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Grand Rapids Triathlon

Sat June 8 - Sun June 9, 2024 Ada, MI 49301 US Directions

GRTri Practice Swim Kayaker/SUP

June 2, 2024

Location

Ada Boat Launch

GRTri Practice Swim Lifeguard

June 2, 2024

Details

MUST BE CERTIFIED

Bike Course - Saturday Medium Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Direct athletes, watch for traffic, assist where needed. Please indicate in comments if you have a specific location you'd prefer to work along the bike route.

Location

Multiple Locations available along bike course

Bike Course - Sunday Medium Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Direct athletes, watch for traffic, assist where needed. Please indicate in comments if you have a specific location you'd prefer to work along the bike route.

Location

Multiple Locations available along bike course

Bike Course Aid Stations - Sunday High Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

There are two aid stations on the bike Route. Please indicate in comments if you have a specific location you'd prefer to work along the bike route.

Location

Aid Station #1 is in Saranac. Aid Station #2 is on Clarksville Rd.

Bike Mount/Dismount - Saturday High Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Will help direct athletes where to mount their bike as they leave for the bike portion of the race. Will direct athletes where to dismount bike before entering transition. Must be vocal.

Location

Grand River Dr. just outside Ada Park

Bike Mount/Dismount - Sunday High Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Will help direct athletes where to mount their bike as they leave for the bike portion of the race. Will direct athletes where to dismount bike before entering transition. Must be vocal.

Location

Grand River Dr. just outside Ada Park

Expo/Packet Pick-up - Friday High Priority

June 7, 2024

Details

A variety of jobs available for assisting athletes in collecting their race packet and preparing for race day.

Location

Downtown Ada Village

Expo/Packet Pick-up - Saturday High Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

A variety of jobs available for assisting athletes in collecting their race packet and preparing for race day.

Location

Downtown Ada Village

Finish Line - Saturday Medium Priority

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

Preparation and re-stocking of finish line supplies, preparing winner tape for 1st place finishers, distribution of water and finisher medals, collecting timing chips, directing athletes to food and medical assistance as needed, maintenance of finish line area.

Location

Buttrick Ave. just outside Ada Park

Finish Line - Sunday Medium Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Preparation and re-stocking of finish line supplies, preparing winner tape for 1st place finishers, distribution of water and finisher medals, collecting timing chips, directing athletes to food and medical assistance as needed, maintenance of finish line area.

Location

Buttrick Ave. just outside Ada Park

Finish Line Food - Saturday High Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Help prepare and hand out food to athletes after they've finished their race.

Location

Ada Park

Finish Line Food - Sunday Medium Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Help prepare and hand out food to athletes after they've finished their race.

Location

Ada Park

Moto Patrol (prior authorization required) - Saturday Medium Priority

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

June 8, 2024

Details

Motorcyclists will lead athletes out on the bike course.
Contact Todd Bradford for assignment - trbradford@comcast.net

Moto Patrol (prior authorization required) - Sunday Medium Priority

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

June 9, 2024

Details

Motorcyclists will lead athletes out on the bike course.
Contact Todd Bradford for assignment - trbradford@comcast.net

Parking - Saturday Medium Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Assist Athletes/spectators in parking in the proper locations

Parking - Sunday

June 9, 2024

Details

Assist Athletes/spectators in parking in the proper locations

Run Course - Saturday Medium Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Direct Athletes, watch for traffic, assist where needed. There are three locations for this task, please indicate a preference when registering if you have a location you'd like to be assigned.

Location

-Buttrick & Thornapple
-Super Sprint Turn Around
-Sprint Turn Around

Run Course - Sunday Medium Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Direct Athletes, watch for traffic, assist where needed. There are four locations for this task, please indicate a preference when registering if you have a location you'd like to be assigned.

Location

-Buttrick & Thornapple
-Hurley & Orange
-Thornapple & Hurley
-Thornapple & Shagbark
-Half Turn Around

Run Course Aid Stations - Saturday High Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

There are two aid stations on the run route. Please indicate in comments if you have a specific location you'd prefer to work along the run route.

Location

Aid Station #1

Run Course Aid Stations - Sunday High Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

There are four aid stations on the run route. Please indicate in comments if you have a specific location you'd prefer to work along the run route.

