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Ben Has the Latest Birkie News from the American Birkebeiner Trailhead!
Birkie Week 2018!
Relive the fun and excitement!  Sit back, relax and enjoy!
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2018 Awards!
Age-class awards and 10-year plaques will be processed until March 30, 2018.  Email to claim yours today!
The new Birkie Gear Bag was a huge hit!  Due to popular demand, they'll be back for 2019 Birkie, Korte & Prince Haakon registration!  New colors in 2019!  Stay tuned!  
Thank You!
With another Birkie week in the books, we extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to all participants, volunteers, sponsors, and communities for making the 2018 American Birkebeiner week of events a huge success!  Here's to seeing you at Birkie 2019!
Congrats Sarah Hillstead! 
Volunteer of the Year!

The 2018 American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation's Volunteer of the Year honor goes to Sarah Hillstead, medical volunteer extraordinaire!  Read more here!

Meet our First Forerunners!
John & Colleen

Thank you for your support in honor of the legacy of the American Birkebeiner!  
This is the first in a series featuring each of the Endowment Forerunners of the Foundation for the Endowment of the American Birkebeiner. Learn more about John & Colleen!

Birkie Gear Bag!
If you ordered a Birkie Gear Bag and missed picking it up at the Birkie Expo you can choose to have it shipped directly to you!  Email us for details!  Shipping deadline is March 14th!

Thanks for Making Yourself at "Home"
at the Birkie!

"Thanks for stopping in to relax at the CLIF Lodge! Congratulations to those who won furniture in the “Take It Home With You” contest!  See you next year!" - The Slumberland Furniture Team

Are You Brave Enough?
Check out what makes Jessie Diggins brave!
Read more!

Weight Transfer for Thinking Skiers
Do you have a
"built-in" weight shift?
Learn more!

Timber Ford of Hayward/Team Gregg Has Successful Birkie!  
Congrats to Caitlin Gregg on her 2018 American Birkebeiner win!!! This is Caitlin’s 5th title!!! Timber Ford of Hayward is honored to support Team Gregg.

Glowing Praise For the Birkie...Again!
New Moon's good friend, Jay Wiener, completes his 14th World Loppet Passport at the 2018 Birkie.
Learn more!

Inside Madshus: Skin Skis and the World Cup
“I suspect that we will see skin skis on the World Cup in not too long,” says Svein Ivar Moen, product developer at Madshus.
Read More!

How You Can Win Your Personal Birkie
Eight physical and mental training tips to put in place THIS year to make NEXT year faster! The Nordic ski season is fleeting. We hold...keep reading!

Make the Most of Your Recovery
There are many elements of rest and recovery that make a massive difference in your overall performance.  Read more!

PyeongChang Perspectives by Six Vermont Olympians
At Concept2, we’re proud of six young Olympians who trained at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center as part of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project.
Read their Olympic story!

Birkie Trail Run Festival
Registration is Open!

Runners from around the nation will head toward Birkie Ridge on September 28 & 29, 2018 for the Birkie Trail Run Festival!  An event for everyone - 5K to 100K! 
Register here!
Spring Skiing is Amazing!
The Birkie Trail is in great condition and the spring skiing is fabulous!  Check out the Groomer's Report for the latest Birkie Trail details!
Birkie 2018 Lost & Found!
Lose something during Birkie week!  Email us with a full description of your item - we may have it! Lost & Found will be processed until March 30th!
2018 Birkie Royalty!
Special thanks to Marcus Magnuson, Grant Moos,and Eleanor Bacso for their dedication and many appearances at Birkie 2018 as Inga, Torstein & Skjervald!  Contest begins fall of 2018 for 2019 Birkie!
David Olheiser recently won the Endowment for the American Birkebeiner auction and now owns a lot on the World Class Birkie Trail!  The $25,000 auction proceeds go directly to the Birkie Endowment Fund!  
Birkie, Korte and
Prince Haakon Registration Opens!

Mark your calendar for May 1st to lock in Birkie Week fun in 2019! #BirkieFever #Birkie2019
Lumberjack Run
5K Run/Walk 2018

Channel your flannel at the Lumberjack Run on July 21st from the shores of Lumberjack Bowl in Hayward, WI!  Mark your calendar! Registration opens on May 15!
Like us on Facebook & be in the loop on the latest news and Birkie events!  #BirkieFever!
Spring Birkie Kids Programming
Spring programming starts in April!  There’ll be lots of great opportunities to get kids up, out, and moving on the Birkie Trail!  Stay tuned for more information and details!
Become a Birkie
Member Today!

See the Top 10 Reasons to become a Birkie member!  Annual ABSF Membership
online sign-up for 2018-2019 starts April 2, 2018!

2018 Birkie Week Results!
View the 2018
Online Searchable Results!
All Result issues must be reported by March 16th!


Leave Your Legacy & Support the Birkie! 
Help jumpstart the new Foundation for the Endowment of the American Birkebeiner by becoming one of only 35 “Forerunners” and you'll wear this unique bib in 2019. 
Read more!

Northern Lakes Cooperarive has Set the Standard!
We encourage you to learn more about our history and businesses by clicking here. Take part in becoming a member of the Northern Lakes Cooperative.

Birkie Brew-Ski
Legendary Amber Ale
Now in Cans!

After their journey, we're pretty sure Torstein & Skjervald slaked their thirst with a well-deserved tankard of ale.  Now you can too!  Available at a variety of Hayward area retailers! Limited to 800 cases!  Thanks to our friends at Lucette Brewing Company!

Spring Skiing Means Spring Cleaning!
To keep your skis running fast in spring’s dirty snow requires more base cleaning than mid-winter waxing does.  Read more!

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Great Pics from Birkieland!   @americanbirkebeiner
Follow us on Twitter @birkie!
Enjoy Skiing
Around the World!

Get your Worldloppet passport and become a member of the Worldloppet family!
Learn more!
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