Birkie Saturday

Whether you are competing for a medal, conquering a personal challenge, or just out to have fun with friends and family, there is an event for you!
Nordic Fair and Registration Pick up is on Friday, February 8, 2019.
Birkie Saturday ski events are on Saturday, February 9, 2019.
Vikings’ Feast
 is on Saturday, February 9, 2019.
Birkie Sunday ski events are on Sunday, February 10, 2019.

55 km with Pack Torskeklubben Birkebeiner

Recreate the legend of the original Birkebeiner skiers by carrying the equivalent of the infant crown prince, a 5.5 kg (12 lb) pack. A point-to-point course from the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village rolls and winds along the east edge of Elk Island National Park and through the scenic Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area.  Click here for details or:
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55 km Birkie Lite

Looking for a personal challenge but want to travel “lite” (i.e., without the pack)? Try the same distance without the extra weight. Skiers travel the same course as the Birkebeiner with-pack skiers. Click here for details or:
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31 km Birkie Tour

A fun event geared to those wanting to ski an intermediate distance, testing their skill and stamina. A point to point course covering much of the 55 km trail with the same start and finish lines. Click here for details or:
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13 km Global Edmonton Mini Birkie

A loop course for those who want a taste of the Birkebeiner. Skiers in this event vary in age and ability, but they all seek the thrill of crossing the finish line! This event starts and finishes at the Waskehegan Staging Area. Click here for details or:
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4 or 8 km Imperial Oil Birkie Fun Ski

This NEW recreational ski event is designed for beginner to intermediate adult skiers. The trail is a loop so you can decide to ski 4 or 8 kilometres. Click here for more details or:
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2 or 4 km Birkie Ole’s Tour

Ole’s Tour is a family fun, un-timed event. This is a great introduction to the Birkie! You can choose your distance, 2 or 4 km, before or during the event! Click here for details or:
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Sports Recovery Massage Therapy

Certified Massage Therapists from the Canadian Sports Massage Therapist Association will be on-site to assist with your post-event recovery. These experts in athletic injuries and treatments, will help you decrease your recovery time. Just $32 for a 20 minute session. Click here for details or:
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