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2018 Chicago Triathlon

Thursday, August 23rd to Sunday, August 26th, 2018

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RegistrationRegistration Closed
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift 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 2018 Chicago Triathlon weekend!


Perks
We can't thank you enough for your help but we want to try to show you how much we appreciate you! All volunteers will receive an event specific volunteer shirt, water, snacks, a light meal, service hours, and more.

Volunteer Groups
Learn more about group opportunities and how you could earn a donation for your group or non-profit of 10+ by contacting us at volunteerchicago@lt.life.

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Shifts (53)

1 - 2 of 2 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescription
 
Expo Sponsor Load-In Captain (Thursday)9:30am (CT)3:30pm (CT)
Check in with Race Staff in the Mobley Room
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Assist the sponsorship team with sponsor load-in. Help distribute credentials and help sponsors/exhibitors find their...Over
Expo Set Up (Thursday)12:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
Check in with Race Staff in the Mobley Room
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Get a behind the scenes view of race/expo production! Set-up includes preparing athlete items, putting...Over

1 - 4 of 4 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescription
 
Expo Sponsor Load-In Captain (Friday)8:00am (CT)12:30pm (CT)
Check in with Race Staff in the Mobley Room
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Assist the sponsorship team with sponsor load-in. Help distribute credentials and help sponsors/exhibitors find their...Over
Expo Captain (Friday)11:45am (CT)9:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Expo Captains will be responsible for managing key areas at the Expo related to Packet...Over
Expo - Friday (Shift 1)12:00pm (CT)5:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
The Expo is the athlete’s first stop as they get ready for their race. Tasks...Over
Expo - Friday (Shift 2)4:00pm (CT)9:30pm (CT)
Check in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
The Expo is the athlete’s first stop as they get ready for their race. Tasks...Over

1 - 5 of 5 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescription
 
Expo Captain (Saturday)7:45am (CT)6:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Expo Captains will be responsible for managing key areas at the Expo related to Packet...Over
Expo - Saturday (Shift 1)8:00am (CT)1:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
The Expo is the athlete’s first stop as they get ready for their race. Tasks...Over
Expo - Saturday (Shift 2)12:00pm (CT)6:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
The Expo is the athlete’s first stop as they get ready for their race. Tasks...Over
Site Setup Crew (Saturday)12:00pm (CT)6:00pm (CT)
Check-in at the Ops Center
Southeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60601
This crew will help the day before the triathlon assisting the staff with setup of...Over
Early Bike Check-in (Saturday)1:30pm (CT)7:00pm (CT)
Check in with the Transition Coordinator
Monroe Harbor
400 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
Manage transition in and out points and help guide athletes to their assigned spot.Over

