Riverbluff Triathlon

Sat August 8, 2020 Directions

Packet Pickup Thursday Medium Priority

August 7, 2020

Details

Volunteers will check athlete IDs and handout race packets. You will also answer questions that participants might have.

Location

TBD

Packet Pick Up Friday Medium Priority

August 7, 2020

Details

Volunteers will check athlete IDs and handout race packets. You will also answer questions that participants might have.

Location

TBD

Packet Pick Up/Registration Saturday High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

Volunteers will check athlete IDs and handout race packets. You will also answer questions that participants might have.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Volunteer Check In High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

You will be responsible for explaining the "duties" to each volunteer, help to make sure that all spots are adequately filled during the time of the race, and reallocate volunteers as needed. This position will be assisted by Volunteer Coordinator from Above the Fold Events.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Parking High Priority

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

August 8, 2020

Details

Volunteers will instruct participants and spectators on where to park. They must be willing to direct with safety flags and have the ability to construct a safe and successful parking flow in a large grass lawn.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Transition Captain High Priority

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

August 8, 2020

Details

The transition captain is in charge of monitoring and running this area. All transition volunteers will report to the captain.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Transition Area High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

Transition volunteers will make sure the transition area (swim to bike, and bike to run) stays clear of spectators. Transition volunteers also need to instruct participants in the right direction when leaving the transition chute.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Timing Chip High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

After checking in race morning, participants will receive a chip timer from the volunteers at this station. Volunteers will hand out chip timers that correspond to the athlete’s bib number.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Body Marking High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

Before the start of the race, volunteers will write the participants bib number clearly and legibly on the backside of the participant’s upper arm and calf, as well as their age on the calf.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Floater High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

If you don’t have a preference on what area you would like to help, sign up to be a floater and we will assign you a volunteer position based on need.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Certified Lifeguard High Priority

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

August 8, 2020

Details

Lifeguards will be in place to ensure swimmers’ safety. They are to rescue any swimmers that are in need of assistance. Lifeguards are to alert medical officers should the need arise.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Swim Course - Water High Priority

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

August 8, 2020

Details

On-water swim course volunteers will be in canoes/kayaks on the water to monitor swimmer safety and alert lifeguard if needed. *Must provide own canoe or kayak!*

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Swim Course - Land High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

On-land swim course volunteers will be stationed at the lake's entrance and exit point. They will stand knee-deep in the water to assist them out of the lake, as well as direct athletes in right direction.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Aid Station Captain High Priority

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

August 8, 2020

Details

Aid Station Captain will play a key role. This person needs to be able to lead and organize several groups across the entire bike and run courses. They will report to the Volunteer Coordinator. Aid station volunteers will assist in setting up the aid stations, mixing energy drinks, pouring liquids into cups, and handing them to runners. Volunteers will assist in keeping the aid station clean and organized. At the end of the race, they will help pack up once the Race Director calls last runner. Aid Station volunteers will report to the Captain.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Aid Station High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

Aid station volunteers will assist in setting up the aid stations, mixing energy drinks, pouring liquids into cups, and handing them to runners. Volunteers will assist in keeping the aid station clean, organized, and free of disposed cups. Volunteers also need to make sure the area surrounding the aid station is free of disposed cups, bottles, etc. At the end of the race, they will help pack up once the Race Director calls last runner. *This is a good option for school groups and church groups!*

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Lead Bike Course Marshall High Priority

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

August 8, 2020

Details

Bike Course Marshalls will ensure the safety of the participants along the course. This volunteer will need to own a motorcycle and a motorcycle license OR a road bike and be willing to travel across the course frequently.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Bike Course Marshall High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

Bike Course Marshalls will ensure the safety of the participants along the course. Volunteers are to cheer on athletes while making sure the course stays clear of spectators and other obstructions. Some Course Marshalls will be stationed at corners and turns to direct athletes in proper direction. *If you have a bike and would like to have a larger role, we will need one Bike Marshall to circle the course and keep an eye on everything.*

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Run Lead (Cyclist) High Priority

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

August 8, 2020

Details

Volunteer will be on a bike to lead the first runner along the run course. *Volunteer must be able to bring their own bike to the race. *

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Lead Run Course Marshall High Priority

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

August 8, 2020

Details

Run Course Marshalls will ensure the safety of the participants along the course. This volunteer will need to own a motorcycle and a motorcycle license OR a road bike and be willing to travel across the course frequently.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Run Course Marshall High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

Run Course Marshalls will ensure the safety of the participants along the course. Volunteers are to cheer on athletes while making sure the course stays clear of spectators and other obstructions. Some Course Marshalls will be stationed at corners and turns to direct athletes in proper direction. *If you have a bike and would like to have a larger role, we will need one Run Marshall to circle the course and keep an eye on everything.*

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Sweeper High Priority

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

August 8, 2020

Details

Sweeper will follow both the trail cyclist and trail runner on the course. *Volunteer needs to provide own bike.*

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Finish Line High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

Volunteers will cheer and support participants as they approach the finish line. They will also help distribute medals to finishers and collect timing chips (if applicable). *This is a good option for school groups and church groups!*

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Food Tent Captain High Priority

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

August 8, 2020

Details

Food Captain will oversee the volunteers in the food tent.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Food Tent High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

Volunteers will set up food tent and ensure there is always enough food available for the finish line.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Awards High Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

Volunteers will assist with the award presentation at the conclusion of the race. They will assist with gathering winners to the podium and handing out awards to age group and race winners.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

Clean Up Medium Priority

August 8, 2020

Details

The clean up crew will take down equipment used during the race. This can include bike racks, fencing, tents, course markers, etc.

Location

RACE SITE, Riverbluff Park, 175 Old Cumberland Street, Ashland City TN 37015

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