Fernie Trails Allaince Volunteer Opportunities this June and July

Photo by Raven Eye Photography

The Fernie Trails Alliance is looking for volunteers for the Fernie Ultra and Enduro and TR3 races. The specific dates and duties are listed below. All volunteers will receive a t-shirt, lunch and dinner and will help the FTA in raising funds to continue maintaining the excellent trail network Fernie has become famous for.

The following opportunities are available:

Fernie Ultra & Enduro: June 29 & 30
1. Course Marking - June 26-28 - 4 people per day
2. Fernie Ultra Forerunning – June 29 - 2 teams of 2 bikers
3. Fernie Ultra Sweeping – June 29 - 3 teams of 2 bikers or runners
4. Fernie Ultra Transition/Start/Finish Crews – June 29- 3 teams of 4
5. Fernie Ultra Course Marshals –June 29 - 4 people
6. Fernie Enduro Forerunning – June 30 - 2 teams of 2 bikers
7. Fernie Enduro Sweeping – June 30 - 2 teams of 2 bikers
8. Fernie Enduro Transition/Start/Finish Crews – June 30 - 2 teams of 4 and one
team of 2
9. Fernie Enduro Course Marshals – June 30 – 4 people
10. Ultra & Enduro Walking Sweep day following – June 30 & July 1 – 3 people per day
TR3: July 27-29
1. Course Marking - July 24-26 - 4 people per day
2. Course Forerunning - July 27-29 - 2 people per day
3. Course Marshaling - July 27: 10 people, July 28: 6 people, July 29: 6 people 4. Course sweep on foot day following – July 30 - 3 people

The FTA is also looking for Volunteer Leads for each category (Course Marking, Forerunning, Sweeping, Transition Support). This important role would assemble their group of volunteers and ensure they are oriented to their respective task.

Please contact Doug Feely at dfeely@islandlakeresorts.com to volunteer or for further information. Your help is truly appreciated!