Wild West Relay Exchange 36


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Wild West Relay Exchange 36

Location: Gondola Plaza at Steamboat Ski & Resort.


From US 40: Before entering downtown Steamboat Springs, look for the Mt Werner Rd exit; take this exit and then in .2 miles, turn right on Mt Werner Rd. In .9 miles, turn left inot the Knoll Parking Lot and park. Walk to the NE corner of the lot to the paved path that will take you to the road and crosswalk underneath the gondola cable. Cross the street and follow the signs to the finish at the Plaza.

Volunteer Parking: Anywhere in the parking lot.

Unique to this Exchange:

The first shift of volunteers help set up the finish line. Must be able to lift 35 pounds.

The third shift of volunteers are also responsible for helping break down the finish line and load it into our trucks. Must be able to lift 35 pounds.

Job duties here are to assist us in identifying the team numbers of the finishing teams. One person will be positioned well before the finish to relay the bib number of the approaching team. Another person will be positioned at the finish to receive the incoming team information and pass it on to the finish line crew.

Spotters - up to 3 at one time; will be positioned at three different locations with 2-way radios to announce the bib numbers of the approaching runners to announce their arrival at the Finish Line. Highly recommended that the volunteers bring a chair and an umbrella for shade. Spotter 1 is located at the entrance to Shehley Park and will also direct runners up the Butcherknife Trail. Spotter 1's announcement should be "Bib # X departing checkpoint 1." Spotter 2 is located on the Butcherknife Trial at the fork, makes sure runner goes in the correct direction. Spotter 2's announcement should be "Bib # X departing checkpoint 2." Spotter 3's location is at the entrance to the track and announcement should be "Bib # X on the track."

Additional jobs may involve:
Camping Monitor - monitors the trash and recycle bags making sure they don't overflow and replaces bags as necessary; also maintains the water and Cytomax jugs keeping them supplied.
Meal Checker - will distribute meal tickets to the teams
Finisher Award Checker - will distribute finisher awards ONLY after team has turned in their time sheet

Exchange Notes:

Volunteers will assist in the setup and break down and loading of the finish line. Must be able to lift 35 pounds.

The last shift of volunteers is over once the finish line is broken down and packing is completed.



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