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Top Birkie Things You Need to Know! 

  • Limited spots left in the Birkie Trail Run & Trek Relay!  Register Now!
  • Korte Wave 3 Classic is filling very quickly!  Races are over 80% full!
  • Ben Popp, ABSF Executive Director, shares his latest update video!
Because there is nothing like running in the dirt!  The content below has been gathered to help you prepare for the Birkie Trail Run & Trek and to help you make every run an adventure!
Only 15 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!
Birkie Trail Run & the USATF
The 2016 Birkie Trail Run marathon, one of the events at the Birkie Trail Run & Trek, is now designated as the 2016 USA Track and Field (USATF) championship for the state of Wisconsin.
Read More! 
Home - Salomon Running TV S3 E02

Home, Heart, and Running
Whether you have always been running, or heading out the door is still brand new, this is a story that inspires and connects us all.  

Watch Now!

Welcome Home!
Corrine Malcolm, winner of the 2016 USA 50 Mile Trail Championships is coming home to run the Birkie Trail Run & Trek marathon on her beloved Birkie Trail.  Read more about Corrine here!  Photo courtesy of Joe Viger
It's Not Too Late to Secure Your Space 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!
Say YUP To no CUP!
The Birkie is making great strides toward a clean, cup-free race at the 2016 Birkie Trail Run & Trek!  The first 750 to pick-up their bibs will receive a free 12oz. HydraPak SoftFlask!  Read more here!
A driving force behind the Birkie volunteer Community!  We're grateful for the ongoing support of our volunteer sponsor, Timber Ford of Hayward!  Meet them here!  There is still time to volunteer for the
Birkie Trail Run & Trek!
Birkie Trail Run & Trek Prizes!
From Salomon running shoes and hydration packs to a custom Hydro-Flask age-class award! There are prizes galore!  
Read more!
Vendor Fair!
Check out the latest running & training gear at this year's Birkie Trail Run & Trek Vendor Fair! Sixteen fabulous vendors!
Sneak Peek!
Stop by the Birkie Store at the Birkie Trail Run & Trek Vendor Fair and celebrate your run with new Birkie gear!  See more!
Like us on Facebook & be in the loop on the latest news and Birkie events!  #BirkieFever!
Birkie Programming Update!
Birkie Trail Kids fall edition will be announced soon!  Watch for more information Here!
Calling all those with a serious case of #BirkieFever! The Tony Wise Museum of the American Birkebeiner is seeking a few passionate souls to share their love of this American treasure with museum visitors!
Details here! 
@BirchScroll - September 2016
Ben Popp, ABSF Director, with the latest Birkie news!  Trail update, Birkie ski race update, & more!  Watch now!
Waves are Filling Fast!
Embrace your inner warrior!  Birkie & Korte races are over 80% full!  Save your place at the starting line!  Register Today!
The Legacy of the
American Birkebeiner

Make plans to visit the Tony Wise Museum of the American Birkebeiner.  See how it all began!  Learn more here!
The Birkebeiner warrior poster is now available in the Birkie Store!
Hitting the Open Road!
We may be coming to a town near you for a fun-filled, Capital Campaign Phase 2, outreach event!  Click HERE for Phase 2 details & schedule!
Fall Ski Training - Gear West
Whether you rollerskied, canoed, or biked this summer, it's time to start ski-specific training in earnest. Here are fall training strategies designed to improve your fitness & technique while avoiding burnout & injuries.  Follow our Nordic Training Checklist!
Volunteer Opportunities Available!  
Various volunteer positions are currently available in the museum, on the trail, and at the Birkie Trail Run & Trek!  We need you and we thank you!    
Learn more now!
ABSF Skier Development Grants Due Today!
This year, the ABSF will give over $30,000 to organizations that promote cross country skiing and active, healthy lifestyles.  
Don't miss out - apply today!
Pillow Propping Ends Here
If you read the Birch Scroll or plot tomorrow’s run in bed each night, an adjustable base makes your pre-sleep rituals way more comfortable. Stop the pillow prop, find out how.
At long last! THE LAST KING (BIRKEBEINERNE), a Norwegian feature film depicting the very legacy upon which the American Birkebeiner is based, is available for pre-order in the Birkie Store! Makes a great holiday gift!  
Pre-order now!  Rated R

The Joys of Being Out There!

The seasons are changing! Let us help you get Out There!

Swag, Parking News & More!
Why become a member of the ABSF?  Birkie swag, early notification of parking at the start, 10% off in the Birkie Store, and you'll feel good about supporting the activities that you love!
Details HERE!
Another State Favorite, Wisconsin Cranberries
Did you know more than half of the world’s cranberries come from Wisconsin? This fall, see harvest, find fresh cranberries, and try new cran-tastic recipes!
ABSF Annual Report
It was an amazing year at the  American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation.  Thanks to you, our foundation is stronger than ever.  Thank you for helping us bring the ABSF mission to life.  
Read more here. 
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