STAY for the SUNDAY On-Snow Ski DEMO – FEB. 23

SEE POSTER BELOW!! The American Birkebeiner’s Sunday On-Snow Ski Demo on February 23, the day after the big race, will celebrate its second year at the Birkie “OO” trailhead. Everyone from newbie skiers to elites can try out the latest in new equipment–skis, poles, boots, bindings, and this year bikes, too. These are products that […]

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Get the Offical Birkie 2014 Race Gift Bag!

Get all the same great deals the skiers get! This year the American Birkebeiner released its Official Birkie 2014 Online Race Bag in January so you can see and get what you want right now, while you’re gearing up for the Birkie–whether you’ll be here as a skier or spectator on February 22. Even if […]

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BirkieTour 2014 Attracted Many Skiers New to Birkie Trail

HAYWARD, WI, January 20, 2014 – The 5th annual BirkieTour on Saturday, January 18, was a huge hit at its new start and finish location, the Birkie’s newest trailhead, Birkie Ridge. Located on hwy 63 just two miles north of Seeley, WI (and the intersection of hwy 63 and hwy “OO”), Nordic Ridge provided the […]

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5 BIG Prizes for 5th BIRKIETOUR Jan. 18 – All Registered are Eligible to Win!

Here are 5 more big reasons to head for the 5th annual BirkieTour this Saturday, January 18. All drawings will take place Friday night – winners announced Saturday at the BirkieTour! _ ALL SKIERS REGISTERED FOR THE 2014 BIRKIE TOUR by Friday 8:00 pm Are eligible to win: Concept2 SkiErg with stand – $960 value […]

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New Birkie Ski Pass System in Place

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation has been working on a new trail pass system for the Birkie Trail. In the past, passes were issued “per car” on a voluntary basis year-round.Starting now, in December, passes are now being issued on a “per skier” basis fromDecember 1 to March 31 only. Skiers will carry their passes […]

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Meet Your Warriors and Inga for Birkie 2014

Please join the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation in congratulating the winners of the 2014 American Birkebeiner Warriors & Inga Contest. The three cross country skiers will re-enact the 800-year-old legend that inspired the creation of the American Birkebeiner, now celebrating its 41st year on February 22, 2014. This year’s group consists of Ryan Harden of […]

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Sign Up NOW for the 2014 BirkieTour! Next Fee Deadline, January 4

Leave the timing behind for this one! The BirkieTour on January 18 is a day for total recreation on the Birkie Trail with family and friends, ages 13 and up. Ski the 26K or 44K distance or anything in between. This is an untimed, non-competitive, “open-track” style event. But, you’ll still be completely supported along […]

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FITS Takes on Major Sponsorship of American Birkebeiner

HAYWARD, Wisconsin (December 12, 2013) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is proud to announce its continued relationship with FITS, now a Gold Sponsor of the American Birkebeiner cross country ski race events on February 20-23, 2014. FITS, in its third year with the Birkie, is also Presenting Sponsor of the Birkie Elite Sprints […]

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Registration for Prince Haakon 12K to Close on Monday, Dec. 9, at 4:00 p.m.

Registration for another American Birkebeiner event to close. The Birkie’s Prince Haakon 12K event on Saturday, Feb. 22, has almost reached its cap of 500 participants, so registration will close on Monday, December, 9 at 4:00 p.m. Click Here for Details and to Register! Here’s a description of the Prince Haakon 12K cross country ski […]

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Fat Bike Birkie Gears Up for Second Big Year

. . . See All 141 Photos from the 2013 Event on Birkie Facebook Everything’s a go for the American Birkebeiner’s second annual FAT BIKE BIRKIE, presented by Freewheel Bike on March 8, 2014. Register by the next early fee deadline on March 1 to save $15 on your entry. The Birkie’s first-ever fat bike […]

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