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|Close Date||12 hours before the event starts or when space runs out.|
|Age Limit||16 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!
|Perks||T-Shirts provided and daily pool pass|
|Causes||Children & Youth Sports & Recreation|
|Skills||Event Planning Fitness Race Registration Recreational Activities Sports|
4 Positions Filled | 4 Impacts | 12 Hours
Location: Meet in the ballfield area next to the pool, 675 N. Park Ave, Wilson Park, Fayetteville, AR 72701
|Name & Time||Description||Positions|
|-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
|-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.
|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
|-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
|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 area||0/4||Over|
|-Stationed along the course to direct runners and cheer for runners! |
-Alert other park patrons of a "race in progress"
-Ensure safety of runners
|-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
|-Clean up ideas on pool deck|
-Take down event signage
-Disassemble finish line
-Take down tables/chairs/tents/trash cans from event