Turkey Traverse 5K Walk/Run

Sat November 20 - Sun November 21 Minneapolis, MN 55422 US

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Registration

Open Course Ambassador- Greatest Current Need for All Days High Priority

November 20, 2021

November 21, 2021

Details

Greet, provide information, check in, and give out bibs to participants. Help monitor the course markings if needed.

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Packet Pick-Up High Priority

November 19, 2021

November 20, 2021

Details

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

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Course Support

Aid Station - High Priority for Help Still Needed High Priority

November 20, 2021

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

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Course Marshal High Priority

November 20, 2021

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 Turkey Traverse course.

Saturday Start Team High Priority

November 20, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

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 racers happy and having fun.

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Finish Crew High Priority

November 20, 2021

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.

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Course Marking High Priority

November 19, 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

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Course Checker High Priority

November 19, 2021

November 20, 2021

November 21, 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.

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Course Sweep High Priority

November 20, 2021

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.

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Course Clean-Up High Priority

November 21, 2021

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

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Specialty Areas

Finish Line Announcer- High Priority for Help Still Needed High Priority

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

November 20, 2021

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.

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Photographer High Priority

November 20, 2021

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.

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Parking High Priority

November 20, 2021

Details

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

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Medical Support High Priority

November 20, 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 questions during volunteer signup.

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Venue/Party Support

Green Team- Waste Management High Priority

November 20, 2021

Details

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

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Bike Corral Attendant High Priority

November 20, 2021

Details

Tag, intake and retrieve participant bikes. Monitor corral area

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Bag Drop/Claim Attendant High Priority

November 20, 2021

This volunteer task is full.

Details

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

Location

The Trailhead
1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

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