Almost Happy New Year to one and all! The Polar Bear Ski Club and Polar Bear Biathlon Club are anxiously awaiting a good snow storm to make this years races open on January 1st! Anyone interested in registering for either the biathlon race, start time is 10 a.m., or the cross country race, start time noon, can go to Skireg and sign up. As always anyone preregistered will pay $15 when they arrive at the race site, anyone waiting until January 1st to register will pay a day of race registration fee of $25. The biathlon is a 7.5 km race for all classes. A relatively flat rolly course. All racers start at one minute intervals with prizes for the first three in each class. Results will be posted on the Polar Bear Biathlon webpage as well as on NY Biathlon Webpage. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and zero is at 9:00 a.m. At 9:50 the range will be closed to set up for the start. This is a sprint format race. Novice are welcome to give it a try as well. There will be a safety clinic for anyone that needs it given at 9:15. Depending on the turnout there will be spare guns available as loner rifles for this race. If you need to borrow a rifle please contact us at c underscore klossne at hotmail dot com. , no space between any of the letters. Be sure to check the NYB or the Polar Bear Biathlon websites before leaving for the race to be sure that the race is a go or not!
This is a great way to kick off your New Year’s biathlon races.