Only 1,000 Spots Left in Birkie, Wave 4 Skate Closed

Alex KochonOctober 5, 2012

Birkie Registration Has Hit 9,000 of the 10,000 Cap!

Only 1,000 spots left, and Wave 4 Skate is now closed.

(Press release)

Registration is now at 9,000 total skiers for the 2013 Birkie, Kortelopet, and Prince Haakon races combined, to be held February 23, 2013.

Our total, combined cap for these three races is 10,000 skiers, so if you plan on being part of our 40th annual celebration, now is the time to register! Last year registration closed on November 21, and we expect an even earlier closing this year.

Wave Closings & Updates


Wave 2 is closed

Wave 3 is closed

Wave 4 is closed**

Wave 9 is 95% full


Waves 1, 2, 3, and 4 are 95% full

(** Latest update since Monday, Oct. 1)


Please contact the Birkie at or 715-634-5025 with any questions.


Alex Kochon

Alex Kochon ( is a former FasterSkier editor and roving reporter who never really lost touch with the nordic scene. A freelance writer, editor, and outdoor-loving mom of two, she lives in northeastern New York and enjoys adventuring in the Adirondacks. She shares her passion for sports and recreation as the co-founder of "Ride On! Mountain Bike Trail Guide" and a sales and content contributor at When she's not skiing or chasing her kids around, Alex assists authors as a production and marketing coordinator for iPub Global Connection.

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