Race Day Volunteer Openings

Body Markings

June 17, 2023

Details

Volunteers in this position will "body mark" athletes by writing their race number and age in the correct places on the athlete's left bicep and calf. Permanent markers and additional instructions will be provided.

*We recommend bringing sunglasses, a hat, comfortable shoes, and sunscreen.

Location

The Excelsior Commons: 135 Lake St., Excelsior, MN 55331

Transition Area

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

June 17, 2023

Details

Volunteers in this position will each be stationed at one corner of the Transition Area to direct athletes out the correct chutes (bike out, bike in, and run out). Volunteers will also help provide security and should be making sure that only athletes are in the Transition Area and that their race numbers match up.

*We recommend bringing sunglasses, a hat, comfortable shoes, and sunscreen.
*You may bring a lawn chair to sit in while working this position.

Location

The Excelsior Commons: 135 Lake St., Excelsior, MN 55331

Swim-In

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

June 17, 2023

Details

Volunteers in this position will stand in knee to waist-deep water and assist athletes in standing up and exiting the water at the end of the swim portion of the race. Lifeguards and medical staff will also be on-site to assist.

*Must be comfortable getting wet.
*We recommend bringing sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, towel, and dry change of clothes.

Location

The Excelsior Commons: 135 Lake St., Excelsior, MN 55331

Bike-In

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

June 17, 2023

Details

Volunteers in this position will stand along Lake Street (out of the way), about 50 ft ahead of where the racers will be coming in on their bikes and getting ready to turn into the Transition Area. Volunteers will yell to the racers to "gear down" or "slow down" or "get ready to dismount", in preparation for the sharp right turn into the Transition Area.

*Because this position is in the road, volunteers must be comfortable being loud and must be very attentive.
*We recommend bringing sunglasses, a hat, comfortable shoes, and sunscreen.

Location

The Excelsior Commons: 135 Lake St., Excelsior, MN 55331

5 Corners

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

June 17, 2023

Details

Volunteers in this position will be responsible for watching for bikers and pointing them in the correction direction from Lake Street to Mill Street. Law Enforcement will also be on-site to assist and direct vehicles.

*This can be a confusing intersection for athletes, so volunteers must be comfortable being loud and must be very attentive.
*We recommend bringing sunglasses, a hat, comfortable shoes, and sunscreen.

Location

The Excelsior Commons: 135 Lake St., Excelsior, MN 55331

Run Course

June 17, 2023

Details

Volunteers in this position will be responsible for keeping the sidewalk that the racers take for the run portion of the race clear from bikers, spectators, etc.

*We recommend bringing sunglasses, a hat, comfortable shoes, and sunscreen.

Location

The Excelsior Commons: 135 Lake St., Excelsior, MN 55331

Refreshments Table

June 17, 2023

Details

Volunteers in this position are responsible for setting up the food and water tables, keeping them clean and stocked, and taking out trash, as needed.

*We recommend bringing sunglasses, a hat, comfortable shoes, and sunscreen.
*You may bring a lawn chair to sit in while working this position.

Location

The Excelsior Commons: 135 Lake St., Excelsior, MN 55331

Finish Line

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

June 17, 2023

Details

Volunteers in this position will cheer and congratulate athletes as they cross the finish line, then collect their race chip from them. They will also hand out medals to all finishers.

*Lost/not returned race chips cost us $30/chip so volunteers must be diligent in getting the race chip back from each racer.
*We recommend bringing sunglasses, a hat, comfortable shoes, and sunscreen.

Location

The Excelsior Commons: 135 Lake St., Excelsior, MN 55331

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