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    Sign up as a volunteer

    Interested in volunteering? We’d love to have you. Expect a fair number of high fives, smiles and at least a few hugs from the runners. There will be many volunteer opportunities available, and you...

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    Why do we need volunteers?

    Volunteers are the heart and soul of Ragnar. They are like glitter duct tape – they hold our operation together and do it with style. With the help of volunteers, we are able to create a community ...

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    Personal music devices and headphones

    The use of personal music devices with headphones while running is strongly discouraged. If you still choose to use them, you do so at your own risk and must meet the following requirements: You m...

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    Running protocol for Ragnar

    All safety rules and guidelines can be found in the Race Bible, and we require you to read through to ensure that when you are the ‘on’ runner you are safe on the route. Runners must run against th...

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    How is the course marked?

    Along the course there will be a variety of course signs (directional signage, leg signs, informational signs) communicating to the runner in which direction they need to go, on what side of the ro...

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    Why do we need the safety gear?

    The course will take in live roads during night-time hours, so you must be visible to traffic at all times. You are only visible to drivers closer the 200 feet away in dark conditions, but with an ...

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    Navigation and course map

    Navigation is the responsibility of each team, who are responsible for ensuring that their runners stay on the course. Vehicles may wait for their runners at critical points to direct them which wa...

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    Resting during your Ragnar

    Major exchanges 20 and 25 will typically be reached during night / early morning hours, and will contain designated sleeping areas. Please note that these areas will often be outside, however where...

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    Pre- and post-event accommodation

    If you have an early start time, you may wish to look at booking accommodation near to the start line of your race. Check the Race Bible for the location of your start. Please check our website for...

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    Driver duties

    Vehicle drivers to not need to be a member of the team, which can be nice for your runners as it allows everyone to rest between their legs. Runners are, however, allowed to assume the duty of driv...