Lumberjack 5K Run/Walk

Race like a lumberjack! Be a part of Hayward’s legendary summer celebration, the Lumberjack World Championships and run or walk the Lumberjack 5K (3.1 miles). Start and finish at the Lumberjack Bowl before the LWC competition starts for the day! Channel your flannel to the next level during your 5k! The participants with the best Lumberjack and Lumberjill […]

Birkie Trail Run

Seven Events, One Amazing Day. The events will traverse the rolling hills and twists & turns of the famous Birkie Trail. You’ll see beautiful vistas from atop Mt. Telemark and run on challenging hills, all within the beautiful forests of northwest Wisconsin. If you love to run on a great trail in the midst of nature, […]

Turkey Birkie

The Turkey Birkie Ski Festival is the perfect opportunity to glide on early snow, take a lesson, and simply enjoy a day on skis in the great north woods!

Seeley Hills Classic

Ski the historic Seeley Hills Classic on January 11, 2025 and take part in a rich Northwoods ski tradition. The winding, wooded 42km classic ski race is the second-largest annual classic cross-country ski event held on the Birkebeiner Trail. The Seeley Hills Classic is an important fundraiser for the Seeley Ski Club, which has supported […]

Ski de She Camp & Race

Join us for the third annual Ski de She, a ski camp and race for women! Gain confidence with ski racing and training through specialized coaching sessions, workshops, dinners, and wax clinics designed by women for women. The camp cumulates with 10k, 20k, or 30k classic and skate race options open to the public. Ski […]

Birkie Tour and Night Race

Join us for a full day of both causal skiing and racing at the Birkie Tour and Night Race on January 25, 2025. Enjoy a casual afternoon tour starting at the American Birkebeiner trailhead that allows you to choose your own pace, distance, and effort. Ski with friends to various warming stations around the trail […]

2025 American Birkebeiner Ski Week Events

Be a part of a legend! The Slumberland American Birkebeiner is North America's largest and most prestigious cross-country ski race. Skiers make their way from Cable to Hayward, Wisconsin on the legendary Birkie Trail, finishing on the snow-covered Main Street of Hayward, WI. Enjoy a week full of racing, live music, food, and ski events in […]

Fat Bike Birkie

The 2025 Fat Bike Birkie presented by Freewheel Bike is the premier on-snow bike event in North America. Riders test their skill and endurance on the professionally groomed American Birkebeiner Ski Trail! Choose from 3 distances: The Big Fat 47K, The Half Fat 21K, and the un-timed Fun Fat 10K Tour – there is something […]