Augusta, GA (July 29, 2015) – The Augusta Sports Council (ASC) is seeking volunteers for the upcoming IRONMAN® 70.3® Augusta triathlon, Sunday, September 27, 2015. According to event organizers over 1,600 volunteers will be needed for the event. Opportunities to help will begin mid-week prior to the race, and conclude Sunday evening. Duties range from athlete registration and bike check-in to finish line support and athlete hospitality.
The IRONMAN® Foundation Community Grant Volunteer Program is available for groups that volunteer at this year’s race. Since 2011, the Foundation has donated over $58,000 to local non-profits thanks to the volunteerism of many community groups.
The IRONMAN® 70.3® Augusta is the world’s largest half IRONMAN® event, with over 3,500 registered athletes. The ASC is encouraging civic, church, school and sports groups to participate. For more information call 706.722.8326 ext. 231 or register online at www.ironmanaugusta.com.
IRONMAN® Foundation Community Grant Volunteer Program
Each year, The IRONMAN® Foundation, the non-profit arm of the World Triathlon Corporation, reaches out to a variety of worldwide charitable organizations. Since its inception in 2003, The IRONMAN® Foundation has provided over $18 million in support of nonprofit organizations through grants and donations to many deserving global, national, regional and local groups. In an effort to enhance the well-being of those in the communities where IRONMAN® triathlons are held, The IRONMAN® Foundation is devoted to improving lives and communities in the United States through charitable support to other non-profit organizations responsible for the health, well-being and care of citizens in need.