IronHorse - USATF Certified & Sanctioned

Sat May 6, 2023 Riceville, IA 50466 US Directions

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Route Set-up

Directional Signage & Course Inspection High Priority

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

At least 3 more volunteers needed.

Details

As designed to the individual:

Race Start - LeRoy: Cones and barricades upon no later than 5:30 AM on race day to close off street and route runners from shuttle drop-off/bathrooms to race start.

MN signage

IA signage

Location

MN & IA

Aid Station 1 - Pt D Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 6, 2023

Details

Two adults plus family members and friends are encouraged to cheer on the athletes, have water in cups and refreshments available (runner self-takes items, no-contact), pick-up all litter in the vicinity of your area, inform runners of approaching traffic to keep them aware. Volunteers are not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, volunteers are to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

Trash bags, water and cups, other refreshments and emergency communication phone tree will be provided. We are requesting volunteers bring a table, first aid kit and cell phone.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. This water station should be in place no later than 6:35 AM with take-down around 7:30 AM. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

Main duties would be:
-to ensure availability of water and refreshment for runners
-be a cheerleader
-be a point of reference "Where's the loo?" "It's a half mile up."
-to stay with/communicate if a runner goes down.
-provide first aid when necessary
-clean up litter prior to departing area

Location

MN

Resources Needed

Mini-Bottled Waters (provided) - 3 - 5
Table - 1
Refreshments (provided) - 100+
Garbage container (optional) - 1
Garbage bags (provided) - 2+
Rake (Optional) - 1+
Folding Chairs (Optional) - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+
Cell Phone - 1+
Emergency Communication Tree (provided) - 1+

Aid Station 2 - Pt E Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 6, 2023

Details

Two adults plus family members and friends are encouraged to cheer on the athletes, have water in cups and refreshments available (runner self-takes items, no-contact), pick-up all litter in the vicinity of your area, inform runners of approaching traffic to keep them aware. Volunteers are not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, volunteers are to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

Trash bags, water and cups, other refreshments and emergency communication phone tree will be provided. We are requesting volunteers bring a table, first aid kit and cell phone.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. This water station should be in place no later than 6:50 AM with take-down around 8:00 AM. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

Main duties would be:
-to ensure availability of water and refreshment for runners
-be a cheerleader
-be a point of reference "Where's the loo?" "It's a half mile up."
-to stay with/communicate if a runner goes down.
-provide first aid when necessary
-clean up litter prior to departing area

Location

MN

Resources Needed

Mini-Bottled Waters (provided) - 3 - 5
Table - 1+
Refreshments (provided) - 100+
Garbage container (optional) - 1
Garbage bags (provided) - 2+
Rake (Optional) - 1+
Folding Chairs (Optional) - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+
Cell Phone - 1+
Emergency Communication Tree (provided) - 1+

Aid Station 3 - Pt H Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 6, 2023

Details

Two adults plus family members and friends are encouraged to cheer on the athletes, have water in cups and refreshments available (runner self-takes items, no-contact), pick-up all litter in the vicinity of your area, inform runners of approaching traffic to keep them aware. Volunteers are not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, volunteers are to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

Trash bags, water and cups, other refreshments and emergency communication phone tree will be provided. We are requesting volunteers bring a table, first aid kit and cell phone.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. This water station should be in place no later than 7:00 AM with take-down around 8:30 AM. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

Main duties would be:
-to ensure availability of water and refreshment for runners
-be a cheerleader
-be a point of reference "Where's the loo?" "It's a half mile up."
-to stay with/communicate if a runner goes down.
-provide first aid when necessary
-clean up litter prior to departing area

Additionally, race numbers should be read off and recorded in order of all passing full marathon runners.

Those numbers must then be sent electronically to the race director or delivered to the WGWL Trailhead and given to the timing company for verification with the top finishers.

Location

MN

Resources Needed

Mini-Bottled Waters (provided) - 3 - 5
Table - 1+
Refreshments (provided) - 100+
Garbage container (optional) - 1
Garbage bags (provided) - 2+
Rake (Optional) - 1+
Folding Chairs (Optional) - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+
Cell Phone - 1+
Emergency Communication Tree (provided) - 1+

Aid Station 4 - Pt J Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 6, 2023

Details

Two adults plus family members and friends are encouraged to cheer on the athletes, have water in cups and refreshments available (runner self-takes items, no-contact), pick-up all litter in the vicinity of your area, inform runners of approaching traffic to keep them aware. Volunteers are not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, volunteers are to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

Trash bags, water and cups, other refreshments and emergency communication phone tree will be provided. We are requesting volunteers bring a table, first aid kit and cell phone.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. This water station should be in place no later than 7:20 AM with take-down around 9:00 AM. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

