Sign up terms and conditions
Please read the conditions thoroughly.
1. No refund
There is no refund for any reason. This applies for participation cost, transport and accommodation.
In the unlikely event of a cancellation prior to the day of the race, the organizer can keep 50% of the entry fee, to cover expenses.
If the race is relocated, but being held at the same date, or the race is cancelled on the original date – and being moved to an alternative date, the participants is not eligible for refund.
By cancellation on the race day, due to bad weather conditions or force majeure, the entry fee will not be refunded.
Limitation of participants due to COVID-19
The organizer is allowed to limit the number of participants if necessary. Should the number of participants be limited, or the race cancelled due to official requirements, the competitors that do not get to start in 2022 will get their registration transferred to 2023.
If you live outside of Norway, and there are travel restrictions due to COVID-19 that stops your chance to participate we will offer to transfer your registration to 2023.
Please find updated information at the Norwegian Health Government site.
We recommend that you have a valid travel insurance that covers illness, which you can use if you cannot participate due to illness.
3. Transport, accommodation etc.
The participants expenses concerning transportation, accommodation and so on.. will not be refunded in the event of a cancellation.
4. Personal information, results and personal photos
By entering our races, you agree to your name being published in public starting lists and result lists. These lists may also contain information about age and club memberships.
Your personal information, and results, will be registered in our database according to the rules and regulations of GDPR
The competitor can always access their own personal information at My Page.
Photos of the participants may be published on the internet by the organizers, or by a third part – following an agreement with the organizer, in such a way that all participants can be identified through a search engine. The publishing of photos will only apply to those participants that have agreed to such a use when entering the race or at their My Page.
5. Use of situation photos
Participation in our races includes the permission to allow situation photos from the races – that might include you, to be published on our web site after the arrangements. Such photos will be part of our archive, and might be used in the organizers journal or other publications. If the photos are sold to a third party, the buyer is responsible for using the photos according to the regulations that apply.
6. General provisions for the events
Birkebeinerrittet, Birkebeinerrennet, Birkebeinerløpet – and all other events being arranged by Birken, is run according to the rules of the Norwegian Cycle Federetion, the Norwegian Ski Federation and The Norwegian Friidrettsforbund.
The participants must abide by those rules and regulations.
7. Insurance / License
Birken cycle festival and Birken run festival:
All participants must have a license to participate. This is an insurance – and is mandatory for both our cycling and running and events.
This applies for participants from age 13 to 79.
Please see information for each race.
Birken ski festival
For our skiing events the license is mandatory for participants from age 13-69 that is member of the Norwegian National Insurance - paying taxes to Norway.
The participants that the license not apply for will need for sign an Athletes Declaration form when picking up their BIB.