Half Birken bike competition

Arena/Place: Pellestova
Category: Festival and events, Sport
Date: Saturday 31 aug 2019

The trail is 41 km and is a gravel road. From Pellestova in Øyer mountains trail along Reina and Mellsjøen and further to Elgåsen before it enters the Birkebeiner route from Elgåsen via Sjusjoen, Sjøsætervegen and ends by Håkon Hall in Lillehammer

Welcome to the Half-Birken bike ride organized for the 5th of August 31st, 2019. The bike trail is 41 km starting at Pellestova (approx. Two miles north of Lillehammer) 970 meters above sea level in the beautiful Øyer mountain near the Hafjell Alpine Center. You cycle on fine roads in the mountains before you reach the finish line at Håkons Hall.

For whom?
Half-Birken bike ride is suitable for those who want to experience the Birkebeiner mood in a slightly less demanding trail than the Birkebeiner ride. Everyone who is 17 years old 31.12.19 can participate and participants ride a bicycle of 3.5 kg throughout the ride.

The trail is 41 km and is a gravel road. From Pellestova in Øyer mountains trail along Reina and Mellsjøen and further to Elgåsen before it enters the Birkebeiner route from Elgåsen via Sjusjoen, Sjøsætervegen and ends by Håkon Hall in Lillehammer.

All competitors must have passed 17 years of age as per December 31, 2018 and must carry a backpack of at least 3,5 kg throughout the race. Note that all participants also must have a licence/insurance.

Date/Time

Date Time Arena/Place
31 Aug
Saturday 31 aug 2019 09:00 - 14:00 Pellestova

Contact information

Phone number
47 41 77 29 00
Contact person email
[email protected]
Website
https://birkebeiner.no/no/sykkel/halvbirken-sykkel-41-km

Links

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