Support Crew Member Seeking Ultrarunner

One support crew member is seeking ultramarathon runners signed up for 50K, 50M, 100K and/or 100M races.

ULTRARUNNER / ULTRAMARATHONER

Responsibilities may include:

  • Waking up before 5am to get your miles in before work
  • Battling chafing, constantly
  • Familiarity with amazing/awful ice baths, the newest caffeine-laced nutrition gel and which type of water bottle lid works best under different environments
  • Foam rolling, swearing while rolling is permitted
  • Running the same route over and over because finding a new route for your long runs is asking a lot

Specific qualifications include:

  • Your stomach knows no bounds. You can eat. And eat. And eat…
  • You have lost toenails, or know people who have
  • You get upset when you can’t run
  • You and your GPS watch have a complicated relationship
  • You have been known to plan your day around your run

Benefits may include:

  • A close community of like-minded runners
  • The feeling of being invincible (a.k.a. the runner’s high)
  • Less stress

SUPPORT CREW MEMBER

Responsibilities may include:

  • Being your ultrarunner’s primary cheerleader, race day adviser and aide
  • Understands how to read a map with or without satellites (cell service is not a given)
  • You are a gear checklist guru. Your motto is: Preparation is salvation on the trail.
  • Knowing what food your ultramarathoner needs (because you asked ahead of time! Eureka!)

Specific qualifications include:

  • Knows First Aid/CPR and isn’t afraid of blackened, bloody or missing toenails
  • Being one of the reasons a runner looks forward to getting to an aid station with crew access
  • A good communicator with said ultrarunner, family and friends who need updates on race day and other event participants and their crew

Benefits may include:

  • Being a critical part of an ultramarathoner’s successful race day
  • Working in some of the most beautiful places in the U.S.

If you recognize yourself as the above ULTRARUNNER / ULTRAMARATHONER, please apply for a SUPPORT CREW MEMBER for your next race today!