Chal­lenge is­sued for vol­un­teers

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

CHAL­LENGE Cairns or­gan­is­ers USM Events are call­ing for groups, clubs and in­di­vid­u­als to be­come vol­un­teers at this year’s in­au­gu­ral Cairns Air­port Ad­ven­ture Fes­ti­val and Cairns Air­port Chal­lenge Cairns event.

To en­sure that the events are a suc­cess ap­prox­i­mately 1600 vol­un­teer po­si­tions need to be filled over the 10-day Cairns Air­port Ad­ven­ture Fes­ti­val pe­riod.

Be­tween 80-100 vol­un­teers are needed for the Co­ral Coast Triathlon, 17 vol­un­teers for the RRR Moun­tain Bike Chal­lenge, 1200 vol­un­teer po­si­tions for the Chal­lenge Cairns on June 5 with 40 peo­ple at Yorkeys Knob Ma­rina and 150 peo­ple on the cy­cle course.

There will be nine drink sta­tions on the course with 20 peo­ple needed at each sta­tion and 200 vol­un­teers will be needed at the fin­ish line as­sist­ing the ath­letes, and 25 more needed for the ath­lete reg­is­tra­tion.

Vol­un­teers on the roads need to be over 18 years old.

All vol­un­teers will be briefed about the event and will re­ceive a t-shirt, snack pack and bot­tle of sun­screen.

You can ap­ply now to join the Cairns Air­port Ad­ven­ture Fes­ti­val Vol­un­teer team by email­ing vol­un­teer@us­ or phone 1300 835 411.

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