Volunteer Appreciation Video

To all of our volunteers, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you for making this event possible. You answered our call to Rise To It, and you deserve all of the praise that the athletes have given you. Congratulations for making this event so successful and memorable. 

Volunteer for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship

Be a part of this epic event happening Saturday, September 18, with volunteer help needed throughout the week, starting September 11. There are a variety of volunteer positions open where you can connect with the event and the athletes who are brining their hopes and dreams to this Land of Endurance™. Rise to the challenge, too!

To sign up:

1. Visit the IRONMAN volunteer registration page.

2. Sort by date or by job and select your spot. (Opt for multiple days, if you’re able!)

3. Enter your contact information and sign the waiver. 

4. Once you’re signed up, the area’s team captain will contact you with more information.

5. Invite your friends and family to join you!

6. Receive a t-shirt, an invite to the volunteer banquet featuring entertainment and a chance at some amazing prizes, meals where applicable, and, a “front row seat” to all of the excitement that this event brings. 

Available Volunteer Positions
Volunteer Captain positions are available for the following areas: 
  • T1 Teardown
  • T2 Teardown
Please email Colby Nielson, volunteer coordinator, at imstgeorge@ironmanvolunteers.com if you are interested in being a Captain for one of these teams or if you have a large group that would like to work together.
  • Athlete Bussing
  • Athlete Drug Testing
  • Registration/Check In
  • Banquet of Champions
  • Banquets Set Up & Event
  • Aid Stations
  • Bike Course Pointers
  • Bike Tech
  • Crosswalks
  • Enviornmental Crew
  • Gear & Bag Check In Stations
  • IRONKIDS Race Day
  • Massage
  • Packet Stuffing
  • Parade of Nations
  • Penalty Tents
  • Practice Swim – Gear Check & Info
  • Run Course Pointers
  • Shuttle Attendants
  • Transition Support & Tear Down
  • Gear Bag Sorting
  • Bike Handlers
  • Bike & Gear Checkout
  • Timing
  • Finish Line
  • Kit Building 
  • Race Day: VIP Areas
  • VIP Check In & Credentials
  • Motorcycle Course Support
  • SAG Bike Course

Volunteer to get the same level of excitement and passion as the athletes you’re supporting!

Be the heart and soul of this once-in-a-lifetime event! You’ll have all the feels!

Groups eligible for funds

If you have a large group of volunteers, contact Colby at imstgeorge@ironmanvolunteers.com regarding the availability of IRONMAN Foundation funds to support your organization.

Volunteer Profiles

The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship wouldn’t be possible without our local community answering the call to Rise To It and volunteer for the event. Check out the volunteer profiles below and read the stories of four volunteers that have continually supported the IRONMAN events in Greater Zion.

Pine View Math Teacher, Colby Neilson, Organizing Volunteers for his 12th IRONMAN Event

It was during the “Great Recession” when Colby Neilson, a math teacher at Pine View High School, and his friends were training for and participating in sprint and 70.3 triathlons. Then they had the crazy idea to host a race in St. George...

Memories for a Lifetime at the Finish Line

When Jamaica Hansen’s son Michael reached his senior year at Desert Hills High School, he asked his mom to run the St. George Marathon with him. Hansen, a former gymnast and lifelong athlete, didn’t hesitate to comply....

Making a Point and an Impact at Aid Station 5

Since St. George first hosted an IRONMAN competition in 2012, Sara Lang has been a volunteer at Aid Station 5. Now the venue’s captain – a role she’s fulfilled for the past six years – Lang always aims to create the most memorable, enjoyable, and supportive site on the athletes’ 70.3-mile circuit of Greater Zion.

Enthusiastic Jan Howes Sees Positivity and Energy in Volunteering for IRONMAN

Jan Howes is an “original volunteer” with IRONMAN. She started in 2010 when the first IRONMAN was hosted in St. George. When asked why she volunteers, she responds, “Oh my gosh … why not?


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