1 - 42 of 42 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescription
 
Transition Captain (Shift 1)3:15am (CT)8:30am (CT)
Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent
Monroe Harbor
400 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
This person is responsible for organizing Transition Volunteers and making sure they are in the...Over
Floater Captain (Shift 1)4:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast Corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Assist in running groups of volunteers to the correct locations and making sure all volunteers...Over
Transition Area (Shift 1)4:00am (CT)8:15am (CT)
Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent
Monroe Harbor
400 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
Guide athletes at in and out points in transition and help with body marking,Over
Medical Assistance4:30am (CT)1:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Assist with medical needs in the Main Medical tent or on course. Exact placement will...Over
Gear Check Captain4:45am (CT)2:30pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Gear Check Captains will manage Gear Check Volunteers and ensure all bags are sorted correctly....Over
Run Aid Station A Captain4:45am (CT)2:00pm (CT)
Text Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive
Monroe Harbor. Single Sided Aid Station.
400 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
Instruct and help volunteers set up the Aid Station, keep athletes hydrated, keep the area...Over
Run Aid Station B Captain4:45am (CT)2:00pm (CT)
Text Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive
On path just before left turn to Field Museum (North of Underpass).
Chicago, IL 60605
Instruct and help volunteers set up the Aid Station, keep athletes hydrated, keep the area...Over
Run Aid Station C Captain4:45am (CT)2:30pm (CT)
Text Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive
On Path just north of Burnham Harbor
Chicago, IL 60601
Instruct and help volunteers set up the Aid Station, keep athletes hydrated, keep the area...Over
Swim Captain4:45am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Manage Swim Start volunteers and explain the wave holding process as well as manage the...Over
Fuel Station5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
TBD
Chicago, IL 60605
Monitor the athlete Fuel Station at Queens Landing before the race! Volunteers will set up...Over
Gear Check (at Swim Start)5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Athletes will drop off their gear and you'll help label and organize the bags for...Over
Swim Pullers5:00am (CT)11:30am (CT)
Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent
Chicago, IL 60601
Swim pullers are located at the swim exit. These volunteers are there to help the...Over
Swim Soluntions Tent5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
In this role you will be answering questions regarding the event. To fulfill this role...Over
Swim Start5:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Guide athletes to their assigned wave and assist with releasing them into the water by...Over
Swim Timing Assistants5:00am (CT)10:30am (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Assist the timers at each of the race splits entering athletes numbers into a computer.Over
VIP Captain5:00am (CT)2:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Assist the VIP Coordinator to help manage check-in, gear check, and other amenities at the...Over
Finish Line Captain (Shift 1)5:15am (CT)12:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Manage Finish Line volunteers and make sure they have all the information and supplies they...Over
Bike Course Marshals5:30am (CT)12:30pm (CT)
Our bike course staff will meet you to take you on course.
Check in at the Volunteer Tent on the South Side of Transition
Monroe Harbor
Chicago, IL 60603
Point athletes in the right direction on the Bike Course. You won't need to ride...Over
Finish Line (Shift 1)5:30am (CT)11:30am (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Be the first to congratulate athletes once they finish their race! Prepare and distribute finisher...Over
Run Aid Station D Captain5:30am (CT)2:30pm (CT)
Text Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive
Just south of Fireman Memorial, double aid station.
Chicago, IL 60601
Instruct and help volunteers set up the Aid Station, keep athletes hydrated, keep the area...Over
Transamerica Bike Support Team5:30am (CT)12:30pm (CT)
Morning check-in will take place at the Randolph Circle Drive (north end of Transition)
600 E Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60603
This is a highly-skilled role. Participants must be experienced cyclists and well-versed in triathlon, preferably...Over
Bike and Run Timing Assistants5:45am (CT)12:15pm (CT)
Check in at the Volunteer Tent on the South Side of Transition
Monroe Harbor
Chicago, IL 60601
Assist the timers at each of the race splits entering athletes numbers into a computer.Over
Run Aid Station E Captain5:45am (CT)2:30pm (CT)
Text Volunteer Coordinator when you arrive
Downtown Chicago
Station located just south of 31st. Nearest Intersection at Lake Shore Drive & 31st. Double Aid Sta
Chicago, IL 60601
Instruct and help volunteers set up the Aid Station, keep athletes hydrated, keep the area...Over
Run Aid Station B (Shift 1)6:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Check in with your Captain
On path just before left turn to Field Museum (North of Underpass).
1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60611
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out...Over
Run Aid Station C (Shift 1)6:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Check in with your Captain
On Path just north of Burnham Harbor
Chicago, IL 60601
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out...Over
Run Aid Station D6:00am (CT)2:30pm (CT)
Check in with your Captain
Double Aid Station
Just south of Fireman Memorial
Chicago, IL 60601
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out...Over
Run Aid Station E (Shift 1)6:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)
Check in with your Captain
At mile 4, just next to 31st beach, double aid station
Chicago, IL 60601
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out...Over
Run Course Marshals6:00am (CT)1:30pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Point athletes in the right direction on the Run Course and help direct spectators at...Over
Floaters7:00am (CT)2:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
If you're flexible and adaptable to any task, this role is for you! Floater volunteers...Over
Gear Check (At Finish Line)7:00am (CT)2:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Athletes will drop off their gear and you'll help label and organize the bags for...Over
Transition Captain (Shift 2)7:00am (CT)1:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent
Monroe Harbor
400 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
This person is responsible for organizing Transition Volunteers and making sure they are in the...Over
Transition Area (Shift 2)7:15am (CT)12:15pm (CT)
Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent
Monroe Harbor
400 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
Guide athletes at in and out points in transition and help with body marking,Over
Finish Line Captain (Shift 2)9:00am (CT)3:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast Corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Manage Finish Line volunteers and make sure they have all the information and supplies they...Over
Run Aid Station A (Shift 2)9:00am (CT)1:30pm (CT)
Monroe Harbor. Single Sided Aid Station.
400 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out...Over
Run Aid Station B (Shift 2)9:00am (CT)2:00pm (CT)
Check in with your Captain
On path just before left turn to Field Museum (North of Underpass).
1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60611
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out...Over
Run Aid Station C (Shift 2)9:30am (CT)2:30pm (CT)
Check in with your Captain
On Path just north of Burnham Harbor
Chicago, IL 60601
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out...Over
Run Aid Station E (Shift 2)9:30am (CT)2:30pm (CT)
Check in with your Captain
At mile 4, just next to 31st beach, double aid station.
Chicago, IL 60601
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out...Over
Transition Captain (Shift 3)9:30am (CT)3:15pm (CT)
Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent
Monroe Harbor
400 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
This person is responsible for organizing Transition Volunteers and making sure they are in the...Over
Finish Line (Shift 2)10:00am (CT)3:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Be the first to congratulate athletes once they finish their race! Prepare and distribute finisher...Over
Floater Captain (Shift 2)11:00am (CT)3:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast Corner of Columbus and Balbo
Assist in running groups of volunteers to the correct locations and making sure all volunteers...Over
Transition Area (Shift 3)11:15am (CT)4:15pm (CT)
Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent
Monroe Harbor
400 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
Guide athletes at in and out points in transition and help with body marking,Over
Tear Down12:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent
Northeast Corner of Columbus and Balbo
Chicago, IL 60605
Assist in breaking down different areas of the event including the swim start area, finish...Over