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Fountain-Roubaix - Volunteer to Help Support this Inaugural Event

April 26, 2018 8:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Fountain-Roubaix  - Volunteer to Help Support this Inaugural Event

Saturday, May 12 2018, Fountain, CO

Starting & finishing in downtown Fountain, CO on Saturday, 12 May 2018, the Fountain-Roubaix is the first event of the inaugural Tour of Colorado Series.  Evoking its namesake, the infamous Paris-Roubaix, the course has more than 40 miles of El Paso County, Colorado gravel roads.  The Colorado Springs Cycling Club is partnering with Tour of Colorado to support this local cycling event.

Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of activities for the Fountain Roubaix.  Volunteering not only gives you an insider’s look at the event, but also helps the Colorado Springs Cycling Club.  Additional details for each position are provided in the list below.  Training will be done in Fountain on the day of the event before the volunteers disperse to their chosen/assigned locations. 

Volunteers will receive a Tee Shirt for the event, as well as have access to food vendors at the Expo.  Stay tuned for a link where you can select the position you’d like to have.  Further details will be provided in just a couple of days.

Sign up to volunteer at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGorGqM5Gd4ipFO-4yFhdrmD0r6EnQP6E27PORL-wydpe2sg/viewform?c=0&w=1

The event itself:  Distance: 99.6 mi; Elevation: + 2319 / - 2317 ft; Max Grade: 3.1 %  Course Options include:  100 mile - Full Event Distance; 66 Mile; 40 Mile   For more about the Fountain Roubaix, Tour of Colorado and other upcoming events, go to http://www.tourofcolorado.com/events.html

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Volunteer Staffing Needed:

Course Marshals
 Direct riders on course at assigned location
 Receive training
 Receive traffic vest and radio if needed
 Assist law enforcement where indicated
 Communicate with staff and/or Pubic Safety personnel in the event of emergencies
 2 hour commitment per post
 20 volunteers are primarily needed for approach when riders are returning to Fountain at the end of the ride:   40 mile ride start returning about 12:00pm, with remainder of riders from the 66 and 100 mile rides returning latest at 4pm

Aid Stations
 Set up and man aid stations on course
 Communicate with staff and/or Pubic Safety personnel in the event of emergencies
 Commitment per aid station varies.  See list below
 6 volunteers  needed – 3 per Aid Station
A1: 10am to 11:30am
A2: 12:00 to 3:30 pm
A3: 11:30 to 4pm

Event Expo Support
 Assist event staff in expo setup and tear down
 Attend to vendor needs
 6 hour commitment
 2 volunteers needed to assist vendors in assembling displays between 7:30am to about 2:00pm

Event Registration/Check-in
 Assist event staff with registration and check in of participants
 2 hour commitment
 3-4 volunteers needed 7am to 11am
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