CANCELLED – MN Cup #1 Biathlon Race & Novice Race – Dec 6th – Mt. Itasca


They are currently making a lot of snow, getting it in piles and trying to cover the entire course for the Senior trials–then they will start pushing it on Monday and expect to be skiable by Tues or Wed.

Minnesota Cup #1: Biathlon Race & Novice Race

Hosted by Mt.Itasca Nordic Ski Association

Date: Sunday, December 6, 2009

Place: Mt.Itasca, Coleraine

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Cancelled – MTB Biathlon Race + Novice Race

Cancelled – MTB Biathlon Race + Novice Race
Sunday, August 23rd, 2009, Mt.Itasca, Coleraine

Hosted by Mt.Itasca Nordic Ski Association

MTB Biathlon Race +  Novice Race
Bikes are not provided, each participant has to have his own bike and he has to wear a helmet!!!

Format: Mass start

Age category Bike distance Position Penalty
ELITE  MEN & WOMEN 8km (5×1.6km) P,P,S,S 150m penalty loop
NOVICE MEN & WOMEN 8km (5×1.6km) P,P,P,P 150m penalty loop
13 years old  &  under (8-10, 11-13) 1.8km (3×0.6km) Prone, Prone 150m penalty loop

Registration: 9:30am

Elite – Zero:   10:00am – 10:30am
Elite – Start:    10:45am Mass Start
Novice Men & Women + 13 and under : 11:30am – 11:50am safety instruction + zero
Novice 12:00pm Start

All novice participants will go through the safety instruction prior to the race and they will have adult / coach / biathlete  helping them on the range while competing or zeroing the rifle. Novice category  and 13 years old and under will shoot prone on standing targets. Rifles and ammo provided.

Fee: $10, 13 years old and under $6 Cash or checks payable to: Mt. Itasca Nordic Ski Association

Awards approx: 1:15-1:30pm

Questions? Call Petra or Vlad 218-999-5046 or e-mail:

Summer Rollerski Biathlon Results – July 30

A 10km Rollerski race with 4 shooting stages

Thanks to everyone who made it out, here are the results:

Elk River Roller Ski Biathlon Results

Youth Men
1    Ben Greenwald    2-3-4-3=12    35:15
2    Zean Baker        1-2-2-5=10    37:56
3    Nick Proell        2-2-2-4=10    39:24
4    Ty Hadris        3-1-3-3=10    41:54
5    Joe Fairbanks    3-4-4-5=16    42:24

Youth Women
1    Jenna Ruzich    0-0-2-1=3    38:36

1    Luke Isreal        0(PS)-1(PS)=1    31:25
2    Ethan Fairbanks    5(PP)-2(PS)=7    36:40

Senior Men
1    Nigel Kinney        1-1-4-3=9    31:40
2    Brian Wray        0-3-3-2=8    39:46

Senior Women
1    Caitlin Compton    0-1-3-2=6    39:02

Running Women
1    Steph Holmes    2-3-2-5=12    26:30

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MN Cup 1 and 2 Race Results

Race results from Dec 15 and 16 at Mt Itasca. Mass Start Sprint Format and Mass Start. Results pdf