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Traverse City Triathlon


Sun August 20 2017
Location: Traverse City, MI US 49686 Directions
Type: Triathlon, Duathlon

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Aid Stations

Transition Area Aid Station

August 21, 2017

Details

Help hand out water and Gatorade at the transition area

Location

Transition area

Bike Course Aid Station (Half Distance) - Kroupa Rd.

August 21, 2017

Details

Hand out water bottles to half distance cyclists

Location

Just after half turnaround on Kroupa Rd
Volunteer Location ID:

Here are directions to your spot:
near 15333-15381 Kroupa Rd S, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/KT85egjWpUr

Run Aid station 1 - Pyatt Rd & Neahtawanta

August 21, 2017

Details

You will hand out water, sports drink, and energy gel to the participants

Location

Pyatt Rd & Neahtawanta

Here are directions to your spot:
near 14672 Pyatt Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/64s9MFisf1n

Run Aid station 2 - Neahtawanta & Kroupa

August 21, 2017

Details

You will hand out water, sports drink, and energy gel to the participants

Location

Neahtawanta & Kroupa

Here are directions to your spot:
near 14751-14999 Kroupa Rd S, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/mAueWVfLQmE2

Run Aid Station 3 - AcenTek

August 21, 2017

Details

You will hand out water, sports drink, and energy gel to the participants

Location

AcenTek

Here are directions to your spot:
near 13861-14861 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/mRL4PJM8vYw

Bike Course Marshals

Bike Course Marshal - Peninsula & Neahtawanta

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Your first task will be to direct all the HALF distance cyclists to turn RIGHT onto Peninsula Dr from Neahtawanta (to head south). Once all half distance racers have come through, you will have some down time. Then, cyclists will start arriving from the south on Peninsula Dr. and you will direct ALL to SLOW DOWN and turn LEFT onto Neahtawanta Rd.

Location

Peninsula & Neahtwanta
Volunteer Location ID: 8

2942-2998 Neahtawanta Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/GNFPFVSCRF32

Bike Course Marshal (half turn #1)

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct all cyclists to safely turn around and head back north (the way they just came from)

Location

Half Turnaround at McKinley Rd.
Volunteer Location ID: 18

7730 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/wxbJ8EJUQMH2

Bike Course Marshal - Kroupa & Neahtawanta

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct all cyclists to rurn RIGHT onto Kroupa Rd. from Neahtawanta Rd.

Location

Kroupa & Neahtawanta
Volunteer Location ID: 1

1831 Neahtawanta Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/TRUi2RnW29H2

Bike Course Marshal - Kroupa & Peninsula (H/O/S north turn)

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

At this intersection you will direct half distance cyclists coming south on Peninsula Dr to turn RIGHT (west) onto Kroupa Rd. You will also direct all cyclists heading east on Kroupa Rd to turn LEFT on to Peninsula Dr. (to head north). NOTE: Please familiarize yourself with the course map of this location before arriving on race day. There may also be another volunteer at this location directing sprint cyclists to make a turn later in that race. Please familiarize yourself with the courses before arriving on race day. Maps can be found at http://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Kroupa & Peninsula (H/O/S north turn)
Volunteer Location ID: 2

2505-2999 Kroupa Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/vpv2FE17MA82

Bike Course Marshal - Kroupa & Peninsula (sprint south turn)

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct all sprint cyclists heading west toward you on Kroupa Rd. to turn LEFT on to Peninsula Dr. (to head south). NOTE: NOTE: Please familiarize yourself with the course map of this location before arriving on race day. There may also be another volunteer at this location directing cyclists to make a turn earlier in the race. Please familiarize yourself with the courses before arriving on race day. Maps can be found at http://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Kroupa & Peninsula (sprint south turn)
Volunteer Location ID: 2

2505-2999 Kroupa Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/vpv2FE17MA82

Bike Course Marshal - Peninsula & Old Mission

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

You will direct cyclists in two directions at this location. Cyclists coming north on Peninsula should turn RIGHT (east) onto Old Mission Rd. and all cyclists coming west on Old Mission should turn LEFT (south) onto Peninsula Dr. Please familiarize yourself with the courses before arriving on race day. Maps can be found athttp://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Peninsula & Old Mission
Volunteer Location ID: 3

near 3000-3086 Old Mission Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/rxWNrTKfvxz

Bike Course Marshal - Old Mission & Center (O/S split)

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct Olympic and half cyclists to turn LEFT (north) onto Center Rd. and all Sprint cyclists to turn RIGHT (south) onto Center Rd. Also, direct half distance cyclists coming south on Center to turn RIGHT (west) onto Old Mission Rd. This intersection can be confusing if you're not familiar with the courses. Please familiarize yourself with the course maps before arriving on race day. Maps can be found at http://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Old Mission & Center (O/S split)
Volunteer Location ID: 4

3335-3459 Old Mission Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/MkaggM8cieP2

Bike Course Marshal (sprint) - Center & Kroupa

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct cyclists to SLOW DOWN and turn RIGHT onto Kroupa Rd.

