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Update 10 August 2018

For the 42km Kangaroo Hoppet

1.  Half way (26km) To ensure competitor safety, no-one will be allowed to continue past the 26km point (in the Nordic Bowl) after 1.00 pm (or 3.5 hours after start time if there is a delay). The cut-off point will be halfway down the finish chute. 

 2. Dam Wall (32km) A second cut-off at 2.00 pm, or 4.5 hours after the start, will apply at the near side of the dam wall.

 3. The jury may impose an additional cut-off beyond the dam wall on the second lap if it is determined that there is a risk to the health of the competitor and/or event officials/volunteers.

*Skiers who miss a cut-off may be credited with a Birkebeiner time and certificate.

For the 21km Australian Birkebeiner - New in 2018

1. Paralyser (12km) At the intersection of the Paralyser and the Two Pauls Track. No-one will be allowed to continue up the Paralyser after 12:20 p.m. or 2.5 hours after the start  time.

The objective is to have all competitors finished by 3:30 p.m.

*Any changes to these cut-off times and locations will be announced.