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Volunteer & Raise Funds for Your Troop

Volunteers Needed for the Annual Annie Oakley Super Sprint Triathlon & Sharp Shooter Super Sprint Triathlon & Showman Shooter Triathlon July 29th, July 30th and July 31st.  

Volunteer to help host over 500 athletes for the 3 day multisport weekend on Friday July 29th, Saturday July 30th and Sunday July 31st, located at Herb Parson’s Lake (outside Memphis). All volunteers will receive a t-shirt, lunch, and early morning coffee and snacks.  

We need folks at Friday night at 5pm and Saturday and Sunday morning at 5 a.m. to help in the following areas: Body marking / registration, swim course safety canoe paddlers (we supply canoes), water tables, timing, bike course directionals, transition area, traffic control, & hospitality.         

Groups can raise funds helping with triathlons this weekend!! We will donated $75.00 for each 5 people that volunteer and $15.00 for each additional person that they can bring to the race i.e. youth groups, ball teams, etc. Community volunteer hours are also encouraged for youth and adult groups to consider.  

These races will benefit Teen Challenge, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program here in Memphis.  

Everything happens at the race site located at Herb Parson’s Lake right outside of Memphis. Please go to and click on the travel page for driving directions. When arriving at the park, check in at the volunteer tent for coffee, food and assignments. Please arrive on Friday evening by 5pm and Saturday/Sunday by 5am. At 5:45pm and 6:45am respectively the park closes and parking will be redirected within walking distance.  

Come join us for the fun.

CONTACT: Pam Routh, Volunteer Coordinator, at (901) 550-2114 or

Posted by News GSHS at 8:50 AM


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