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2018 Chicago Triathlon

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

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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 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)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Thu, Aug 23, 12:00PM
End: Thu, Aug 23, 4:00PM
Get a behind the scenes view of race/expo production! Set-up includes preparing athlete items, putting together credentials, and completing other tasks before doors open to the public.

Check in with Race Staff in the Mobley Room, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
15/30Register
Start: Fri, Aug 24, 12:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 24, 5:00PM
The Expo is the athlete’s first stop as they get ready for their race. Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, shirt/goody bag distribution, chip assignment, and other areas of the Expo. Volunteers will be assigned to a task after checking in.

Check in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
52/100Register
Start: Fri, Aug 24, 4:00PM
End: Fri, Aug 24, 9:30PM
The Expo is the athlete’s first stop as they get ready for their race. Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, shirt/goody bag distribution, chip assignment, and other areas of the Expo. Volunteers will be assigned to a task after checking in.

Check in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
61/100Register
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 1:00PM
The Expo is the athlete’s first stop as they get ready for their race. Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, shirt/goody bag distribution, chip assignment, and other areas of the Expo. Volunteers will be assigned to a task after checking in.

Check in at the Volunteer Room in Salon B, Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
91/100Register
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 12:00PM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 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 the Ops Center, Southeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60601
2/15Register
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 1:30PM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 7:00PM
Manage transition in and out points and help guide athletes to their assigned spot.

Check in with the Transition Coordinator, Monroe Harbor, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
1/10Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 4:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 11:00AM
Assist in running groups of volunteers to the correct locations and making sure all volunteers are well taken care of during race day. You must be flexible to switch multiple responsibilities and assist with roles that need extra support.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast Corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
1/3Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 4:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 8:15AM
Guide athletes at in and out points in transition and help with body marking,

Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent, Monroe Harbor, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
8/40Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 4:30AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Assist with medical needs in the Main Medical tent or on course. Exact placement will be determined race morning. Medical knowledge is required; medical professional licensing is preferred (EMT, Paramedic, RN, PT, MD).

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
63/75Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 11:00AM
Monitor the athlete Fuel Station at Queens Landing before the race! Volunteers will set up the Fuel Station and restock the food and drinks.

TBD, Chicago, IL 60605
4/10Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 11:00AM
Athletes will drop off their gear and you'll help label and organize the bags for easy pick-up after their race.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
13/35Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 11:30AM
Swim pullers are located at the swim exit. These volunteers are there to help the athletes out of the water and assist in unzipping athlete's wetsuits. Be prepared to get wet in this role!

Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent, Chicago, IL 60601
16/30Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 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 Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
3/5Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 11:00AM
Guide athletes to their assigned wave and assist with releasing them into the water by holding up wave signs. Help set up and manage the Swim Start Aid Station.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
13/30Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 5:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 10:30AM
Assist the timers at each of the race splits entering athletes numbers into a computer.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
1/6Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 5:30AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 12:30PM
Point athletes in the right direction on the Bike Course. You won't need to ride a bike for this role.

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
29/30Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 5:30AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 11:30AM
Be the first to congratulate athletes once they finish their race! Prepare and distribute finisher medals, water, post-race food, and more.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
79/100Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 5:45AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 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
2/10Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 6:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 11:00AM
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out on course!

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
2/32Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 6:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 1:30PM
Point athletes in the right direction on the Run Course and help direct spectators at cross zones.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
2/30Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 7:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 2:00PM
If you're flexible and adaptable to any task, this role is for you! Floater volunteers will be assigned different tasks throughout the event.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
5/130Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 7:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 2:00PM
Athletes will drop off their gear and you'll help label and organize the bags for easy pick-up after their race.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
0/35Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 7:15AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 12:15PM
Guide athletes at in and out points in transition and help with body marking,

Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent, Monroe Harbor, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
2/40Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 2:00PM
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on out on course!

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
2/32Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 10:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 3:00PM
Be the first to congratulate athletes once they finish their race! Prepare and distribute finisher medals, water, post-race food, and more.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
39/100Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 11:00AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 3:00PM
Assist in running groups of volunteers to the correct locations and making sure all volunteers are well taken care of during race day. You must be flexible to switch multiple responsibilities and assist with roles that need extra support.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast Corner of Columbus and Balbo
1/3Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 11:15AM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 4:15PM
Guide athletes at in and out points in transition and help with body marking,

Check in at the Transition Volunteer Tent, Monroe Harbor, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
41/50Register
Start: Sun, Aug 26, 12:00PM
End: Sun, Aug 26, 4:00PM
Assist in breaking down different areas of the event including the swim start area, finish areas, post-race festival, transition, etc.

Check in at the Main Volunteer Tent, Northeast Corner of Columbus and Balbo, Chicago, IL 60605
19/20Register