Volunteers needed for Ironman 70.3 Augusta Triathlon

Augusta Ironman 70.3 race
Augusta Ironman 70.3 race(WRDW)
Published: Jul. 15, 2022 at 10:13 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Volunteers are needed to help bring this year’s IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta Triathlon to town.

The triathlon returns again on Sept. 25, and organizers say it would not be possible without the support of the community pitching in to help. With an event this size, more than 1,200 volunteers will be needed leading up to race day. Individuals and groups are encouraged to sign up to volunteer.

There are volunteer opportunities open for the entire weekend, from goodie bag assembly starting on Friday to wrap up and clean up on Monday! A description of each position is also available on the Ironman Volunteer website.

Some of the positions listed include:

  • Athlete Check-in
  • Bike Check-in
  • Bike Course Marshal (Fort Gordon)
  • Crowd Control (Swim Finish)
  • Finish Line
  • Finish Line site Breakdown
  • Gear Drop
  • Goody Bags/Packet Assembly
  • IRONKIDS assistance
  • Lifeguards
  • Relay Pen
  • Run Course Aid Station #3
  • Run Course Marshal
  • Spotters
  • Swim Start (Crowd Direction/Control, Depot, Pace Signs)
  • Timing (Finish Line)
  • Timing (Swim Start)
  • Transition (Bike to Run, Swim to Bike)
  • Transitions Breakdown
  • Water Safety Boats
  • Wrap Up Crew+

The IRONMAN Foundation will also be awarding $20,000 in grant funding this year to nonprofits or groups with a volunteerism component. If you and your group would like to sign up, you can contact Monica Martinez-Canty for more information.

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