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Blackfoot Ultra May 27, 2023 signup sheet

We love our volunteers! Please help us to give our racers an incredible race experience. Sign up to be part of the team! All volunteers will receive awesome race swag, & be entered to win a free entry to the BFU 2024 race. Please note, when you sign up you will see a confirmation on your screen letting you know you have successfully signed up. The system does not send a confirmation email at the time of sign up. You will receive an email from the Race director about a month out from race day position. Please see the job descriptions below. Please email us at info@blackfootultra.com if you have any questions.

Volunteer Job Descriptions:
1) Race Package Pickup - Highlight racer names on roster, give number, pins, and swag.
2) Racer Check In - Check off racer on roster on race morning and provide timing chip
3) Course Flagging - Put up flags, create flour arrows, and signs to mark the course
4) Parking Attendant - direct racers where to Islet station, park their cars, and help to maintain fire lanes/emergency entrances/exits
5) Timer - record racer's entry times into Islet station, call out racer number for other timers to record
6) Mountain bike lead and sweep - bike the course to keep an eye on the runners, report to Race directors if anything wrong ex) flagging down, racer hurt, animal on course, etc.
7) First Aide - requires min of standard or emergency first aide, nursing, paramedic or doctor on site to provide first aide care to racers. Usually, this is blisters, and sprains.
8) Aide Station Captain - main point of contact for the aide station, check in volunteers, communicate with RDs to let them know if you're running low on supplies, have an injured or sick runner, etc.
9) Aide Station crew - set up/tear down station, mix electrolyte, fill water bottles, chop fruit, refill supplies as needed, record racers in and out of station & cheer on racers
10) Solo support - provide support for any ultra runners without crew, fill bottles, get food, etc.
11) Swag table - sell leftover swag
12) Medal presenters - best job of the race, give out medals to happy finishers, great job to do with your kiddo
13) Kids' Race course marshal - direct kids where to turn for kids' race
14) Kid's Race Lead runner/mountain biker - lead or follow the lead runner of the kids' race to make sure they stay on course
15) Kids' Race Sweep - follow the last runner to ensure everyone completes the race and is accounted for
16) Tear Down - help to pack up tents, tables, food, etc. into the trailer
17) Bison Smokie pickup - drive out to Devon and pick up the smokies. Store them in your freezer. Bring them to the race for 11 am.
18) Dilly Bar pickup - head to Dairy Queen to pick up the dilly bars. Store in your freezer and bring to the race for 11 am.

To sign up, select a row below

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What and when
Open
 
Dilly Bar Pickup, Freezer Storage for Dilly Bars (Need space for 350 bars) & Delivery to race for 11 am
Fri, 5 pm, Pick up at 51 Ave Dairy Queen
1
1
Bison Smokie Pickup, Freezer Storage (Need space for 100 lbs) & Delivery to race for 11 am
Wed, 5 pm at Thundering Ground Bison
1
1
Race Package Pick Up
Thurs 4-8 pm, Fast Trax Run & Ski Shop
Nancy, Andrea, Narissa, Eva,
FULL
Race Package Pick Up
Fri 4-530 pm, Fast Trax Run & Ski Shop
Laura, Angie, Kirsten, Kathryn,
FULL
Course Flagging
Fri 10 am-3pm, Meet at Waskahegan Staging Area
Tyler, Jennifer,
FULL
Gear Loading, help load gear into trailer
Fri 630 pm Gary & Amber's place
2
2
Parking Attendant, Islet Staging Area
Sat 400 am to 900 am
3
3
Parking Attendant, Islet Staging Area
Sat 900 am to 3 pm
3
3
Race Package Late Pick up and Racer Check In
Sat 415 am to 11 am, Islet Staging Area
Deb,
2
2
Race Package Pick Up and Racer Check In
Sat 800 am to 200 pm
Sam, Billie Lynn, Anita,
FULL
Timer
Sat 430 am to 1130 am, Islet Staging Area
2
2
Timer
Sat 1130 am to 7 pm, Islet Staging Area
4
4
Mountain Bike Lead & Sweep 100 km race
Sat 445 am to 10 am, Islet Staging Area
2
2
Mountain Bike Lead & Sweep 50 mile race
Sat 615 am to 12 pm, Islet Staging Area
Talon,
1
1
Mountain Bike Lead & Sweep 50 km race
Sat 845 am to 2 pm, Islet Staging Area
Mike, Lee,
FULL
Mountain Bike Lead & Sweep 25 km race
Sat 1045 to 330 pm, Islet Staging Area
Jamie,
1
1
Mountain Bike Course Sweep
Sat 330 to 7 pm, Islet Staging Area
2
2
First Aide, Central Aide Station
Sat 500 am to 430 pm, Central Staging Area
Michelle,
FULL
Aide Station Captain, Central Aide Station
Sat 500 am to 430 pm, Central Staging Area
Wayne,
FULL
Aide Station Crew, Central Aide Station
Sat 500 am to 11 am, Central Staging Area
Wayne, Michelle,
FULL
Aide Station Crew, Central Aide Station
Sat 1045 to 430 pm, Central Staging Area
Hermione, Jake,
FULL
First Aide, Wapiti Aide Station
Sat 515 am to 4 pm, Meet at Central Staging Area at 5 am for transport to aide station
1
1
Aide Station Captain, Wapiti Aide Station
Sat 515 am to 530 pm, Meet at Central Staging Area at 5 am for transport to aide station
1
1
Aide Station Crew, Wapiti Aide Station
Sat 515 am to 530 pm, Meet at Central Staging Area at 5 am for transport to aide station
3
3
First Aide, Islet Aide Station
Sat 5 am to 12 pm, Islet Staging Area
1
1
First Aide, Islet Aide Station
Sat 12 to 7 pm, Islet Staging Area
1
1
Aide Station Captain, Islet Aide Station
Sat 5 am to 5 pm, Islet Staging Area
1
1
Aide Station Crew, Islet Aide Station
Sat 5 am to 12 pm, Islet Staging Area
1
1
Aide Station Crew, Islet Aide Station
Sat 1145 am to 7 pm, Islet Staging Area
2
2
Solo Support Person, Islet Aide Station
Sat 1145 am to 7 pm, Islet Staging Area
2
2
First Aide, Porcupine Aide Station
Sat 630 am to 630 pm, Meet at Central Staging Area at 6 am for transport to Aide Station
1
1
Aide Station Captain, Porcupine Aide Station
Sat 630 am to 630 pm, Meet at Central Staging Area at 6 am for transport to aide station
1
1
Aide Station Crew, Porcupine Aide Station
Sat 630 am to 630 pm, Meet at Central Staging Area at 6 am for transport to aide station
Frances, Genevieve,
1
1
Swag Table
Sat 10 am to 6 pm, Islet Staging Area
1
1
Medal Presenters
Sat 1230 to 7 pm, Islet Staging Area
2
2
Kid's Race Course Marshall
Sat 2-4pm, Islet Staging Area
Adela,
3
3
Kid's Race 4 km lead runner/mountain biker (must be able to run a 4:30/km)
Sat 2-3 pm, Islet Staging Area
1
1
Kid's Race 4 km sweep (walk/jog after the last racer)
Sat 2-3 pm, Islet Staging Area
1
1
Kid's Race 8 km lead runner/mountain biker (must be able to run a 4:30/km)
Sat 2-3 pm, Islet Staging Area
1
1
Kid's Race 8 km sweep (walk/jog after the last racer)
Sat 2-3 pm, Islet Staging Area
Trudy,
FULL
Tear Down & Clean Up
Sat 5 to 7 pm, Islet Staging Area
Adela,
9
9
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