Maple Grove Triathlon

Fri August 21 - Sat August 22, 2020 Maple Grove, MN US 55311 Directions

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Swim Course

Life Guard Friday High Priority

At least 10 more volunteers needed.

Details

Kids Splash and Dash in water guard. Please report by 5:30pm to the beach house. The event will go from 6pm to approximately 7pm. Life Saving Buoys will be provided as well as paddle boards and life jackets. You will be paid by check at the end of the race.

Location

Weaver Lake Beach, Maple Grove MN

Life Guard Saturday High Priority

At least 15 more volunteers needed.

Details

Adult triathlon in water guard. Please report by 6:15am to the beach house. The event will go from 6:30am to approximately 10:30am. Life Saving Buoys will be provided as well as paddle boards and life jackets. You will be paid by check at the end of the race.

Location

Weaver Lake Beach, Maple Grove MN

Swim Wave Sign Holder Medium Priority

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Details

Hold signs indicating swim wave groups. Signs will be located at the beach. Waves will be called up to the beach by the swim start coordinator.

Location

Weaver Lake Beach, Maple Grove MN

Water Craft Volunteer Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

You will be responsible for deploying your water craft at the Weaver Lake Boat Launch. While on water you will monitor athletes as they swim the event course. Watch for any swimmers in need of help and render aid as needed. Life Guards will be on paddle boards, call for them as needed. Please do not have your water craft running during the race.

Bike Course

Bike course race marshal Medium Priority

At least 50 more volunteers needed.

Details

You will be given a flag and traffic vest. You will be assigned to a specific location on the bike course. You should report directly to that location on race morning. Your job is to direct the athletes in the correct direction on the course. You may be blocking an intersection and advising them to go straight or advising them of an up coming turn. You should remain at your location until a police officer or race official advises you can go.

Location

Various locations on the bike course.

Motorcycle Driver Medium Priority

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Details

You will be reporting to the race transition area prior to the start of the race. Please be on site by 6:30am. You may be transporting a race official during the event. The official will advise what your duties will be. Please report any issues you see on the course to either the Bike course leader of Law Enforcement.

Location

Weaver Lake Beach Parking Lot, Maple Grove MN

Lead Motorcyclist Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

You will be the lead motorcyclist and driving infant of the first biker on course. It is important you know where you will be going so that you do not take the athletes off the course. You will be driving the international distance course. Do not let the biker draft off of you, please stay at least 100 ft in front of the bike. Once you return to the transition area you can return to the bike course.

Location

Weaver Lake Park, Maple Grove MN

Bike Sag Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

You will be following the last biker to leave the transition area. You will be advising where the athlete is and what they are wearing. This helps us know when all the bikes are officially off the course.

Location

Weaver Lake Park, Maple Grove MN

Run Course

Aid Station 1 High Priority

At least 10 more volunteers needed.

Details

You will be staffing the 1st run aid station near the event venue. You will be handing out water and sports drink to athletes/runners as they come by. You will also be responsible for picking up trash and cups discarded by athletes. You should have the aid station set and ready by 7:30am.

Location

Weaver Lake Park, on the run path about 100 yards south of the finish line.

Aid Station 2 High Priority

At least 10 more volunteers needed.

Details

You will be staffing the 2nd run aid station about half way through the run course. You will be handing out water and sports drink to athletes/runners as they come by. You will also be responsible for picking up trash and cups discarded by athletes. You should have the aid station set and ready by 7:30am.

Location

You will be near the boat landing entrance on Troy LN just south of Weaver Lake Dr.

Aid Station 3

At least 10 more volunteers needed.

Details

You will be staffing the 3rd run aid station near the end of the run course. You will be handing out water and sports drink to athletes/runners as they come by. You will also be responsible for picking up trash and cups discarded by athletes. You should have the aid station set and ready by 7:45am.

Location

You will be at or near 17725 Weaver Lake Dr. There will be restricted driving in this area so please account for the possibility of a small walk.

First Runner Lead Low Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This person will lead the first runner through the course while riding a bike. Please know the run course and advise aid station workers you are coming so they are ready. This person should bring their own bike and wear a helmet.

Location

Weaver Lake Park, Maple Grove MN

Run Course Sag Low Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

This person will follow the last runner and advise of their location. This person will advise aid stations when the last person passes them and they can take the station down. This person should bring their own bike and wear a helmet.

Location

Weaver Lake Park, Maple Grove MN

Finish Line High Priority

At least 7 more volunteers needed.

Details

Volunteers here will pass out finisher medals, hand out water, ensure the water and ice remain stocked, and help athletes as needed. Please be aware of athletes in need of medical help and advise medical staff if needed. Please ensure only athletes enter this area. This is not open to the public

Location

Weaver Lake Beach, Maple Grove MN

Transition

Transition Volunteer Medium Priority

At least 5 more volunteers needed.

Details

Please arrive by 5am on race day. You will be helping people in the transition area with body marking if needed as well as helping them find their bike racks. When the race is getting close to starting, you will help move people out to close transition down. During the race you will direct athletes around transition, pointing out the exits. You may also be asked to work at the mount/dismount lines. Your coordinator will help instruct you what to do. After the race you will check bike numbers against athlete numbers to ensure nothing is stolen.

Location

Weaver Lake Park, Maple Grove MN

Packet Pick Up

Packet Pick Up Medium Priority

August 21, 2020

Details

You will be assigned a duty related to the packet pick up process. You should report directly to the pavilion near the transition area.

Location

Weaver Lake Park, Maple Grove MN

Other Tasks

Parking Coordinator 82nd Ave Lot Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

You will be monitoring cars as they enter the lot. The only people allowed in the lot are handicap individuals and people displaying VIP credentials. You will be given a list to cross reference VIP's should they forget their cards. Parking will be assigned by slot to specific people. Names on signs will mark stalls. Please arrive by 5am to prevent unauthorized parking. A barricade will assist the flow of traffic.

Location

82nd Ave parking lot on the south end of the park.

Splash and Dash Run Course Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Volunteers will be assigned a position on the run course. You will help direct kids around the run course and welcome them into the finish line. Please arrive by 5pm on Friday August 23rd.

Location

Weaver Lake Park, Maple Grove MN