Location

Center & Kroupa
Volunteer Location ID: 5

3000-3498 Kroupa Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/U4wtyrxAsvH2

Bike Course Marshal (sprint) - Peninsula Dr & Seven Hills

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct cyclists to continue STRAIGHT (south) on Seven Hills (road name changes from Peninsula Dr to Seven Hills) NOTE: RUNNERS will turn RIGHT (west) onto Bowers Harbor Rd.

Location

Peninsula/Seven Hills
Volunteer Location ID: N/A

near 2851 Bowers Harbor Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/XNsh3KEGNcD2

Bike Course Marshal (sprint) - Seven Hills & Devils Dive

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct cyclists to turn RIGHT onto Devils Dive Rd from Seven Hills Rd.

Location

Seven Hills & Devils Dive
Volunteer Location ID: 6

2999 Devils Dive Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/kNhYTYT7ocB2

Bike Course Marshal - Devils Dive & Peninsula

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct cyclists coming down Devils Dive Rd. to SLOW DOWN and turn RIGHT (north) onto Peninsula Dr., and CAREFULLY merge with the Olympic and half cyclists that are heading north on Peninsula Dr.

Location

Devils Dive & Peninsula
Volunteer Location ID: 7

near 2401-2573 Devils Dive Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/jgN9JNQr1Vo

Bike Course Marshal (half) - Lighthouse Turnaround

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct cyclists to GO AROUND the turn around and head back the way they came from

Location

Lighthouse Turnaround
Volunteer Location ID: 17

20999 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/yB8GmcF45wn

Bike Course Marshal (half) - Half Turnaround on Kroupa Rd

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct HALF distance cyclists heading west on Kroupa to carefully turn around and head back the way they came.

Location

Half Turnaround on Kroupa Rd
Volunteer Location ID: 16

near 15333-15381 Kroupa Rd S, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/YxQZ4XrA18n

Bike Course Marshal - Center & Swaney

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct cyclists coming west on Swaney Rd. to turn RIGHT (north) on to Center Rd. Direct cyclists coming north on Center Rd. to turn RIGHT (east) onto Swaney Rd. Cyclists heading south, coming from the lighthouse, continue STRAIGHT south past Swaney. This intersection can be confusing if you're not familiar with the courses. Please familiarize yourself with the course maps before arriving on race day. Maps can be found at http://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Center & Swaney
Volunteer Location ID: 10

Bike Course Marshal - Swaney & Mission

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct cyclists coming north on Mission Rd. to turn LEFT (west) on to Swaney Rd. Direct cyclists coming east on Swaney Rd. to turn RIGHT (east) onto Mission Rd. This intersection can be confusing if you're not familiar with the courses. Please familiarize yourself with the course maps before arriving on race day. Maps can be found at http://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Swaney & Mission
Volunteer Location ID: 11

Bike Course Marshal - Mission & Smokey Hollow

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct cyclists coming north/west on Smokey Hollow Rd. to turn RIGHT (north) on to Mission Rd. Direct cyclists coming south on Mission Rd. to turn LEFT (east/south) onto Smokey Hollow Rd. This intersection can be confusing if you're not familiar with the courses. Please familiarize yourself with the course maps before arriving on race day. Maps can be found at http://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Mission & Smokey Hollow
Volunteer Location ID: 12

Bike Course Marshal - Smokey Hollow & Boursaw

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Direct cyclists coming west on Boursaw Rd. to turn RIGHT (north) on to Smokey Hollow Rd. Direct cyclists coming south on Smokey Hollow Rd. to turn LEFT (east) onto Boursaw Rd. This intersection can be confusing if you're not familiar with the courses. Please familiarize yourself with the course maps before arriving on race day. Maps can be found at http://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Smokey Hollow & Boursaw
Volunteer Location ID: 13

Bike Course Marshal - Bluff & Center

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Help cyclists cross from Bluff to Center and Center to Bluff. This can be a busy intersection with vehicle traffic. There will be a police officer here to aid in vehicle traffic control. This intersection can be confusing if you're not familiar with the courses. Please familiarize yourself with the course maps before arriving on race day. Maps can be found at http://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Bluff & Center
Volunteer Location ID: 14

