Road Race

Thank you so much for volunteering for the third annual Alex Stieda Classic. Without you, we can’t host these events.

Volunteers

The road race begins at 09:31 and we hope to have it completed and prized out by 14:00.

How Long Will I Be Out There?

Expect to be done your job around 14:00. Some positions may wrap up slightly sooner than others.

We will feed you some Subway sandwiches for lunch!

Rolly View Community Hall

49402 Range Rd 234
Rolly View, AB T0C 2K0

Check-In Times

  • Please make your way to the Rolly View Community Hall at the following times:
    • Volunteer Coordinator 08:00
    • Parking Control 08:00
    • Marshals 08:15
    • Wheel Vehicle 08:45
    • Commissaire Vehicle 08:45
  • Check in with Linda Berger inside the Rolly View Community Hall. She will have a table set up where you will be given your assignments and gear.
  • As marshals, head out to your corner to confirm that signage is in place as well broom away rocks & debris that pose a danger to riders. Consider bringing sun screen, insect repellent, and even a lawn chair if you’d like to sit during down times
  • As wheel vehicle drivers, please grab your fuel card, vest, and signage package. Park your vehicle in the prescribed stall. Please arrive with a full tank of fuel.
  • As Commissaire vehicle drivers, please grab your fuel card, vest, and your signage package. Park your vehicle on RR 234 facing south. Please arrive with a full tank of fuel.
  • Grab a complimentary regular coffee from Antonio of Da Capo. Specialty coffees off his menu require cash.

Pre-Race Meeting At 09:15

Everyone should return to the Rolly View Community Hall’s volunteer desk at 09:15 for a pre-race meeting.

Map

This map will be super helpful. Open it up and use the legend to toggle some of the features.

Volunteer Positions

Race Headquarters

Headquarters is the Rolly View Community Hall.

Assignments

  • Linda Berger - Volunteer Coordinator AKA “The Boss”
  • Jack Almond - Parking & Runner

Signage

  • 4 - “Bike” Signs

Click here to open a picture of where signage should be placed.

Commissaire Vehicles

Assignments

  • Aaron Heinemann - CAT-1/2
  • Don McCabe - CAT-3
  • Bill Elzinga - CAT-4
  • Alex Ongaro - CAT-5
  • David Meurer - U15/U17
  • Glenn Strohschein - W-1/2/3
  • Gary Thorvaldson - W-4/5

Duties

  • Park your vehicle facing south on the west-shoulder of RR-234 (see map below) in the race roll-out order
  • Tape vehicle signage to the inside of your automobile on the back and side windows
  • You can wedge the laminated sign in between your dash and windshied. Move it around to prevent obstructing your view
  • Listen to your Commissaire and follow their instructions
  • Please return all laminated maps and signs so we can reuse them in future years
Parking/Staging Map

Click here to open a picture of headquarters parking.

Wheel Vehicles

Assignments

  • David Embury - CAT-1/2
  • John Plant - CAT-3
  • Kevin Gibson - CAT-4
  • Bruce Copeland - CAT-5
  • Todd Barraclough - U15/U17
  • Lorne Dmitruk - W-1/2/3
  • Jim Nelson - W-4/5

Duties

  • Back your vehicle in to the marked location in the appropriate race roll-out order (see map below)
  • Tape vehicle signage to the inside of your automobile on the back and side windows
  • You can wedge the laminated sign in between your dash and windshied. Move it around to prevent obstructing your view
  • Offer wheel number cue-cards to riders dropping off their wheels. All wheels must have a rider’s number
  • In the event of a mechanical or flat, use caution pulling over to assist the downed rider
  • Please wear your safety vest when assisting riders
  • Make sure to record the rider’s number on whatever wheel is taken. Riders should only be taking their own wheels; these are not neutral wheels
  • Return to the hall after your race ends to unload your vehicle so that riders can claim their wheels
  • Please return all laminated maps and signs so we can reuse them in future years
Parking/Staging Map

Click here to open a picture of headquarters parking.

