Half Birken bike competition

Category: Festival and events, Sport
Date: Saturday 25 aug 2018

The trail is 41 km and is a gravel road. From Pellestova in Øyer mountains going trail along Reina and Mellsjøen and further to Elgåsen before it enters the Birkebeiner route from Elgåsen via Sjusjoen, Sjøsætervegen and ends by Håkon Hall in Lillehammer

Welcome to HalvBirken cycle, Saturday August 25. Starting at Pellestova in Øyer, and finishing by Håkons Hall, Lillehammer, this 41 km event is a very good, and scenic alternative if you find that the 86 km Birkebeinerrittet is too demanding.

All competitors must have passed 17 years of age as per December 31, 2018 and must carry a backpack of at least 3,5 kg throughout the race.

Entry fee:
Before August 1st: NOK 640,-.
01. - 24.08.2018: NOK 700,-
Note that all participants also must have a licence/insurance.


Date Time Arena/Place
25 Aug
Saturday 25 aug 2018 09:00 - 14:00 Haakons Hall in Lillehammer

Contact information

Phone number
47 41 77 29 00
Contact person email


Nearby accommodations


Lunnstadmyrvegen 57 chalet - Hafjelltoppen

Distance: 11.3 km
Beautiful chalet right next to Gaiastova with 153 m2, 14 beds and four bedrooms. Ski in / out for cross country skiing and alpine skiing. The chalet is located in a quiet area of ​​Hafjell with panoramic views of Hafjell and Gudbrandsdalen.

Hemsætervegen 143

Distance: 10.9 km
Traditional and practical cottage in Hafjell Panorama cabin area of ​​120 m2 with ski in ski out to ski slope number 35 in Hafjell Alpine ski resort. (100 meters) From the cottage you have a view of Gudbrandsdalen valley. The cross-country ski tracks at Gaiastova are 2 km away.

Bjørgefallet 32 cottage

Distance: 10.9 km
Cozy and traditional family cottage at Hafjell with 8 beds. Large terrace with panoramic views. Ski in - ski out to the ski slopes. Short driving distance to Gaiastova with cross country trails. Quiet and established cottage area with car road right up to the cottage.


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