Birkie Week set to start in February
The 46th Slumberland American Birkebeiner and full-schedule of fabulous Nordic festivities is fast approaching! Starting on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 and extending through Sunday, February 23, 2020, an estimated 13,500 skiers and 30,000 spectators will gather in and around Hayward, WI, for the “Birkie,” North America’s largest cross-country ski marathon and the amazing Birkie Week of events.
If you haven’t already registered for your media credentials, please do so soon! The deadline to apply in time to have your media credentials mailed to you is Sunday, February 9, 2020. Any media credentials requested after Feb. 9 must be picked up in the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation office during Birkie week.
Credentials are not required for Thursday events, however, they are required for both Friday and Saturday, February 21 & 22, 2020.
Each member of the media and their crew must register individually at: https://www.birkie.com/media/
Need a refresher on what you can look forward to covering at the Birkie week of events? Watch Birkie Week 2019: https://youtu.be/SZF1uuPs1Uc