2023 Little Sugar MTB & Big Sugar Gravel

Saturday, October 14th from 9:00am to Sunday, October 22nd, 2023 1:00am
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Volunteers can help us make Big Sugar Gravel one to remember! We would love to have you join our team this fall. We appreciate everyone who sets aside some hours to help make this event memorable for each rider. 

By volunteering for 10+ hours, you secure a spot in the 2024 event! Friends and family can also donate their hours to help you reach the 10-hour minimum. You are still responsible for registration fees, however you do not have to worry about registration selling out in 12 minutes. 

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By volunteering for 10+ hours, you become eligible to skip the 2024 registration! Friends and family can also donate their hours to help you reach the 10-hour minimum.
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Shifts (53)

1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Little Sugar MTB Packet Pick Up9:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
TBD
Bentonville, AR 72712

Setup Packet Pick up for the MTB event- Assorting t-shirts, goodie bag items and tables. 

10/10Over
Little Sugar MTB Packet Pick Up10:00am (CT)3:00pm (CT)
The Ledger
Bentonville, AR 72712
First floor

Working at Packet Pick up booth. Assist riders to check in for the race, pick up their race packet, t-shirt, and goodie bag.

PPU starts at 11AM-6PM

15/15Over
Little Sugar MTB Packet Pick Up2:30pm (CT)6:30pm (CT)
The Ledger
Bentonville, AR 72712

Working at Packet Pick up booth. Assist riders to check in for the race, pick up their race packet, t-shirt, and goodie bag.

PPU starts at 11AM-6PM

15/15Over

1 - 10 of 13 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Little Sugar Start Line Assistance6:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
1300 Applegate Trail
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
Airship Coffee at Color Mountain Bike Preserve

Help us put together start line decorations, manage rider lineup and corrals, and clean up afterward.

4/4Over
Little Sugar Finish Line Setup7:00am (CT)12:00pm (CT)
201 Northeast A Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
Finish Line is near Arvest Bank in Downtown Bentonville

Help build start line structures and decorations, put up barricades, help sponsors with assembling their tents, etc. After setup, help us to welcome in riders at the back of the finish chute!

7/8Over
LS Aid Station #1 Lake Anne7:30am (CT)2:00pm (CT)
1451 Bella Vista Way
Bella Vista, Arkansas 72714
Aid station at mile 31 of 100k course, mile 14 of 50k course. Tents will be set up along the south side of Pinion Drive in the parking spaces of TH Rogers Lumber company (business is closed on Sunday). Providing water, sports drink, and nutrition to resupply riders as they...12/12Over
Little Sugar On-Course Marshals Morning Shift8:00am (CT)1:00pm (CT)
201 Northeast A Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
Volunteer marshal items (vests, whistles, etc) can be picked up from Arvest Bank conference room
More details on marshal points are located on the map here. There are many road crossings on this course and we would like to help keep riders safe as they cross the larger/busier streets! You will be assigned a station when you report to the Volunteer HQ at the Arvest...16/30Over
LS Aid Station #2 Cooper Elementary8:00am (CT)5:00pm (CT)
2 blowing springs rd
Bella Vista, Arkansas
Aid station at mile 50 of 100k course, mile 21 of 50k course. Tents will be set up in the grass field SW of Cooper Elementary at the corner of Dartmoor Rd & Lambeth Dr. Providing water, sports drink, and nutrition to resupply riders before they tackle the remaining 12...10/12Over
LS Water Oasis #18:30am (CT)12:00pm (CT)
210 N Main St
Bentonville, AR 72712
Location is NOT in Bentonville. Go to Little Sugar Trails Trailhead - Scotsdale Dr - Link in shift description
LOCATION: Little Sugar Trails Trailhead - Scotsdale Dr. Large parking lot on Cullen Hills Dr just SE of Scotsdale Dr in Bella Vista. Responsibilities: set up and operate water refill station for athletes. All equipment will be in a Uhaul truck with lock code 2006. Set up just off the...4/4Over
Little Sugar Downtown Marshals9:00am (CT)2:00pm (CT)
201 Northeast A Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
Volunteer Check-in at Arvest Bank conference room

Help protect our riders as they near the finish line in downtown. 5 intersections to protect:

  • NE Park St near NE A
  • NE 7th St @ NE A
  • NE 7th St @ NE A
  • N Main St @ 5th
  • N Main St @ 3rd
  • Finish Chute Crossing within Finish Festival
7/10Over
LS Water Oasis #211:00am (CT)4:00pm (CT)
210 N Main St
Bentonville, AR 72712
Location is NOT in Bentonville. It is at the Rillington Dr Trailhead of the Back 40 trails on the east side of Bella Vista. Rillington Dr just south of intersection with Sunderland Dr
LOCATION: Back 40 Trails Trailhead - Rillington Dr. Gravel parking lot on Rillington Dr south of intersection with Sunderland Dr in Bella Vista. Responsibilities: set up and operate water refill station for athletes. All equipment will be in a Uhaul truck with lock code 2006. Set up just off the...4/4Over
Little Sugar Finish Line Support12:00pm (CT)5:00pm (CT)
201 Northeast A Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
Volunteer check-in at Arvest Bank conference room

Welcome our riders in as they finish their race! Cheer them in, hand them their finisher items, and keep the finish chute clear of clutter.

