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Splash & Dash - Youth Aquathlon

Friday, August 14th, 2015


Positions0 Remaining
Close Date12 hours before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit16 and up
What: Splash & Dash
A Splash and Dash is a fun and fast-growing sport that combines swimming and running. This short distance event is a great chance to try out your speed in two different activities! 
When: Friday, August 14, 2015, 6:00pm
Where: Wilson Park Pool and Trail
Who: Children ages 7-15
Why: To test the waters of multisport competition! This youth event consists of a short (80-200 yards) swim followed by a short (1/2 - 1 mile) run. 

Participants will be assigned a starting wave and waves will start every 10 minutes. Wave assignments will be based on participant age on day of race. Age groups are as follows: 
7-8 years old: Swim 80 yards / Run a 1/2 mile
9-10 years old: Swim 120 yards / Run a 1/2 mile
11-12 years old: Swim 160 yards / Run 1 mile
13-15 years old: Swim 200 yards / Run 1 mile 

Awards will be given to the Overall Boy, Overall Girl, and Top Finisher for each age. T-shirts and Certificates will be provided to all competitors! 
Experience with racing events is helpful, but not required.
Must be able to work in a fast pace environment, outdoors in the heat, and enjoy supporting and cheering for kids!
PerksT-Shirts provided and daily pool pass
CausesChildren & Youth Sports & Recreation
SkillsEvent Planning Fitness Race Registration Recreational Activities Sports
4 Positions Filled | 4 Impacts | 12 Hours

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Location: Meet in the ballfield area next to the pool, 675 N. Park Ave, Wilson Park, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Shifts (8)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
Start: Fri, Aug 14, 3:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 14, 6:00PM
-Assist to set up lap lanes in pool
-Assist with getting clipboards and heat sheets ready
-Set up Finish Line with timing company
-Mark run course with signage
-Post event signage in pool area
-Block off no parking areas
Start: Fri, Aug 14, 4:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 14, 6:00PM
-Assist with checking in participants and providing them with race numbers, starting waves, event t-shirt.
-Instruct parents where they can park/watch
-Explain course to participants
-Instruct participants on where to find restrooms, transition, waiting area, etc.
Start: Fri, Aug 14, 4:30PM
End: Fri, Aug 14, 8:30PM
Will be stationed in the transition area between the pool and the run start.
-Instruct participants on where/how to place their ideas in transition area
-Assist participants if needed with tying shoes
-Make sure all participant bib numbers are visible before leaving transition area
-Keep area clear of obstacles and groups come in/out
Start: Fri, Aug 14, 5:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 14, 9:00PM
-Assist with delivering heat sheets to Swim Timing Assistants
-Ushering participants from waiting area to starting wave
-Providing timing company with heat sheets to compile results
-Assist with finisher certificates and awards
Start: Fri, Aug 14, 5:30PM
End: Fri, Aug 14, 8:30PM
-Stationed along the course to direct runners and cheer for runners!
-Alert other park patrons of a "race in progress"
-Ensure safety of runners
Start: Fri, Aug 14, 5:30PM
End: Fri, Aug 14, 8:30PM
Will be stationed at the run start to record race numbers and time stamps of participants as they start the run after exiting the pool and transition area0/4Over
Start: Fri, Aug 14, 5:30PM
End: Fri, Aug 14, 8:30PM
-Assist with the swim portion
-Will be assigned to a lane and responsible for a few swimmers in each start wave
-Ensure swimmers are in correct lane
-Record start/end time of swim portion for participants
Start: Fri, Aug 14, 8:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 14, 10:00PM
-Clean up ideas on pool deck
-Take down event signage
-Disassemble finish line
-Take down tables/chairs/tents/trash cans from event