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Volunteers Needed!

Friday July 19 & Saturday, July 20, 2019


Be part of Sacramento history when you volunteer for the first Great American Triathlon®. Volunteer your energy as hundreds of athletes run, bike and paddle their way to the finish line during this fun-filled event along the American River Parkway in Rancho Cordova/Sacramento.  You and/or your group can play a major role in the success of this highly anticipated event.  Besides helping to ensure everyone has a safe, fun-filled day, you will help keep the American River Parkway beautiful and change a child's life by supporting our beneficiaries

Things to Consider


  • Have lots of energy
  • Adult supervision if under 16 years-old
  • Be on time
  • Great American Triathlon® Volunteer T-Shirt
  • Food and Beverage coupons
  • Give back to the community
  • A high-energy day on the beautiful American River Parkway


Description of Duties

Set-Up – This is physical labor which requires strength and endurance. You will need work gloves and you WILL get dirty.

Parking – Directs and controls cars in the parking lots.

Watercraft Take-Out (water) – standing water up to mid thigh. Volunteers form a human chain to guidebooks and direct racers to the finish line; (You will get wet!) Minimum age: 13 years old, with adult supervision.  Shoes required; no flip flops.

Watercraft Take-Out (shore) – After competitor exits the water, volunteers remove boats from water and place them on beach. Although this is heavy physical labor, you will get your morning exercise!! Minimum age; 18 years old. Sturdy shoes required; no flip-flops.

Bike Route - Cordova Park & William Pond Park, Riverbend Park, Richey Bridge – directs crowd off the bike path to ensure safety of the competitors. Hagan Park in Rancho Cordova, River Bend Park and/or Richey Bridge.

Clean-Up – Assists with picking up trash, loading tables/chairs & other equipment, primarily in picnic area.

Beverages – Helps dispense drinks (sodas & waters) to participants and spectators.

Event Location

Rancho Cordova, CA, USA

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