Keweenaw Mountain Lodge Copper Harbor Trails Fest

Sat September 3 - Sun September 4, 2022 Copper Harbor, MI 49918 US Directions

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Registration

Registration Assistants - Friday High Priority

September 2, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Staffing the registration table involves checking racers in for their event, handing out number plates and swag, and registering walk-in participants.

Location

Grant Township Hall

Registration Assistants - Saturday Morning High Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Staffing the registration table involves checking racers in for their event, handing out number plates and swag, and registering walk-in participants.

Location

Grant Township Hall

Registration Assistants - Saturday Afternoon Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Staffing the registration table involves checking racers in for their event, handing out number plates and swag, and registering walk-in participants.

Location

Grant Township Hall

Registration Assistants - Sunday Morning High Priority

September 4, 2022

Details

Staffing the registration table involves checking racers in for their event, handing out number plates and swag, and registering walk-in participants.

Location

Grant Township Hall

Beer Tent & Front Gate Security

ID Check at Beer Tent - Saturday High Priority

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

September 3, 2022

Details

You will be stationed at the entrance to the beer tent within the larger Trails Fest food/drink area. Your responsibility is to ID-check everyone entering the beer tent and marking their hands to indicate that they have been checked.

Location

Beer Tent - Donny Kilpela Park

Security/Wristband Checker at Front Gate - Saturday High Priority

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

September 3, 2022

Details

You will be stationed at the entrance to the food/drink area. Your responsibilities are to check that no alcohol is carried in or out and that everyone has a wristband for entry. Gate checkers will sell walk-in wrist bands for $20 each.

You are a critical and much-appreciated part of making sure we are compliant with our liquor license! We have a strict no carry-in and no carry-out policy. You are our eyes and ears, so please be vigilant and firm!

Location

Front gate - Donny Kilpela Park

ID Check at Beer Tent - Sunday High Priority

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

September 4, 2022

Details

You will be stationed at the entrance to the beer tent within the larger Trails Fest food/drink area. Your responsibility is to ID-check everyone entering the beer tent and marking their hands to indicate that they have been checked.

Location

Beer Tent - Donny Kilpela Park

Security/Wristband Checker at Front Gate - Sunday High Priority

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

September 4, 2022

Details

You will be stationed at the entrance to the food/drink area. Your responsibilities are to check that no alcohol is carried in or out and that everyone has a wristband for entry. Gate checkers will sell walk-in wrist bands for $20 each.

You are a critical and much-appreciated part of making sure we are compliant with our liquor license! We have a strict no carry-in and no carry-out policy. You are our eyes and ears, so please be vigilant and firm!

Location

Front gate - Donny Kilpela Park

Setup & Tear Down

Friday Evening Setup Medium Priority

September 2, 2022

Details

Help setup fencing and prepare for event weekend!

Location

Donny Kilpela Park

Monday Morning Clean-up Low Priority

September 5, 2022

Details

Help clean up the park after a weekend of festivities.

Location

Donny Kilpela Park

Enduro

Enduro Timer High Priority

September 4, 2022

Details

Start racers at the top of each stage and serve as a backup at the bottom. We can host the Enduro without these volunteers! A timing equipment training meeting is required at 9:15 AM on Sunday.

Location

On-trail, varies from stage to stage. Some are easily accessed by car, others require a hike or bike to access.

Course Clean-up - Enduro Medium Priority

September 4, 2022

Details

Tear down flagging tape and remove any arrows from around the course following the end of the event. A pack to haul gear will be needed!

Location

On-trail. Requires biking or lengthy hikes.

XC Race

XC Aid Station #1 High Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

You will staff an aid station with water and Gatorade for riders in the XC races.

Location

Bottom of East Bluff near Summer School & Flo'Rion intersection

XC Aid Station #2 High Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

You will staff an aid station with water and Gatorade for riders in the XC races. You'll also help direct racers on which way to continue along the course.

Location

Western end of Keweenaw Point Trail Phase 2 at the access road.

XC Aid Station #3 Low Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

You will staff an aid station with water and Gatorade for riders in the XC races.

Location

Donny Kilpela Memorial Park near finish line

XC Course Marshal #1: 2nd Street Crossing High Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Keep racers safe by stopping traffic at this busy intersection.

Location

2nd Street Crossing (near KAC and Community Center)

XC Course Marshal #2: 1st Street Crossing High Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Keep racers safe by stopping traffic at this busy intersection.

Location

1st Street Crossing (Road to Harbor House)

XC Course Marshal #3: Gas Lite General Store High Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Keep racers safe by stopping traffic at this busy intersection.

Location

Gas Lite General Store Parking Lot

XC Course Marshal #4: Ft Wilkins Boat Launch Entrance High Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Keep racers safe by stopping traffic at this busy intersection.

Location

Ft Wilkins Boat Launch Entrance

XC Course Marshal #5: Fort Wilkins West Campground Entrance High Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Keep racers safe by stopping traffic at this busy intersection.

Location

Fort Wilkins West Campground Entrance

XC Course Marshal #6: Lighthouse View Park High Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Keep racers safe by stopping traffic at this busy intersection.

Location

Lighthouse View Park

XC Course Marshal #7: Fort Wilkins East Campground Entrance High Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Keep racers safe by stopping traffic at this busy intersection.

Location

Fort Wilkins East Campground Entrance

XC Course Marshal #8: End of US-41 High Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Keep racers safe by stopping traffic at this busy intersection.

Location

End of US-41

XC Course Marshal #9: East Bluff Driveway Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Make sure racers know where to go and keep them safe from oncoming traffic.

