Birkie, Korte & Prince Haakon Price Increase This Friday And Birkie Week Smaller Events Registration Opens

North America’s #1 & #2 Cross-Country Ski Races Filling Fast Hayward, Wis. (September 5, 2018) – With fall temperatures in the air, thoughts turn quickly to the change in seasons, fall leaves, and snow. The Birkie week of festivities is a mere 168 days away and thousands of skiers have already registered for the Slumberland […]

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Samuel C. Johnson Family Outdoor Center Groundbreaking Saturday, June 9

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

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

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

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

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Cederholm and Stevens Top the Podium at 2018 Fat Bike Birkie 47K

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!

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

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

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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