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 unique 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.
Packet Pickup - Hand out bib packets and shirts to participants at the Friday, July 17, packet pickup.
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.