We appreciate all of the many people who volunteer their time and talents to bring the best of Lawrence to the racing community and the best of racing to the Lawrence community. We are always looking for people to help us out from the earliest planning stages all the way through the event weekend.
Do you have ideas you want to share to improve the race?
Do you want to get involved from the beginning and see what goes in to creating a great event?
Drop us a line at [email protected]
We are currently seeking motivated, creative and/or organized people to fill the following roles:
Development coordinator/community outreach manager – Makes initial connections with potential sponsors, benefactors, supporters within the community and introduces them to the event, providing a background and current plan, personalized to each potential partner. Connects the appropriate community people with the Race Director and Sponsor relations personnel.
Sponsor relations – manages the details of various sponsor relationships, assisting the development coordinator on community-based sponsorships/donations as well as industry contacts providing material support, in-kind donations etc. Arranges for delivery of any donations and works with racer management personnel for primes & prizes
Communications/secretary – manages emails, sends press releases, follows up in writing as needed, follows up via phone as needed with racers, sponsors, community members, other committee members.
Web & Marketing Manager – manages website, social media, marketing and general image some work year round, but primarily April – August, with highest concentration in June
Volunteer coordinator – generally Mid January through mid-July, with the majority of work falling between May through the end of the race.
Safety coordinator – works with volunteer coordinator specifically on safety needs and staffing of medical tent June-July
Community events coordinator – manages all of the community & kids events including kidzones, youth races, bike parade, and other associated events. April-July
Registration & Racer Management – Works with the Race Director and Race manager in the 2 weeks leading up to the event, prepares racer swag bags, and packet pickup, puts together all prizes and primes, works with registration official during the race days. Oversees podium presentation & payouts June-July