55 km Madshus Birkie Lite

Birkie Saturday, February 11, 2023
Ukrainian Village to Waskahegan

Looking for a personal challenge but want to travel lite, without the pack? Try the 55 km distance without the extra weight. This point-to-point course rolls and winds through the scenic Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area. The event starts at Ukrainian Village and finishes at Waskahegan Staging Area.

Start Times

8.45 Official Opening 55km/31km 
9.00 Wave 1
9.10 Wave 2
9.20 Wave 3
9.30 Wave 4
9.40 Start 55km/31km Closed

2023 Description of Start Waves

Registration Package & Bib Pick-up

Registration package and bib pick up will take place at the Nordic Fair on February 10, 2023. Timing chips will also be distributed at this time. There is a $60 charge for non-returned timing chips.

Age Limits

  • Children 2 – 11 years of age are not allowed.
  • Children 12 – 17 years of age are not recommended. If they register, they must be registered with and accompanied by an adult guardian.
Registration Fees Oct 2022 Nov 2022 Dec 2022 Jan 2023 Feb 2023
55 km Birkie Lite $100 $110 $120 $130 $160

Shuttles will be at the finish line to take you back to your vehicle at the Ukranian Cultural Heritage Village.

World Loppet

Those registering for 31 and 55km distances will have the option to have their results posted to the World Loppet for a $5 administration fee.

Register Here

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