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Birkie Trail Run & Trek Kicks off this Saturday on the Legendary Birkie Trail One day. Eight events. Introducing NEW Ultra 100K Marathon! Hayward, WI (September 22) — The 14th annual American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation® (ABSF) Birkie Trail Run & Trek, Presented by Salomon, will be held on the iconic Birkie Trail this Saturday, September 26th. From the challenge and intensity of a new 100K Ultra Marathon to the fun of a 5k run/walk, an...

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Sunny skies, mild temperatures and a fast course contributed to several new event records and countless personal records being set by the 89 participants of the 4th Annual Equinox Ski Challenge.  Participants in this years event contributed to the festive, relaxed season finale, celebrating spring skiing alongside some incredible efforts by those who come to test their mettle.  The event also collected 217 pounds of food for the West Yellowstone Food Bank and raised $700...

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  The 3rd Equinox Ski Challenge welcomed the first weekend of spring with 66 participants enjoying the camaraderie, costumes, great skiing, and even some overnight rain and snow.  About 50 pounds of food was collected for the West Yellowstone Food Bank and $500 was raised for Manaia Youth Programs and the West Yellowstone Ski Education Foundation.  A new 24 Hour team record was set by Chad Anderson, Brandy Stewart and Sarah Willis of Bozeman at...

by Sam Newbury After last week’s stellar performances by US athletes at World Championships, there has been much talk about the momentum and health of our sport.  While top results certainly help, I wonder how else we can build momentum, especially given our dynamic and challenging times.  From the perspective of an event organizer, one answer is to commit to skiing for the greater good. racing in pursuit of a cure for cancer.  Several top...

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Pinkham Notch, NH – The weather was the dominant story at the Great Glen Nordic 300 as skiers raced through unseasonably warm temperatures, falling snow and gusty winds. As if racing for 5 hours wasn’t challenge enough, Mother Nature decided to make it that much more difficult. The Great Glen Nordic 300 is a 300-minute cross country ski race for solo racers, teams of two or teams of four. The goal is to ski as...