Birken 5 km
Welcome to Birken 5KM Saturday September 4th.
Start and finish by Håkons Hall, Lillehammer. The track is in beautiful sourrondings around Maihaugen.
In this non competative run there will be no timing, and EVEYBODY from the age of 10 years old by 31.12.2021 can join.
Food- and drink stations
In addition to the dring and food station at finish, there will also be a drink station along the track
Starting times and classes
Preliminary starting times
Start at 13.15
Birken 5KM is a non competative race without timing, and therefore no classes.
Everyone by the age 10 years and older by 31.12.2021 can join.
All competitors recieves prizes in this non competative charitable race.
Need to know
The BIB must be visible at all times during the race. For your own safety it is not allowed to wear another participants BIB.
Identification must be provided in case of random control.
For your and others safety it is not allowd to use any form of audio during the race.
Littering along the course is not allowed. Please bring your own litter to the nearest food station / finish.
Please also read the entry conditions
Need to know in advance
Bus and parking
Information for Birken run festival 2021 will be updated later
Roads that will bew closed on race day
- Sjøsetervegen will be closed east of Birkebeiner Skistadion where HalvBirken run crosses the road between 08.30-15.00
- Nybuvegen is closed. Furubakken will be periodically closed 09.00-17.00
All participants, including foreigners, must have a valid license to enter Norwegian running events.
All participants age 13-79 must have a valid licence to start in running events in Norway. If you have a valid licence through your team, bring your licence card when you retrieve your BIB.
The licence is not included in the entry fee. It can be purchased when entering, through your My Page, or at the race office when retrieving your BIB.
Exception: Birken 5KM - AKTIV against cancer: Licence is included in the entry fee.
Injuries during the race
If you are injured during one of the Birkebeiner events, please contact the insurance company.
On race day
What happens when ?
Friday September 3rd
10.00 - 22.00 Sport 1 market
10.00 - 22.00 Race Office and distribution of Bibs
Saturday September 4th
- from 6.30 Bib distribution and Race Office
- 07.30 Start UltraBirken løp
- 08.30 Start Birken fjellmaraton
- 09.00 Start Birkebeinerløpet
- 13.15 Start Birken 5 km
- 13.30 Start HalvBirken løp
- 15.00 Start BarneBirken løp
- 16:00 Start UngdomsBirken løp
- 09.00-19.00 Sport 1 marke1
- 09.00-19.00 Diplomas
Distribution of Bibs
Preliminary Information 2021
Friday September 3rd 12.00 – 21.00
Saturday September 4th from 06.30
Starting card is available for download from your My Page, from approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the race. This is your participation confirmation.The start card must be shown to retrieve your BIB. You may also use the Birken app for this.
There is no registration on the day of the race.