Week 4: D is for Diggins

This was a fun week for the Birkie Countdown.  I’m lucky enough to have Jessie Diggins as a team- and housemate, so interviewing her is getting a sneak peak into […]

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Runners Embrace New Course at the Birkie Trail Run & Trek

Addition of singletrack produces fast winning times A special Report by Tom Held Sunday, September 28, 2014 6:56 AM Craig Cardinal finished seventh in the first Birkie Trail & Trek […]

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Week 3: C is for Caitlin Compton Gregg

Working our way through the alphabet, we’ve arrived at “C.”  There really was no question in mind what to say and who to interview for week 3.  Caitlin Compton Gregg […]

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Week 2: B is for Birkebeiner

If I’ve learned anything in 22 years of life, it is history can produce the best stories.  The history behind the Birkebeiner is filled with adventure, suspense and a semblance […]

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Stay for SUNDAY of Birkie Week!

Make It Part of YOUR Birkie Experience! The American Birkebeiner’s Sunday On-Snow Ski Demo on February 22, the day after the big race, will celebrate its third year at the […]

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Annie’s Birkie Countdown Introduction

We hope you enjoy this first installment in an ongoing series from the new Birkie Ambassador Annie Hart. “Annie’s Birkie Countdown” – the Birkie ABCs — starts today with an […]

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The Birkie Office Has Moved!

HAYWARD, Wisconsin (September 10, 2014) – Over the next six months, our Main Street office building will be undergoing a much needed remodel, so please plan to visit us in […]

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Recap of the 2014 ABSF Annual Meeting

Celebrating a successful 2014 and laying big plans for the future HAYWARD, Wisconsin (August 11, 2014) – It was an amazing day for the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation’s Annual Meeting Party, […]

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Fee Increase Aug. 16, Birkie Trail Run & Trek

Birkie Trail Run & Trek Next Fee Increase Is August 16        Event Date: September 27      .       Register Now and Save!   Marathon . Half Marathon […]

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2015 Birkie T-shirt Design Contest Winner!

It was another great year for the American Birkebeiner T-Shirt Design Contest. Congratulations to Marc Shapiro of Minneapolis, MN, the winner decided by a week of online voting July 28th […]

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