Six People on One Pair of Skis!

Grab friends and family and give the fifth annual Birkie “Giant Ski” race a try! Each team of six people races head to head against another team and the clock for 50 yards on a pair of 25-foot long “Giant Skis” up Hayward’s Main Street*. The event is huge fun for both participants and spectators.

* A pair of Giant Skis is provided to each team at the start.


The race is limited to 30 teams. A team Captain registers and pays the $60 entry fee, then each team member registers individually. Each team member must be 13 years old.

Event Details


Each team will be assigned to a heat of two teams.
Heats will begin at 6:00 pm at the intersection of Main and Third Streets in Hayward.
The overall results are time fastest times.

Packet Pick up

A Team representitive must pick up team packet at the Hayward Chamber of Commerce Office located at the corner of Main Street and Highway 63 between 9:00 and 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018.


All Team members should bring poles.
Participants should wear regular winter boots with stiff soles.


The first and second place teams, by time, will receive awards.