American Birkebeiner Cross Country Ski Race

February 22, 2020
Cable is Home of the American Birkebeiner, North America's largest Cross Country Ski Race, held annually each February. The world comes to the Cable & Hayward Areas for the Birkie & Kortelopet cross country ski races.
The Birkie trail is world-famous and takes racers on a challenging 50k course from Cable to Main Street in downtown Hayward. Over 9,500 skiers, including many international visitors, participate in this event.
There are many other events happening during the course of the weekend and days before:
Birkie 50k (skate) or 55k (classic)
Kortelopet 23k
Prince Haakon 12k
Elite Sprints
5k/10k Family Fun Ski
Junior Birkie
Barkie Birkie Skijor
Birkie Sit-Ski
Giant SkiSnowshoe Hike
Camp Birkie Child Care
For more information Visit the American Birkebeiner Website at

Birkie Parking
The Cable Rod and Gun Club will be offering limited, prime parking in our lot on McNaught Road only 1/3 mile walk on a trail to the American Birkebeiner start line in Cable! For more information please contact Tammy @ 715-580-0915 or visit our website at

Feb 22