DeRailed Adventure

Sat September 18, 2021 Riceville, IA 50466 US Directions

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Check-In

Check-In High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 23, 2019

Details

Check-In at Lylah’s Marsh 6:15 – 8:00
• General – Check entrants off list; provide a bib and bike tag
• Specifics:
o Tell and show how to attach zip tag to bike handle bar
o Instruct to attach bib on front w/no safety pins in tear-off area
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

Lylah's Marsh

Bike Security & Mental Challenge High Priority

September 23, 2019

Details

Bike security and mental challenge 6:15 – 9:45
• General – Bike placement and security; present mental challenge
• Specifics:
o Show where to place bike pre-race
o May need to move bikes to allow for more
o Present runners with mental challenge. Allow them to leave with their bike when mental challenge is complete
o Volunteers may leave when Stan Milewsky comes through
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

Lylah's Marsh

Guides & Monitors

Crossing Guide High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 23, 2019

Details

Intersection of WGWL and Hwy 9, 1 mile east of Riceville 9:30 - 10:30
• Direct bikers to walk bikes across Hwy 9. Note bib number if biker fails to do this
Volunteer may leave when Stan Milewsky comes through
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

WGWL Southern Branch: Intersection of WGWL and Hwy 9, 1 mile east of Riceville

Lake Guide Medium Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 23, 2019

Details

Lake Hendricks bridge on entrance road 9:45 – 11:00 or when Stan Milewsky comes through
• General – Direct bikers to start of water event which may be at boat ramp or dam area (TBD day before race)
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

Lake Hendricks bridge on entrance road

Lake Spotter High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 23, 2019

Details

Lake Hendricks shore 10:00 – 11:20
• Observe tubers and report any problems that put them at risk. If an issue is suspected, contact First Responders (in boat on lake).
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

Lake Hendricks shore

Trailing Monitor High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Trailing Monitor 8:45 to 11:45 (Position taken by Stan M.)
• Using bike follow last place runner/biker from start at Elma to Lake Hendricks water event. Report any problems

Water Event Assistance

Water Event In-Point High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 23, 2019

Details

Start of Lake Hendricks water event
Volunteer # 1 9:45 – 11:25 Volunteer # 2 – 9:45 – 12:20
• General – unload tubes and life jackets from enclosed trailer; ensure participants have properly secured life jackets; provide tubes
• Specifics:
o Make sure life jackets are properly fastened
o Point tubers to take-out point
o May need to reposition bikes to allow for more
o Do not provide life jacket/tubes after 11:00 as this is the cutoff time
o Volunteer 2 stays with bikes to provide security. After finishing, entrants may claim bike with matching bib number
o Tubes and life jackets to be loaded into trailer after 11:00. Volunteer 1 will then drive pickup/trailer to takeout point and load remaining items.
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

Start of Lake Hendricks water event

Water Event Exit-Point Medium Priority

September 23, 2019

Details

Lake Hendricks exit 10:00 - 11:15
• Instruct racers where to put tubes and life jackets. Direct racers to follow blue arrows to finish.
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

Lake Hendricks exit

Tube/Lifejacket Shuttle High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Tube/Lifejacket Shuttle 10:00 – 10:45
• Move tubes and life jackets from takeout to start area
• Will need pickup or trailer
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

Lake Hendricks

Physical Challenge

Physical Mystery Challenge Start-Point Medium Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 23, 2019

Details

RR Viaduct Bridge north of Welcome Center 10:45 – 11:40
• Direct runners to select an item to carry across the finish line
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

RR Viaduct Bridge north of Welcome Center

Physical Mystery Challenge End-Point Medium Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 23, 2019

Details

Finish Line to collect item 10:45 – 11:45
• Take item from runner and place on side of trail. Keep runners in line to have bib tag removed.
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

Finish Line to collect item

Race Finish

Finish Line Timer High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

September 23, 2019

Details

Finish Line (Welcome Center) for timing 10:30 – 11:45
• Assist main timing person at finish line. One to press button as each runner crosses. One to record some bib numbers/finish times. Discontinue timing activities at 11:41 which is end of official race.
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

Finish Line (WGWL Trail Welcome Center)

Finish Line Tagger High Priority

September 23, 2019

Details

Finish Line for bibs 10:30 – 11:45
• General – Remove bib tear-offs and place on hand-held spindle. Discontinue timing activities at 11:41 which is end of official race.
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

Finish Line (WGWL Trail Welcome Center)

Food Server Medium Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Welcome Center to serve food and drink 10:45 – 12:30
• General – Serve food and water to race participants and volunteers
• Specifics:
o Provide sloppy joes, bars, water, etc. to racers and volunteers
o Serving time is 11:15 to 12:15
o On duty time includes prep work of getting food from basement, serving and clean-up
Volunteers may fill more than one position if the time slots allow

Location

WGWL Trail Welcome Center

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