Posts Tagged: Birkie Trail Run

Icebug Birkie Trail Run: Participants Brave the Rain for a Memorable Event

The following press release was provided by ATRA member Birkie Trail Run Festival and recaps the event held this past weekend. Photographs provided by ©American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation®/Kelly Randolph. The 2023 Icebug Birkie Trail Run, which took place on Saturday, September 23, 2023, in Hayward, Wisconsin, proved to be an unforgettable experience despite the rainy… Read more »

Birkie Trail Run to host USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships

The USATF Half Marathon Trail Running Championships will be held in Cable, WI, on Saturday, September 24, at the Birkie Trail Running Festival. Birkie also hosted this national championship in 2017, 2018, 2020, and 2021. This year’s course will start and finish at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead located on McNaught Road in Cable, WI. The… Read more »

Icebug Is New Title Sponsor For Wisconsin’s Birkie Trail Run Festival


The Birkie Trail Run Festival is an American Trail Running Association member. The Birkie Trail Run is hosting the 2022 USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships. Icebug USA, Inc., a Swedish traction footwear brand, and the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to hosting world-class events, announced a new sponsorship agreement. Icebug is the… Read more »

Over 950 Athletes Race Wisconsin’s Birkie Trail Run Festival


Announcement from American Trail Running Association member Birkie Trail Run Festival. Photos: American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation. A crisp autumn morning shaped up for ideal conditions as runners and trekkers took to the hills for to the annual Birkie Trail Run Festival, sponsored by Salomon. Over 950 runners and trekkers, from 33 states, took part in… Read more »

Gray and Johnson Win 2021 USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships

Written by USATF Half Marathon Trail Championship Liaison Lin Gentling. Photos by USATF LDR Chairperson Michael Scott. Another perfect day in paradise. Northern Wisconsin never disappoints with the fall foliage and perfect running temperatures. Today was no different as the Birkie Trail Run Festival, outside of Cable, Wisconsin, hosted the 2021 USATF Half Marathon Trail… Read more »

Birkie Trail Run Festival to Host 2021 USATF Half Marathon Trail Championship

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Announcement from American Trail Running Association (ATRA) member Birkie Trail Run Festival. ATRA hosts a dedicated webpage for USATF mountain, ultra and trail running news, race schedules, team selection criteria and more. September 25, 2021, marks the 24th annual Birkie Trail Run Festival. The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is pleased to announce that the Birkie… Read more »

Visit Our Booth at the American Birkebeiner Virtual Expo Feb. 4-5

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Written by American Trail Running Association Vice President Susan Kendrick. Susan is a Wisconsin-based trail runner and Director of Strategic Partnerships & Sponsorship for ATRA member American Birkebeiner® Ski Foundation. Like all events, the 47th annual Slumberland American Birkebeiner cross country ski races at the end of February will look different this year due to… Read more »

USATF Trail Championships Return With The Birkie Trail Run Festival

Birkie Trail Run

It’s been six months since the last USA Track & Field Mountain Ultra Trail (MUT) championship took place in Auburn, California at the Pioneer Spirit 50 Mile. Since then, the coronavirus pandemic has lead to five 2020 championships and world championships team selection races being cancelled. As we enter the last quarter of the year… Read more »

Gray and Roche crowned USATF Half Marathon Trail Champions

On a crisp fall morning in Seeley, Wisconsin, more than 250 runners headed out at the Birkie Trail Runs, site of the USA Track & Field (USATF) Trail Running Championships. In order to combat the near-freezing temperatures, race leaders set a blistering pace in the early miles. “Joe (Gray), and I took it out hard,”… Read more »