Biathlon challenges skiers and shooters

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Biathlon continued to grow this year drawing racers from across western Montana Feb. 1. Ninety-six racers took to the course putting their skiing ability and marksmanship to the test in the 21K, 9K and 3K races. The smiles on everyone's faces said it all as they hung out near the finish in the sunshine with temperatures in the upper 40s.

Race Director Chris Lorentz was very pleased with how smooth the race went. Grooming was a challenge with warm weather preceding the race and no new snow. However it didn't seem to affect the racers.

Many of the 21K racers felt li...


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