Volunteer

We expect all athletes to have a memorable, challenging experience.  However, the safety of our athletes is most important.  To help ensure athlete safety, we rely on the time and talents of more than 75 local volunteers.

Positions Available:

314 Turn Around
(3 people)
Volunteers at this location are responsible for reading and verifying the bib numbers off of bike riders as well as instruct them to turn around. The volunteers are also responsible for slowing down and stopping traffic when necessary.

516/314 Intersection
(3 people)
Volunteers at this location are responsible for reading and verifying the bib numbers of Sprint Distance athletes and instruct Olympic Distance athletes to continue on their route. The volunteers are also responsible for slowing down and stopping traffic when necessary.

Aid Stations
(2 people per station; 3 stations)
Volunteers located at aid stations are responsible for providing athletes with water/Gatorade (provided) as they pass by.

Buoy/Anchor Team [pre-selected]

Drivers [Must be Duke Energy Employee]

Finish Area/Timing Assistant
(2 people)
Volunteers at this location are responsible for working with the timing company and verifying athlete’s bib numbers as they cross the finish line.

Gary Turn Around
(3 people)
Volunteers at this location are responsible for reading and verifying the bib numbers off of bike riders as well as instruct them to turn around. The volunteers are also responsible for slowing down and stopping traffic when necessary.

Golf Course Intersection/Parking
(4 people)
Volunteers at this location are responsible for directing athletes/spectators to our parking lot as well as instructing athletes to turn in the correct direction when running and biking.

HWY 22/101 Intersection
(3 people)
Volunteers at this location are responsible for directing Sprint and Olympic distance athletes onto separate courses as well as instructing traffic to slow down.

HWY 516 Split
(2 people)
Volunteers at this location are responsible for directing athletes to continue on their route. The volunteers are also responsible for slowing down and stopping traffic when necessary.

Lifeguard (must be certified)
(3 people)
Volunteer lifeguards will be posted in the water on kayak or similar floatation devices and are responsible for swimmer safety. There is a professional dive rescue team on site that will lead in the event of an emergency.

Outside Transition Area
(3 people)

Volunteers at this location are responsible for directing athletes in and out of the transition area.

Packet Pickup
(x volunteers)

Volunteers at packet pickup are responsible for checking in athletes, assisting with paperwork, and other administrative tasks. These volunteers are also responsible for transitioning the registration tent to the athlete recovery tent.

PowerHouse Fireworks Turn
(2 people)
Volunteers at this location are responsible for directing athletes to continue on their route. The volunteers are also responsible for slowing down and stopping traffic when necessary.

S. Cochrane Split
(2 people)

Volunteers at this location are responsible for directing athletes to continue on their route. The volunteers are also responsible for slowing down and stopping traffic when necessary.

Stateline Corner
(3 people)
Volunteers at this location are responsible for directing athletes to continue on their route. The volunteers are also responsible for slowing down and stopping traffic when necessary.

 

Stone’s Corner
(3 people)

Volunteers at this location are responsible for directing athletes to continue on their route. The volunteers are also responsible for slowing down and stopping traffic when necessary.

Swim Verification
(3 people)

Volunteers at this location are responsible for reading and recording athlete ID numbers as they exit the water. After, verifying athletes, these volunteers will assist around the transition area during the bike and run sections of the event.

Transition Area [pre-selected]

Viessman Corner
(2 people)
Volunteers at this location are responsible for directing athletes to continue on their route. The volunteers are also responsible for slowing down and stopping traffic when necessary.