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(Press release) HAYWARD, Wis. (Feb.  18, 2015) – Due to cold weather, the Junior Birkie races will start one hour later at 10:00 a.m. instead of 9:00 a.m. as originally scheduled on Friday, Feb. 20.  Start times have also been compressed. The Barnebirkie will go off as scheduled at 12:30 p.m. New Junior Birkie start times are listed below: 10:00 a.m.              U12 & U14 Boys 3 km 10:05 a.m.              U12 & U14 Girls 3...

For the 2015 Birkie, Kortelopet, or Prince Haakon (Press release) HAYWARD, Wisconsin (January 21, 2015) –You may never need medical support at the Birkie, and that’s good. But, it’s also good to know that the Birkie, Kortelopet, and Prince Haakon races are fully supported by a great Emergency Medical Support (EMS) team effort, including Life Link lll, which provides Air Medical Transport for all of race day. Win a 2015 Birkie Entry & Support the...

CLOSING TODAY at MIDNIGHT We have reached our participant cap for the 2015 Swix American Birkebeiner. Registration for both the Birkie and Korte events will close tonight  (Thursday 10/23/14) at 11:59 pm CDT. The Prince Hakkon 13K will remain open. Take Advantage of This Last Day to Register!   Click HERE to Register Now  Click Here for Event Details and to Register! * When a wave closes, upon registering you will be placed in the next available wave. *Please remember,...

(Birkie Alert) Only 100 Spots Left! We’re really excited about all the final registrations coming in from people all over the country, including plenty of first-time Birke skiers. We are in full Birkie “Go Mode” here, getting ready to see you all again in February for the big day on Saturday, Feb. 21, and for all the other events and happenings going on Birkie Week, from Thursday to Sunday. * If you know someone who...

Before Registration Closes for the 2015 Swix American Birkebeiner! (Birkie press release) HAYWARD, Wisconsin (October 8, 2014) – It must be that crisp snap in the air and the first snowfall of the season that hit Hayward, WI, home of the Swix American Birkebeiner cross country ski race, this week. As a result, registration for the 42nd annual event on February 21, 2015, is filling up fast. With a total event cap of 10,500 entries, there...

NEW Updates on Birkie Wave Closures! We’re nearing our cap of 10,500 participants for the Swix American Birkebeiner events taking place February  21, 2015! “Make This Year’s   Birkie, Korte, or Prince Haakon Part of YOUR Story!” Please be aware that overall registrations are nowpast the 9,000 mark. Here’s what’s new with wave closures:        Closing TODAY! Sept. 22nd at 4:00pm (CST)     Skate Wave 3     Skate Wave 7     Classic Wave 5 Already Closed: Skate Wave 2 Classic Wave 3 Classic Wave 4  Classic...

(Press release) SWIX American Birkebeiner Wave Closures!   Over 8,300 skiers have registered! That means we’re OVER 75% FULL & waves are beginning to CLOSE! Birkie Classic Wave 3 – CLOSED Birkie Classic Wave 4 – CLOSED Birkie Classic Wave 7 – CLOSED Birkie Classic Wave 8 – CLOSED The following waves are VERY!! CLOSE to capacity: Skate: Waves 2 & 3 Classic: Waves 2 & 5 When a wave closes, upon registering you will be placed in the next available wave.    Click HERE to Register! *...