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

If you are interested in volunteering click on the image below to sign up!


To be announced...

Group Volunteers

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.

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, 10
  • 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
965 Fee Road, Room A110 | East Lansing, MI 48824
15 Michigan Street NE
Grand Rapids , MI 49503
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