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ON THE ROAD
VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

The relay attracts around 200 teams and 1800 runners so there's a lot of activity on the South Klondike Highway and Alaska Highway. We have a number of roles for people to be out on the road ensuring the smooth running of the race and the safety of the paticipants

Sweep

  • Two sweeps travel together in a vehicle after the last runner to ensure that all participants complete the race safely

  • Visit each checkpoint after the last runner and let the checkpoint manager know they can tear down

  • Upload the timing data from the timing device at each checkpoint to the cloud

  • Pick up the road signs at each checkpoint

  • Other duties can include assisting injured participants, monitoring bear activity, communicating with Race Director.

Requirement - 4 to 6 sweeps to take shifts covering the route from Skagway to Whitehorse. One pair of sweeps will work overnight

Marshal

  • Two marshals travel together in a vehicle ahead of the front runner

  • Check each checkpoint to ensure that it they are set up correctly

  • Confirm each checkpoint knows how to operte the timing system

  • Communicate with the Race Director to let them know if there are any issues

  • Other duties can include assisting injured participants, monitoring bear activity, moving equipment to a new location.

Requirement - 4 to 6 marshals to take shifts covering the route from Skagway to Whitehorse. One pair of marshals will work overnight

Safety

  • Two safety officers would travel together in a vehicle or on two motorbikes.

  • They would move back and forth through the race to ensure the safety of participants, volunteers, spectators and other road users.

  • Other duties can include assisting injured participants, monitoring bear activity, communicating with Race Director.

Requirement - 4 or more safety officers to take shifts covering the route from Skagway to Whitehorse. The main area of concern is the Alaska Highway

Traffic Control Person

​The participants cross the South Klondike Highway in Carcross and the Alaska Highway at Miles Canyon Road. Both these crossings need 2 trained Traffic Control People at all times during the race. 

Note this position requires you to be a trained TCP. If you are interested in being trained please contact us.

Requirement - 8 trained Traffic Control People, 4 for each locaion.

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