American Birkebeiner http://www.birkie.com Ski. Run. Bike. Live! Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:32:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Samuel C. Johnson Family Outdoor Center Groundbreaking Saturday, June 9 http://www.birkie.com/2018/05/absf-announces-groundbreaking-of-new-samuel-c-johnson-family-outdoor-center/ Fri, 25 May 2018 21:47:08 +0000 http://www.birkie.com/?p=13542 Groundbreaking Ceremony, Hwy OO Trailhead, Seeley, WI Hayward, WI (June 8, 2018) — The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) has been enhancing the quality of lives for nearly half a century. For generations, ABSF events and the award-winning Birkie Trail system have been motivating adventurous spirits to embrace an active, outdoor lifestyle. In support of providing […]

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2 Free Entries with any Tempur-Pedic Mattress from Slumberland http://www.birkie.com/2018/05/get-2-free-entries-birkie-event/ Thu, 03 May 2018 22:09:22 +0000 http://www.birkie.com/?p=13415 Free Entries Good for ANY Birkie Ski, Run, or Bike Event! Hayward, Wis. (May 2, 2018) – Slumberland Furniture and the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation welcome you to another year of the “Ready, Set, Sleep!” program. Purchase any Tempur-Pedic mattress from Slumberland Furniture and get 2 free entries to ANY year-round Birkie event, including any […]

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American Birkebeiner Foundation 2019 Event Registration Opens Tuesday, May 1, 2018 http://www.birkie.com/2018/04/2019-event-registration-opens-may-1/ Fri, 27 Apr 2018 13:40:18 +0000 http://www.birkie.com/?p=13344 Birkie, Korte, Prince Haakon, BirkieTour & Fat Bike Birkie Hayward, Wis. (April 26, 2018) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) board of directors today announced that registration will open for the 2019 American Birkebeiner schedule of events on May 1, 2018 at 8am. North America’s largest cross-country ski race, the 45th Slumberland American Birkebeiner, […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Bookkeeper/Finance Manager Job Opening http://www.birkie.com/2018/04/american-birkebeiner-ski-foundation-bookkeeperfinance-manager-job-opening/ Wed, 04 Apr 2018 19:34:05 +0000 http://www.birkie.com/?p=13161 The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is seeking a full time Bookkeeping/Accounting position that will be responsible to and directly supervised by the Executive Director. The Bookkeeper will keep a complete, accurate, and systematic set of records for all financial transactions carried out by the ABSF in a manner that will optimize ABSF’s efficiency, accuracy […]

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Ben Popp, ABSF Executive Director, Receives Governor’s Tourism Award https://walker.wi.gov/press-releases/governor-walker-honors-five-excellence-tourism-industry-0#new_tab Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:42:54 +0000 http://www.birkie.com/?p=13136 The post Ben Popp, ABSF Executive Director, Receives Governor’s Tourism Award appeared first on American Birkebeiner.

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Cederholm and Stevens Top the Podium at 2018 Fat Bike Birkie 47K http://www.birkie.com/2018/03/cederholm-stevens-top-podium-2018-fat-bike-birkie-47k/ Sat, 10 Mar 2018 22:14:42 +0000 http://www.birkie.com/?p=12812 Nelson & Nelson Take Top Honors in Chico 21K Hayward, WI (March 10, 2018) – It was a perfect morning under blue skies at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead as riders from 16 states and 2 countries rolled their way through the north woods of Wisconsin in the 6th annual 45NRTH Fat Bike Birkie, the world’s […]

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Fat Bike Birkie Race Registration to Close! http://www.birkie.com/2018/03/fat-bike-birkie-race-registration-close/ Sat, 03 Mar 2018 03:18:57 +0000 http://www.birkie.com/?p=12746 Hayward, WI (March 2, 2018) – The Birkie Trail is widely known as a destination for cross-country skiers, however, once a year the iconic snow-covered trail plays host to fat bike riders from across the nation. On Saturday, March 10, 2018, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) will once again greet fat bikers to the […]

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Gregg Takes her 5th Birkie Crown with Norway’s Gloersen Taking the Title in the 44th Slumberland American Birkebeiner http://www.birkie.com/2018/02/44th-slumberland-american-birkebeiner-recap/ Sat, 24 Feb 2018 22:30:22 +0000 http://www.birkie.com/?p=12670 Skiers from 36 countries & 49 States Compete in the 44th Annual Race HAYWARD, WI (Feb. 24, 2018) – Cold overnight conditions and freshly groomed trails set the stage for a fast and firm course for the 44th Slumberland American Birkebeiner ski marathon. Anders Gloersen, Oslo, Norway took the men’s title and Caitlin Gregg, Minneapolis, […]

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Fast and Female Champ Chat Returns to Birkie Week http://www.birkie.com/2018/02/fast-female-champ-chat-returns-to-birkie-week/ Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:02:16 +0000 http://www.birkie.com/?p=12513 Empowering Young Female Athletes for a 6th Year Hayward, WI (February 14, 2018) – From fitness activities to inspirational stories, the annual Fast & Female Champ Chat event is a unique opportunity for girls to join elite female Birkie racers for a morning of on-snow games, ski technique, and inspirational stories. The event is promoted […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation to Close 2018 Birkie Race Registration http://www.birkie.com/2017/12/absf-close-2018-birkie-race-registration/ Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:40:52 +0000 http://www.birkie.com/?p=12016 Registration to Close 11:59pm, Wednesday, December 27 Hayward, Wisconsin (December 26, 2017) — The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation announced today that registration for the 44th Slumberland American Birkebeiner, the “Birkie,” North America’s largest cross-country ski race, will close at 11:59pm, Wednesday, December 27, 2017 as the race will have reached capacity. The American Birkebeiner (55K […]

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