Look for their Bibs!

Dedicated skiers who are competing in their 20th or more American Birkebeiner receive the designation of being a Birchlegger Skier. Hundreds of skiers have already achieved the honor of wearing the purple bib.

Most Birchlegger status skiers become a member of the Birchleggings Club. For information visit their web site at: www.birchleggings.com and their Facebook page.

Awards Breakfast

Every Sunday following the American Birkebeiner® the Birchleggings Club hosts a breakfast for its members. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. If you are completing your 20th, 30th or 40th Birkie this year CONGRATULATIONS on this accomplishment.

2024 Breakfast Details

Where: The Steakhouse Restaurant & Lodge (Hwy 27S in Hayward)
When: Sunday, February 25, 2024
Time: 8:30am – 10:30am

Recognition Items

In honor of their achievements, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation honors 20-year Birchlegger skiers with a plaque and special pin the year they complete their 20th Birkie; 30 and 40-year Birchlegger skiers receive special pins upon completion of these milestone, as well. Awards may be picked up at the Birchleggings Club Breakfast or at the Birkie Store in the Celebration Zone on Saturday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Expo Booth

Come see the Birchleggings Club at the Birkie Expo!  We will be hosting a booth at the Birkie Expo in the main gym of the high school. Please visit the club booth after you collect your race packet to say hi, pay your membership dues and find out about how you can participate in club activities. If you can spare an hour or two to help staff our booth please reach out to Jim Tenorio at TenorioJ@uwstout.edu to sign up for a shift.