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Come join the Volunteer Team for the 2018 Houston Texans Kids Triathlon as we host the largest kids triathlon in the U.S. This year’s event is expected to draw more than 3,000 participants and 10,000 spectators. In total, we need about 350 volunteers to run a safe, efficient event.

If you are part of a group that is willing and able to help, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Charlene Alcorn, directly at Char@KidsTriathlonInc.org. This is a great opportunity for volunteer groups from companies, sororities, fraternities, triathlon clubs, churches, scouts and schools.

Following are job descriptions and details regarding the various volunteer opportunities available:

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Course Setup
9:00am-4:00pm

Volunteers for this shift should be hard working and not mind a lot of physical labor to help with all aspects of course set-up. Responsibilities include unloading equipment, driving posts, setting-up transition, positioning crowd control barricades, placing course signage and much more. This is a great opportunity to help the event and get a good workout! We will also have a team of volunteers who assemble race goody bags and complete participant packets.

Friday, April 20, 2018
Course Expo and Registration Setup
9:00am-3:00pm

Volunteers will help unload equipment, position crowd control barricades, place course signage and much more. In addition, they will help organize the Race Expo and all of the Pre-Race activities. These responsibilities include helping Sponsors set-up, organizing registration packets, arranging tables, sign placement, concessions, registration set-up, and more.

Race Expo & Registration
2:00pm – 8:00pm

Volunteers are needed in various positions including staffing expo activities, packet pick-up, registration, kids activity areas, general supervision, traffic control, clean-up, and more.

Saturday, April 21, 2018
Early AM Set-up & Race Day Help
5:30am to 11:00am

This team of volunteers must like to get up early. You start by helping with body marking, transition set-up, and course set-up. Then (around 7:30am) you shift to an area of race responsibility. This could include the run course, bike course, pool area, transition area, staging area, event expo, etc.

Race Day Help
7:00am to 12:00pm

For those of you who like to sleep-in (at least a little), you join us at 7:00am and are assigned to one of our race day teams. This could include the run course, bike course, pool area, transition area, staging area, event expo, etc.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – 11:00am to 4:00pm
Race Expo & Registration
Volunteers are needed in various positions including staffing expo activities, packet pick-up, registration, kids activity areas, general supervision, traffic control, clean-up, and more. The goal is to help all the Seniors (ages 11 to 15) get ready to race on Sunday.

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Early AM Set-up & Race Day Help
5:30am to 11:00am

This team of volunteers must like to get up early. You start by helping with body marking, transition set-up, and course set-up. Then (around 7:30am) you shift to an area of race responsibility. This could include the run course, bike course, pool area, transition area, staging area, event expo, etc.

Race Day Help
7:00am to 12:00pm
For those of you who like to sleep-in (at least a little), you join us at 7:00am and are assigned to one of our race day teams. This could include the run course, bike course, pool area, transition area, staging area, event expo, etc.

Race Day Clean-Up Crew
11:00 to 4:00pm

The late volunteer shift on Sunday is responsible for returning the beautiful NRG Stadium to the exact same shape we found it in. Expect a lot of manual labor and heavy lifting as you will be helping with event clean-up and break down. Specific responsibilities include cutting zip ties, collecting trash, rolling soft fencing, moving crowd control barricades, pulling posts, and loading the equipment back onto our truck.

By volunteering you will be playing a very important role in helping us build a generation of healthy, active and responsible kids. In exchange, you will receive a huge sense of accomplishment, a t-shirt and a cool lunch bag.

If interested in volunteering please submit the form below and someone will be in contact with you as soon as possible. Any specific area requests should be placed in the comments section.