Athletes Committed to Educating Students seeks volunteers

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Athletes Committed to Educating Students (ACES) are looking for volunteers to help along the bike course for the Life Time Fitness Triathlon 2009 event. Event takes place Saturday, July 11, 2009 at Lake Nokomis in South Minneapolis. As an nonprofit partner for this event, ACES will receive financial in-kind contributions from Life Time Fitness in return for providing 60+ volunteers. All proceeds will benefit ACES organization which assists low-income, inner-city youth located throughout the Twin Cities For more information about the organization please visit

Volunteers are welcome to sign-up in groups and volunteer together.

Volunteer duties include:
1. Cheering on the athletes
2. Warning bike riders of upcoming turns
3. Notifying race officials of any injuries
4. Warning pedestrians of oncoming racers

Volunteers will be in groups of 2-4 (or more) and will be placed at Intersections along beautiful West River Parkway in South Minneapolis. Volunteer check-in is 6am and volunteers will be at their assigned
Intersection from approximately 7am-12:00pm.

Volunteers will receive t-shirts and goodie bags (snacks, water, etc.), and are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and wear comfortable clothes. The event will take place rain or shine! For more information or to sign up, please contact:

Whitney McGrew, ACES Summer Intern
1115 East Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414

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