Schneeberger and Stelljes Top the Podium In the Big Fat 47K at 2020 Fat Bike Birkie

Navarro and Buchanan Take Top Honors in Half Fat 21K Hayward, WI (March 7, 2020) – It was a bright bluebird sky and sunshine-filled day at the 2020 Fat Bike […]

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Yeaton and Dyrhaug Top the Podium in the 46th Slumberland American Birkebeiner

Skiers from 27 countries & 47 States Competed in the 46th Annual Race HAYWARD, WI (Feb. 22, 2020) – Cold overnight conditions and freshly groomed trails set the stage for […]

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Birkie Green Comes to Life at Birkie 2020

ABSF Continues to Implement Steps to a Greener Birkie Hayward, Wis. (February 12, 2020) – At its core, the Birkie lifestyle is about embracing an active lifestyle in the great […]

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ABSF Reveals Handcrafted 2020 Champion Awards for American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet & Prince Haakon Races

Artisan Awards Bring to Life the Legacy of the American Birkebeiner Events Hayward, Wis. (February 12, 2020) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is excited to reveal the 2020 […]

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Hayward Set to Welcome the World to Wisconsin for the 2020 Birkie Week of Events

46th Slumberland American Birkebeiner Events Begin in Three Short Weeks Hayward, Wis. (January 30, 2020) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) and communities in and around Hayward, WI, are […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Announces Birkie 2020 Inga & Warriors Contest Winners

Minnesota Trio Carries on Longstanding Birkie Tradition. Hayward, Wis. (January 9, 2020) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Birkie Warriors […]

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A Tusen Takk Farewell to The Year of the Volunteer

As 2019 draws to a close, FEAB & ABSF gratefully look back at the Year of the Volunteer Hayward, Wisc. (December 28, 2019) – This year, the Foundation for the […]

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Birkie Trail Run Festival Announces 2020 Venue Change & Named USATF Half Marathon Trail Nat’l Championship

Registration for the 2020 Birkie Trail Run Festival opens January 1, 2020 Hayward, WI (January 2, 2020) – September 26, 2020 marks the 19th Birkie Trail Run Festival and the […]

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Birkie Announces 10-Days of Snow Campaign to Secure $50,000 Challenge Match Gift

ABSF Seeks to Raise $50,000 by 12/19/19 to Secure $50,000 Match for Snowmaking Hayward, WI (December 10, 2019) Through the generosity of an anonymous, Wave 2, Birkie skier, the American […]

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Kortelopet 29K Ski Race to Close 2020 Registration

Birkie Week Race Reaches Participant Capacity Hayward, Wisconsin (December 3, 2019) — The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) announced today that registration for the Kortelopet ski race, North America’s second […]

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