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Seeley Lake Biathlon

Sat February 3, 2024 Seeley Lake, MT 59868 US

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Seeley Creek Nordic Ski Trails @1667 Morrell Creek Road
P. O. Box 428
Seeley Lake, MT US 59868


The Seeley Lake Biathlon, February 3, 2024, is a "citizens biathlon" race.  No prior biathlon experience is required.  Racers must provide their own ski equipment. Seeley Lake Biathlon will supply rifles, targets and ammo.  Racers will experience the thrills and challenges of biathlon. Firearm safety and safe range procedures take priority over race times. All participants must attend a Gun Safety Briefing prior to range practice or race participation.  Safety briefing times for each race listed below. 

Racers can register for 3K, 9K, or 25K (new race format for the long race). On-line registration only for the Seeley Lake Biathlon, there will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

  • 3K Categories: Adult & Youth
  • 9K Categories: Youth & Adult 
  • 22KCategories: Adult 

Categories for the Races will be broken into heats based on the number of participants, targets, and shooting safety protocols.
9k and 3k Races Each racer will ski a loop, shoot prone, ski a loop, shoot standing, and ski another loop to the finish line. A 150 meter penalty loop will be skied for each missed shot.

22k Adult Race.  This event is for experienced adults.  Each participant will ski  4.4k loop, shoot prone, ski another 4.4k loop shoot prone a second time, ski the 4.4k loop, shoot standing, ski the 4.4k loop shoot standing again then ski the final 4.4 k loop to the finish line.  One lap around the 150 meter penalty loop is required for each missed shot.

All events are freestyle. There are no separate categories for classic or skate. Snacks and drinks will be provided to racers; donations suggested for non-racer food.

MANDATORY Gun Safety Briefing and shooting range training will be provided on race day as follows:

  • 22K participants from 9:00am to 10:00am
  • 9K participants from9:30am to10:45
  • 3K participants from 1:00pm to 2:15pm

This race is a cooperative venture between Seeley Lake Nordic Ski Club and the Wilderness Sportsman Club of Seeley Lake, both are 501.c.4 Non-Profit Organizations. All proceeds go to these non-profits for youth and event development. Our goal is to provide an introduction to biathlon and firearm safety to all participants, with a priority on youth and the young at heart. 

For questions call Chris at (406) 677-6803.

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