Location

East Bluff driveway

XC Course Marshal #10: Summer School & Flo'Rion Intersection High Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep racers on track and ensure collisions are avoided at this busy and confusing intersection!

Location

Summer School & Bluejay Picnic intersection with Flo'Rion

XC Course Marshal #11: Short/Long Split at Magic Carpet High Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Direct racers which way to go depending on which race they are in! This is one of the most critical jobs in the entire race. Yelling loudly is required!

Location

Bottom of Magic Carpet on East Bluff

XC Course Marshal #12: KPT Crossing on Mandan Rd. High Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep racers and traffic from interacting and ensure racers are heading the right way!

Location

Keweenaw Point Trail crossing on Mandan Road

XC Course Marshal #13: Rocket Range Rd Low Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep riders on track and safe from traffic at this lightly-used intersection.

Location

Keweenaw Point Trail & Rocket Range Road

XC Course Marshal #14: High Rock Bay Low Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep riders on track and safe from traffic at this lightly-used intersection.

Location

Keweenaw Point Trail at High Rock Bay

XC Course Marshal #15: High Rock Bay Rd & Mandan Rd Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep riders on track and safe from traffic at this lightly-used intersection.

Location

High Rock Bay Rd & Mandan Rd intersection

XC Course Marshal #16: Mandan Rd. & Road to KPT2 High Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep racers on track and safe from traffic at this critical turn in their race!

Location

Mandan Road & the two-track heading uphill towards the Keweenaw Point Trail Phase II

XC Course Marshal #17: Two-track & Highlands Trail Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep racers on track and safe from traffic at this lightly used but remote intersection.

Location

The northeastern end of Highlands trail where it meets the muddy two-track.

XC Course Marshal #18: KPT 1 & Mandan Road Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep racers on track and safe from traffic at this potentially busy intersection.

Location

Eastern end of the Keweenaw Point Trail Phase 1 and Mandan Road.

XC Course Marshal #19: KPT & Paul's Plunge Low Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep racers on track as they head into the final stages of the race!

Location

Intersection of Paul's Plunge and the Keweenaw Point Trail

XC Course Marshal #20: Paul's Plunge Bottom Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep racers on track as they head into the final stages of the race!

Location

Paul’s Plunge exit onto Manganese Rd. (the two-track to the metal bridge)

XC Course Marshal #21: Manganese Road Finish Line Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep racers on track as they head into the final stages of the race!

Location

Manganese Rd. near the fire hall/trash compactors just before the finish line

Junior XC Race

Junior XC Corral Manager Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Help keep our youngest racers (and their parents) in line at the start of each wave for the Junior XC races. You'll work to keep racers organized as best you can while counting down the clock and keeping everyone entertained and excited.

Location

Back 9 Trails - Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

Junior XC Course Marshal & Cheer Team Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep our youngest racers (and their parents) on course and heading in the right direction! Give them a cheer as they pass by to keep their excitement high. This may be their first race and we want it to be a blast!

Location

Back 9 Trails - Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

Junior XC Rabbit Low Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

You will ride in front of our 1.5 and 3-mile junior XC racers to show them where to go and alert course marshals that the pack is coming. Slow and steady is the name of the game – you aren't racing, after all!

Location

Back 9 Trails - Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

Junior XC Sweep Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Follow behind our Junior XC racers and make sure nobody gets left behind. Encourage slower racers and let the course marshals know you are the end of the pack so they can head out.

Location

Back 9 Trails - Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

Junior XC Cookie Distributor Low Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Following the Junior XC race, we give each participant a Jamsen's cookie. Don't leave anyone behind or there may be a riot!

Location

Back 9 Trails - Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

Junior XC Course Clean-up Low Priority

September 3, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Remove any tape, flags, and signs that were installed to guide racers during the Junior XC. Requires 2-3 miles of hiking or easy mountain bike riding.

Location

Back 9 Trails - Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

Downhill Race

Downhill Race Timer High Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Send racers on their way at the top of the hill and serve as a back-up timer at the bottom!

Location

Overflow Top & Bottom

Downhill Crowd Control Medium Priority

September 3, 2022

Details

Keep spectators in line on our downhill course to protect our racers. Crowd control will be especially important near the gap jump and Manpants.

Location

Overflow

10k Trail Run

10k Course Marshal #1 Medium Priority

September 4, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

You are responsible for directing racers onto the access road towards the bottom of Paul’s Plunge (below Manganese Falls). Keep people safe from traffic and ensure they stay on-course!

Location

Lower Paul's Plunge access road at Manganese Road

10k Course Marshal #2 Low Priority

September 4, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Keep people safe from traffic and ensure they stay on-course!

Location

Top of Paul's Plunge and Clark Mine Road

10k Course Marshal #3 Medium Priority

September 4, 2022

Details

Keep people safe from traffic and ensure they stay on-course!

Location

Bottom of Snowshoe Trail/Manganese Rd.

10k Course Marshal #4 Medium Priority

September 4, 2022

Details

Direct people into the finish line chute and ensure they are safe from traffic!

Location

Manganese Road near the finish line chute in the park

10k Aid Station #1 High Priority

September 4, 2022

Details

You will staff an aid station with water and Gatorade for riders in the XC races.

Location

Top of Red Trail near Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

10k Aid Station #2 Low Priority

September 4, 2022

Details

You will staff an aid station with water and Gatorade for riders in the XC races.

Location

Donny Kilpela Memorial Park

10k Trail Run Sweep High Priority

September 4, 2022

Details

Follow behind the slowest runner on the 10k course. You will be responsible for relieving course marshals and aid stations, as well as radioing in any problems you find. High responsibility! Requires riding or running up and down chunky trails, including Paul's Plunge and Red Trail.

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