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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Fat Bike Birkie Schedule Announced!

Friday, March 4th & Saturday, March 5th! Just Announced – Schedule of Events! New this year! Two separate courses and two days of riding! Race is capped at 1000 Riders – Nearly 500 have registered! Register Now! 5 Reasons Why You Should Ride the Fat Bike Birkie! 5 – Bragging rights! You’ll ride in the […]

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Sneak Peek – Newest Section of the Birkie Trail!

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More 2016 Birkie Waves Closing!

Classic Waves 4 & 5 and Skate Wave 5 will close on Wednesday, October 14 at 11:59pm CDT! Skate waves 2, 3 and 4 are already closed! Register now to guarantee your spot in skate wave 5 and classic waves 4 & 5 in the 2016 Birkie! The Birkie & Korte have less than 750 […]

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Registration Open for Birkie Week Events!

Are You Ready for Birkie Week Events?! Registration is NOW open! Fun for all Ages!  Gather Your Family & Friends!  Register Now! Thursday Thrills! – February 18, 2016 Register Now!  Barkie Birkie Skijor Register Now!  Giant Ski Race Family Friday – February 19, 2016 Register Now!  Junior Birkie 1.2K, 3K, & 5K Register Now!  Barnebirkie 1.2K & 3K (Ages […]

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Job Opening: A.B.S.F. Development Director

Have a background in Development and interested in joining the Birkie Team?  Job Title: A.B.S.F. Development Director Organization Summary:  The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated, as reflected in the Birkie Mission Statement, to hosting one of the world’s best cross country ski events, the American Birkebeiner, maintaining one of the nation’s […]

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Biathlon Safety Certification Class

Introduction: Saturday, October 3, 2015 Cable Rod and Gun Club 14780 McNaught Rd, Cable, WI 54821 A USBA Biathlon Safety Certification Class will be held at Cable Rod and Gun Club from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on October 3, 2015. This class will result in certification to participate in USBA open races. The class […]

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