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SINGLETRACK SHOOTOUT BIATHLON RACE
September 25, 2022 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is pleased to announce the return of the popular Singletrack Shootout. Come give biathlon a try, no matter your experience level! It’ll be a fun morning of biathlon racing – running or mountain biking, your choice. A novice clinic will teach you everything you need to know to complete the four stage race. Club rifles will be provided.
Sunday, September 25th
8:00-9:00 am – Check-in and bib pick-up
8:15 am – Exhibition race (by the Craftsbury Green Racing Project biathlon team)
9:00-9:45 am – Novice safety talk and clinic (required if using a club rifle)
9:30 am – Zero (for the experienced category – those bringing a rifle; points 13-15)
10:00 am – All-comers race (both novice and experienced category.
Race format: All categories will complete a four stage biathlon race: lap, shoot, lap, shoot, lap, shoot, lap, shoot, lap. So that’s starting with a lap, four shooting stages, and ending with a lap. For each miss, there will be a short penalty lap to complete before returning to the course. This will be a wave start – waves will be assigned day of at check-in.
Novice category: For anyone not bringing their own rifle. Club rifles and ammo will be provided. All shooting will be in the prone (lying down) position, using a support block for the rifle. Targets will be set to standing (bigger) targets.
Experienced category: Anyone bringing their own rifle. Zero period before race as stated in schedule. Will shoot two prone stages on prone targets and then two standing stages on standing targets.
Running: The course will be a 1k lap. So 5k total.
Mountain Biking: 1.5k laps. So about 7.5k total.
Prizes? You betcha.
Questions? Please email us at [email protected].
Registration details to come here: https://www.craftsbury.com/events/singletrack-shootout-biathlon-race.
Craftsbury Outdoor Center