Birkebeiner ski race

Category: Festival and events, Experiences, Sport
Date: Saturday 16 mar 2019
DBL room per night

From 1490 NOK

Start at Thingstadjordet, Rena and finish at Birkebeineren ski stadium, Lillehammer. The trail is 54 km, classic technic. Participation is available for all from 16 years of age by 31.12.15 All participants must carry a backpack weighing at least 3.5 kg throughout the race. Number of participants is limited to 17.000.

The Birkebeinerrennet ski race is one of the oldest and most challenging ski race in Worldloppet with 16.500 participants. The cross country course is 54 km long, Nordic classic skiing. The course goes through terrain varying from forest, open woodland and bare rock. About 20 km of the trail runs in moutain terrain. The start is at Rena, the finish is reached at Birkebeineren Arena at Lillehammer. All competitors must carry a rucksack weighing at least 3.5 kg.

Hafjell Resort have accommodation 15 km from Lillehammer. We have hotel, apartments and chalets. Contact us for an offer.


Date Time Arena/Place
16 Mar
Saturday 16 mar 2019 09:00 - 17:00 Birkebeineren Ski and Biathlon Stadium

Contact information

Phone number
47 61 28 55 50
Contact person email
[email protected]


Price information

Prices from
1490 NOK DBL room per night

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