Best of Both – Birkie & Loppet Half Marathons

The Birkie Trail Run and the City of Lakes Trail Loppet, MN, have teamed up to offer a “Best of Both!” Run the City of Lakes Surly Trail Loppet (Sept. 20) and the Birkie Trail Salomon Half Marathon (Sept 27) and see if you are the “Best of Both.” The fastest combined times (for men […]

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Birkie Trail Run & Trek — Now With Singletrack!

HAYWARD, Wisconsin (June 27, 2014) – The five events of the 12th annual Birkie Trail Run & Trek on Sept. 27 put you on some of the best sections of the world-class Birkie Trail system and now some of the best singletrack in the Upper Midwest as well. These singletrack sections are part of the […]

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Upper Midwest Endurance Challenge

Are you a marathon runner and skier?  Have we got a challenge for you! The Birkie is excited to partner with Grandma’s Marathon and the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon to provide the Upper Midwest Endurance Challenge.  Run – Run – Ski!  Register for the challenge and complete all 3 in sequence and you’ll get a sweet […]

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2015 Birkie T-Shirt Design Contest Open for Entries

Win Fischer Skis, Swix Poles, Bindings from New Moon, Free Birkie Entry, and Parking at Race Start! The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation’s annual Birkie T-Shirt Design Contest is now open for entries! The winning design will be featured as the official T-shirt of the 2015 Swix American Birkebeiner to be held February 19-22nd, 2015–the 42nd […]

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Registration for Swix American Birkebeiner Opens June 2

HAYWARD, Wisconsin (May 28, 2014) – It’s time to sign up for an amazing four days of fun at the 42nd annual Swix American Birkebeiner on February 21, 2015! Registration for the Swix American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet, Prince Haakon, and all Birkie Week events, opens June 2, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. CST. Again this year, registration […]

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Birkie Skiers for Cures Makes Advances in Diabetes Research a Reality

JDRF joins the Birkie for a third year as its official charity partner in 2015! Since 2012, Birkie Skiers for Cures has raised $120,000 for JDRF and its mission to fund type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. The 2015 Birkie Skiers for Cures program will once again be supporting JDRF. Consider joining Team JDRF to help […]

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Why Are You Out There?

Have you ever asked yourself this question while gliding across the winter landscape? In the Birkie when the tracks are gone and the wind is howling? At the Birkie Trail Run Marathon when you see snow on the trail in September? If you do, that is good! One of the great joys of silent sport […]

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MAY 16 -17: Free Chain Wax Demo + Wrench Support for CAORC

What’s New at New Moon Ski & Bike MAY 16 – 17: Chain Wax Demo and Free Wrench Support for CAORC New Moon Ski & Bike in Hayward, WI, officially kicks off its summer bike season this weekend with a a special Fast Wax Chain Wax Demo at the shop on Friday, May 16, from […]

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We are excited to kick off the 2014-2015 ABSF Membership Drive and introduce this amazing new performance vest available exclusively to Birkie Members!  New this year are multiple membership levels, each with their own perks.  Foundation Members are critical to the continuing success of the Birkie and a great way for you to stay connected […]

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BIRKIETOUR and the SEELEY HILLS CLASSIC partner for the weekend of January 17th and 18th, 2015 We are always excited when the BirkieTour comes around as it’s such a fun way to showcase the beautiful Birkie Trail. A non-competitive event, the BirkieTour makes for a day of FUN skiing with FAMILY and FRIENDS and great […]

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