Slumberland American Birkebeiner Becomes Fifth FIS Worldloppet Cup Race

Deep Field of Elite Skiers to Descend on Hayward for the Birkie Hayward, WI (February 15, 2016) – With the recent cancellation of two FIS Worldloppet Cup Races in Estonia and France, the Slumberland American Birkebeiner has been named the next FIS Worldloppet Cup Race. The Worldloppet Cup is the premiere International long distance racing […]

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Kikkan Randall to Sign Posters at the American Birkebeiner Expo

AUBURN, NH – Kikkan Randall will appear at the American Birkebeiner Expo on behalf of Fischer Sports. Visit the three time sprint World Cup Overall winner, America’s most consistent skier amidst the country’s largest race. The “Fully Fischer” (boots and skis) athlete is out of World Cup competition for the 2015/2016 season, taking time in […]

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Home of the American Birkebeiner to Host North American Premiere of Magnolia Pictures’ ‘The Last King’ (‘Birkebeinerne’)

Magnolia Pictures, in collaboration with the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, is pleased to announce the North American premiere of the extraordinary Norwegian feature film THE LAST KING. The event will mark the first time the film will be viewed publicly on North American soil. Purchase Tickets Now » THE LAST KING is rooted in Norwegian […]

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Fat Bike Birkie to Close Tuesday, February 2!

Last Chance! Race will close Tuesday, February 2 at 11:59pm! Now 3 Days of Riding! Friday, Saturday & Sunday! March 4, 5 & 6! Epic fun all 3 days! 10 Reasons to Ride! 10 – World’s largest fat bike race! Bragging rights! 9 – Choose Your Race! 47K -The Big Fat or 20K – The […]

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Wisconsin Public Television Invites Public to Free Around the Corner With John McGivern Premiere Screening in Hayward

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BirkieTour Update!

Greetings from Northern Wisconsin! Mother Nature has dealt us a cold day for the 2016 BirkieTour, however, the Birkie team has taken precautionary strides to ensure a great, albeit chilly, day on the Birkie Trail. With appropriate dress, and thoughtful preparations, we are confident that all involved will have a day filled with fun, skiing, […]

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Official Birkie 2016 Poster and T-Shirt Design Contest Winners Announced

Official 2016 Event Poster and T-shirts Available Now Hayward, WI — 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 […]

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Birkie Virtual Race Bag—Better Than Ever

Win an Apple Watch, Tempur-Pedic Mattress, VIP Parking at Race Start, Training Consultation with Jessie Diggins, and More! In January, the Slumberland American Birkebeiner will send out its Virtual Race Bag (VRB) to all registered participants of the 2016 Birkie, Kortelopet, and Prince Haakon events. What’s new this year? Plenty! For starters, Slumberland Furniture, the […]

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Stay for the Sunday Ski Demo!

The Day after Birkie – February 21, 2016 At the Birkie “OO” Trailhead – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm The Slumberland American Birkebeiner’s Sunday On-Snow Ski Demo on February 21, 2016, the day after the big race, will celebrate its third year at the Birkie “OO” trailhead. Everyone from newbie skiers to elites can try […]

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Last Chance! Birkie & Korte Races to Close on Tuesday!

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 November 2, the participant cap will be reached by Tuesday night! Prince Haakon registration will remain open! Slumberland American Birkebeiner Skate […]

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