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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Job Opening: Birkie Enterprises Retail Manager

Job Title: Birkie Enterprises Retail Manager (BRM) Organization Summary:  Birkie Enterprises (BE) is a retail sales partner of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) Location of Position:  Hayward, WI Attributes Required: This position is responsible for all facets of the Birkie Enterprises retail operation.  BRM must be self-motivated, outgoing, organized and structured. A passion for […]

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2016 Slumberland American Birkebeiner Registration Opens Monday, May 4

  SKI January 17, 2016 – Birkie Tour – Register HERE February 20, 2016 – Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet or Prince Haakon – Register HERE RUN September 26, 2015 – Birkie Trail Run & Trek – Register HERE BIKE March 5, 2016 – Fat Bike Birkie – Register HERE LIVE! Live the Birkie Lifestyle All […]

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Ross and Rinehart Win 3rd Annual Fat Bike Birkie

CABLE, Wis. (March 7, 2015) –  This year’s finish of the Fat Bike Birkie was nearly a carbon copy of last year’s race, with Jenna Rinehart (Specialized) and Ned Overend (Specialized) repeating as women’s and men’s champions.  But that wasn’t to be in the third edition of the event. Overend crashed with two kilometers to […]

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Freewheel Bike Takes on Third Year as Title Sponsor of the Fat Bike Birkie

HAYWARD, Wisconsin (March 2, 2015) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is proud to announce its ongoing relationship with Freewheel Bike as Title Sponsor of the Fat Bike Birkie on March 7, 2015. Now, in its third year, the Fat Bike Birkie event was launched in 2013 with input from Freewheel Bike and a […]

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Birkie Highlights 2015 Changes

HAYWARD, Wis. (Feb.  9, 2015) – Course changes to the 2015 Birkebeiner will lengthen the classic race to 55 km and the skate race to 51 km.  Most of the additional length – 700 meters – comes from relocating the final aid station from Highway 77 down into Hatchery Park.  The finish line is also […]

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