Running Target - also known as Running Boar - events involve engaging a moving target with a scoped air rifle.

Typically shot at a range of 10m, the event was developed in the late 1980s as a replacement of the Olympic 50m Running Boar event, which was shot with a .22 calibre rifle.

In 10m Running Target events, a target is pulled horizontally across a 2m wide gap at a distance of 10m from the shooter, typically visible for between 2.5 to 5 seconds depending on the speed and the event.

Running Target matches featured in the Olympics between 1991 and 2004 and had a large following. While no longer no longer an Olympic competition, Running Target is still an internationally recognised event and World Championships are held each year.

For more information, contact the discipline chair.

Further Information

  • Discipline Chairman:
  • Les Armitage
  • Phone:
  • 07 3281 3447

Rule Books*

* May be shot Subject to Range Approval. Approved firearms must still comply with Qld State Laws & Regulations.

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