Great Bear Chase - March 7, 2020

Sat March 7, 2020 Directions

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Registration

Packet Stuffing Medium Priority

March 5, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Stuff race packets with bibs, tshirts and other items for bag pick-up.

Location

Located in Conference room #5 at UP Health System Portage in Hancock.

Registration Medium Priority

March 6, 2020

March 7, 2020

Details

Register new racers and check-in racers who have pre-registered. Angela will provide further instructions on Friday and Saturday.

Location

Calumet High School

Aid Stations

Water Tower Aid Station set-up

March 7, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Setting up aid station

Location

Water Tower

Water Tower Aid Station Shifts Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

Details

Park at the Water Tower, short hike in. Instruction sheet to be provided by coordinator

Location

Water Tower

Papa Bear Aid Station Set-up Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Setting up aid station. Park at M203 trailhead, short hike in

Location

M203 Trailhead

Papa Bear Aid Station Shifts Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

Details

Park at M203 Trailhead, short hike in. Instruction sheet to be provided by coordinator.

Location

M203 Trailhead

Cedar Aid Station Shifts Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

Details

Park at Chalet, 1/2 mile hike in. Instruction sheet to be provided by coordinator

Location

Cedar Loop

Finish Line Aid Station Shifts Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

Details

Park on either Spruce or Osceola Streets. Hike to Aid Station in stadium. Dress warmly. Be friendly.

Location

Stadium

Stadium

Ski Pole Attendant Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

Details

Pre-arrange pick up of ski poles with Cynthia MacDonald.
Hand out poles to racers who break their poles

Location

Start/Finish Stadium

Stadium Crew Medium Priority

March 5, 2020

March 6, 2020

March 7, 2020

Details

Thursday
Assist with set up of start/finish stadium. Meet at MTU Ski Trails - Move T-stakes, fence, U-boards, caps & sleeves to Calumet. Stadium layout.

Friday
Stadium setup

Saturday
6:30 am - 10:30 am Final stadium setup
8:00 am - 9:30 am Start area greeter
7:30 am - 8:30 am Skiathlon greeter
8:30 am - Noon Skiathlon Control
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Assist with start/finish stadium tear down

Location

Start/Finish Stadium

Parking Assistant Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

Details

Information to be provided by coordinator. Assist racers with parking.

Location

Corner of Osceola/Spruce
Parking lot on Spruce

Personal Items Security Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Assist racers with racer bags: drop-off/pick-up. Bag tags will be provided for racers to write their bib number on the tags. Organize the bags for pickup.

Location

Start/Finish Stadium

Finish Line Attendant Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

Details

Assist skiers as they cross the finish line. Be super friendly and helpful to racers - you can help them take off skis, but DON'T touch bottom of skis.

Location

Finish Line

Back-up Timer Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

Details

Assist Superior Timing to record times as racers cross the finish line.

Location

Start/Finish Stadium

Back-up Timer/Finish Line Attendant Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

Details

Act as back-up timer and finish line attendant for the last part of the race.

Location

Start/Finish Stadium

Banquet

Awards Coordination Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

Details

Assist with handing out awards and recording winners

Location

Calumet High School

Raffle Table Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Assist with handing out raffle prizes from raffle table

Location

Calumet High School

Result Printer Medium Priority

March 7, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Print individual results for racers. Instructions will be provided at the beginning of your shift.

Location

Calumet High School

Race Sweeps

Race Sweeps

March 7, 2020

Details

Sweep the 25km or 50km race (following the last skier). Two sweeps follow the last 25k skier, two follow the last 50k skier for the first lap (25k), and two follow the last 50km during the second lap (preferably on snow bikes). Can be done on skis or snow bikes and will need toski or bike 25km.

Resources Needed

25km sweep - 2
50km sweep (second lap of 50km) - 2
50km sweep (first lap) - 2

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