Main duties would be:
-to ensure availability of water and refreshment for runners
-be a cheerleader
-be a point of reference "Where's the loo?" "It's a half mile up."
-to stay with/communicate if a runner goes down.
-provide first aid when necessary
-clean up litter prior to departing area

Location

MN

Resources Needed

Mini-Bottled Waters (provided) - 3 - 5
Table - 1+
Refreshments (provided) - 100+
Garbage container (optional) - 1
Garbage bags (provided) - 2+
Rake (Optional) - 1+
Folding Chairs (Optional) - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+
Cell Phone - 1+
Emergency Communication Tree (provided) - 1+

Aid Station 5/ Half Marathon Start - Pt M Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 6, 2023

Details

Two adults plus family members and friends are encouraged to cheer on the athletes, have water in cups and refreshments available (runner self-takes items, no-contact), pick-up all litter in the vicinity of your area, inform runners of approaching traffic to keep them aware. Volunteers are not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, volunteers are to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

Trash bags, water and cups, other refreshments and emergency communication phone tree will be provided. We are requesting volunteers bring a table, first aid kit and cell phone.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. This water station should be in place no later than 6:30 A.M. with take-down around 9:30 A.M. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

Main duties would be:
-to ensure availability of water and refreshment for runners
-be a cheerleader
-be a point of reference "Where's the loo?" "It's a half mile up."
-to stay with/communicate if a runner goes down.
-provide first aid when necessary
-clean up litter prior to departing area

Additionally, protection of the timing mat prior to the Half Marathon's race start.

Location

IA

Resources Needed

Mini-Bottled Waters (provided) - 3 - 5
Table - 1+
Refreshments (provided) - 100+
Garbage container (optional) - 1
Garbage bags (provided) - 2+
Rake (Optional) - 1+
Folding Chairs (Optional) - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+
Cell Phone - 1+
Emergency Communication Tree (provided) - 1+

Aid Station 6 - Pt N Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 6, 2023

Details

Two adults plus family members and friends are encouraged to cheer on the athletes, have water in cups and refreshments available (runner self-takes items, no-contact), pick-up all litter in the vicinity of your area, inform runners of approaching traffic to keep them aware. Volunteers are not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, volunteers are to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

Trash bags, water and cups, other refreshments and emergency communication phone tree will be provided. We are requesting volunteers bring a table, first aid kit and cell phone.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. This water station should be in place no later than 7:25 A.M. with take-down around 10:00 A.M. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

Main duties would be:
-to ensure availability of water and refreshment for runners
-be a cheerleader
-be a point of reference "Where's the loo?" "It's a half mile up."
-to stay with/communicate if a runner goes down.
-provide first aid when necessary
-clean up litter prior to departing area

Location

IA

Resources Needed

Mini-Bottled Waters (provided) - 3 - 5
Table - 1+
Refreshments (provided) - 100+
Garbage container (optional) - 1
Garbage bags (provided) - 2+
Rake (Optional) - 1+
Folding Chairs (Optional) - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+
Cell Phone - 1+
Emergency Communication Tree (provided) - 1+

Aid Station 7 - Pt 0 Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 6, 2023

Details

Two adults plus family members and friends are encouraged to cheer on the athletes, have water in cups and refreshments available (runner self-takes items, no-contact), pick-up all litter in the vicinity of your area, inform runners of approaching traffic to keep them aware. Volunteers are not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, volunteers are to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

Trash bags, water and cups, other refreshments and emergency communication phone tree will be provided. We are requesting volunteers bring a table, first aid kit and cell phone.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. This water station should be in place no later than 7:40 A.M. with take-down around 10:25. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

Main duties would be:
-to ensure availability of water and refreshment for runners
-be a cheerleader
-be a point of reference "Where's the loo?" "It's a half mile up."
-to stay with/communicate if a runner goes down.
-provide first aid when necessary
-clean up litter prior to departing area

Location

IA

Resources Needed

Mini-Bottled Waters (provided) - 3 - 5
Table - 1+
Refreshments (provided) - 100+
Garbage container (optional) (optional) - 1
Garbage bags (provided) - 2+
Rake (Optional) - 1+
Folding Chairs (Optional) - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+
Cell Phone - 1+
Emergency Communication Tree (provided) - 1+

Aid Station 8 - Pt R Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 6, 2023

Details

Two adults plus family members and friends are encouraged to cheer on the athletes, have water in cups and refreshments available (runner self-takes items, no-contact), pick-up all litter in the vicinity of your area, inform runners of approaching traffic to keep them aware. Volunteers are not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, volunteers are to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

Trash bags, water and cups, other refreshments and emergency communication phone tree will be provided. We are requesting volunteers bring a table, first aid kit and cell phone.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. This water station should be in place no later than 7:50 A.M. with take-down around 10:50 A.M. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

Main duties would be:
-to ensure availability of water and refreshment for runners
-be a cheerleader
-be a point of reference "Where's the loo?" "It's a half mile up."
-to stay with/communicate if a runner goes down.
-provide first aid when necessary
-clean up litter prior to departing area

Additionally, race numbers should be read off and recorded in order of all passing full and half marathon runners.

