Loppet Field Day and Surly Brewing Co. Trail Loppet

Sat September 17 - Sun September 18, 2022 Minneapolis, MN 55422 US

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Course Support

Course Clean Up-Greatest current need for Sunday High Priority

September 18, 2022

Details

Help tear down the course after the last runner. Pick up all signs, arrows, tape, etc (anything race related). Bring to designated pickup points or back to the Trailhead

Aid Station High Priority

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

Details

Set up aid station tables to preparing for participants at points on the course.
Fill and restock water cups and set out for participants to grab as needed.
Set out and restock food snacks. Pick up used cups and wrappers
Tear down aid station after the last participant has come through.
**Children under 16 must be accompanied by a coach or adult guardian,

Location

Spread throughout Trail Loppet Course.

Sunday Start Team

September 18, 2022

Details

Help setup the start area race morning, manage starting waves, assist racers in maintaining distancing, start waves, help with bag drop, and generally keep nervous racers happy and having fun.

Location

NE corner of 55/Theo Wirth Pkwy. Park at Mortenson.

Finish Crew High Priority

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

Details

Help with the finish line, assist with timing, and help pick up the stadium after the race.
Cheer on participants! This is an outside job. Please dress appropriately for weather conditions.

Course Marshal High Priority

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

Details

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

Location

Spread throughout Trail Loppet Course.

Course Sweep- 5K High Priority

September 17, 2022

Details

Run/walk behind the final participant to provide encouragement, inform course marshals, medical and finish line volunteers when the final participant has finished. Review role with Lead Sweep or Race Director prior to event.

Course Sweep-Half Half (7.5 miles) High Priority

September 18, 2022

Details

Run/walk behind the final participant to provide encouragement, inform course marshals, medical and finish line volunteers when the final participant has finished. Review role with Lead Sweep or Race Director prior to event. **Actual shift time will depend on race start time.

Course Sweep- Half Marathon High Priority

September 18, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Run/walk behind the final participant to provide encouragement, inform course marshals, medical and finish line volunteers when the final participant has finished. Review role with Lead Sweep or Race Director prior to event. **Actual shift time will depend on race start time.

Course Marking High Priority

September 16, 2022

September 17, 2022

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. Saturday morning 7-10 shift is for 5k, and 10-4 is for half marathon. If you are interested in joining the Loppet Course Marking team, please contact Paul Johnson, johnson@loppet.org.

Course Checker High Priority

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

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.

Registration

Packet Pick-Up High Priority

September 16, 2022

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

Details

Help distribute packets at drive through and day of event packet pick-up.

Specialty Areas

Field Day Activities Support High Priority

September 17, 2022

Details

Assist with facilitating fun, non-competitive activities geared toward youth and families.
Possibly serve as a group or activity leader.

Medical Support High Priority

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

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 High Priority

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

Details

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

Photographer High Priority

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

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, submit pictures to marketing team for Loppet Foundation use.

Finish Line Announcer High Priority

You must be 17 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

Details

Announce finishers as they cross the line, provide instruction to participants in the stadium, sponsor statements. Staff will prepare script and notes. Experience and comfort on a microphone and audio equipment is a plus.

Venue/Party Support

Bag Drop/Claim Attendant High Priority

September 18, 2022

Details

Help load and unload participant gear drop bags. Monitor the bag drop area and retrieve participant bags.

Surly Beer Garden

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 18, 2022

Details

ID Check, beer ticket sales, beer distribution, beer garden monitoring,

Bike Corral Attendant High Priority

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

Details

Tag, intake and retrieve participant bikes. Monitor corral area.

Green Team- Waste Managment High Priority

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

Details

Monitor recycling, compost and garbage bins to ensure proper sorting of waste. Help with disposal throughout and at event tear down.

Merch Set-Up & Sales Medium Priority

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

September 17, 2022

September 18, 2022

Details

Help set up Loppet merch tent outside of Trailhead.
Customer service- helping customers find sizes and items.
Ringing up sales on tablet and/or POS system. Experience with POS system preferred but not required.

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Other Tasks

Test No Date

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Lum Apprentice

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