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2017 Transamerica Chicago Triathlon

Thursday, August 24th to Sunday, August 27th, 2017

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ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Close DateAny time before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit13 and up
Description
For 35 years, triathletes have gathered on the shores of Lake Michigan for one of the largest triathlons in the world. Volunteer to help support thousands of athletes reach their goals and be a part of the Transamerica Chicago Triathlon weekend!
PerksAll Transamerica Chicago Triathlon volunteers will receive the following:
- All volunteers will receive a race crew shirt
- All volunteers will receive complimentary snacks and/or a light meal and water
- All volunteers can also fulfill volunteer time for school or community programs, meet a new friend or business contact, create new interests or hobbies, and be part of a large scale event
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Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Thu, Aug 24, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Aug 24, 3:00PM
Assist the athlete services team to sort out race packets, put out shirts, swim caps, and other race items. Learn the behind the scenes prep work that goes into a large scale event.

Check-in with Race Staff in the Mobley Room, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
12/30Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 12:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 9:00PM
Expo Captains will be responsible for managing key areas at the Expo related to Packet Pickup, T-Shirts and Goody Bags, Bib Look-Up, Directional, Bike Valet, and Course Talks. Expo Captains are responsible for working with race staff to make sure everyone has the information and tools they need, making sure volunteers remain on task, and helping provide excellent customer service. Training and instructions will be available prior to the event.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
3/4Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 12:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 5:00PM
Athletes will approach the Packet Pickup area after looking up their bib number and attending a course talk. Athletes are not allowed to receive their packet without showing they attended the Course Talk. The Athlete Services Coordinator will be your point of contact for any questions.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
65/75Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 12:15PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 5:00PM
You will be assisting athletes to find their bib number on a computer or tablet. This is a very simple task but as a representative of Life Time Fitness it is essential to be extremely friendly, personable and always give the best customer service possible. The Athlete Services Coordinator will be your point of contact for any questions.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Il 60605
2/5Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 12:15PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 5:00PM
In this role, you will be helping athletes store their bikes during the expo. Bike knowledge is preferred but not required.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
1/10Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 12:15PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 5:00PM
Athletes will receive their packet then head to the body marking area. You will place temporary tattoos on Athletes legs and arms. The Athlete Services Coordinator will be your point of contact for any questions.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Il 60605
1/2Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 12:15PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 5:00PM
Help assign timing chips to athletes in the packet pickup area. Your main contact will be the Athlete Services Coordinator.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
0/3Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 12:15PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 5:00PM
This position requires an outgoing personality that is not afraid to jump in and help athletes. You will be placed throughout the expo to either register athletes for the mandatory course talks, sign-in athletes for the course talk or be a point of contact for directions. In this role you must be extremely friendly and personable to give the best customer service possible.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
1/20Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 4:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 8:30PM
You will be assisting athletes to find their bib number on a computer or tablet. This is a very simple task but as a representative of Life Time Fitness it is essential to be extremely friendly, personable and always give the best customer service possible. The Athlete Services Coordinator will be your point of contact for any questions.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Il 60605
2/5Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 4:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 8:30PM
In this role, you will be helping athletes store their bikes during the expo. Bike knowledge is preferred but not required.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
1/10Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 4:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 9:30PM
Help assign timing chips to athletes in the packet pickup area. Your main contact will be the Athlete Services Coordinator.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
0/3Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 4:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 8:00PM
This position requires an outgoing personality that is not afraid to jump in and help athletes. You will be placed throughout the expo to either register athletes for the mandatory course talks, sign-in athletes for the course talk or be a point of contact for directions. In this role you must be extremely friendly and personable to give the best customer service possible.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
0/20Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 4:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 9:30PM
Athletes will approach the Packet Pickup area after looking up their bib number and attending a course talk. Athletes are not allowed to receive their packet without showing they attended the Course Talk. The Athlete Services Coordinator will be your point of contact for any questions.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
55/75Register
Start: Fri, Aug 25, 4:30PM
End: Fri, Aug 25, 8:00PM
Join our crew for our inaugural Gildan Underwear Run! Volunteers will be helping with packet pickup and gear check and other areas as needed.