Those numbers must then be sent electronically to the race director or delivered to the WGWL Trailhead and given to the timing company for verification with the top finishers.

Location

IA

Resources Needed

Mini-Bottled Waters (provided) - 3 - 5
Table - 1+
Refreshments (provided) - 100+
Garbage container (optional) - 1
Garbage bags (provided) - 2+
Rake (Optional) - 1+
Folding Chairs (Optional) - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+
Cell Phone - 1+
Emergency Communication Tree (provided) - 1+

Aid Station 9 - Pt T Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 6, 2023

Details

Two adults plus family members and friends are encouraged to cheer on the athletes, have water in cups and refreshments available (runner self-takes items, no-contact), pick-up all litter in the vicinity of your area, inform runners of approaching traffic to keep them aware. Volunteers are not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, volunteers are to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

Trash bags, water and cups, other refreshments and emergency communication phone tree will be provided. We are requesting volunteers bring a table, first aid kit and cell phone.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. This water station should be in place no later than 8:05 A.M. with take-down around 11:30 A.M. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

Main duties would be:
-to ensure availability of water and refreshment for runners
-be a cheerleader
-be a point of reference "Where's the loo?" "It's a half mile up."
-to stay with/communicate if a runner goes down.
-provide first aid when necessary
-clean up litter prior to departing area

Additionally, race numbers should be read off and recorded in order of all passing full and half marathon runners.

Those numbers must then be sent electronically to the race director or delivered to the WGWL Trailhead and given to the timing company for verification with the top finishers.

Location

IA

Resources Needed

Mini-Bottled Waters (provided) - 3 - 5
Table - 1+
Refreshments (provided) - 100+
Garbage container (optional) - 1
Garbage bags (provided) - 2+
Rake (Optional) - 1+
Folding Chairs (Optional) - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+
Cell Phone - 1+
Emergency Communication Tree (provided) - 1+

Aid Station 10 - Pt V Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 6, 2023

Details

Two adults plus family members and friends are encouraged to cheer on the athletes, have water in cups and refreshments available (runner self-takes items, no-contact), pick-up all litter in the vicinity of your area, inform runners of approaching traffic to keep them aware. Volunteers are not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, volunteers are to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

Trash bags, water and cups, other refreshments and emergency communication phone tree will be provided. We are requesting volunteers bring a table, first aid kit and cell phone.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. This water station should be in place no later than 7:50 A.M. with take-down around 11:55 P.M. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

Main duties would be:
-to ensure availability of water and refreshment for runners
-be a cheerleader
-be a point of reference "Where's the loo?" "It's a half mile up."
-to stay with/communicate if a runner goes down.
-provide first aid when necessary
-clean up litter prior to departing area

Location

IA

Resources Needed

Mini-Bottled Waters (provided) - 3 - 5
Table - 1+
Refreshments (provided) - 100+
Garbage container (optional) - 1
Garbage bags (provided) - 2+
Rake (Optional) - 1+
Folding Chairs (Optional) - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+
Cell Phone - 1+
Emergency Communication Tree (provided) - 1+

Registration

Runner Check-in/Bib Pick-up High Priority

You must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 5, 2023

May 6, 2023

Details

Individuals will ID check runners and provide runners with their bib number. Each race (full, half, and 5 K) will have unique bib numbers.

Volunteers must be friendly and personable.

Volunteer must be knowledgable about runner logistics (where the shuttle picks up and when, that the racer info brief is an audio presentation that was emailed to registered runners, where aid stations and toilets exist for runners, that finisher medal and t-shirt pick-up (if pre-paid) is upon completion of the race, that placing runners will have individual award presentation with photo immediately following the runner's race completion, etc).

Volunteer must be detailed - each runner must receive their designated bib to ensure proper identification by chip timer. All runners must provide a photo ID upon check-in.

This is a seated and mobile position indoors/outdoors. This is a rain or shine event.

There will be an opportunity to inspect your duties prior to the event. Please call 507-993-1883 to schedule a training time in the week prior to the event.

Location

Riceville IA

Race Monitors

Race Monitor - McIntire High Priority

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

May 6, 2023

Details

Individual ensures safety of racers through McIntire and adherence to race route. This is performed through physical gestures and audible cues to runners as needed.

Individual is not requested to stop or control traffic. Instead, individual is to notify runners of approaching traffic to assist with safety.

