2019 Birkie Registration Now Open

(May 1 press release) 

Who: American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation

What: Registration opened for the 2019 American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation slate of events.

When: As of noon today, well over 1000 registrations have already been received for the Slumberland American Birkebeiner race alone.

Event Dates:

Friday, February 22, 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Sunday, January 13, 2019

  • BirkieTour
  • The BirkieTour, an untimed, aid station supported ski tour of the Birkie Trail

Where: Events are in Hayward & Cable, Wisconsin. Registration for all events is open and available at www.Birkie.com.

Why: “Silent sports, including Birkie events, provide an estimated over twenty-million-dollar economic impact to northwest Wisconsin alone,” said Ben Popp, American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, Executive Director. “Birkie events provide year-round opportunities for people from around the world to join together for healthy, active lifestyle events in the great north woods of Wisconsin.”

About the American Birkebeiner® Ski Foundation and Birkie® Events

Located near Hayward and Cable, Wisconsin, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF), a 501(c)(3) organization, is known for its signature American Birkebeiner Ski Marathon held each February. Today, the Birkie has grown to encompass a variety of year-round, silent sport events that promote a healthy, active lifestyle for thousands of outdoor fitness enthusiasts. The ABSF also acts as steward of the legendary Birkie Trail, providing year-round grooming, mowing and maintenance to all 100+ kilometers. From the iconic American Birkebeiner ski race, to the Birkie Trail Run & Trek, and Fat Bike Birkie, the ABSF and the Birkie Trail attract skiers, runners, bikers, trekkers, and hikers, from casual day-trippers to elite athletes. Learn more at www.birkie.com. BIRKIE Ski. Run. Bike. Live!

American Birkebeiner

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