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2023 Birkebeiner

February 25 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm CST

2023 Birkebeiner

Experience the epic 2023 Slumberland American Birkebeiner for yourself! 

As many know, the Birkie is more than just a race – it’s an unforgettable journey starting at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead in Cable, WI and ending on Hayward’s snow-covered Main Street.

Daily events begin Wednesday, Feb. 22 and go through Sunday, Feb. 26. The main event is on Saturday February 25, when skiers will ski 55 km (34 miles) through beautiful forests and across Lake Hayward, crossing over the American Birkebeiner International Bridge to reach the finish line.

Whether a skier, spectator or volunteer, those who experience this amazing journey are hooked forever.

Click here for a PDF of the Birkebeiner course map , a 2023 Birkie spectator guide, or a PDF of the Birkie week schedule.


February 25
8:00 am - 6:00 pm CST
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Hayward, WI