The recently constructed Samuel C. Johnson Family Outdoor Center at the Highway OO Trailhead on the Birkie Trail will be open to the public starting this Thursday, Dec. 20.
Ben Popp, executive director of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, was one of five recipients of the Governor’s Tourism Award given out Tuesday, March 13 during the annual Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Tourism at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel & Fox Cities Exhibition Center i…
The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation has created the Foundation for the Endowment of the American Birkebeiner (FEAB) to support the Birkie vision far into the future. The endowment is a 501c3 nonprofit with an independent board of trustees. Its function is to establish and oversee a perma…
Caitlin Gregg, 37, Minneapolis, has won a record fifth American Birkebeiner title, leading the women's field and winning the 2018 women's race.
Noreen Leahy of Hayward has a competitive spirit that has carried her through numerous Birkebeiner races, despite a horrific accident that left her in a coma years ago.
Trim, fit and speaking with a French accent, Remi Ardiet, 23, could very well be mistaken for a European elite skier about to push off from the front of the 2018 American Birkebeiner.
The Birkie will once again hold the Fast and Female Champ Chat Sunday, Feb. 25, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead Great Hall in Cable.
Last year Birkie organizers and skiers spent an agonizing week leading up to the Birkie wondering if the diminishing snow cover would hold for the race. It didn’t. The forecast teased of possible race-saving snow on Friday night, but it didn’t happen.
Multiple law enforcement, medical and civil safety personnel will be working during American Birkebeiner weekend to assist in the safe and secure running of this international event for both skiers and spectators.
The biggest cross-country ski race in North America has its roots in a Norwegian legend from the middle ages. To celebrate that history, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation has selected three cross-country skiers to depict the two Birkebeiner warriors and Inga, the mother of baby Prince …
During the 2017 Birkie week, documentarian filmmaker Diogo Freire was in Hayward to showcase his film, “Facing the Surge,” concerning cities, such as Norfolk, Virginia, already facing sea level rise because of climate change.