Just Tri It Triathlon

2019 MPRD Just Tri It Triathlon

Welcome to the Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department (MPRD) Just Tri It Adult & Youth Triathlon Volunteer sign up page.  This is the 7th consecutive year we have held the Youth event and the 4th year for the Adult race.

The Adult race will begin at 6:30 AM on August 10th, 2019 and the Youth race will begin at 9:00 AM.

We need volunteers for both races, you can sign up for just the Adult race, Youth race or both.  If you wish to volunteer for both please sign up for both positions, this helps us be sure we have all of the positions covered.

When signing up please provide your name, email and t-shirt size.  To be guaranteed a volunteer T-Shirt please be sure to sign up no later than July 26th. 

Indicate T-Shirt size by the following designations: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

Please sign up each volunteer individually, this will ensure that we get an accurate count of the volunteers and ensure that we get the t-shirts ordered correctly.

The volunteer meeting date, time and location is to be determined.  You will recieve notification of the meeting once it has been scheduled.

Please feel free to share this link with anyone you think might be interested in volunteering.

Thanks for helping to make this event possible and great!

Date: 08/10/2019 (Sat.)

Time: 5:30am - 11:30am CDT

Location: Manhattan City Park Pool

Created by:   Tracy Anderson
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Packet Pick-up (4)

Check athletes in and provide race packets. This position will start at 5:30 AM and go until 6:45 AM.


Adult Race Bike/Run Course (26)

Adult race Bike/Run volunteers will help monitor the bike and run course along Poyntz Avenue from City Park to 3rd Street. Ideally we would like to have a volunteer on each side of Poyntz Avenue at each intersection.

3 of 26 slots filled
Barbara Smith
Ryan McKee
Lucas Loughmiller

Adult Run Course (10)

Help monitor the run course and make sure athletes are going in the right direction. Two volunteers will be needed at each of the two water aid stations along the run to hand out cups of water to the athletes.


Youth Swim Course (3)

Help manage the swim course and keep athletes lined up and to the start on time. Help direct athletes out of the pool and towards the transition area.

All slots filled
Sydni Baker
Carol White (2)
Mike and I will help after we are done racing, will that be okay?

Youth Bike Course (20)

Youth Bike course volunteers will help monitor the four roads on each side of City Park. Approximately 5 volunteers per road to make sure cars do not accidentally get onto the course. There will be RCPD officers at the main intersections as well.

1 of 20 slots filled
Barbara Smith

Bike Lap Controllers (2)

Help organize bikers as they complete each lap and are preparing to get marked by the Bike Lap Markers, and help direct them back to the transition area when they have completed the correct number of laps.

1 of 2 slots filled
Jason Coleman

Bike Lap Markers (2)

Responsible for marking each athlete as they complete each lap of the bike course.


Youth Run Course (10)

Monitor run course and direct athletes in the right direction.

2 of 10 slots filled
Tony Wichmann
Hannah Canterbury
Available as soon I’m finished racing!

Finish Line (4)

Hand out finisher medals, remove timing chip, and direct athletes to post race food and drink

All slots filled
Brenda Inman
help at youth finish line
Krista Caffey
I will be participating in the adult tri and can help as soon as I am done!
Alysa Weber`
Mike Dodson
Manhattan Rotary Club

Transition Area (8)

Monitor transition area and help athletes find their bike after the swim and then help them find where to put it back when they are done with the bike portion of the race. Transition Area volunteers will also do body marking on the athletes race morning.

2 of 8 slots filled
Calli Jund
Kelly Carmody

Race/Course Directors (10)

Do not sign up for these slots (Filled by Race Directors)

6 of 10 slots filled
Tracy Anderson
Ryan McKee
Ric Rosenkranz
Phillip Stanley
Aaron Apel
Kevin White

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