Corner #1

Marshal Duties

  • At your corner, watch for approaching racers and stop or calm traffic as riders come through
  • You will need to completely stop vehicles from driving into the course’s lane when racers come through
  • Be kind to motorists and when possible thank them for their patience
  • Leave motorist signage out after your shift is over as it will be used to calm traffic during the afternoon individual time trial
  • Please collect the three ABA finish line approaching (1000m, 500m, 200m) signage at the end of your shift when all races have been declared over and bring them back to race headquarters at Rolly View Community Hall

Assignments

  • Janice Adamson
  • Alexander Jeffery
  • Kevin Jeffery

Signage

Motorist warning signage should be facing westbound and southbound traffic.

  • 2 - Race In Progress (100m from race corner/intersection)
  • 2 - Prepare To Stop (250m from race corner/intersection)
  • 2 - Flag Person (500m from race corner/intersection)
  • 2 - “Bike” Signs (1000m from race corner/intersection)
  • 1 - 1000m To Finish (Keep far enough off the shoulder that it does not impede racers)
  • 1 - 500m To Finish (Keep far enough off the shoulder that it does not impede racers)
  • 1 - 200m To Finish (Keep far enough off the shoulder that it does not impede racers)

Click here to open a picture of where signage should be placed.

Corner #2

Marshal Duties

  • At your corner, watch for approaching racers and stop or calm traffic as riders come through
  • You will need to completely stop vehicles from driving into the course’s lane when racers come through
  • Be kind to motorists and when possible thank them for their patience
  • Please collect all signage at the end of your shift once race completion has been declared

Assignments

  • Terry Collier
  • Daniela Bere

Signage

Motorist warning signage should be facing westbound and northbound traffic.

  • 2 - Race In Progress (100m from race corner/intersection)
  • 1 - Prepare To Stop (250m from race corner/intersection)
  • 1 - Flag Person (500m from race corner/intersection)
  • 1 - “Bike” Signs (1000m from race corner/intersection)

Click here to open a picture of where signage should be placed.

Corner #3

Marshal Duties

  • At your corner, watch for approaching racers and stop or calm traffic as riders come through
  • You will need to completely stop vehicles from driving into the course’s lane when racers come through
  • Be kind to motorists and when possible thank them for their patience
  • Please collect all signage at the end of your shift once race completion has been declared

Assignments

  • Marc Bossé
  • Mikael Goh

Signage

Motorist warning signage should be facing eastbound and northbound traffic.

  • 2 - Race In Progress (always 100m from race corner/intersection)
  • 2 - Prepare To Stop (250m from race corner/intersection)
  • 2 - Flag Person (500m from race corner/intersection)
  • 2 - “Bike” Signs (1000m from race corner/intersection)

Click here to open a picture of where signage should be placed.

Corner #4

This is the hottest most dangerous corner of the race. We endeavour to have some law enforcement present to assist in calming traffic.

Marshal Duties

  • When the first race begins we’d appreciate some help slowing/stopping traffic during each category neutral roll out.
  • At your corner, watch for approaching racers and stop or calm traffic as riders come through
  • You will need to completely stop vehicles from driving into the course’s lane when racers come through
  • Be kind to motorists and when possible thank them for their patience
  • Please collect the signage facing westbound and southbound traffic once race completion has been declared
  • Move eastbound-facing race signage from the west side of HWY 814 to RR 235 (see diagram) The moved signage should be facing eastbound traffic. The Bike sign should be placed 1000m from RR-235, the Flag Person sign should be 500m from RR-235, the Prepare To Stop sign should be 250m from RR-235, and the Race In Progress sandwich board sign should be just on the east side of RR-235.

Assignments

  • Jim Skillings
  • Evan Burtnik
  • Doug Lipinski
  • Joanne Loh

Signage

Motorist warning signage should be facing eastbound, southbound, and westbound traffic.

  • 2 - Race In Progress (always 100m from race corner/intersection)
  • 3 - Prepare To Stop (250m from race corner/intersection)
  • 3 - Flag Person (500m from race corner/intersection)
  • 3 - “Bike” Signs (1000m from race corner/intersection)

Click here to open a picture of where signage should be placed.