Biathlon Competition for the Virginia Commonwealth Games at Liberty University

Date: July 30, 2016

Starting time: 9am (Sign up end at 8:15am)
 
Location: Roanoke Rifle & Revolver Club
 
Fees:   Individual – $35
             Teams – $35 for the 1st member, $10 for each additional member
(Add $5 for all mail-in registrations)
 
Early registration deadline – July 27, 2016. Entries will be accepted on the day of competition, but there will be a $5 on-site registration fee charged.
 

 
General information: Summer biathlon uses the same format as the Olympic Winter version, except that running is substituted for skiing. The standard distance is a 5K. The rifles are .22 caliber. Shooting 2 1/2 inch targets at 25 meters. Rifles and ammunition will be provided. Personal rifles permitted.
Competitors begin with a 1 mile run that brings them to the shooting range. They lay down, pick up the rifle, shoot five shots at metal knock down targets, jump up, walk to the end of the range and continue the running. One mile later they are back at the range, and shoot five shots from the standing position. The race ends with a 1 mile dash to the finish. The is for overall time, penalty lap of 100 yards will be required running by each competitor for each missed target. 
 

For more information: Virginia Amateur Sports at 540-343-0987 

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