-site registration for participants interested in participating. All on-site registration will happen using our iPads as kiosks for the event. You will assist participants in navigating this app (or fill out on their behalf for any struggling to utilize).
Volunteers should be able to stand for an extended period of time and comfortable with technology.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Packet Pick Up

August 25, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist participants who have already registered check in and ensure they have their event packet (understanding what materials should be worn during event day).
Volunteers should be able to stand for an extended period of time.

Location

Cummings Lodge

SAG Support Vehicle

August 25, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will be available for SAG Support Runs (Assist Cyclists or Deliver Supplies).
Volunteer must be comfortable with La Porte County and able to access and utilize maps as needed to provide assistance to participants and SAG stops throughout the county.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Information | Sales

August 25, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist by providing basic event information with participants generally related to where to find maps, restrooms, etc. You will also help those participants interested in purchasing an additional event shirt or cycling jerseys.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Refreshment Set Up

August 25, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with setting up tables and refreshment supplies for the post-event celebration. Tasks include cleaning and preparing fresh fruit and other food supplies, transferring food from prep area to refreshment lines, chilling beverages & ensuring all items are refilled. Volunteers in this role also assist with ensuring trash cans are emptied throughout the event.

Location

Cummings Lodge

Refreshment Refill

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with setting up tables and refreshment supplies for the post-event celebration. Tasks include cleaning and preparing fresh fruit and other food supplies, transferring food from prep area to refreshment lines, chilling beverages & ensuring all items are refilled. Volunteers in this role also assist with ensuring trash cans are emptied throughout the event.

Bike Mechanic

August 25, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role. we appreciate you being willing and available on site (or to travel if needed) to assist cyclists with basic bike issues.

Door Village Entertainment

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will add to the festive and friendly feel we work hard to provide to all participants! Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us!

Firefly Farm Entertainment

August 25, 2019

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will add to the festive and friendly feel we work hard to provide to all participants! Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us!

Shady Creek Winery Entertainment

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will add to the festive and friendly feel we work hard to provide to all participants! Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us!

Hesston Hills Banquet Hall Entertainment

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will add to the festive and friendly feel we work hard to provide to all participants! Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us!

Rolling Prairie Entertainment

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will add to the festive and friendly feel we work hard to provide to all participants! Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us!

Fish Lake Entertainment

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will add to the festive and friendly feel we work hard to provide to all participants! Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us!

Union Mills Fire Station Entertainment

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will add to the festive and friendly feel we work hard to provide to all participants! Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us!

Bluhm Park Entertainment

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will add to the festive and friendly feel we work hard to provide to all participants! Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us!

Main Location Entertainment

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this role you will add to the festive and friendly feel we work hard to provide to all participants! Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us!

Organize & Breakdown

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us. You will help organize signage and other supplies used on Saturday for running events, but no longer needed for Sunday events and prepare for storage

Assistance with Break Down

August 25, 2019

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist with packing items, picking up from SAG locations, delivery and unloading of items to HFL Offices and general event break down tasks.

Though not all supplies aren't overly heavy, volunteers should be able to lift and carry items.

Location

Cummings Lodge