Published on Thursday, 17 January 2013 14:55
Free Children’s Cross Country Ski Event for Ages 3 to 13The sixth annual Sons of Norway Barnelopet is at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20.On site registration begins at 11:30 a.m., but pre-registration is highly preferred.
Once again, the Sons of Norway lodges from St. Cloud, Trollheim 511; Anoka, Vennekretsen 559; and Moundsview, Fjell Syn 667 will be the three lodges sponsoring this event. Cross country (nordic) ski equipment will be provided by the Minnesota Youth Ski League for the event for those that need them until all ski equipment is lent out. All participants receive an Olympic style keepsake medal for this free event. We had approximately 130 kids participate last year! This event will once again be held at Riverside Park on the date above. Riverside Park warming shelter is located at 1725 Kilian Blvd. SE,
St. Cloud, MN 56304, on the southeast side of St. Cloud, across the river from St. Cloud State University. Hot chocolate, cookies, krumkake, valffler (waffles) and rosettes will be provided! Kids visit with the real Vikings! Sixth Annual Sons of Norway Barnelopet registration form can be downloaded from www.mysl.org/sites/mysl.org/files/6th Annual Sons of Norway Barnelopet Registration Form and 2013 Central MN Youth Ski Club Flyer_0.pdf. Early reservations are strongly encouraged!