2023 Birkie Week Registration Opens 

Open Track Returns to Birkie Week Lineup    Hayward, WI (May 3, 2022) –    The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) opened registration for the 2023 Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet, Prince Haakon, and Open Track events on Monday, May 2, 2022. After a strong return to in-person events in 2022, the ABSF is excited to continue […]

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ABSF Officially Announces 2022 Inga & Warriors

Three Wausau Skiers’ Pledge to Honor Birkebeiner Legacy During the American Birkebeiner Hayward, WI (February 2022) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation has selected three cross-country skiers to depict the two Birkebeiner Warriors and Inga, the mother of baby Prince Haakon, an homage to the 48th American Birkebeiner Ski Marathon race’s roots. On February 26, […]

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Landmark Conservancy to Purchase Western Portion of Mt. Telemark Property

Landmark Conservancy to Purchase Western Portion of Mt. Telemark Property by info@landmarkwi.org | Jul 6, 2021 | Land Protection, Partner Projects, Press | 0 comments Board and Staff members of ABSF and Landmark gather for a site visit of the former Mt. Telemark property. Once purchased, the Telemark Preserve will be open to the public […]

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Birkie Trail Run Festival Named USATF Half Marathon Trail Nat’l Championship

Birkie Trail Run Festival Named USATF Half Marathon Trail Nat’l Championship 2021 Birkie Trail Run Festival Registration is Open; $6,000 Prize Purse Hayward, WI (July 5, 2021) – September 25, 2021, marks the 24th Birkie Trail Run Festival. The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is pleased to announce that the Birkie Trail Run half marathon, part […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Bookkeeper/Finance Manager Job Opening

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is seeking a full time Bookkeeping/Accounting position that will be responsible to and directly supervised by the Executive Director. The Bookkeeper will keep a complete, accurate, and systematic set of records for all financial transactions carried out by the ABSF in a manner that will optimize ABSF’s efficiency, accuracy […]

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ABSF Announces Newly Elected Members to 2017-1018 Board of Directors

Hayward, WI (August 7, 2017) — With a mission of engaging, creating, and inspiring a healthy, active lifestyle, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) announced newly elected members to its 2017-2018 Board of Directors.  Nominations and voting culminated in the announcement at the ABSF’s Annual Meeting on August 5 at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead in […]

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Assistant Birkie Trail Manager Position

Love working outside?  Want to live in Northern Wisconsin and work on the greatest trail system in the world?!?!?  If so, keep reading! Job Title: Assistant Trail Manager  (full time, year-round) Organization Summary:  The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with a mission to promote and conduct the finest international cross-country ski competition […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Announces 2017 Schedule of Events

America’s 2nd Largest Ski Race Moves to Friday Hayward, Wis. (March 18, 2016) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) board of directors today announced the 2017 American Birkebeiner schedule of events slated for February 23-26, 2017. North America’s largest cross-country ski race, the American Birkebeiner, is scheduled for Saturday, February 25, 2017 with the […]

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Birkie Virtual Race Bag—Better Than Ever

Win an Apple Watch, Tempur-Pedic Mattress, VIP Parking at Race Start, Training Consultation with Jessie Diggins, and More! In January, the Slumberland American Birkebeiner will send out its Virtual Race Bag (VRB) to all registered participants of the 2016 Birkie, Kortelopet, and Prince Haakon events. What’s new this year? Plenty! For starters, Slumberland Furniture, the […]

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Job Opening: A.B.S.F. Development Director

Have a background in Development and interested in joining the Birkie Team?  Job Title: A.B.S.F. Development Director Organization Summary:  The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated, as reflected in the Birkie Mission Statement, to hosting one of the world’s best cross country ski events, the American Birkebeiner, maintaining one of the nation’s […]

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