Event description

Every year IRONMAN Austria attracts 3,000 athletes from over 60 countries to compete in what has been described as the perfect triathlon landscape. Known as one of the most beautiful races in the world, IRONMAN Austria has become legendary among athletes. They enjoy being part of one big IRONMAN Austria family and rave about one of the most emotional finish lines in the sport. Fans cheer on every athlete until the very last one has achieved their goal.

Klagenfurt is situated at one end of the beautiful Lake Wörthersee with an average temperature of 22° C. After swimming, the athletes bike through the scenic landscape of Carinthia. The bike course, which has a Tour de France atmosphere, with two steep climbs on each loop. The run course along the lakeside and through the city is mainly flat and shaded.

What would the IRONMAN Austria-Kärnten be without almost 2.000 volunteers? You are the heart and soul of the race! Be part of our Volunteers Team and support our athletes from all over the world when they are facing their day of the year. Take the chance and help on the bike- or the run course, in transition area in the IRONMAN city. Register now and be a part of the 20th IRONMAN Austria-Kärnten on July 01,2018!

Volunteering opportunities

We need YOU for the following teams: •Swim •Transition Area •Bike / Run Aid Station •Finish Line •Catcher •Finisher Shirts / Medals •Massage •Medical Team •Registration •Media Team •Info Point •Motorbike •Marshal •VIP-Crew •Timing Crew •Swim – Already for the first discipline, the 2500 starters need your helping hands. During the start and in the water the volunteers help to find the right way. When exiting the water after a long hard swim, a helping hand is welcome by every athlete. •Transition area – In the transition area, you support the athletes in changing as fast as possible from one discipline to the next. You are responsible for their full equipment, from the wetsuit to the bikes. •Bike/ Run Aid Station – Provide the athletes with the energy they need – with drinks, snacks and cheering! On the bike course you provide energy bars and filled drinking bottles. Fresh fruits, drinks, energy gels and a big cheer give the athletes enough energy on the running course. •Finish Line – The Finish line is split up into several teams: •Catcher – In the Catcher Team, you give the athletes a warm welcome at the Finish Line. Some of them have given everything to reach the finish line and need now to be guided or even carried to massage and the medical team. The emotions are so strong because the athletes have reached their dream and become an IRONMAN. Become part of these sensational emotions. •Finisher Shirts / Medals – You are one of the first congratulators after this hard day! Feel the emotions and the joy by handing over the finisher shirts and the medals as a recognition for their extraordinary achievement on that day. •Massage – As part of the massage team, you help the athletes to recover after this long hard day. Your experienced hands help to relief the pain of the last 226km. Massage Services are also offered on the days before the race. •Medical Team – The Medical Team provides the medical support the athletes need during and after the race. You will work together with the Austrian Red Cross and your support will be needed on the race course as well as mainly in the finish area. We are looking for doctors and specialized personal. •Registration – The registration is the first point of contact for every athlete. In the registration, we need your support in the days before the race (Thursday to Saturday), but also on Monday after the race for next year’s registration. •Media Team – In the Media Team you are responsible for the accreditation of international journalists, their support in the days before and during the race as well as the communication within the organizational team. The Media Team is made up of "Spotters" (provide information over the race), "speakerinfo" (give information to the speaker) and "Media Center" (accreditation and support of journalists). •Info Point – Here athletes and visitors ask you all about the IRONMAN race, area and many more things. As a part of the AskMe-Team language skills are a big benefit! •Motorbike – On raceday motorbikes carry photographers and cameramen to the hot spots of the race course or they are sitting right behind you and take shots of the race. Bikers also carry the Race Marshals. •Marshal – As a Marshal you are in action during the Race Course. Your will take care all athletes observe the Race Rules. In this case you need an instruction, which you get by the KOTRV before. •VIP-Crew – As a member of our VIP-Crew you are guiding our guests through the IRONMAN Austria-Kärnten. Starting on the VIP pier, you are closest to the action at the swim start. After the breakfast at the Seepark hotel, the VIP boat takes you to Reifnitz, where you are cheering for the world’s best triathletes. After a short refreshment you guide our VIP guests to the hotspot on the run course, before the winner of the IRONMAN Austria-Kärnten enters the magic carpet, the Finishline. An amazing day is awaiting you! •Timing Crew – Support our Timing-Crew on race day by implementing the timing-mats along the IRONMAN Austria-Kärnten race course. Look insight the facination dimansion of tracking the atheletes.

Volunteer package