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Turkey Take Down: Lonestar Heroes Run N Gun
Turkey Take Down: Lonestar Heroes Run N Gun
Nov 25, 2023, 7:20 AM – 7:00 PM CST
Bridle Iron South,
28.28014672441116, -97.22280597313602, Refugio, TX 78377, USA

Lonestar Heroes Run & Gun Specifics

  • This event is a 2-gun biathlon, and a collaboration between Third Coast Tactical and Texas Carbine.  Competitors carry a rifle and pistol, hiking an unknown distance, to predetermined courses of fire ranging in distance.  Each competitor must carry everything needed to complete the course with them when they start.

  • 120 competitors, 1-day event.

  • Recommend ammunition regardless of selected participant class, 210 rounds rifle, 100 rounds pistol (Note this amount of ammunition ensure all participants have the best chance of completing all stages with ammunition to spare).

  • Event timeline:

    • First heat departs at 7:40 a.m.

    • Last heat departs at 3:40 p.m.

  • Match finish 6:30 p.m.

  • Awards ceremony 6:45 p.m.


Course Description

  • Competitors will be able to choose from 3 classes, see our classes and their requirements below,

  • Course will be between 10km in length with 7-8 stages.  The stages are named after Texas Military Heroes that inspired the concept of fire.

    • The Roy – MSGT Roy P. Benavidez, Medal of Honor - Vietnam

    • The Travis – LT. COL William B. Travis – The Alamo

    • The Smith – SFC Paul R. Smith, Medal of Honor - Iraq

    • The Gonzalez – SGT Alfredo Cantu Gonzalez, Medal of Honor - Vietnam

    • The Bowie – COL James Bowie – Texas Independence, Texas

    • The Murphy – 2LT Audie L. Murphy, Medal of Honor – World War 2

    • The Rudder -- COL James E Rudder -- Point Du Hoc, D-Day - World War 2

    • The Logan -- SGT James Logan, Medal of Honor -- World War 2

Our 3 Competitor Classes

  • Competitors will be able to choose from 3 classes, and remain in that class for the duration of the event. All competitors will start the course in their chosen class and will compete against others in that class:

  • Light "Light fighter" = Rifle/Pistol (hard type holster required), 3 Mags for each, water source, eye/ear pro

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  • Medium "Tactical" = All the above listed in the Light Fighter Class, Additionally, body armor including front and back ballistic plates

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  • Heavy "Grunt" = All the above in Light Fighter and Tactical Class, including rucksack with 35lb dry weight (Body Armor, weapons, ammunition, kit, water IS NOT CONSIDERED WEIGHT for Rucksack, ruck must be 35 lbs of additional weight). Rucksacks will be grounded prior to the start of the shooting stages. Check stations are along the course in order to reverify your rucksack weight, if the ruck is not in compliance, you are relegated to the tactical class.

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