Birkie Trail Run Festival Named USATF Half Marathon Trail Nat’l Championship

Birkie Trail Run Festival Named USATF Half Marathon Trail Nat’l Championship 2021 Birkie Trail Run Festival Registration is Open; $6,000 Prize Purse Hayward, WI (July 5, 2021) – September 25, 2021, marks the 24th Birkie Trail Run Festival. The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is pleased to announce that the Birkie Trail Run half marathon, part […]

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TEAM BIRKIE LAUNCHES!

NEWS RELEASE Media Contact: Heidi Ledermann marketing@loppet.org TEAM BIRKIE LAUNCHES! Three of the largest cross country ski organizations in the Central Region combine forces to start a professional racing team Minneapolis (July 2, 2021) — Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC), the Loppet Foundation, and the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) are teaming up to create […]

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Birkie Foundation plans to repurpose Cable’s Telemark Lodge

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published this video on May 25, 2021 The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation has bought the Telemark Lodge, near the starting line of the American Birkebeiner ski race, to turn it into a recreation destination. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwgXpezM5X4

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Stelljes and Pond Take Top Honors In the Big Fat 47K at 2021 Fat Bike Birkie

Brandvold and Furlong Top the Podium in Half Fat 21K Hayward, WI (March 15, 2021) – The sun was shining on the 2021 Fat Bike Birkie, presented by Freewheel Bike, with start line temps hovering around 32 degrees. Held at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead near Cable, WI, riders rolled their way down the snow-covered American […]

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Frankowski and Torchia Top the Podium in the 47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner Classic Race

Freshly Fallen Snow Greeted Skiers on Their Journey to the Finish Line HAYWARD, WI (Feb. 28, 2021) – With fresh fallen snow covering the classic course on the American Birkebeiner Trail, the race was slow and challenging for skiers in the 47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner (Birkie) classic championship race. In this unique year, the annual […]

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Sonnesyn and Hagenbuch Top the Podium in the 47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner

Solid Field of American Elites Vie for the Championship Title HAYWARD, WI (Feb. 27, 2021) – With temps hovering around the freezing mark, the morning’s racecourse was fast and the competition hot in the 47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner (Birkie). In this unique year, the annual Birkie ski race was completely modified from the traditional point […]

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Town of Cable receives $250,000 state grant to redevelop idle resort site

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47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet & Prince Haakon 2021 Events Fast Approaching

Retooled Birkie Week 2021 Slated for February 24–28, 2021 Hayward, WI (February 15, 2021) – In just over a week, the 47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner (Birkie), Kortelopet, and Prince Haakon events will begin in Cable, WI. After months of planning, and with the guidance of health and medical professionals, and the Birkie medical director, the […]

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A Message From Ben Popp, Executive Director

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The ABSF and Enbridge Energy

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