Registration for another American Birkebeiner event to close. The Birkie’s Prince Haakon 12K event on Saturday, Feb. 22, has almost reached its cap of 500 participants, so registration will close on Monday, December, 9 at 4:00 p.m.
Here’s a description of the Prince Haakon 12K cross country ski event:
- Exciting, fun event allowing skiers interested in a shorter event the opportunity to be part of the Birkie experience!
- Spans 12 kilometers from the Birkie/Korte Start Line at the Cable Union Airport to the finish line at Telemark
- Attracts first-time racers and other skiers looking for a shorter event. Please note that the 12K course does include several challenging uphills, downhills and turns and is not suited for beginning skiers. Beginning skiers should consider the 5/10K Family Fun Event
- Is open to both skate and classic style skiers age 13 and older. There is a 400 skier limit
- Begins at the Birkie and Kortelopet start line as the final wave on Saturday, February 22 at 10:15 a.m.
- Includes two aid stations located at 5K (Powerline) and 11K (Telemark Trails)
- Is a timed event and all skiers will be issued timing chips and official results for skate and classic races will be posted
- The first male and female finishers in the skate and classic races will receive awards. All finishers will receive finisher pins.
Many thanks to Timber Ford, Presenting Sponsor of the Prince Haakon 12K.
For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715-634-5025.