Location

Aid Station #1
Aid Station #2
Aid Station #3
Aid Station #4

Set Up - Friday High Priority

June 7, 2024

Details

Help put up equipment in main race area and transition. 2 PM shift includes staging and prepping transition area, road closures, and traffic re-routing. 4:30 PM shift includes assembly and placement of transition racks, fencing, and athlete signage. 6:30 PM shift confirm signage, hang athlete numbers on bike racks, make any adjustments to set up based on new registrations

Location

-Race Site/Transition Area
-Thornapple River-Buoy Set-up

Swim Start - Saturday Medium Priority

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Details

These volunteers will assist on the shore during the swim portion of the event. Tasks will include helping to line athletes up for their swim start and releasing them into the water as their race begins along with other needed tasks

Location

Ada Boat Launch

Swim Start - Sunday Medium Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

These volunteers will assist on the shore during the swim portion of the event. Tasks will include helping to line athletes up for their swim start and releasing them into the water as their race begins along with other needed tasks

Location

Ada Boat Launch

Swim Course Lifeguards (Must be Certified) - Saturday High Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Be on the water in a boat/kayak keeping an eye on athletes, offering assistance where needed.

Location

Thornapple River

Swim Course Lifeguards (Must be Certified) - Sunday High Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Be on the water in a boat/kayak keeping an eye on athletes, offering assistance where needed.

Location

Thornapple River

Swim Course Safety Kayaks - Saturday High Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Please have your own kayak. We may have some availability if you don't have one. Contact lorio@tris4health.com

Location

Thornapple River

Swim Course Safety Kayaks - Sunday High Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Please have your own kayak. We may have some availability if you don't have one. Contact lorio@tris4health.com

Location

Thornapple River

Swim Course Safety Motorized Boat - Saturday High Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

If volunteering for a motorized boat position, please have only one person who will be on the boat register so we have an accurate count of how many actual boats we have on the water. Each individual riding on the boat does not register to volunteer.

Location

Thornapple River

Swim Course Safety Motorized Boat - Sunday High Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

If volunteering for a motorized boat position, please have only one person who will be on the boat register so we have an accurate count of how many actual boats we have on the water. Each individual riding on the boat does not register to volunteer.

Location

Thornapple River

Transition Aid Station - Saturday Medium Priority

June 8, 2024

Location

Ada Park

Transition Aid Station - Sunday

June 9, 2024

Location

Ada Park

Tear Down - Sunday High Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Help race staff tear down equipment and clean up the race site area as portions of the race conclude.

Transition - Saturday High Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Monitor the transition area to keep athletes and equipment safe, direct spectators when and where they may pass through, help with tear down of transition area as portions of the race complete.

Location

Ada Park

Transition - Sunday

June 9, 2024

Details

Monitor the transition area to keep athletes and equipment safe, direct spectators when and where they may pass through, help with tear down of transition area as portions of the race complete.

Location

Ada Park

Volunteer Floater "Put me anywhere" - Saturday Medium Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Be willing to go to an area where the Volunteer Coordinator indicates additional volunteer support is needed. Be flexible in filling in areas where is best needed for athlete/race support.

Volunteer Floater "Put me anywhere" - Sunday Medium Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Be willing to go to an area where the Volunteer Coordinator indicates additional volunteer support is needed. Be flexible in filling in areas where is best needed for athlete/race support.

Volunteer Tent - Saturday Low Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Be willing to go to an area where the Volunteer Coordinator indicates additional volunteer support is needed. Be flexible in filling in areas where is best needed for athlete/race support.

Location

Ada Park

Volunteer Tent - Sunday Low Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Be willing to go to an area where the Volunteer Coordinator indicates additional volunteer support is needed. Be flexible in filling in areas where is best needed for athlete/race support.

Location

Ada Park

Youth Duathlon - Saturday High Priority

June 8, 2024

Details

Assist Race Directors and Staff in a variety of jobs needed to help kid athletes compete in their duathlon.

Location

Ada Park

Wetsuit Strippers - Saturday Medium Priority

You must be 18-65 years old to volunteer for this task.

June 8, 2024

Details

Assist athletes coming out of the swim with removing their wetsuit. You will get wet performing this task and it requires some skill and strength.

Wetsuit Strippers - Saturday Medium Priority

June 9, 2024

Details

Assist athletes coming out of the swim with removing their wetsuit. You will get wet performing this task and it requires some skill and strength.

HUNTINGTON BANK Volunteers Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Finish Line - Saturday June 8
Swim Start - Saturday June 9

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