The American Birkebeiner was awarded the 2016 Small Market Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

Hayward, WI — The Hayward Lakes Visitors and Convention Bureau and the American Birkebeiner (The Birkie) have been named 2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination […]

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History Comes to Life at the American Birkebeiner – ABSF Seeks Birkebeiner Warriors, Inga & Prince Haakon

Skiers Needed to Re-enact Historic Birkebeiner Journey at Birkie 2017 Hayward, Wisconsin (November 7, 2016) – In February 2017, an estimated 13,000 cross-country skiers will gather in Cable and Hayward, […]

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Compete Against Others Found Around the Globe in the SkiErg World Sprints at the Birkie Office!

Hayward, Wisconsin (November 7, 2016) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) office today announced that they are an official SkiErg competition site for the SkiErg World Sprints. Nordic skiers, […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Race Closes 2017 Registration

Race Cap Reached – Birkie Registration Closes Hayward, Wisconsin (November 4, 2016) — The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation announced today that registration for the 44th Slumberland American Birkebeiner, the “Birkie,” […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Race to Close 2017 Registration

Registration to Close 11:59pm, Thursday, November 3 Hayward, Wisconsin (November 3, 2016) — The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation announced today that registration for the 44th Slumberland American Birkebeiner, the “Birkie,” […]

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Birkebeiner Director visits Rhinelander, Nordic Ski Club gets $1,000 grant

WJFW – TV 12 — Watch Video RHINELANDER – Leaves cover the ground instead of snow, but that doesn’t stop Ben Popp from dreaming. “Hopefully it snows soon,” said Popp. […]

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Runners from Idaho, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois & Canada Podium at the Birkie

Caitlin Gregg 2016 Half-Marathon Champion (Olympian/Nordic) Corrine Malcom 2016 Marathon Champion (USTAF 50-Mile National Champion) Brian Gregg 2016 Half-Marathon Champion (Olympian/Nordic) 2016 Birkie Trail Run and Trek Hayward, WI (October […]

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Defending Female Champions Klinner, Braund, & Stout Return for 2016 Birkie Trail Run & Trek

USA National 50-Mile Trail Champion Comes Home to Run Marathon Hayward, WI (September 28, 2016) – Three 2015 champions are returning to defend their titles at the 2016 Birkie Trail […]

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USA Trail Champ Comes Home to the Birkie

Talk to Corrine Malcolm and it’s clear she has not forgotten her roots or the homegrown experiences that have helped to catapult her onto the national running stage. And, now […]

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Birkie Trail Run & Trek Makes Strides Toward Cup Free Racing and Announces New Race Designation

ABSF Adds New Vendor Fair to Birkie Trail Run & Trek Event Schedule Hayward, WI (September 13, 2016) – October 1, 2016 marks the 15th running of the Birkie Trail […]

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