Quiznos race needs volunteers

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The 2011 Quiznos Pro Challenge cycling race needs local volunteers.

About one million fans are expected to follow the 128 professional cyclists during the race. All told, the race will require more than 4,000 volunteers throughout the state, organizers said.

The international race begins with the Prologue stage in Colorado Springs on Aug. 22, and ends in Denver on Aug. 28.

Volunteers are needed for security, media check-in, economic impact surveys, volunteer check-in and individual stage-course marshals.

For more information about volunteer positions, visit the Quiznos Pro Challenge website.

Dates of the 2011 Quiznos Pro Challenge:
• Prologue: Monday, August 22 – Colorado Springs
• Stage 1: Tuesday, August 23 – Salida to Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte
• Stage 2: Wednesday, August 24 – Gunnison to Aspen
• Stage 3: Thursday, August 25 – Vail
• Stage 4: Friday, August 26 – Avon to Steamboat Springs
• Stage 5: Saturday, August 27 – Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge
• Stage 6: Sunday, August 28 – Golden to Denver