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Winter Carnival Weekend sets stage for Polar Bear Biathlon Race!

The weekend of February 5th and 6th is Winter Carnival Weekend in Old Forge. The weekend will be highlighted by many family fun activities in the village as well as at McCauley Mountain. There will also be numerous nordic events on Saturday and Sunday for skiers of all ages.
On Sunday, February 6th at 11 a.m. there will be an Empire States Games Qualifier in biathlon at McCauley Moutain. This race will be a 7.5 km and 10 km race for all those that cross the start line. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each class. Classes will be novice, non-carrying class; boy/girl, non-carrying class; youth; junior; open; master and grandmaster; all carring classes. These races will have competitors skiing three laps of a course with shooting stops between lap one and two, and also between laps two and three. Each competitor will shoot five shots prone and five shots standing.
We hope that you will come out and support our local Polar Bear athletes in their first home biathlon race of the season.

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