Chuck Lyda


Sunday October 31st 2010 @ 10am
Auburn Ski Club Training Center

Chuck LydaAn event combining Running and Shooting in memory of Charles (“Chuck”) Clinton Lyda (1952-2010) Avid biathlete & friend of Auburn Ski Club

Shorter “Fun” Event – Suitable for the “non runner” –3 mile run/jog/walk + shoot 2 rounds of 5
Longer “Runners” Event – 5 mile run + shoot 2 rounds of 5

Pre registration for the race is required by Saturday Oct 30th 3pm
Firing practice for experienced shooters Sat Oct 30th 1-2pm
Beginners welcome – Range & shooting clinic Sat Oct 30th 2-3pmRifles & ammunition are provided

Chuck Lyda (1952-2010)
Long time Auburn Ski Club Director Chuck Lyda was a two-time Olympian (1976, 1980) and a two-time World Champion (1975, 1977) in the sport of Canoe/Kayak. He was on 28 National Teams, Winter (Biathlon) and Summer (Canoe/Kayak). He competed in Biathlon at the World Cup level before becoming the head coach for the Army World Class Athlete Program Biathlon Team in 1995. Chuck was selected as a member of the U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team coaching staff after putting four of his athletes on the 1998 Olympic Biathlon Team. Chuck coached through the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.

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