The American Birkebeiner

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North America's largest and most prestigious cross-country ski marathon, the Birkie is a year-round lifestyle choice for thousands of outdoor fitness enthusiasts of all levels. 12,000 skiers of all ages, genders and nationalities participate. From its signature ski race — the legendary American Birkebeiner — the Birkie has grown into an exciting array of fitness and recreational opportunities.

The 107 kilometer Birkie Trail system attracts skiers, runners, bikers, trekkers and hikers, from casual day-trippers to elite superstars. Headquartered in Hayward, Wisconsin, the Birkie is now an outdoor sports mecca, a series of great races, a fitness destination, and a lifestyle.

The 2020 Birkie will take place February 20-22. Visit for more information.