6/6Over
Little Sugar On-Course Marshals Afternoon Shift1:00pm (CT)6:00pm (CT)
201 Northeast A Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
Volunteer items (vests, whistles, etc) can be picked up from Arvest Bank conference room
More details on marshal points available on the map here. There are many road crossings on this course and we would like to help keep riders safe as they cross the larger/busier streets! You will be assigned a station when you arrive at the Volunteer HQ at Arvest Bank conference...7/30Over

1 - 1 of 1 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Big Sugar Packet Stuffing4:00pm (CT)9:00pm (CT)
600 South 1st Street
Rogers, Arkansas 72756

Putting together riders' packet pickup bags with swag and other goodies. Will set up tables and do an assembly-line to get everything put together as quick as we can!

LOCATION:

LoLoft Rogers Warehousing Space; 600 S First St, Rogers, AR 72756

12/12Over

1 - 5 of 5 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Expo Setup7:00am (CT)12:00pm (CT)
100 North Main Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Setting up Life Time equipment & infrastructure and assisting with Expo vendor load-in.

Report to Tylor at Arvest Bank Conference Room (NW side of building)

1/6Over
Expo Vendor Load-In8:00am (CT)3:00pm (CT)
201 Northeast A Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
Arvest Bank Conference room on NW corner of building is our volunteer check-in location. Grab a bit of breakfast before starting your shift!

Assisting in any way needed for vendor brands to deliver and assemble their expo booths. You may just be able to score a bit of swag before any of the expo attendees get a shot at it ;-)

3/4Over
Expo Load In11:00am (CT)4:00pm (CT)
100 North Main Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Assisting loading in vendor brands into Expo spaces. Finishing setup of any Life Time equipment/infrastructure remaining. Helping transition into "Expo Help" shifts when expo opens at 3pm.

Report to Tylor in Arvest Bank Conference Room (NW side of building)

3/8Over
Big Sugar Packet Pick Up1:00pm (CT)7:00pm (CT) Setup from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, Packet PickUp from 3:00pm to 7:00pm Working at Packet Pick Up booth within Big Sugar Expo. Assist riders to check in for the race, pick up their race packet, t-shirt, and goodie bag. Check in at Volunteer HQ at the Arvest Conference Center on the...5/15Over
Expo Help2:00pm (CT)8:00pm (CT)
100 North Main Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Assisting with any tasks needed during Expo operation. Emptying trash bins, straightening up displays, moving equipment.

Report to Arvest Bank Conference Room (NW corner of building)

1/6Over

1 - 6 of 6 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Big Sugar Gravel Packet Pick Up9:00am (CT)1:00pm (CT)
TBD
Bentonville, AR 72712

Setup from 9am to 10am, Packet PickUp starting at 10am

Working at Packet Pick Up booth within Big Sugar Expo. Assist riders to check in for the race, pick up their race packet, t-shirt, and goodie bag.

Report to Treva at PPU booth 

14/15Over
Expo Help9:00am (CT)2:30pm (CT)
100 North Main Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Setting up and launching day 2 of BSC Expo. Helping make sure everything is tidy and ready to go before 10am opening, then assisting with daily operations.

Report to Tylor at Arvest Bank Conference Room (NW side of building)

5/6Over
Big Sugar Gravel Packet Pick Up12:30pm (CT)4:30pm (CT)
TBD
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Work PPU assisting athlete check in! 

15/15Over
Expo Help2:00pm (CT)7:30pm (CT)
100 North Main Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
Start of the event will be in downtown Bentonville, but there are numerous locations for volunteering!

Doing whatever is required during the operation of the Expo. Moving equipment, fixing decorations, emptying trash bins, and generally being Madison's helpers!

