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 Welcome to @Birch Scroll!  Easy reading for active people!
With a nod to our past and our iconic Birch Scroll magazine, we've renamed and redesigned our digital e-zine to @Birch Scroll!  You'll still receive your printed Birch Scroll magazines in fall, winter/spring, and summer!  Read on!

Top Birkie Things You Need to Know! 

  • You're invited!  Tony Wise Museum of the American Birkebeiner!
  • It's Official!  NEW American Birkebeiner Trailhead & Start Line!
  • The latest trail update from Ben Popp, ABSF Executive Director!
You're Invited!  
August 5th marks the Grand Opening of the Tony Wise Museum of the American Birkebeiner! Join us!  Details!
It's Official!  Join us for the dedication of the new American Birkebeiner Trailhead, new Birkie permanent start, "Great Hall," and warming shelter, at the ABSF Annual Meeting on Saturday, August 8th!  Details here! 
Because there is nothing like running in the dirt!  The content framed in green, has been gathered to help you prepare for the Birkie Trail Run & Trek and to help you make every run an adventure!
Only 58 Days To Go!
If you enjoy the north woods, fall leaves, great food, craft beer, live music, and running or trekking with friends - we've got just the ticket. Birkie Trail Run & Trek!
 8 Events - 2 Days of Fun!
It's not too late to register!
A driving force behind the Nordic Community!  We're grateful for the ongoing support of our volunteer sponsor, Timber Ford of Hayward!  Learn more about them! 
Get a warm hoodie, a warm & fuzzy feeling, a great lunch, & feel good about helping athletes on the trail!  Volunteer!  Details Here!   
Need Trekking Poles?
Out There Shop has graciously provided loaner trekking poles for the Birkie Trail Run & Trek.  Reserve Your Pair today! 
 2017 Official T-shirt Unveiled!
Andy Wood, Lakeville, MN, had his t-shirt design chosen by popular vote for the official 2017 Slumberland American Birkebeiner t-shirt!  Congrats! Read on!
Tastes Like a Breakfast Treat,
Works Like a Gel!  

Your morning cappuccino has a new, supercharged friend. Eat it before you go or bring it along for the ride, run, or ski. Learn More!
Get Active!
Does your ski club need funds to get kids or adults active?  Applications for 2016 ABSF Sport Development Grants are now being accepted!  Details here! 
There’s no snow around this time of year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work on your ski technique. With the growing importance of double-poling, this is a good area to focus on. Click here for more.
Unplugged - Birkie Trail Kids gets kids outside & active this Summer!  Read More...
Like us on Facebook & be in the loop on the latest news and Birkie events!  #BirkieFever!
Ben Popp, ABSF Director, on 4 ABSF Hot Topics - From the Trail to the Museum & more!  Watch Now!
February is Coming!
Have you registered for the Birkie, Korte, or Prince Haakon?!  Don't miss out - waves are filling fast!
Register Now!
Don't Forget to Vote!
ABSF members have until 4:00pm on Thursday, 8/4 to vote online for the 2016-2017 ABSF board of directors!  Meet your candidates!  Not a member?  Join the ABSF now and you can vote too!
The Teacher - Salomon Running TV S4 E04
This is for all you teachers out there, and anyone else
who starts out running …
and just keeps going!  

Watch Now!

Welcome Hydro Flask!  
New Birkie Trail Run & Trek
Half-Marathon Sponsor!
And, we're thrilled to announce that Birkie Trail Run age class champions will receive a Hydro Flask as their award!  
Camp Under the Stars!
Camp sites are  available for the Birkie Trail Run & Trek.  Gather your friends and camp at Birkie Ridge right next to the Birkie Trail!
  Learn More!
Check out the latest running & training gear at this year's
Birkie Trail Run & Trek Vendor Festival!  Sixteen fabulous vendors and counting!  
Learn more!
Brand New Birkie Store!
We have an all new look with lots of new merchandise for summer fun, gift giving, Birkie training!  Check it out!
2017 Birkie Poster Design!
Congratulations Paco Van Sistine, of Denver, CO, for his winning entry into the 2017 Poster Design contest.  Nicely done, Paco!
Birkie Classic Wave Update!
Embrace your inner warrior!
Register Today!
Birkie Skate Wave Update!
Waves 1, 2, & 3 are closed!
Register Soon!
Why a Mattress is
Just Like Broccoli!

Ensuring good sleep for your kids is just as important to their healthy development as a fridge full of vegetables. A mattress designed especially for growing bodies can help. Learn more.
Summer Birch Scroll!
Have you read the summer issue?  Details on your favorite Birkie events, great stories, & more!  Read it now!

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