The Pa Biathlon Club was founded in 1995 as part of the US Biathlon Association’s Summer Biathlon Program. PABC promotes biathlon as a safe, fun. lifetime sport for all since it combines running and safe firearm use and marksmanship skills.
The International Biathlon Union develops the sport of biathlon and promotes it worldwide. Biathlon is a sport that combines cross-country skiing, or other forms of movement, with rifle shooting. Biathlon also includes roller biathlon (roller skiing and shooting), cross biathlon (running and shooting), bike biathlon (mountain biking and shooting) and snowshoe biathlon (snowshoe hiking and shooting).