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Birkie Week Smaller Events Registration Also Opens North America’s #1 & #2 Cross-Country Ski Races Filling Fast (Press release) HAYWARD, Wis. (September 5, 2018) – With fall temperatures in the air, thoughts turn quickly to the change in seasons, fall leaves, and snow. The Birkie week of festivities is a mere 168 days away and thousands of skiers have already registered for the Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet, and Prince Haakon races to date. Friday, September...

(e-newsletter) Be Inspired! Gold Medalist, Jessie Diggins, Shares Her Birkie & Korte Story… What Will Your 2019 Story Be? -Plus, Important news below!- Register by June 28 at 11:59pm and SAVE! Friday, June 29 marks the next price increase! Time to Write Your Story… Ski the Korte!  Register for the Korte Ski the Birkie!  Register for the Birkie Ski the Prince Haakon!  Register for the Prince Haakon & Over the coming weeks and months, watch for more on...

(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 Prince Haakon 15K Ski Race Saturday, February 23, 2019 45NRTH Fat Bike Birkie 47K and 21K The Fat Bike Birkie is the world’s largest fat bike race...

(Press release) Skiers Encouraged to Register by Thursday at 11:59pm! HAYWARD, Wis. (January 3, 2018) – With flurries in the air and Birkie week festivities a mere 49 days away, skiers are more excited than ever to get some training time in on their skis. The Birkie Tour, hosted by the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF), is slated for January 14, 2018. The Birkie Tour is an untimed, non-competitive, “open-track” event where skiers choose their...

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(http://www.birkie.com/live/warriors-and-inga-contest. Interested parties may contact the Birkie office at 715-634-5025 or http://www.birkie.com/live/warriors-and-inga-contest Questions? Email birkie@birkie.com or call 715-634-5025. About the American Birkebeiner® Ski Foundation and Birkie® Events Located near Hayward and Cable, Wisconsin, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, 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 year- round lifestyle that provides healthy, active events for thousands of outdoor fitness enthusiasts...

(Press release) Skiers Encouraged to Register By Thursday, Nov. 2 at 11:59pm! Hayward, Wis. (October 31, 2017) – With flurries in the air and Birkie week festivities a mere 113 days away, skiers interested in participating in the American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet, or Prince Haakon races are urged to register before the Friday, November 3, 2017 price increase. Many race waves are already closed and remaining waves are filling quickly. Registration will close when the combined participant...

(Press release) Birkie Trail Run Festival & USATF Half Marathon Trail Championship Finish with Podiums from Coast to Coast! Birkie Trail Run Festival Continues to Grow & Attract Runners Nationwide Hayward, WI (September 30, 2017) – Runners and trekkers were welcomed with perfect temperatures, sunny skies, and cool autumn breezes at Birkie Ridge, Seeley, WI, for the 16th Annual Birkie Trail Run Festival and USATF Half Marathon Trail Championship race. With a record field of...

(www.Birkie.com. Friday, February 23, 2018 10:45am – Prince Haakon 15K Classic & Skate Ski Race A race which honors the eventual Norwegian King, rescued and skied to safety by Birkebeiner warriors in 1206, the Prince Haakon Race will begin near Mosquito Brook, outside of Hayward, WI, and will finish in downtown Hayward. Saturday, February 24, 2018 8:30am – www.Birkie.com. buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler

Press release) HAYWARD, WI (April 21, 2017) – September 30, 2017 marks the 16th marathon, half marathon, 5K run/walk, youth 5K (12 and under) and 1K Kid’s Dash (free for ages 9 and under), along with the 100K Ultra Marathon – there is a north woods trail experience available for every ability level. Birkie Trail and single-track sections of the CAMBA (www.Birkie.com. About the USATF – USA Track & Field: usatf.org buy chantix online, buy ventolin...

(Press release) Birkie, Korte, Prince Haakon, BirkieTour & Fat Bike Birkie Hayward, Wis. (April 25, 2017) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) board of directors today announced that registration will open for the 2018 American Birkebeiner schedule of events on May 1, 2017. North America’s largest cross-country ski race, the Slumberland American Birkebeiner, is scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2018, with the Kortelopet and Prince Haakon races slated for Friday, February 23, 2018. Additionally,...

HAYWARD, Wis. (Feb. 9, 2017) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is racing into the new year with a marketing campaign aimed at promoting its Kortelopet (Korte) cross-country ski race and the importance of a healthy, active lifestyle. With help from a $12,450 Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation looks to increase participation in the 29 kilometer race slated for Feb. 23, 2018. This year’s...

(Press release) Registration to Close 11:59pm, Thursday, November 3 The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation announced today that registration for the 44th Slumberland American Birkebeiner, the “Birkie,” North America’s largest cross-country ski race, will close at 11:59pm, tonight, Thursday, November 3. The American Birkebeiner (55K classic/50K skate) race is scheduled for Saturday, February 25, 2017; the Kortelopet (29K), North America’s second largest ski race, and Prince Haakon (15K), are slated for Friday, February 24, 2017. While both...

Birkie 2017 Event Registration Opens Today! Exciting New Schedule! Waves Fill Fast! Kortelopet & Slumberland American Birkebeiner Experience the New Start Line! Test Your Inner Warrior! Saturday, January 15, 2017 45NRTH Fat Bike Birkie World’s Largest Fat Bike Race! Test Your Skill on the Rolling Hills! A Race Distance for Everyone! buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler

Record Number of Riders Compete in 2016 Fat Bike Birkie Ross & Rinehart Repeat & Three-Peat on the Podium! CABLE, Wis. (March 5, 2015) – It was a glorious, 28º degree day in Cable, Wisconsin for the 4th annual 45NRTH Fat Bike Birkie Presented by Freewheel Bike.  The finish of the 2016 47K race was akin to an instant replay from 2015.  Will Ross, 2016 champion, repeated his first place 2015 finish, and Jenna Rinehart three-peated...

  www.birkie.com/volunteer, choose the event they wish to volunteer for, choose the date, time, and shift location they wish to support with their time and energy. For additional information, email the ABSF at birkie@birkie.com, or call the ABSF office at (715) 634-5025.   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...

  Official 2016 Event Poster and T-shirts Available Now HAYWARD, Wis. — Earlier this year, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF), hosted design contests for the official Birkie 2016 event poster and t-shirt. The ABSF is pleased to announce the contest winners and to share their creative designs which will become the face of the 2016 Slumberland American Birkebeiner, North America’s largest cross-country ski race. Winner of the first official Birkie poster design contest is Christopher Schmidt of Minneapolis, MN. Schmidt’s...

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is excited to offer a $2500 youth racing development grant for junior ski clubs or teams (kids 13-18 years of age).  To enter the grant contest, teams must submit a video that expresses what a healthy, active Birkie lifestyle means to them.  The word BIRKIE must be spelled out with each letter representing one aspect of what the Birkie lifestyle means to the team.  The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation...