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Two-day Paintball Biathlon this weekend!

Fri, Mar  21, 2014 - By Mariah Frye

Saturday and Sunday, March 22nd & 23rd: The second annual Hanson Hills/XC Ski HQ Paintball Biathlon Series welcomes men, women, and kids to compete in this 2-day event, combining cross country skiing with paintball target shooting. There will be a Citizens Race and an Open Race each day. Paintball guns will be provided.

Saturday’s races are at Hanson Hills at 7601 Old Lake Rd in Grayling, MI.

Sunday’s races are at Cross Country Ski Headquarters at 9435 N. Cut Rd. in Roscommon, MI.

Citizens Race:
Kids (8th grade and under): 2 x .75km loops + 2 paintball stations
Adults (9th grade and up): 2 x .75km loops + 2 paintball stations
Open Race:
Adults: 5 x 0.75km loops + 5 paintball stations

9:30am – Registration starts
10:15am – Paintball range opens for practice
10:30am – Citizens Race Starts
11:15am – Open Race Starts
12:00pm – Awards (Chili lunch on Sunday)

Entry Fee: $15 one day or $25 both days. Registration form (PDF).

To pre-register, contact Justin Andre at 989-348-9266 or email

For more info or to rent skis, contact either Justin Andre or Mariah Frye at 800-832-2663 or

For each target hit, we deduct 10 seconds from the skiers’ finish time. Can’t come for both days? Don’t worry, there will be prizes for single-day winners too! Paintball guns provided.