2021 Pre-Loppet

Sun January 17, 2021 Minneapolis, MN 55422 US Directions

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Registration

Packet Pick-Up

January 15, 2021

January 16, 2021

January 17, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Help distribute packets at drive through pick up.

Setup and Tear Down

Stadium Set Up

January 15, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Help set-up the stadium: Set-up fencing, install the finish line, stage supplies such as aid station, flags and tents. Please dress to be outside!

Location

Trailhead, 1221 Theodore Wirth Pkwy

Course Marking - Invite Only

January 16, 2021

Details

Requires knowledge of Wirth Park trails, course review meeting with race director, and knowledge of Loppet marking systems. Mark course (arrows, wrong way signs, other signage, etc) the day before the race. Time for marking is flexible and TBD by the course marking team. If you are interested in joining the Loppet Course Marking team, please contact Paul Johnson, johnson@loppet.org.

Location

N Wirth/Trailhead area

Course Checker - Invite Only

January 17, 2021

January 18, 2021

Details

Requires knowledge of Wirth Park trails, Loppet marking system and meeting with Race Director to review courses before race day. Check the courses to ensure that markings are still in place and clear. Repair or add markings as needed. By invite only.

Location

North Wirth/Trailhead

Wirth Lake Setup

January 16, 2021

Details

Help set up the start area on Wirth Lake. Dress for working outside.

Course Support

Start Crew - Wirth Lake

January 17, 2021

Details

Assist skiers and bikers with registration, start time assignments, COVID start protocol management, and answer general questions. An orientation will be provided. Ensure Covid practices are being followed, e.g. participants and volunteers are distancing and wearing masks in start area. This is an outside job. Please dress warmly/appropriately.

Location

Wirth Lake

Start Crew - Lower Stadium

January 17, 2021

Details

Assist with 5k Start including start assignments and COVID protocols, registration, possible aid station (grab and go), and first finishers. Ensure Covid practices are being followed, e.g. participants and volunteers are distancing and wearing masks in start area and unnecessary spectators are not gathering. This is an outside job. Please dress warmly/appropriately.

Location

Lower Stadium at The Trailhead in Wirth Park

Course Marshall

January 17, 2021

Details

Monitor critical locations on the course. Help keep participants safe and cheer them on. This is an outside job. Please dress warmly/appropriately.

Location

Wirth Lake area to north Wirth near Trailhead

Finish Crew

January 17, 2021

Details

Help with the finish line, assist with timing, and help pick up the stadium after the race so that it is ready for skiers in the afternoon!

Location

Lower Stadium near The Trailhead in Wirth Park

Course Sweeper-15K Ski

January 17, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Ski behind the final participant to provide encouragement, inform course marshals, medical and finish line volunteers when the final participant has finished.

Course Sweeper-17K Bike

January 17, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Bike behind the final participant to provide encouragement, inform course marshals, medical and finish line volunteers when the final participant has finished.

Specialty Areas

Medical Support

January 17, 2021

Details

Provide medical assistance on the course and start/finish areas. Medical volunteers are approved and scheduled by the Loppet Medical Director. A range of medical training and backgrounds are acceptable and helpful including MD, RN, EMT, AT, Residents and ski/bike patrols. Please answer the medical question during volunteer signup.

Parking

January 17, 2021

Details

Assist and support the traffic and parking logistics at the event.

Snowmobile

January 17, 2021

Details

Driver for medical support, must be familiar with snowmobiles and the Wirth ski trails

Photographer

January 17, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Looking for an enthusiast photographer to capture pictures of the event. You can use any device you may have as we do not have one to provide. After the event to submit to marketing team for Loppet Foundation use.

Location

Trailhead, 1221 Theodore Wirth Pkwy

Bike Course Team

January 16, 2021

January 17, 2021

January 18, 2021

Details

Review with race director or bike lead areas where bike course deviates from ski trails and stage course marking. Evaluate and prep course before and race morning, make adjustments as needed. Course marshal these segments.
Pre-Race: Review course with race director or bike lead
Sat, 1/16: Prep/Stage course, time is flexible depending on the bike team
Sun, 1/17, 8am-12pm: Check course, make adjustments, course marshal
Mon, 1/18, 7am-8am: Check course for hybrid racers

Location

Trails near Chalet (Judy, Conundrum).

Communications

January 17, 2021

Details

Assist with radio and camera work.

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