Race Across America
We are looking for volunteers for the Race Across America finish line. These racers are traveling over 3,000 miles from Oceanside, CA to Annapolis, MD in 12 day or less! The earliest finisher is expected to arrive Thursday, June 23rd, and the latest, Monday, June 27th. Please join us in guiding them to the finish line, congratulating them on their great accomplishment, and experiencing the action first hand!
- Flagger Volunteer - two flaggers are needed to wave and guide in the racers along the finishing course. Responsibilities may also include monitoring the parking lot and guiding the racers and support vehicles to designated areas and helping with traffic flow.
Parking Volunteers – the City of Annapolis leases a block of parking spaces at the finish line to be used by RAAM staff, volunteers, and race participants. Responsibilities of the parking volunteer include monitoring the parking area, distributing parking passes, and directing traffic.
- Ram's Head Volunteer - The official race time ends at the Rams Head Roadhouse. This person's job is to record the racers' official finishing times, and conveying them to the Finish Line Manager.
In addition, All RAAM finishers require a vehicle escort to guide them safety the last several route miles through downtown Annapolis to the finish line at City Dock. Volunteers are needed to perform this task. Volunteers must provide their own vehicle, be familiar with Race Across America, and be an experienced cyclist. Please contact RAAM at the email address below for more information or to express interest.
Volunteer shifts will be generally 6 hours - 12am-6am, 6am-12pm, 12pm-6pm, and 6pm-12am. The greatest need will be starting Friday morning through Sunday evening.
Volunteers will receive a RAAM t-shirt to wear during the event. Get to work with the racers first-hand and experience their amazing accomplishments up-close.
For more information, please contact Jeff Magnuson at [email protected]. Full race details can be found at www.raamrace.org.
|| Jeff Magnuson