Bike Course Marshal - Gray & Peninsula

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

August 21, 2017

Details

Your first task of the day will be to direct cyclists heading south on Peninsula Dr. to continue STRAIGHT (south) on Peninsula Dr. Those same cyclists will be turning around shortly after that and then coming back toward you. When they arrive back at you, heading north, direct them to turn RIGHT on to Gray Rd (up the hill). Lastly, direct ALL cyclists coming down the Grey Rd. hill to turn RIGHT (north) onto Peninsula Dr. This intersection can be confusing if you're not familiar with the courses. Please familiarize yourself with the course maps before arriving on race day. Maps can be found at http://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Gray & Peninsula
Volunteer Location ID: 15

Bike Course Marshal - Boat Launch Entrance/Exit at Neahtawanta

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Your first task will be to instruct that all HALF distance racers turn RIGHT onto Neahtawanta Rd from *approximately* 8:00-8:20am. Then there will be a short break in athletes exiting the tran

Your first task will be to direct all the HALF distance cyclists to turn RIGHT onto Neahtawanta Rd. from the boat launch driveway (to head south), from *approximately* 8:00-8:20am. Once all half distance racers have come through, you will have some down time. Then, ALL OTHER ATHLETES will turn LEFT onto Neahtawanta Rd. as they exit the boat launch driveway.

Then, all cyclists finishing the bike portion will start arriving from the south on Neahtawanta Rd. and you will direct ALL to SLOW DOWN and turn LEFT into the boat launch driveway.

Location

Your location:
2981-2999 Neahtawanta Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/yHE9PBzyaLy

Run Course Marshals

Run Course Marshal - Olympic/Half Turn on Neahtawanta

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

You will direct runners to turn around and head back the way they came. Make sure they cross to the left shoulder of the road so they are running against the flow of vehicle traffic.


Location

At tennis courts on Neahtawanta

Directions to your location:
600-1100 Neahtawanta Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/kcvxVE2oXVs

Run Course Marshal - Half turn around on Kroupa

August 21, 2017

Details

You will direct runners to turn around and head back the way they came. Make sure they cross to the left shoulder of the road so they are running against the flow of vehicle traffic.

Location

Kroupa Rd.

Directions to your location:
15228-15284 Kroupa Rd S, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/KzaCC1c7oBk

Run Course Marshal - Pyatt Rd. & Neahtawanta

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

You will be directing runners in several directions. Please make sure to study the course maps online, and make sure you confirm your tasks on race day with the volunteer coordinator or course director. This intersection can be confusing if you're not familiar with the courses. Please familiarize yourself with the course maps before arriving on race day. Maps can be found at http://www.enduranceevolution.com

Location

Pyatt & Neahtawanta

Directions to your location:
14501 Pyatt Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/AGqQJfEhyW82

Run Course Marshal - AcenTek driveway exit / road xing

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

You will direct runners to turn RIGHT onto Peninsula Dr. and CAREFULLY cross the road to the left shoulder, so they are running against the flow of vehicle traffic.

Location

Acentek Driveway Exit / road x-ing

Directions to your spot:
13861-14861 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/mRL4PJM8vYw

Run Course Marshal - Bowers Harbor Park entrance

You must be 12 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

You will direct runners to makd a sharp/hairpin LEFT turn onto the paved path at the Bowers Harbor Park entrance.

Location

Park Entrance on Bowers Harbor Rd.

Sprint Run Turnaround

You must be 15 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Tell SPRINT runners to turn around.

All other runners go straight past you.

Location

2558 Neahtawanta Rd., Traverse City, Mi 49684

Bike Course Support

Bike Course Prep

August 20, 2017

Details

Help us clean up up the corners on the bike course. Please bring your own car and a broom.

Location

Transition area

Resources Needed

broom - 1 - 4

Bike SAG/Sweeper - Half/Olympic Course

August 21, 2017

Details

You will follow behind the last olympic/half distance cyclist and pick up course signage and release volunteers from their posts.

Location

Olympic Course

Bike SAG/Sweeper - sprint Course

August 21, 2017

Details

You will follow behind the sprint distance cyclist and pick up course signage and release volunteers from their posts.

Location

Sprint Course

Finish Area

Packet Pick Up

August 20, 2017

Details

Help us hand out bib numbers, shirts, and register late registrants.