Please check-in at the Gildan Undie Run Tent, Queen's Landing, 500 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
21/30Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
You will be assisting athletes to find their bib number on a computer or tablet. This is a very simple task but as a representative of Life Time Fitness it is essential to be extremely friendly, personable and always give the best customer service possible. The Athlete Services Coordinator will be your point of contact for any questions.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Il 60605
1/5Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
In this role, you will be helping athletes store their bikes during the expo. Bike knowledge is preferred but not required.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
4/10Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Help assign timing chips to athletes in the packet pickup area. Your main contact will be the Athlete Services Coordinator.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
2/4Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
This position requires an outgoing personality that is not afraid to jump in and help athletes. You will be placed throughout the expo to either register athletes for the mandatory course talks, sign-in athletes for the course talk or be a point of contact for directions. In this role you must be extremely friendly and personable to give the best customer service possible.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Il 60605
1/20Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Following Packet Pickup, athletes will approach the t-shirt and goody bag area. On their packet it will provide the shirt size. Athletes are only allowed to switch out their shirt size at the results tent on race day. The Athlete Services Coordinator will be your point of contact for any questions.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
94/100Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 5:30PM
You will be assisting athletes to find their bib number on a computer or tablet. This is a very simple task but as a representative of Life Time Fitness it is essential to be extremely friendly, personable and always give the best customer service possible. The Athlete Services Coordinator will be your point of contact for any questions.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
4/5Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 6:00PM
In this role, you will be helping athletes store their bikes during the expo. Bike knowledge is preferred but not required.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
0/10Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 5:30PM
Help assign timing chips to athletes in the packet pickup area. Your main contact will be the Athlete Services Coordinator.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Il 60605
2/5Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 5:30PM
This position requires an outgoing personality that is not afraid to jump in and help athletes. You will be placed throughout the expo to either register athletes for the mandatory course talks, sign-in athletes for the course talk or be a point of contact for directions. In this role you must be extremely friendly and personable to give the best customer service possible.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
1/20Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 6:00PM
Following Packet Pickup, athletes will approach the t-shirt and goody bag area. On their packet it will provide the shirt size. Athletes are only allowed to switch out their shirt size at the results tent on race day. The Athlete Services Coordinator will be your point of contact for any questions.

Check-in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
55/110Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 6:00PM
This crew will help the day before the triathlon assisting the staff with setup of the swim in, swim out and finish line.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60601
1/15Register
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 1:30PM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 7:00PM
New this year, we will be opening transition to athletes on Saturday. You will be managing transition in and out points along with helping athletes with directions. Your point of contact for questions will be the transition staff member.

Check in with the Transition Coordinator, Monroe Harbor, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
1/10Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 4:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 8:00AM
Help athletes adhere their temporary tattoos.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Monroe Harbor, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
4/15Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 4:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 1:00PM
Assist with medical needs in a tent on the course or on site. Exact placement will be determined race morning. Medical knowledge required, medical professional licensing is preferred (EMT, Paramedic, RN, PT, MD).

Check-in at Main Medical Tent (near Finish Line). Ask for Terri (Medical Coordinator), Finish Line (920 Columbus Ave), Check-in at Main Medical Tent (near Finish Line). Ask for Terri (Medical Coordinator), Chicago, IL 60603
67/75Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 4:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 8:15AM
You will be managing transition in and out points along with helping athletes with directions. Your point of contact for questions will be the Transition Captain.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Monroe Harbor, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
3/40Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 4:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 10:00AM
This position assists the Volunteer Coordinator setup items in the tent, check in volunteers, hand out tshirts and refill volunteer food and beverage.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60603
0/5Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 11:00AM
Monitor the athlete Fuel Station at Queens Landing before the race for athletes. Volunteers will set up the Fuel Station and restock the food and drinks. All Volunteers must work their entire shift and check- in/check-out with their Volunteer Captain.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Corner of Balbo and Columbus, Chicago, IL 60601
1/10Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 11:00AM
This positions give runners a peace of mind during pre and post-race, than knowing their belongings are safely stored. Duties include labeling and organizing runner's belongings when they drop off, and retrieving them in a timely manner at the end of the race. Bending and lifting up to 12lbs is required for this role.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60603
22/35Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 11:00AM
A dedicated group of volunteers that provide their own kayaks; stationed in specific stations along the route. These stations are intended to be additional rest points, allowing competitors to simply take a break without forward progress being made. This will give them time to gather their breath, collect their thoughts, and alleviate them from becoming true rescue incidents and take more of the lifeguards’ attention. This also keeps athletes from clinging to the sea wall and roughing up their feet.

