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Tour de La Porte 2017


Fri August 25 - Sun August 27 2017
Location: La Porte, IN US 46352 Directions
Type: Run Only, Walk Only, Trail Race, Run or Run/Walk, Bike Ride

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Early Packet Pick Up Volunteers (Friday)

Packet Pick Up

August 25, 2017

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 25, 2017

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 25, 2017

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 25, 2017

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

Cummings Lodge

Water Stop

August 25, 2017

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

Cummings Lodge

Set Up

August 25, 2017

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 25, 2017

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 26, 2017

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

Water Stop # 1

August 26, 2017

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 26, 2017

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 26, 2017

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 #5

August 26, 2017

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

Water Stop Refill & Breakdown

August 26, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! In this roll volunteer(s) will assist with refilling water & supplies at water stops along the route as/if needed. They will also assist with collecting water stop supplies, tables & trash and any route markings upon completion of course.

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

Road Guides #1

August 26, 2017

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 #2

August 26, 2017

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

August 26, 2017

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 #4

August 26, 2017

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 #5

August 26, 2017

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 #6

August 26, 2017

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 #7

August 26, 2017

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 #8

August 26, 2017

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 #9

August 26, 2017

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 #10

August 26, 2017

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 #11

August 26, 2017

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 #12

August 26, 2017

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 continue straight on Lakeshore as it turns into Greenleaf instead of turning left with 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 & Greenleaf

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 #13

August 26, 2017

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.

Refreshment Set Up

August 26, 2017

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 26, 2017

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 26, 2017

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

Route Signage Pick Up

August 26, 2017

Details

Thank you for joining us! You will assist by driving the running course(s) and collecting all mileage and directions signage along run/walk routes. These signs should be returned to Cummings Lodge.

Location

Along Route

Race Announcements

August 26, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Thank you for joining us! We will provide a basic script with instructions to the event participants - your role is to help announce this information to participants and help get them excited to start their run!

Cycling Event Volunteers (Sunday)

On-Site Registration

August 27, 2017

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 27, 2017

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 27, 2017

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 27, 2017

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 27, 2017

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

Assistance with Break Down

August 27, 2017

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

Bike Mechanic

August 27, 2017

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.