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Ivan Babikov's a World Cup racer, not a marathon specialist, but on Saturday, Feb. 20, he'll be one of the favorites at the 2016 American Birkebeiner in northern Wisconsin. He decided to do the race a week ago. “I remembered how crazy the Birkie is and how much people there care," he said. "This is their local Olympic Games, so I’m pretty pretty psyched to be going."

Press release) Training for a Cross Country Ski Marathon is hard enough.  Save time and reduce stress by having your skis precision glide waxed by the best in the business! Race wax service is available for the 2016 American Birkebeiner. The service includes an LF base layer, HF race layer, 100% Fluoro top-coat, and hand structuring. Testing and waxing will be done on site to ensure the best possible skis for you. The service is available for...

  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...

Slumberland American Birkebeiner and Kortelopet race registration will close Tuesday, November 3, at 11:59 p.m. CST! We don’t want you to miss out on the 2016 Birkie experience! Based on registrations received as of this morning, the participant cap will be reached by Tuesday night! Please share this with family and friends who have yet to register! Prince Haakon registration will remain open!  Slumberland American Birkebeiner – Skate & Classic!  February 20, 2016 Register Now Prince Haakon...