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Top 5 Birkie Things You Need to Know! 

  1. Do you have Birkie event questions? Find answers & info below.
  2. Birkie 2021 - With 3 Waves closed, registration is off to the races!
  3. Birkie Challenge Series #3 - Feel the Birkie Speed - Still time to join!
  4. Lumberjack 5K Run/Walk - In-person & virtual options. Join us on 8/1!
  5. ABSF Members - It's time to vote! ABSF Board of directors election.
Ben's Got the Latest
From Birkieland!

From Tier 2 pricing and Birkie Challenge Series news, to our Birkie Event Updates plan, ABSF BOD elections, and Annual Meeting details, Ben's got you covered!  Watch now!
Birkie Event Updates
New Video Series & Page!

Meet Julia Lyons, Sawyer County Public Health, and first guest in our new video series. Over the coming weeks & months, Ben Popp will chat with public health officials, experts, & ABSF staffers about our safety protocols and the latest Birkie event news. Visit our new Birkie Event Updates page for the latest.  Visit Now!

Slumberland American Birkebeiner Wave Update
Remember the jubilation you felt crossing the finish line?
Celebrate again in 2021!

Birkie Sk Wv 1 - CLOSED
Birkie Sk Wv 2 - CLOSED

Birkie Sk Wv 3 - 88% full
Birkie Sk Wv 4 - 81% full
Birkie Cl Wv 1 -
Birkie Cl Wv 2 - 87% full
Birkie Cl Wv 3 - 67% full

Tier 2 Pricing Nearing Capacity.
Plan now. Train now.
Ski Later! 
Register Now!

Birkie Challenge Series #3: Feel the Birkie Speed
July is a great time to work on increasing your speed and endurance. Each Monday, through July, Ben Popp will take you through an interval challenge. Ready…set…GO!  There is still time to register! Click Here!

Lumberjack 5K Run/Walk
In-Person or Virtual Options!

August 1, 2020
New venue, fun course, cool shirt, choose your start time, safety protocols in place. A breath of fresh air in the great outdoors! Register Now!

Birkie Trail Run
New Venue!

Run the rolling hills of the Birkie Trail, more single track, see beautiful vistas from atop Mt. Telemark, run by a secluded lake, all within the beautiful forests of NW WI. Cool shirt!  Check out new map! Register at

Get Comfy at Home & Snag Free Birkie Entry
If you're dreaming of upgrading the furnishings in your home and skiing the Birkie, wait until you hear this! Spend $1000 at Slumberland Furniture and you'll ski free!  Find out how!
New Fluoro-Free
Wax System

Pro by SWIX - Swix is proud to introduce a complete, three level fluoro-free wax system called PRO for the 2020/2021 season.  Speed Beyond Limits. Learn More!
Fat Bike Birkie
March 13, 2021

2021 registration is open!  Need inspiration? Watch Now!
Register Now!
An Almost Perfect Race
Courtney Dauwalter learns that anything can happen in 100 miles, the hard way, when she sets her sights on the course record of the Western States Endurance Run.

Watch Now!

What's Next for
Telemark Property

The ABSF is taking the next step in securing permanent access to the Telemark property in part through the application of a WEDC Idle Site Grant.  
Learn More!

Perfect Refresher After Time on the Trail
Earth Rider's Royal Bohemian Pilsner is out on shelves! Lake Superior water and Bohemian malt make a crisp and clean lager with a noble-hop bite. Learn More!
Run to Volunteer
Volunteer shifts are available now for the Lumberjack 5K Run/Walk (8/1) and the Birkie Trail Run (9/26).  Outside shifts, fresh air, safety precautions in place.  
Sign-Up Now!
Questions?  Call 715-634-5025.
Beyond the Bottle
During these ever-fluid times, we have become a little introspective. Here are some of the actions we are taking for our environment, our community and our customers. Learn More.

Nordic Inspiration

Rossignol Athlete and 20/21 Overall World Cup Champion Alexander Bolshunov teaches us that we must never give up.
Watch Now!
2021 Birkie
Skate Wave Update

Waves 1 & 2 Closed, others filling quickly. Details here!
Strengthen Your
Achilles at Home

The Achilles plays an important role while you are active.  By doing this exercise, you will help strengthen your Achilles to help stay injury free. Watch Now!

Get Your Birkie On
New items in stock!  Free shipping in the U.S. with code: #BirkieStrongerTogether
Shop Now!

