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Target Sprint 2017 Series Launches
Published Monday 16 January 2017 16:07 by Craig Davies
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After the success of the 2016 National Series, British Shooting are proud to announce the competition dates and venues for the 2017 National Target Sprint Series. 

The event, which was introduced to the UK last year and culminated in an entrapping Championship Final in Cardiff, is an exciting new way of getting involved in target shooting. 

Participants run 400 metres before shooting down five targets with an air rifle. They then run another 400 metres, shoot five more targets and then complete a final 400 metre run. 

The event is great for those who love shooting but want to keep active, but equally good for those who love running but fancy mixing it up a little bit. 

We would like to thank our Target Sprint Series Partner, Air Arms for their continued support. Also a huge thank you to the Welsh Target Shooting Federation for once again hosting the National Championships final. 

National Series Age Categories.
Youth: 15 and under (minimum age of 11).
Junior: 20 -16 years.
Senior: 21 and over.
Open team events available at advertised competitions.
*All ages as 31.12.2017

Series Event Info:
All ages and genders will compete in the same race format.
Course: 3x 400m and 2x Standing Air Rifle Shooting Sessions (Each session consists of shooting 5 knockdown targets).
Targets: 49.5mm targets will be used for all shooting sessions.
Equipment: All equipment will be provided by the organiser only. (Air Arms MPR Rifles will be used).
Coaching: Limited coaching will be available at all events.

The 'Air Arms Experience':
In conjunction with our Target Sprint 2017 Partner Air Arms, British Shooting will be a part of the Air Arms Experience at:

- The British Shooting Show (10th -12th Feb)
- The Northern Shooting Show (6th & 7th May)
- The Midlands Game Fair (16th & 17th Sept)

Come visit the Air Arms Experience, learn, be coached and get some hands-on experience about this exciting discipline.
 
Coaching: 

If you are interested in learning more about coaching target sprint or helping at one of our events, please email our events team by clicking here.

 
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