Canadian Winter Revenge 2019
With Canadian River Valley Revenge
Event Details
18 - 19 January 2019
Westridge Wolf Willow Community Hall, 505 Wolf Willow Road NW
Edmonton, AB, Canada
About the Event
Available Roles
Aid Station
- provide food, drinks, aid and moral support for racers on course - act as personal crew to anticipate needs and provide timely support
- provide race commentary to engage participants - provide race briefing as needed - make announcements as needed - mention sponsors at regular intervals
Public Speaking
Giving Instruction
- prepare food on BBQ and serve to participants - Food Safety certificate is required (can be purchased by RVR for those who don't have it and would like to get it)
Food Preparation and Serving
Beer Gardenfull
- Monitor beer garden to ensure no minors enter and no beer leaves - Collect free beer tickets from racers - Hand out beer - Collect money for beer purchases - Report any issues or concerns to race director
Bike Marshall
Mountain Biking
Course Assistantfull
Responsible for assisting aid stations and course marshals with equipment and supplies.
Good Communication Skills
Course Flaggingfull
- use ribbons and ground flour to mark course - must commit to a minimum 10-km section of the course - familiarity with the course is beneficial - experience with course marking is recommended
Course Marshallfull
- provide directions to racers on course. - must have vehicle/bike to get to locations. Some back-to-back locations require vehicle/bike in between locations for timely arrival before racers.
Directing Others
Expo Racer Package Pick-upfull
Hand out racer swag. Be friendly and helpful. Don't worry: you don't need to answer every question. If unsure about something, the Race Director or Course Designer will be available to support you.
Expo RVR Boothfull
Set up RVR vendor booth. Sell products. Answer questions or direct individuals to someone who can answer their questions. Race Director will be present to assist. Familiarity with using Apple Square is helpful but not required.
Tech Savvy
Finish Linefull
- welcome finishers with high fives, cheers, and noise makers - Three Roles: medal, ultra cap, timing
Finish Line set-upfull
- set up arch, tents, tables, and chute - set up signage
Setup and Cleanup
Finish Line Timerfull
- tracks finish times on electronic device (provided) - identifies podium finishers for each distance
Attention to Detail
Food Prepfull
- Prepare food for aid stations - Prepare volunteer bagged lunches
Food Preparation
Food Sorting and Packing
Kitchen Servicefull
- prepare food and drinks for BBQ that doesn't require cooking/serving - does not require a Food Safety certificate
Food Preparation
Set up luminaria at Race HQ.
Arts and Crafts
Medal Presentations - Track 'n Trail 5Kfull
- present podium awards to Track 'n Trail Teaser top 3 finishers - present trophy to Top Team
- Paramedic, Advanced First Aid, St. John's Ambulance - Certificate required as proof of completed training - Works at a designated aid station to provide first aid and medical care to injured racers - Emergencies are a 9-1-1 call and should not be handled by the medic
First Aid
Medical Care
Personal Assistance
- Ensure that race participants do not park in the community hall parking lot. Street parking is available. - Marshall the cross-walk at the start of the races at HQ.
Directing Others
- able to volunteer time and talents in exchange for race promotion on social media and website - able to attach race logo to photos - able to provide race photos within 3-6 days after race
Event Photography
Sports Photography
Race HQ Coordinatorfull
- oversee interior and exterior set-up of equipment, supplies, services, and BBQ
Directing Others
Problem Solver
Race HQ Set-up
- Assist Race HQ Coordinator
Follows Directions
Racer Check-infull
- check in racers before their event - hand out race kits to those who didn't yet pick theirs up - confirm that waivers are signed - answer any last-minute questions or direct racers to ask the Race Director/Course Designer on site
Detail Oriented
RVR Vendor Booth
Sell RVR products.
Money Handling
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