World's Best Battle in Fischer Skiletics Cup
Watch the world's best Nordic and alpine skiers, compete against each other in a series of strength challenges to determine who is the ultimate athlete. Follow Along!
2021 Birkie Gear Bag
This awesome bag, made by SWIX, is available for $47 and only during registration for Birkie, Korte, Prince Haakon & Fat Bike Birkie!  Perfect for your year-round adventures! Learn More!
2020 Ski Season Wrap-Up
With Jay Wiener

Jay Wiener has completed more Worldloppet events than any other U.S. citizen. Read about his experiences during a difficult season. Learn more!
Gear West
Nordic Photo Contest

Help us stay motivated this summer! Share with us your best Nordic skiing photos!  First place wins a 2021 Birkie Entry!
Learn more!

Calling all ABSF Members!  Time to Vote!
From now through July 28, ABSF members are called to vote to fill 4 open seats on the ABSF Board of Directors.Not a member?
Join Now! 
Meet the amazing candidates!

Click Here!

Birkie Junior Gear Bag
Just like the "big kids", the new Birkie Junior Gear Bag is sized for the kiddos. Available for $30 during Jr. Birkie & Barnebirkie registration. Limited quantities available.
Click on a logo below to register!

Birkie Trail Report & Mowing Map
Getting out on the Birkie Trail is good for your mind and spirit. Know where to go for the best experience! Get the latest Trail report and mowing updates 
Details here!

Wave Upgrade Requests
With several waves already closed, don’t forget to submit your Wave Upgrade Request right away! Wave upgrades are subject to availability at the time you submit your request, not when you registered for the race.
 Learn more! 

ABSF Members Only Sale
Mark your calendar!  From July 16-20, ABSF Members will receive 25% off in the Birkie Store (some exclusions apply). Watch your email for your special code! Start browsing now! Not a member, it's not to late to Join us!

Tier 2 Pricing
Nearing Capacity

Earlier this year, we introduced an inventory based, tiered, registration pricing system. We are nearing capacity in Tier 2. Register for the Birkie, Korte, & Prince Haakon, soon and save.
Learn More!

2021 Birkie
Classic Wave Update

Waves 1 is closed, others are on the move. Details here!

Happy Gut
Happy Athlete!

Good digestive health is essential for performance & recovery. See how you can get 10 billion CFUs of probiotics per serving. A happy gut keeps you strong & training. Here's How!

2020 Year of the Trail
Preserve & develop the treasured Birkie Trail by supporting the Pierce & Lampman Legacy Fund. You’ll receive a limited edition, full-color, scenic 2020-2021 American Birkebeiner Trail calendar. Learn More!

2021 Birkie Official Volunteer Sponsor
Since 2016, Timber Ford of Hayward is proud to be the Official Birkie Volunteer Sponsor. Thank you to all volunteers who help make every Birkie event a success! Learn More!
Milling Wood for
Birkie Projects

The Birkie crew is milling the wood from trees cleared near the American Birkebeiner Trailhead for new fence rails in the Korte start area, posts for trail signs, & a new storage shed for Nordic Kids.
 Learn More!

Triple Berry Chicken Salad
Delicious and nutritious, this salad is perfect for summer!
Get the recipe here!

Blaze Fresh Routes with Suunto Heatmaps
Rather than follow the herd, find places where the crowd doesn't train with Suunto Heatmaps. Experience heatmaps on Suunto 7 or with Suunto App. Learn More!

Becker Law Link Update
The Becker Law Link pedestrian bridge, designed to safely transport athletes across Hwy. 77, is nearly a reality! Crews are prepping the site in anticipation of installation right after Labor Day. Bridge rendering above. 
Preparing for Warm Weather Hydration
Keep dehydration at bay this summer with our five warm weather hydration tips and two ultra-hydrating recipes.
Learn More & Get Recipes!
Athlete Becca Rorabaugh: COVID 19 Training Tips
Becca Rorabaugh, National Champion and APU athlete shares how she and her teammates are rolling with the punches this summer. Learn More!
A 2020 Birkie Podium Story by Ian Torchia
The 2020 Birkie was an out-
standing race for SMSt2 Skier Ian Torchia, read his pre-race accounts and pro-tip, "Get to the start line 'a little fat!'”

Read More!
Are You Familiar with
Toko Care Line?

Toko makes a line of water-
proofers and detergents for tech-
nical apparel. Your technical clothing will perform better
if you use Toko Care Line.  
Learn more!

Consider the Birkie in Your Estate Planning
Have you ever considered supporting the Birkie lifestyle, that you enjoy now, for future generations? Learn how you can share your personal Birkie legacy in your estate planning.
Join the
Legacy Circle!

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