We couldn't pull off a ride this big without the help of volunteers! This is a great way to support the cause if you're not riding. 

Volunteer Job Categories

Volunteer opportunities are now open to groups! If you have a group of friends, co-workers, family members or church group who would like to learn more about volunteering for the 2017 MSU Gran Fondo please contact Ashlee Lambart at alambart@gilmorecatering.com to sign up.

If you are interested in volunteering as an individual please check back later for the positions available - thank you!

Pre-event setup

  • Setting up tables, chairs, fencing and tents
  • Hanging banners and placing signage
  • Loading in equipment


  • Greeting riders as they arrive
  • Checking in teams and riders
  • Q&A Table

Start/Finish Area

  • Setup of start corral area
  • Assist in getting the riders into the correct corral area: 80, 40, 25, 12
  • Serve as traffic control when needed
  • Hand out medals to finishers
  • Assist in switching the start coral area to finish corral area

Onsite support

  • Assisting at the Q&A table or volunteer area
  • Checking bikes
  • Cheering at the start/finish line
  • Providing parking directions to participants

Course Crew

Must have own transportation for course volunteer assignments

  • Directing participants along the route
  • Assisting riders at the various rest stop locations along the route
  • Ensuring participants are aware of any dangerous areas
  • Cheering for participants as they ride by 
  • Painting roads
  • Placing road course signage
  • Road Sweep and Clean-up
  • Course Marshals  
  • Rest stop hosts
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
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15 Michigan Street NE
Grand Rapids , MI 49503
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