2016 Annual Meeting Agenda

6:45p.m. Call to order  >>  Board President’s Remarks – Paul Eckerline >>  Introduction of Board of Directors and Candidates – Paul Eckerline >>  Treasurer’s Financial Update – Joe Timmerman >>  Trail Update – Chris Campbell >>  Worldloppet Update – Dennis Kruse >> Tony Wise Museum of the American Birkebeiner – Allison Slavick >>  The Foundation […]

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Runners Take It to the Woods on Iconic Northern Wisconsin Birkie Trail

One day, eight events, including NEW Ultra 100K Marathon. Hayward, WI (July 7, 2015) — From the challenge and intensity of a 100km Ultra Marathon to the fun of a 5k run, an anticipated 1000 runners and trekkers from around the Midwest will take to the trails for the 14th annual Birkie Trail Run & […]

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SUCCESS!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Nancy Knutson 715.638.2637 Nancy.Knutson@Birkie.com American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Crosses the Finish Line in Phase I of First Ever Capital Campaign  Phase I Capital Campaign Secures Start & Improves Finish Experience Hayward, Wis. (June 16, 2015)  In just 7-months, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) has reached the $650,000 fundraising goal for […]

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2016 Slumberland American Birkebeiner Registration Opens Monday, May 4

  SKI January 17, 2016 – Birkie Tour – Register HERE February 20, 2016 – Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet or Prince Haakon – Register HERE RUN September 26, 2015 – Birkie Trail Run & Trek – Register HERE BIKE March 5, 2016 – Fat Bike Birkie – Register HERE LIVE! Live the Birkie Lifestyle All […]

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Let’s Wrap this UP!

Matching Grant and Birkie Start Line Parking Opportunity   Hello Skiers!! I hope you had a good ski season and a great time at this year’s Birkie festivities!  Spring has hit the Northwoods of Wisconsin so while we are sad to have the ski season end, we are excited to begin strategizing for future events […]

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Lock-Up-Alone

Slumberland Furniture Becomes Title Sponsor of the American Birkebeiner

HAYWARD, Wisconsin (April 3, 2015) –The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation and Slumberland Furniture are thrilled to announce an extended partnership with the signing of a three-year agreement naming Slumberland as Overall Title Sponsor of the American Birkebeiner, which encompasses the American Birkebeiner ski race and the Birkie’s year-round lifestyle brand. The grand opening of Slumberland’s […]

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Birkie Bonus April 1st & 2nd

Get Your “BIRKIE BONUS” – Sign Up ONCE for 3-4 Birkie Events Two-Day Sign-Up Happens on APRIL 1-2 For those of you who already do more than one Birkie event, and for those of you who would like to branch out and try new things, welcome to the 2nd year of “Birkie Bonus”–a way to […]

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Birkie Seeking Media/PR/Communications Director

The Birkie is adding to our team.  Now accepting applications for a full time  Media/PR/Communications Director. Find complete details here:  POSITION DETAILS.  Position based in Hayward Wi. Questions can be directed to Ben Popp  |  ben.popp@birkie.com

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Hello Illinois Skiers!

Northern Illinois Nordic End of season Party and Birkie Fund Raiser Northern Illinois Nordic has invited the Birkie to participate in their annual end of season party.  Hope you can join us – we’ve heard it’s A LOT of fun! See message below from our NIN friends:  When: April 11th @ 6:00pm -10pm????  Where: Norge Ski Club […]

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Ross and Rinehart Win 3rd Annual Fat Bike Birkie

CABLE, Wis. (March 7, 2015) –  This year’s finish of the Fat Bike Birkie was nearly a carbon copy of last year’s race, with Jenna Rinehart (Specialized) and Ned Overend (Specialized) repeating as women’s and men’s champions.  But that wasn’t to be in the third edition of the event. Overend crashed with two kilometers to […]

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