US IBU Cup Trials – MN Cup #2, 3 – Mt. Itasca, Coleraine, MN – Dec. 16-20, 2015
2ND ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL
NISSWA BIATHLON ROLLER SKI RACE
SPONSORED BY MINNESOTA BIATHLON and NISSWA NORTHWEST BIATHLON
- CHRISTIANSEN BIATHLON RANGE, NISSWA
- SATURDAY, OCT 24TH, 2015
- Depending on numbers:
- 6km sprint race or
- 10km pursuit format race
- Limit of 8 participants max
- Registration 1:30
- Zero 2:00
- Race start 2:40
Contact Bill Meyer at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. Due to the size of the range the participants will be limited to a max of 8. If you wish to stay overnight prior to heading to Elk River for the Sunday race, please let me know and we will try to find housing for you in the area.
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Summer Biathlon Race & Novice Race
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Hosted by Mt.Itasca Nordic Ski Association
Biathlon Race + Novice Race
Format: Mass start, Elite (PPSS), Novice (PP)
|ELITE BIATHLETES:||Run distance||Position|
|MEN, WOMEN, JM, JW,YM, YW, BOYS, GIRLS||6km (5×1.2km)||P,P,S,S|
|NOVICE MEN & WOMEN:|
|14 years old and over||3km (3x1km)||P, P|
|14 years old and under||1.8km (3x600m)||P, P|
Elite biathletes – Registration opens: 9:00am
Zero: 9:30am – 10:00am
Novice Race – Registration ends: 11:00am
Start approx.: 11:30am
All Novice Biathlon Race participants will go through the safety instruction prior to zeroing and they will have adult / coach/ experienced biathlete helping them on the range while competing, zeroing the rifle or safety instruction! Rifles and ammo, Air Rifles and pellets are provided.
Questions? Call Vlad 218-256-8323 or e-mail: email@example.com
Midwest Regional Biathlon Development Camp
June 15-26, 2014
Mt. Itasca/ Grand Rapids MN
This camp will focus on developing biathlon shooting skills- position, accuracy drills, and combo training for athletes that have varying experience in biathlon . Volume training, rollerskiing, running, biking, as well as strength and technique work.
1) new athletes: 14 years and older must be a good skier – perfect camp, if you are serious about biathlon. Shooting (including rifle set up) focused on accuracy, practicing both positions – prone and standing, developing good position and range procedure, accuracy shooting, combo shooting
2) experienced athletes – great camp to improve your biathlon skills: shooting – check position – make adjustments, focused accuracy and combo shooting
Daily schedule: first week – shooting twice a day with 1 or 2 physical workout as well;
second week – combo shooting with more biathlon specific training (rollerskiing, running, biking, strength) with few epic workouts.
Dates: Monday, June 15 at 10 AM meeting at Mt. Itasca – Friday, June 26 at Noon
Cost : includes use of venue, coaching, housing, food, transport
1 week – $300 (6.15. – 6.20.)
2 weeks – $550 (6.15.- 6.26.)
What to bring:
You will stay in the rental house in Grand Rapids with some beds available or camping at Mt. Itasca ( TBD) . You will need a camping mat /air mattress, sleeping bag, pillow.
You will need rifle, 2 brick of ammo (some ammo will be available to buy at the camp), running shoes, and several sets of training clothing. Also, skate rollerski equipm. road bike helmet, water bottle carrier. Bring some rain gear and also a pair of thin ski gloves for shooting. Bug spray may be a good idea as well.
Athletes from Twin Cities – contact Piotr firstname.lastname@example.org
If you plan to come, let me know ASAP, please. Specify also, if you are coming for 1 or 2 week !!!
Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have question,