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1 Aid Station

You will be on course at one of two Aid Stations helping runners refuel

  • There are 2 Aid Stations on every Cirque Series course.

  • Aid Station’s have water, electrolytes, & Honey Stinger gels. 

  • Please arrive to race venue at predetermined time, sign in with Volunteer Coordinator, Ellie Taylor.

  • All aid stations are located near access roads, will be reached by vehicle, chairlift, hike, or tram.

  • Help setup Aid Station tent, tables, recycling, trash, water, electrolytes, gels.

  • Our Aid Station cups are biodegradable, this means that they will be sorted and recycled carefully.

  • Stock tables w water & Honey Stinger gels pre-race, keep water tables stocked w filled cups of water during race.

  • Hand cups of water & gels to athletes as they pass.

  • Report any injuries or runners needing aid to Aid Station EMT.

  • Clean up Aid Station & surrounding area following the race.

2 COURSE MARSHALS

You will be placed at key locations on the course to ensure runner safety

  • Placed throughout course, in spicy/technical sections, on summit, & key intersections. Marshals ensure racers do not get lost and are there in case a athlete needs assistance.

  • Course Marshals need to know safety protocol and where the closest EMT in located. If a course marshal sees an injury they contact Volunteer Coordinator, Ellie Taylor, then the closest EMT will respond to the runners location.

  • Course marshals are instrumental in rooting on runners during the race, keep energy high.

3 FINISH LINE

You will be in the vendor village at the finish line arch handing out medals.

  • Place medal around finishers necks as they finish the race.

  • Make sure no athlete is missed as they finish.

  • Any runners needing medical attention, direct to the base medical tent.

4 Course sweeper

You will be hiking the course following out last athlete.

  • You will be the final sweep, hiking behind our last athlete.

  • You will be in direct radio contact with Safety Coordinator, Ray Stonacek, helping us determine location of last runner for duration of race.

  • We ask that you respectfully give the last athlete distance and make sure to be encouraging.

  • Sweepers should be prepared to move slowly and be on course for a number of hours. Please bring everything you will need to be warm and comfortable in the mountains for multiple hours.

  • Bonus: You will get to experience the entire course, which is stunning.

5 COURSE TEAR DOWN

You will remove flagging, signage, & taping from the course. 

  • You will follow the course sweepers, collect course markings.

  • Remove all flagging, signage, taping from course.

  • All markings will be taken to vendor village, repurposed for the next race.

  • The Course Tear Down team should be prepared to move slowly, be on course for a number of hours. Please bring everything you will need to be warm and comfortable in the mountains for multiple hours.

6 volunteer emt

You will be assisting athletes with minor medical issues, first responder, chain of communication to major medical standby team.

  • Each Aid Station will have two EMT’s.

  • EMT’s will also be spread throughout the course, 1 to 2 EMTs per mile of race with bigger concentrations. of EMTs in the more difficult/spicy sections of the course.

  • We will also have a Volunteer EMT tent within the base vendor village.

  • Volunteer EMT’s are ONLY RESPONSIBLE FOR MINOR INJURIES, such as superficial scraps, and must have proper certifications. All major injuries are immediately handled by the mountain medical team emergency protocol.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME ?

  • Cirque Series Black Diamond Tech Tee 

  • Cirque Series Neck Gaiter

  • Cirque Series Sticker

  • Entry into a future Cirque Series race

WHAT DO I BRING WITH ME ?

Cirque Series events take place in the high alpine. It is essentail you are ready for changing mountain conditions, be prepared for hail, sleet, rain, as well as very hot intense sun & heat. Remember in the mountains things change quickly and you may be on course for a number of hours.

  • Water bottle

  • Sun Screen / sun hat / sunglasses

  • Extra layers, rain shell

  • Mountain shoes

  • Cell phone

CAN MY KIDS VOLUNTEER ?

YES, we would love to have them join.


THANK YOU

CIRQUE SERIES RACES WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE SUPPORT OF FANTASTIC VOLUNTEERS. THANK YOU FOR BEING A PART OF THE CIRQUE SERIES COMMUNITY. #PUSHPEAKS