Report to Arvest Bank Conference Center, NW corner of building

4/6Over
Big Sugar Gravel Packet Pick Up4:00pm (CT)8:00pm (CT)
TBD - Downtown Bentonville
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
Working at PPU booth within Big Sugar Expo. Assist riders to check in for the race, pick up their race packet, t-shirt, and goodie bag. Report to Treva at PPU booth on the square and Tucker's Corner.  We also have a Volunteer HQ at the Arvest Conference Room on the...15/15Over
Expo Tear Down / Start Line Convert5:00pm (CT)10:00pm (CT)
100 North Main Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Assisting packing up Expo infrastructure and rearranging for race day configuration. Moving barricade fencing, banner towers, feather flags, sandbags, etc.

Report to Arvest Bank Conference Room, NW corner of building

2/8Over

1 - 10 of 25 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Pineville Aid Station7:00am (CT)12:30pm (CT)
100 Commercial Lane
Pineville, MO 64856
 12/15Over
Marshal #2 (100-Mile Course)7:15am (CT)8:45am (CT)
Mt Pleasant Rd & Hwy AR-72
Gravette, Arkansas 72736
AT LEAST ONE PERSON WITH A VEHICLE NEEDED TO GET TO MARSHAL POINT! Traffic Marshals are a pivotal element of the race, helping keep riders safe at intersections with busy roads. Your duty is NOT to stop traffic, but to keep an eye on approaching traffic and warn riders if...2/2Over
Marshal #1 (100 Mile Course)7:30am (CT)9:00am (CT)
Galyean Stables Rd & Hwy AR-279
Arkansas 72712
AT LEAST ONE PERSON WITH A VEHICLE NEEDED TO GET TO MARSHAL POINT! Traffic Marshals are a pivotal element of the race, helping keep riders safe at intersections with busy roads. Your duty is NOT to stop traffic, but to keep an eye on approaching traffic and warn riders if...2/2Over
Finish Line Setup8:30am (CT)10:30am (CT)
100 North Main Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
We will have a short window of time (around 3 hours) to build out our finish line after the 50 mile race takes off. We will need to shift the placement of our banner towers, lay out the finishing straight barricade fencing, decorate the fencing with sponsor branding "pillowcases" and...11/10Over
Marshal #3 (100-Mile Course)8:30am (CT)11:30am (CT)
Upper Mill Creek Rd & Hwy AR-90
Arkansas
AT LEAST ONE PERSON WITH A VEHICLE NEEDED TO GET TO MARSHAL POINT! Traffic Marshals are a pivotal element of the race, helping keep riders safe at intersections with busy roads. Your duty is NOT to stop traffic, but to keep an eye on approaching traffic and warn riders if...1/2Over
Marshal #3B (50-mile Course)8:30am (CT)10:30am (CT)
Mariano Rd & E McNelly Rd
Arkansas 72712
AT LEAST ONE PERSON WITH A VEHICLE NEEDED TO GET TO MARSHAL POINT! Traffic Marshals are a pivotal element of the race, helping keep riders safe at intersections with busy roads. Your duty is NOT to stop traffic, but to keep an eye on approaching traffic and warn riders if...1/2Over
Marshal #4B (50-mile Course)8:30am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Eddie Bone Rd & Hwy AR-94
Arkansas 72751
AT LEAST ONE PERSON WITH A VEHICLE NEEDED TO GET TO MARSHAL POINT! Traffic Marshals are a pivotal element of the race, helping keep riders safe at intersections with busy roads. Your duty is NOT to stop traffic, but to keep an eye on approaching traffic and warn riders if...1/2Over
Whistling Springs Brewing Co Aid Station8:30am (CT)12:30pm (CT)
246 Whistling Springs Lane
Seligman, MO 65745
Whistling Springs Brewing Co.
Whistling Springs Brewery is the party station for this race!! There will be music going, refreshing beverages available at the brewery (they make great homemade root beer in addition to the alcoholic drinks), and WSB's potbelly pigs either lounging or wandering around begging for scratches. This aid station is so...15/15Over
Marshal #4 (100-Mile Course)8:45am (CT)12:00pm (CT)
Address varies
AT LEAST ONE PERSON WITH A VEHICLE NEEDED TO GET TO MARSHAL POINT! Traffic Marshals are a pivotal element of the race, helping keep riders safe at intersections with busy roads. Your duty is NOT to stop traffic, but to keep an eye on approaching traffic and warn riders if...0/2Over
Marshal #5 (Both courses)10:00am (CT)2:00pm (CT)
Guthrie Rd & Hwy AR-72
Arkansas 72751
AT LEAST ONE PERSON WITH A VEHICLE NEEDED TO GET TO MARSHAL POINT! Traffic Marshals are a pivotal element of the race, helping keep riders safe at intersections with busy roads. Your duty is NOT to stop traffic, but to keep an eye on approaching traffic and warn riders if...2/2Over