Kikkan Randall, 5X Olympian & 2018 Gold Medalist, to Lead Fast and Female Champ Chat at Birkie 2019

Hayward, WI (February 7, 2019) – Who can forget the magic of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics when Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins won the hearts of the nation as they skied their way to a gold medal in the team sprint freestyle cross-country ski race. And, it’s not every day that girls have opportunity to […]

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Registration for the 45th American Birkebeiner Cross Country Ski Race to Close This Week!

“Birkie” is North America’s Largest Cross-Country Ski Race & the Greatest Show on Snow! Hayward, Wisconsin (December 19, 2018) — The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation announced today that registration for the 45th Slumberland American Birkebeiner, the “Birkie,” North America’s largest cross-country ski race, will close at 11:59pm, Thursday, December 20, 2018, as the race has […]

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Salomon Is New Sponsor of Birkie’s Fast-Growing Kortelopet Ski Race

3-Year Agreement Puts Salomon in Spotlight of Largest Ski Race in North America Hayward (WI) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) has announced a multi-year agreement with Salomon, international Alpine skiing equipment, snowboarding, Nordic, and running brand, to make it the new Presenting Sponsor of its iconic Kortelopet 29-kilometer ski race starting with the […]

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Buy New Skin Skis & Ski the Korte Free! Details Here!

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17th Birkie Trail Run Festival Welcomes Elites for USATF Half Marathon Trail National Championship

8 Events, 1 Day, 1200 Runners Take to the Trails at Birkie Trail Run Festival Hayward, WI (September 26, 2018) – September 29, 2018 marks the 17th running of the Birkie Trail Run Festival, presented by the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation. The event is held on the legendary hills of the iconic Birkie Trail. For […]

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2018 Birkie Trail Run Festival Elite Athlete Bios

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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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