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2018 Chicago SuperSprint and Kids Triathlon

Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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About

ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit13 and up
Description
Whether you're new to triathlon or just into speed, the Chicago Triathlon SuperSprint is made to order. The Life Time Kids Tri Chicago also attracts more than 1,000 youth athletes every year! Both races take place on the Saturday of race weekend, in conjunction with the Chicago Triathlon.

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.

Parking DetailsWilson Parking Lot. Parking fees will apply.

The Volunteer tent is located on the west side of Simonds and is only accessible by walking north along Simonds on the West sidewalk closest to the soccer fields.
GivePulse
214 Positions Filled | 122 Impacts | 660 Hours

Location: Foster Beach, 5200 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60640

Shifts (20)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 4:45AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:00AM
Oversee the volunteers in the Packet Pickup Tent and be the liaison between volunteers and Athlete Services.2/3Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 4:45AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:00AM
This person is responsible for organizing Transition Volunteers and making sure they are in the assigned areas. The needs of the transition area will be discussed with the Transition Staff member prior to the race.2/2Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:00AM
Help set up the Aid Station and keep athletes hydrated while cheering them on in Transition!20/20Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:00AM
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.3/2Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 7:00AM
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.15/15Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:00AM
This person is responsible for organizing Transition Volunteers and making sure they are in the assigned areas. The needs of the transition area will be discussed with the Transition Staff member prior to the race.3/3Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:00AM
Tasks include greeting participants, assisting with bib pick-up, and shirt/goody bag distribution.20/20Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:00AM
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.25/25Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:15AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 10:00AM
This person is responsible for managing the aid station volunteers to setup tables and fluids according to the given map along with managing the volunteers to distribute fluids to athletes.1/1Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:30AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:30AM
If you're flexible and adaptable to any task, this role is for you! Floater volunteers will be assigned different tasks throughout the event.5/40Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:30AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 10:00AM
You will be managing the pre-race fuel station which is located right outside the transition area.10/10Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:30AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 10:30AM
This person is in charge of ensuring all the course marshals surrounding the finish fest and transition area are placed appropriately to ensure the safety of athletes and spectators.2/2Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 5:30AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 10:00AM
These individuals are in charge of managing volunteers at the swim start and from swim out to transition. One Captain should be placed at swim start and the other at swim out.5/4Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 6:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:30AM
These individuals will be placed throughout run and bike course to control traffic ensuring the safety of all athletes and spectators.11/25Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 6:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:00AM
A dedicated group of volunteers 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.4/15Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 6:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 12:00PM
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).14/50Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 6:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:00AM
Guide athletes to their assigned wave and assist with releasing them into the water by holding up wave signs.20/25Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 6:15AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 11:30AM
This person is responsible for managing run aid station volunteers to setup tables and fluids according to the given map along with managing the volunteers to distribute fluids to athletes.2/2Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 6:15AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 12:30PM
Manage Finish Line volunteers and make sure they have all the information and supplies they need. Move volunteers to different areas based on lines.2/2Over
Start: Sat, Aug 25, 6:30AM
End: Sat, Aug 25, 12:30PM
Be the first to congratulate athletes once they finish their race! Prepare and distribute finisher medals, water, post-race food, and more.28/40Over