The races will run from 6:30 A.M. - noon. Please be in place no later than 8:30 A.M. with anticipated departure around 11:00 A.M. You will be officially cleared from duty by the ATV/UTV monitor following the last runner that comes through. This is a rain or shine event.

There will be an opportunity to inspect your duties prior to the event. Please call 507-993-1883 to schedule a training time in the weeks prior to the event.

Location

McIntire IA

Race Monitor - Rear Patrol (Full Marathon) High Priority

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

May 6, 2023

Details

A responsible adult with motor vehicle license in good standing and a reliable golf cart to trail behind all marathon racers.

Volunteer must be willing to assist racers who go down between aid stations. They must have capability and presence-of-mind to call for help and remain with the runner until assistance arrives.

Volunteer must be able to follow racers a minimum of 13 miles, potentially 27 miles at a variable pace.
Trash pick-up (bag provided) is requested when the rear monitor is able to dismount occasionally while the last runner progresses. Rear monitor will clear the aid stations so they know the final runner has gone through.

Volunteer must provide their own golf cart, cell phone and first aid kit. This is a rain or shine event.

There will be an opportunity to inspect your duties prior to the event. Please call 507-993-1883 to schedule a training time the weekend prior to the event.

Resources Needed

First Aid Kit - 1
Bike - 1
Cell Phone - 1
Bike Helmet - 1
Garbage Bag - 1

Race Finish - Security High Priority

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

May 6, 2023

Details

Volunteer must be capable of standing for 2 hours in full sun or rain.

Volunteer will be watching the perimeter fencing to ensure no spectator, support person or media individual enters the secured finish zone and safe space for the racers. They must be willing to do this vocally and through conversation.

Resources Needed

Safety Vest (provided) - 1
Blow horn (provided) - 1

Race Monitor - Race Start (Full Marathon in LeRoy) High Priority

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

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

Individual directs runners to line-up for a physically distanced and staggered race start.

Volunteer must be capable of standing for 1 hour in full sun or rain.

Volunteer will vocally and with gestures direct runners to line-up. This is a rain or shine event.

There will be an opportunity to inspect your duties prior to the event. Please call 507-993-1883 to schedule a training time the weekend prior to the event.

Medical & Rescue

Emergency Services High Priority

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

May 6, 2023

Details

EMT/Paramedics will provide racer, bystander and volunteers medical assistance as needed. Ambulance/rescue vehicle will be located at the WGWL Trailhead.

Must be able to provide assistance in all forms of weather.

There will be an opportunity to inspect your duties prior to the event. Please call 507-993-1883 to schedule a training time the weekend prior to the event.

Resources Needed

Ambulance/Ranger - 1+
AED - 1+
First Aid Kit - 1+

Hospitality

Race Start - Hospitality Oversight/Welcome Shuttle Medium Priority

May 6, 2023

Details

Greet Racers upon their arrival to LeRoy as they disembark shuttles.

Volunteer must be knowledgable of where the LeRoy Community School Bus Barn Lavatories are and direct racers in need to their location.

Volunteer must direct racers to the race start and be knowledgable of the physically distance and staggered race start to answer any questions of runners.

Volunteer will need to stand and be mobile for 1 hour. This is a rain or shine event.

In the event of inclement weather, volunteer will be in charge of directing participants and volunteers to the LeRoy Community Center or available shuttles for sheltering in place.

There will be an opportunity to inspect your duties prior to the event. Please call 507-993-1883 to schedule a training time in the weekend prior to the event.

Resources Needed

Smile - 1+
Knowledge - 1+

Race Prep - Hospitality Refreshments Medium Priority

You must be 5 or older to volunteer for this task.

May 3, 2023

Details

Thursday evening prior to race day the beverage and food preparations for the aid stations

Location

WGWL Trail Welcome Center

Race Finish - Hospitality & Awards Medium Priority

May 6, 2023

Details

Greet Racers upon their finish. Distribute disposable masks if they don't have one. Distribute finisher medals for the Full and Half Marathon. Distribute perk items to the 5K participants. Hand out the pre-paid t-shirts, etc. Award overall trophies, placing medals and take photos of placing runners.

Volunteer will need to stand and be mobile on-and-off for 4.5 hours. These duties are distributed among three volunteers to allow for breaks while providing adequate coverage even in high flow (many racers finishing at the same time). This is a rain or shine event.

In the event of inclement weather, volunteer will be in charge of directing participants and volunteers to the WGWL Trail Welcome Center or available shuttles for sheltering in place.

There will be an opportunity to inspect your duties prior to the event. Please call 507-993-1883 to schedule a training time in the weekend prior to the event.

Resources Needed

Smile - 1+
Knowledge - 1+
Ability to take pictures from a camera on a tripod - 1+
Ability to track by pen and a list the dispersement of awards, socks and t-shirts - 1+

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