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American Birkebeiner 3h
Sneak preview of coming attractions...works has begun on the approach to the future Becker Law Link (pedestrian bridge over Highway 77 - for race days & all days). Expected completion is summer 2020. Becker Law Office, S.C.
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American Birkebeiner 6h
Calling all Fat Bikers! The first Fat Bike Birkie price increase is this Friday! Register by 11:59pm on Thu., Sept. 19th & save! Choose from 47k or 21K races, or the 10K Tour! Lock in your late winter fun now! March 7th will be here before we know it!
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American Birkebeiner 10h
This wave is about to close. For your chance to ski out of Birkie Classic Wave 3, register by 11:59pm tonight (wave closes Wednesday at 12:00am)! Register at . Wave placement info at
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American Birkebeiner Sep 16
Registration is open for Birkie Week events! Get your kiddos registered for the Barnebirkie...where Birkie dreams are born. Continue the Birkie legacy in your family! Register at (click on Ski!).
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American Birkebeiner Sep 16
Another Birkie Wave Closing! Birkie Classic Wave 3 will close on Wednesday, 9/18! Register by Tuesday at 11:59pm to lock in the wave you've earned! Register at
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American Birkebeiner Sep 15
Waves are filling fast - we expect Birkie Classic Wave 3 to close in the coming days. Wear the bib that you've earned! We encourage you to register soon at .
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American Birkebeiner Sep 15
It's the Tusen Takk Year of the Volunteer! The Bidwell Engebretson Tusen Takk endowment fund has surpassed 500 donors (thank you!), contributing over $40,000 to guarantee our volunteer program for years to come! Do you have your Tusen Takk arm band?
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American Birkebeiner Sep 14
Be a Hero! Volunteer at the Birkie Trail Run Festival! We're looking for a few volunteers to assist with the Ultra aid stations. These fine folks will assist runners as they tackle a 100K ultra marathon race! Interested? Email birkie@birkie.com or visit
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American Birkebeiner Sep 12
Tonight's the night! Register for the Birkie Trail Run Festival before 11:59pm tonight & save! Price Increase tomorrow, Friday, 9/13! With 9 events, there's something for everyone & it's destined to be a beautiful day in the north woods & on the trail.
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American Birkebeiner Sep 12
Oklahoma is in! We've missed you the past two years Oklahoma! We're well on our way to having skiers from all 50 states in the Birkie this February! Calling all skiers from Delaware, Louisiana, Rhode Island and South Carolina! We need you! Register at
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American Birkebeiner Sep 11
Race to register for the Birkie Trail Run Festival before Friday's price increase! Register by 11:59pm on Thursday night & save! Gift yourself a day of fun & adventure on the Birkie Trail! Great course, fall leaves, food, fun & friends.
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American Birkebeiner Sep 10
Why we do what we do... (As received from a skier who just registered for Birkie 2020) "First off, please let me say thanks for such an amazing event, the Birkie ski race is the one event that keeps me motivated to get out, train, and live a healthy lifestyle all year round."
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American Birkebeiner Sep 10
Put More Fun in Your Run - it's the Birkie Trail Run Festival relay team costume contest! The best costumed 3 & 6 person marathon relay teams will win a cool prize from Earth Rider Brewery! Register your team, dress in costume on race day & you could win!
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American Birkebeiner Sep 9
Birkie Trail Run Festival Price Increase on Friday, September 13! Register by Thursday, September 12 at 11:59pm and Save! Check out the 13 Reasons to Register, below! It'll be a great day in the north woods - we hope to see you there! Salomon Running
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American Birkebeiner Sep 9
Birkie Skate Wave 4 is closing on Wednesday, Sept. 11! Register by 11:59pm on Tuesday, Sept. 10 to lock in your February race adventure! Slumberland American Birkebeiner & Kortelopet wave updates are found below. Slumberland Furniture L.L.Bean Salomon
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American Birkebeiner Sep 8
There’s still time to register for the Trail Run Ultra, Ultra Relay, Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half, Nordic Trek Or 5K. But don’t wait, price increases after 11:59 pm 9/12!
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American Birkebeiner Sep 7
Did you know that 49 states were represented at Birkie events last year?? The one holdout - Oklahoma - is already represented this year; will the other 49 step up again? For more statistics from the ABSF Annual Report, check out pg. 95 of the Birchscroll:
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American Birkebeiner Sep 6
"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart." And we are so, so grateful for them! We are looking for more volunteers to join this amazing group for the Trail Run Festival 9/27 & 9/28. Sign up for a shift and stay for the party!
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American Birkebeiner Sep 5
Today's the day! Birkie, Korte and Prince Haakon registration fees increase tomorrow! Register by 11:59 pm TONIGHT to beat the price hike and guarantee your spot on the starting line!
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American Birkebeiner Sep 4
Whether you race to beat each other or take your time and enjoy the day on the trail, the 15k Prince Haakon offers a unique chance to experience a Birkie race as a family. But don't wait! Price increases on all Friday and Saturday Birkie Week races after 11:59 pm TOMORROW!
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