Location

Saturday:
McLain's Cycle & Fitness, 8th Street
750 E Eighth St, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/oPq5NzgJ9m42

Sunday (Race day):
Bowers Harbor Park
near 2751-2759 Bowers Harbor Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/aRLThk6o7i72

Volunteer Check In

August 21, 2017

Details

Help us check in volunteers on race morning, give them directions and instructions.

Location

Bowers Harbor Park

Bowers Harbor Park
near 2751-2759 Bowers Harbor Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/aRLThk6o7i72

Packet Pick Up

August 21, 2017

Details

Help us hand out bib numbers, shirts, and register late registrants.

Location

Bowers Harbor Park

near 2751-2759 Bowers Harbor Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/aRLThk6o7i72

Parking

August 21, 2017

Details

Help us direct participants and spectators into and out of the parking lot.

Location

Bowers Harbor Park

Finish line help

August 21, 2017

Details

You'll help out as needed around the finish area.

Location

Finish Line

Finish line - chip removal

August 21, 2017

Details

You'll help take timing chips off the athlete's ankles

Location

Finish Line

Finisher Medals - Half distance

August 21, 2017

Details

You'll hand out finisher medals to half distance finishers

Location

Finish Line

Finish line Food

August 21, 2017

Details

You'll help cut up bagles, fruit, etc., and keep the drink flowing at the finish line

Location

Finish Line

Set Up / Tear Down

Parking area set up

August 20, 2017

Details

Help us set up the parking area (pounding stakes, placing cones, running flagging tape). We'll supply all needed tools.

Location

Devil's Dive Rd.

Location:
near 2401-2573 Devils Dive Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
https://goo.gl/maps/xkN5czjnru22

Transition Area Set Up

August 20, 2017

Details

Help us set up the transition area (setting up bike racks, numbering racks, hanging soft fencing). We'll supply all needed tools.

Location

Transition area

Swim Course Set Up

August 20, 2017

Details

Help us set up the transition area (setting up bike racks, numbering racks, hanging soft fencing) and swim course. Bonus if you've got a boat we can use

Location

Transition area

Resources Needed

Power boat - 1

Tear-down/clean up

August 21, 2017

Details

You'll help us tear down and clean up.

Location

Finish

Transition Area

Body Marking

August 21, 2017

Details

Help mark athletes with their race numbers

Location

Transition area

Timing Chips

August 21, 2017

Details

Hand out timing cihps to athletes before the race. This job requires extreme attention to detail.

Location

Transition area

Bike Mount/Dismount Line

August 21, 2017

Details

Let athletes know where to get on (mount) and get off (dismount) their bikes at the transition area.

Location

Transition area

Swim exit help

August 21, 2017

Details

Help athletes exit the water safely. Plan on possibly standing in water up to your knees.

Location

Transition area

Transition Area Help

August 21, 2017

Details

Help us out as needed around the transtion area

Location

Transition area

Transition Area Exit Marshal

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

August 21, 2017

Details

Help direct vehicle and athlete traffic at the transition area entrance/exit onto Neahtawanta Rd. This job is great for a take-charge person, not afraid to direct low-speed vehicle traffi.

Location

Transition area

Transition Area - Bike Check Out

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

Check that athletes are taking the correct bike with them when they pick up their gear at the end of the race. All bikes will have a number sticker on it, and you need to verify that the bike number matches the bib number or body marked number of the athlete. Family/friends can pick up bikes, but must have the corresponding bib number to show at check out.

Location

Transition area

Swim Course Marshals

Swim Course Kayak/SUP/jet ski

August 21, 2017

Details

Help keep our athletes safe during the swim portion of the race. No lifeguard/CPR certification needed, but please bring your Kayak/SUP/jet ski.

Location

Transition area

Resources Needed

SUP/kayak/jetski - 8 - 10

Photography / Videography

Photographer

August 21, 2017

Details

Help us capture the race with digital photographs.

Location

Transition area

*All Star*

*All Star*

August 21, 2017

Details

If you don't have a preference, an will work wherever needed, you're an all star. select this option, and we'll be in touch with your assignment

Other Tasks

Parking - Bouncer

August 21, 2017

Details

Racers and fans aren't allowed to park in Bowers Harbor Park on race day. If people try to park there, your job is to stop them before they enter, and direct them to go to Peninsula Drive, turn left (south) nad go about .75 miles to Devils Dive Rd. to the main parking lot. They can get to the finish line through the field...there is a path.

Location

Bowers Harbor Park - Bowers Harbor Road entrance

Merchandise Sales

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

August 21, 2017

Details

Sell merchandise using our iPad cash register app.

Location

Finish area