NISSWA MNCUP #5 – Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 – RESULTS


Coming up on Saturday, Jan 28th, 2017 is the next in our MNCup series of races. The following day, for anyone interested is the BNSC’s Lumberjack Jaunt, a 6/16 km Nordic race..classical or skate. For information regarding that event—please go to the BNSC webpage.


Hanne Guthrie 00:00.0 2 1 3 2 8 39:02.0 39:02.0 1 1 SW 10km
Owen Baird 00:10.0 5 4 2 3 14 43:23.0 43:13.0 1 2 MM 10 km
Kaisa Bosek 00:20.0 0 1 2 2 5 30:03.0 29:43.0 1 1 SrG 7 km
Emma Watson 00:50.0 0 1 1 2 4 31:38.0 30:48.0 2 2 SrG 7 km
Emma Reineke 01:00.0 5 3 4 3 15 36:56.0 35:56.0 3 3 SrG 7 km
Cheresa Bouley 00:40.0 4 3 3 5 15 37:38.0 36:58.0 4 4 SrG 7 km
Stormy Hegg 01:10.0 5 3 0 p/s 0 p/s 8 34:30.0 33:20.0 1 SrG 7 km
Devin Emslander 00:30.0 5 5 2 p/s 4 s/s 16 36:55.0 36:25.0 1 SrB 7 km
Ryker Bosek 01:20.0 3 0 p/s 3 p/s 0 p/s 6 30:03.0 28:43.0 1 1 JrB 5 km

WHEN: Saturday, Jan 28th, 2017

TIME: zero at 10:00 am, races begin when all are zeroed—10:45- 11:00

WHERE: Nisswa range. Lower Roy Lake Rd, Nisswa. Next to the Nisswa Wastewater Treatment Plant/Nisswa Maintenance Facility. Note: there are no bathroom facilities available at the range.

WHAT: Two races are planned, both Pursuit Format with 10 sec interval starts based on estimated ski speeds.

First race:

MM, SM, JM, YM, MW, SW, JW …10 km… 5 x Blue loop

YW…7 km.. 2 x Blue + 3 x Yellow…..All carry rifles

Note: Youth classes are normally AGES 16,17,18 [in 2016]

Second race immediately after completion of first race:

Senior B/G …7 km …2 x Blue + 3 x Yellow

Younger B/G ..5 km..1 x Blue + 2 x Yellow + 2 x Green

Note: Senior B/G will not carry and can include athletes 16 yrs old or younger. They will shoot at normal targets.

Younger B/G will not carry and are athletes 14 yrs old or younger

WHO: Any athlete who has been taught biathlon safety and who has shot on their home range is eligible to participate. All will zero at 10:00 am. All participants will use their own slings/cuffs unless they provide a rest for the rifle. Target size/shooting position for Younger B/G will be adjusted according to their ability.

WEATHER: Current conditions are good at the range, however we are currently experiencing warm rainy weather through Monday. I will update the race status on Tues eve.

SIGNUP AND LUNCH: Please let me know by Thurs eve if you plan to attend so I can adjust the schedule if need be. A lunch will be provided at Meyer’s after the races. PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU PLAN TO JOIN US FOR LUNCH.

Traffic Problem Tomorrow (Saturday Jan 28)

Hi Everyone,
Well, we think we will have decent trails and a good race tomorrow. Anyone coming up from the South on #371 should be aware the Brainerd Ice Fishing Extravaganza is on tomorrow and traffic will be down to one lane near Gull Lake and heavy!! Alternate routes from the west are to wind through the County roads and get onto #77 in Lakeshore and come around the north side of Gull. From the east, you can turn north on CR #3 by Caribou coffee as you enter BRD and take that to #4, and #4 to #13 which will bring you to Lake Hubert. Take Clark Lake Dam road up to Clark Lake Rd and then to my house.

Everyone—be super careful on the back roads and in our driveway; and also in parking area on Charmin Ave near the range. Lot of ice everywhere. Please park on the east side of Charmin near the range. Also please recall there are no bathrooms at the range, only his and her trees Smile

Hope to see you tomorrow! Keep an eye on your email late tonight/ early tomorrow for any updates.

Bill Meyer, Coach

Biathlon and Lumberjack Jaunt

Hi Everyone-
Just a quick update. Both races are on—Saturday Biathlon and Sunday a Nordic 6 or 18km [3 x 6km] Skate or classical. I skied the LJJ course this morning with good skis and it was really good, plus the high school will have 30 kids shoveling this pm as they are using part of it tomorrow for a Conference race.

Enclosed are a couple of pictures from the Arb this morning.

I will continue to work on the biathlon courses. Not bad, but we can make it better by Saturday.

Bill Meyer



MNCup Biathlon race #5 info

Good Afternoon Everyone,

Please consider this to be notice that the Biathlon race in Nisswa this coming Saturday will be held, unless something catastrophic occurs.

The outer Blue course is a bit icy at present, and we are working to break that up. We will eliminate the most sketchy downhill in any case and I think we can get the rest skiable when we get the ginzo in on Friday. Meanwhile we will keep shoveling and working it with our two drags.

At worst we will do double laps on the Yellow to replace the Blue.

You can use any skis, but I would recommend you use your second tier rather than your top end race skis. The course will be fast and there is a little dirt showing here and there.

Please let me know that you are coming, [so I can work up a start list] and if so, whether you and any family will join us for a lunch after the races. [we need an approximate count for lunch]

Paul was going to discuss the event with some of his Guard members who are just starting out, so we may have a JrB [SM] class, also.

Any questions, please contact me.
Bill Meyer, Coach

Minnesota Biathlon Winter 2016-2017 Schedule

Specific times (zero, start, and so on) will be announced by the organizers of the events as the details emerge.

11 December – MN Cup #1 – Mt. Itasca
15 – 19 December – IBU Trials – Mt. Itasca
17 December – MN Cup #2
18 December – MN Cup #3
26-30 December – Y Jr Trials – Vermont
15 January – Snowflake, Duluth
28 January – 10km Pursuit – Nisswa
18-19 February – McMiller/Blackhawk, Madison
5 March – Woodland Trails, Elk River
11 March – MN Cup – Mt. Itasca

20th Annual Fall Festival 3rd Nisswa Roller Ski Biathlon Race – Saturday, Oct 29th, 2016

20th Annual Fall Festival

3rd Nisswa Roller Ski Biathlon Race

Sponsored by Minnesota Biathlon and

Nisswa NW Biathlon

 Saturday, October 29th, 2016


  • Cam’s Biathlon Range
    • Directions – see attached map. Nisswa is about 15 miles north of Brainerd, MN
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  • 6km Sprint Interval Start (30 seconds apart)
    • PS with Penalty Loops
  • Registration 1:30 PM
  • Zero – 2:00 PM
  • Race Start – 2:45 PM
  • Cost – Free- small donations accepted.  
    • Make checks payable to Minnesota Biathlon 
  • Volunteers needed!! Please call Bill Meyer to volunteer or with any questions – 218 839 4727
  • Light lunch served after race
  • Please contact Bill Meyer at the above phone number if you plan to attend!!