Birkie Trail Run Training Plans

Train for your best Birkie Trail Run with some guidance from the experts.

Endurance United – the Birkie’s Official Training Partner,  offers a detailed progression of the training plans gradually increase both volume and intensity in the weeks and months leading up to the race, with a two to three week tapering period prior to the race.

Click the images below to view the training plan PDFs specific to the marathon, half marathon, and 5k races.

Official Training Partner of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation

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How to Train for the Birkie Trail Run Marathon and Marathon Relay


Part 1 – Getting to Know the New Course!


Part 2 – The Long Run, Tempo Run, Recovery, Taper, and More


Part 3 – Race Day Prep and Strategies