Thank you for volunteering for the BSU Bike Tour 2022. We are so excited to be able to return to a traditional bike tour after two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. To add to the excitement, we are expecting over 200 cyclists on Saturday, September 10, 2022. Thus, your role as a volunteer is crucial and greatly appreciated. We welcome your enthusiasm and beautiful smiling face to interact with our cyclists.
Volunteers will be assigned to tasks based on availability. When we are closer to the event date, you will receive an email with further instructions for your assignment. Please provide your information in the form below.
We will need volunteers for various tasks such as:
Set up and break down rest stop. Provide cyclists with light snacks for their journey. Encourage cyclists to continue their route. Provide assistance of First Aide if required (very minimal).
Registration package assembly, meet and greet cyclists as they check-in, distribute registration package to cyclists, assist cyclists with attaching their bib numbers and wrist bands, and record bib number for each cyclist on the registration list.
Retrieve rest stop supplies and deliver them to the staging area. Assist with staging rest stops with food, drink, supplies, and equipment. Set up check-in area with flags, signage, tables, chairs, etc. Load equipment for transport to rest stops.
Break down equipment at the check-in area and, if needed, at rest stops. Load equipment for transport.
Keep in contact with the SAG vehicles and marshalls (route & street). Monitors and tracks the routes for participants to ensure all participants are off the routes and accounted for. Act as the emergency call center for reporting medical emergencies, participant pickups, and rest stop requests.
SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT ONLY FOR APPROVED SELECTED RIDERS
Ride Marshalls will be assigned to either sections or the entire route as designated. Ride Marshalls will assist riders with directions and make sure they stay safe on their route. Marshalls are required to sweep their routes and maintain contact with SAG if a problem occurs. Marshalls may have to assist riders with (minimum) mechanical issues and/or First Aide until SAG support arrives and/or call 911. In inclement weather or hazardous road conditions, Marshalls may have to decide to terminate the route to keep cyclists safe on the road. REQUIREMENTS: Cell phone, wear Marshall armband & RidewithGPS.
Please complete the Volunteer Form. Volunteers will be assigned to tasks based on availability. When we are closer to the event date, you will receive an email with further instructions for your assignment.