Birkie Trail Run & Trek

Next Fee Increase Is August 16

       Event Date: September 27      .       Register Now and Save!

Marathon . Half Marathon . Marathon Relay . Nordic Trek . 6K 


 Register Today!

Sign Up Before August 16th and SAVE!!

The FIVE Birkie Trail Run, Relay and Trek events put you on some of the best sections of the Birkie Trail and now–for all you can’t-get-enough singletrack runners–we have that, too!
Here’s What You Get!
SINGLETRACK!  singletrack
We’ve ADDED some amazing singletrack sections to the new Birkie Trail Marathon, Marathon Relay and Half Marathon courses.
ALL EVENTS also now start and finish at the NEW Birkie Ridge Trailhead right on Highway 63. The Birkie Trail Run & Trek and the post-race picnic just keep getting better!

Click Here for Details!

Awesome AWARDS!   

Again we have Salomon trail running shoes for overall male and female winners of each timed event (marathon, half marathon, 6K) and the 3- and 6-person relay teams–open, mixed, and women! Shoes from SALOMON! Need we say more!   


PLUS … Salomon will be AT THE EVENT Fri. and Sat.! They will be at bib pick-up on Friday and in the big start/finish tent on Saturday. Look for this SHOE DEMO of the best trail running shoes around! Salomon is the Presenting Sponsor of the Birkie Trail Half Marathon. 



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BIG Prize Drawings at Bib Pick-Up!

Head inside the CABIN STOP on Hwy 63–on your way into Hayward if you are coming from the south, and just a couple of blocks from the Birkie office if you are coming in from the north end of town. WOW! 6 BIG DOOR PRIZES plus sampling stations for craft beers, wines, artisan breads, cheeses, and more.cabin stop runners


1. American Birkebeiner VIP Package:

    Get a free entry for the 2015 or 2016 Birkie, Korte, or Prince
Haakon AND park at Race Start area

2. Cabin Stop Gift Bags: See photos below – 12 Winners Total

3. Salomon Hydration Pack: 4 Winners Total

4. Free Birkie Entry: BirkieTour, Fat Bike Birkie, or Birkie Trail Run

5. Two-Night Stay at McCormick House Bed & Breakfast in
: Luxury accommodations in the heart of Hayward

6. FITS Sock Packs: 3 Pairs – 3 Winners Total
The Cabin Stop is Sponsor of the Post-Race Party for the Birkie Trail Run & Trek, BirkieTour, and Fat Bike Birkie, and is the Presenting Sponsor of the Birkie Trail 6K.

Gift for Marathon Runners 

Brent Carlson, MD, Presenting Sponsor of the Birkie Trail Marathon will have a give-away at bib pick-up just for marathon runners. Hey, 26.2 on the Birkie Trail is a big deal!


Train with OUT THERE! 


OUT THERE Nordic Sports is Presenting Sponsor of the Birkie Trek and an official Birkie Training Partner! Like a team approach? This is a great way to go!
From OUT THERE: “This being our 4th year of sponsorship, we are excited to have such a group of wonderful folks who are going to be Out There! 75 people will be at the Birkie event wearing their OUT THERE colors this year–from two years ago with 30, last year with 50, and now 75. We have people in the Marathon Relays (both 6- & 3-person teams), Individual Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, Nordic Walk (Trek), 6km and Youth events. There are many perks to being OUT THERE for different events. Join Us!”
See more at OUT THERE!

6K, Kids Games & 1K Fun Run, too!

Birkie Trail fun for the whole family!
Don’t forget to register the rest of the family for the other fun events available. There is a 1K Kids Dash & 6K, for a day of fitness and fun for the entire family.
Kids Games start at 11:00a.m.
Remember, there is no race day registration, so sign up now!
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Register NOW!



Posted August 12, 2014 at 11:12 am