Birkebeineren Ski- and Biathlon Stadium was the venue for the Olympic cross-country and biathlon events during the Olympics as well as the Paralympics in 1994. Today the arena is used by skiing enthusiasts of every skill level. The 5 km floodlit track is highly popular, and is available until 10 pm every evening.
During the summer, the stadium and trails are popular for walks, jogging, terrain bicycling, ball sports, etc. The trails are well prepped and the top covering consists of earth and grass. An 6,3 kilometer long asphalted rollerski track can be used for training and competitions during the summer. Spacious areas at the facility are also ideal for events such as outdoor concerts.
Birkebeinerrittet is one of the world's largest MTB race. The course is 86 km long, with start at Rena and finish in Lillehammer. All competitors must have passed 17 years of age and must carry a backpack of at least 3,5 kg throughout the race.
Birkebeinerløpet Half Marathon is one of the most famous running races in Norway. The course is 21 km and takes you through various forest terrain. Start at Birkebeineren Skistadion and finish at Haakons Hall in Lillehammer.