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2nd Annual
Fronhofer Tool Triathlon
at Lake Lauderdale
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Volunteer Information

If you know someone participating in the event or would just like to be part of The Fronhofer Tool Triathlon at Lake Lauderdale experience, please consider being a volunteer. There are numerous jobs to choose from and no experience is required! Please click on the links below for a description of each job.

**We ask that all volunteers be supportive of our athletes – encourage, cheer, clap, etc… Competitors always remember this!!!**

 

Packet Pick-up Volunteer Swim Course Volunteer Bike Course Volunteer
Run Course Volunteer Clean-up Volunteer Transition Area Volunteer
  Water Stop Volunteer  
     

Packet Pick-up Volunteers will:

  • Direct athletes at Packet Pick-up
  • Review paperwork to ensure we have all of the required information
  • Collect money for registration and license fees
  • Pass out packets and answer general questions about the race

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Swim Course Volunteers will:

  • Count the number of athletes passing through the entrance/exit
  • Help maintain safety in the vicinity of the swim start and finish areas
  • Help ensure that all swimmers have a Championship Chip securely attached and their race number is visible on their swim cap
  • Help direct the swimmers into the transition area at the end of the swim
  • Assist in breaking down the swim course area - neatly rolling the fence and placing the wood pieces in boxes. Also, rolling the green carpet up and placing it with the fence

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Bike Course Volunteers will:

  • Direct athletes as to the direction of the course during the race
  • Keep pedestrians out of the way of the bikers as much as possible.
  • Keep intersections clear of cars where cyclists will pass
  • Stop vehicle traffic if necessary using a flag or sign (if available)

Volunteers will be needed at the following locations:
*Exit of Lake Lauderdale Park (2)
*Corner of Rt 22 & County Rt 61 (1)
*Corner of County Rt.61 & Sutherland (1)
*Intersection of Sutherland & County Rt.64 (2)
*Intersection of County Rt.64 & Fish Hatchery (2)
*Corner of Fish Hatchery & State Rt.313 (1)
*Intersection of State Rt.313 & County Rt.61 (2)
*Turn Around on State Rt.313 (1)
*Corner of County Rt.61 & County Rt.64 (1)
*Corner of County Rt.64 & State Rt.22 (1)

Upon the conclusion of the last competitor we ask that all volunteers pick up any signs associated with the Lake Lauderdale Triathlon.

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Run Course Volunteers will:

  • Direct athletes as to the direction of the course during the race
  • Provide verbal instructions to athletes where needed
  • Keep pedestrians out of the way of the runners as much as possible.

Volunteers will be needed at the following locations:
*Immediately exiting the transition area, directing them to the trail out & back portion (1)
*At the turn-around of the trail (1)
*Near the transition area to direct them through the park, back to the road… Hopefully we will have fence up to limit the confusion (2)
*At the exit of Lake Lauderdale Park & State Rt.22 (1 – and could be the same volunteer as the bike course)
*Corner of State Rt.22 & Lauderdale Rd. (1)
*Corner of Lauderdale Rd. & County Rt.61 (1)
*Corner of County Rt.61 & Ackley Rd (1)
*Corner of Ackley Rd. & State Rt.22 (1)
*At turn around on State Rt.22 (1)
*At intersection of State Rt.22 & County Rt.61 (1 – to stop traffic only, busy intersection)

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Clean-up Volunteers will:

  • Assist in breaking down the swim course area - neatly rolling the fence and placing the wood pieces in boxes. Also, rolling the green carpet up and placing it with the fence
  • Help in Transition Area by pulling stakes, rolling the orange fence, and carrying the bike racks to the proper location.
  • Help pick up any signs associated with the Lake Lauderdale Triathlon.

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Transition Area Volunteers will:

  • Help to assemble all bike racks and double check they are in working order & numbered correctly
  • Maintain security in the transition area by limiting access to volunteers and athletes
  • Check inside the area to make sure each athlete is only using his or her space. If interfering with another competitor, politely ask them to condense their belongings or move them.
  • Provide verbal instructions to athletes where needed
  • If volunteers from the transition area are still around at the Conclusion of the race, we ask for help in pulling stakes, rolling the orange fence, and carrying the bike racks to the proper location.

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Water Stop Volunteers will:

  • Prepare cups of water and/or fluid replacement beverages to athletes
  • Clean up the area around your water stop after athletes deposit their cups
  • Maintain an ample supply of full cups for the athletes
  • Pass out fluids to the athletes as they run by your stop
  • Set up and breakdown the equipment provided to your water stop