13th Annual Sons of Norway Barnelopet


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Free fun children’s cross country ski event for ages 3 to 13.

The 13th Annual Sons of Norway Barneløpet will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Riverside Park in Saint Cloud, MN. 

On-site registration will be available starting at 11:30 a.m., but pre-registration by mail is preferred.

Youth “races” start at 1:00 p.m. with prizes to all participants!

Minnesota Youth Ski League cross country ski equipment will be made Thanks available for children at this event and provided by the Central Minnesota Youth Ski Club, as needed. 

Cookies and hot chocolate will be served amid a festive atmosphere, complete with plenty of food, demonstrations and sampling of Norwegian treats, as well as the Viking Age Club from St. Paul. Like past years, the Barneløpet will bring lots of laughter and smiles from the children… both young and old! 

This event is hosted by the Sons of Norway members from Trollheim of St. Cloud, Vennekretsen of Anoka, and Syttende Mai of Minneapolis lodges. The Central Minnesota Youth Ski Club and Nordic Ski Club of Central Minnesota also contribute much to the success of the Sons of Norway Barneløpet .

Information on the Central Minnesota Youth Ski Club will also be made available during this event and their youth ski club for ages 4 to 14 will be held on Sundays from 1:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park starting on January 5, 2020 until March 1, 2020.

If interested, the Central Minnesota Youth Ski Club registration costs of $45 per youth skier will be charged through online registration at https://mysl.org/registration

http://mysl.org/club/central-mn-youth-ski-club (Central Minnesota Youth Ski Club web page)

https://www.facebook.com/CentralMinnesotaYouthSkiClub (Central Minnesota Youth Ski Club Facebook page)

[email protected] (Email) / 763-232-4921 (Cell phone) (Central Minnesota Youth Ski Club contact info)

Event Registration Form

Event Poster (11” by 17”)

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