The USA Pro Challenge is seeking volunteers for all seven stages of the professional cycling race, which will be traveling through some of Colorado’s most scenic regions August 19-25. Volunteer positions are available along the 600-mile course in Aspen, Snowmass, Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, Beaver Creek, Vail, Fort Collins, Estes Park, Windsor, Loveland and Denver.
“Volunteers play an invaluable role in the USA Pro Challenge,” said Shawn Hunter, CEO of the USA Pro Challenge. “We rely heavily on the participation of volunteer course marshals to make a race of this caliber a success, and we are so appreciative for their help.”
Last year, approximately 5,000 volunteers participated in communities throughout the state for the second-annual race establishing it as the largest sporting event in the state of Colorado. In each of the host cities, as many as 500 local volunteers were recruited to help staff the race.
Volunteers looking for an opportunity to participate in the race can apply online for positions at http://www.prochallenge.com/volunteer-signup. The majority of volunteers are needed to serve as course marshals. Course marshal volunteers have an opportunity to be on the race route, close to the cyclists, with responsibility for monitoring pedestrian traffic, barricades and street closures.
Volunteers must be over the age of 18 or accompanied by an adult. Additionally, group registrations are welcome. All volunteers receive a free USA Pro Challenge t-shirt as a token of appreciation for their hard work and will have a front row seat to experience the excitement.
Volunteers are welcome to sign up for multiple stages, but not multiple cities within the same stage, with the exception of Stage 6. Volunteers can participate at the start in Loveland and have ample time to also volunteer at the finish in Ft. Collins.