Support Volunteers Team

Support Volunteers Team
SUPPORT VOLUNTEERS TEAM

The support volunteers have to provide support for good part of the race; the success of the performance will also be greatly depend on the effectiveness of the action of the support team.

Rules for Support Volunteers:

  • Support volunteer teams should consist of at least one person (3 maximum), who must be able to communicate in Italian and/or English with the organization
  • One member of the team must enter in the transition area (wearing the t-shirt or jaked) and give the white bag to the athlete in T1 and black bag in T2. They will also have to collect all the athlete’s equipment, bicycle included, and remove it from the transition area
  • They will have to communicate their telephone number at the moment of the registration. They will have to always carry their mobile phone with them during the entire duration of the race and have to be reachable from Saturday at 4:00 am until the end of the awards ceremony (possible course changes will be communicated by text message)
  • They will have to be able to reach their athlete and their own bicycle during the bike course but they cannot obstruction of normal traffic (never attempt to drive slowly to keep the pace of the athlete)
  • They must carry on their car a complete change of bike clothes for the bike course
  • The support volunteers will have to accompany their athlete from the 29,5 Km of the run course, where T3 is located, to Carosello 3000 (where finish line is located) and they will have to carry a rucksack and mandatory equipment as stated above

 

Further assistance rules for the support team

  • The support car must respect the traffic law, keep a safe distance from its athlete and as mentioned above, they cannot obstruction of normal traffic (never attempt to drive slowly to keep the pace of the athlete)
  • The support car must respect the traffic law, keep a safe distance from its athlete and as mentioned above, they cannot obstruction of normal traffic (never attempt to drive slowly to keep the pace of the athlete)
  • Any action of assistance provided to its athlete has to be done when the car is parked and with the four flashing arrows on; it will not be allowed to give assistance when the car is moving (this might cause a direct ban)
  • The car must provide support to its athlete from the beginning of the bike course until the end of the bike course, always trying to avoid dangerous situations or getting in the way
  • Athletes will not ever be allowed to sit in the support car, even if the car is still (this might cause a direct ban)
  • The support volunteers will have to wait for their athlete in T1, T2 and T3
  • They will have to hand their athlete the bag after the swim, the bag after the
    cycling and possibly the rucksack at T3
  • The support volunteers must be able to recover all the equipment from T1 and T2
  • The support volunteer will have to wear the identification t-shirt or jaked
  • Violations of these rules may entail penalty or ban of the athletee at the 13Km)

Support Car

  • The support car must be a regular car, preferably a station wagon or an SUV; it must be in good mechanical conditions and it should be able to go through several mountain passes of different lengths between 7Km and 25Km
  • Organize advise against following athletes by Camper vans
  • It will be mandatory to exhibit the material that will be provided by the organization to distinguish each individual athlete
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