Monroe Harbor, Swim Exit (a map will be provided prior to race day), Chicago, IL 60601
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Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 11:00AM
In this role you will be answering questions regarding the event. To fulfill this role you must be extremely friendly, personable and willing to problem solve to give the best customer service possible. The Athlete Service Coordinator will be your point of contact for any questions you are unable to answer.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60603
1/5Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 11:00AM
As a Swim Start volunteer, your responsibilities will include holding up swim wave signs, setting up the swim start Aid Station, directing athletes, and helping with tear down.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60603
10/20Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 10:30AM
Assist the timers at each of the race splits entering athletes numbers into a computer.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
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Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:15AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 2:30PM
Aid Station Captains are responsible for managing the Volunteers at the Aid Station. Captains are to instruct and help volunteers set up tables and hydration, distribute fluids to the athletes, keep the area clean, and tear down the station. A check list, layout, and instructions will be provided.

Text Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive, Just south of Fireman Memorial, double aid station., Chicago, IL 60601
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Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:30AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 11:30AM
Finish line volunteers will be helping by congratulating athletes with their finisher medal, handing out water and post-race snacks, towels, and more. Your main point of contact will be the Finish Line Coordinator.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
62/100Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:30AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 12:30PM
Moto Volunteers help transport photographers and USAT officials along the bike course. Please meet at the Randolph culdesac off of Lake Shore Drive. Please obtain safety vests from Bryan, the bike course coordinator and instructions from the Lead USAT official once you arrive.

*Must use personal motorcycle

Chicago Tri, DuSable Harbor Circle Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
9/16Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:30AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 12:30PM
This is a highly-skilled role. Participants must be experienced cyclists and well-versed in triathlon, preferably having completed the Chicago Triathlon multiple times prior.

Each Marshal will be required to supply their own bike and helmet as they will be riding the active bike course throughout the day. The Bike Marshal team rides an average of 50+ miles, changes 150 flat tires, clears 225 bottles, fixes 15 chains and provides countless other services during the day. This team plays an integral role in race operations, truly acting as first-responders along the course.

Marshals will be issued staff radios, as well as a variety of perks, including custom cycle jersey/uniform, Chicago Tri swag bag, post event lunch, and more.

A mandatory meeting will be at 6:00pm on Thursday, August 24th at the Hilton Chicago (720 S Michigan Ave.). Apparel, maps and other details will be distributed accordingly.

Morning check-in will take place at the Randolph Circle Drive (north end of Transition), 600 E Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60603
8/20Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 5:45AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 12:15PM
Assist the timers at each of the race splits entering athletes numbers into a computer.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent on the South Side of Transition, Monroe Harbor, Chicago, IL 60601
1/10Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 6:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 2:00PM
Aid Station Floater Volunteers will be assigned to an Aid Station based on where greatest need is.

Depending on when you sign up, you should receive your assignment prior to the race and can meet directly at your Aid Station.

If you don't receive your assigned Aid Station prior to the race, please check-in at the Main Volunteer Tent on the NE Corner of Columbus and Balbo for assignment.

You will either be assigned to an Aid Station prior to the race or assigned on Race Day., Various, Chicago, IL 60601
0/30Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 7:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 2:00PM
This positions give runners a peace of mind during pre and post-race, than knowing their belongings are safely stored. Duties include labeling and organizing runner's belongings when they drop off, and retrieving them in a timely manner at the end of the race. Bending and lifting up to 12lbs is required for this role.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Monroe Harbor, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
2/35Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 7:15AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 12:15PM
You will be managing transition in and out points along with helping athletes with directions. Your point of contact for questions will be the Transition Captain.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Monroe Harbor, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
5/40Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 9:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 3:00PM
This position assists the Volunteer Coordinator check in volunteers, hand out tshirts, refill volunteer food and beverage and teardown the items within the tent.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60603
0/5Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 10:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 3:00PM
Finish line volunteers will be helping by congratulating athletes with their finisher medal, handing out water and post-race snacks, towels, and more. Your main point of contact will be the Finish Line Coordinator.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast Corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
47/100Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 11:15AM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 4:15PM
You will be managing transition in and out points along with helping athletes with directions. Your point of contact for questions will be the Transition Captain.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Monroe Harbor, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
2/50Register
Start: Sun, Aug 27, 12:00PM
End: Sun, Aug 27, 6:00PM
You will be assisting with the tear down of all areas of the race.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast Corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60603
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