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News Articles 

Sherwood Park News, Apr 9/21 Virtual Birkie managed to attract more than 1,100 skiers
TownAndCountryToday.com, Mar 6/21 Honour her Parents
CBC News and Radio, Feb 24/21 Doing four Birkies in one day seemed like a bad idea. So this Edmonton ultra-athlete did it anyway
Glue, The Ottawa Student Magazine Feb 19/21 Ski you online: the Canadian Birkie Festival goes virtual
Global Edmonton TV, Feb 16/21 Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival going  virtual
Edmonton Journal, Feb. 7/21 Hundreds sign up for virtual Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival
Alberta 360 interview First ever virtual Birkie kicks off this month – Registration still open
Global News Edmonton, Jan. 27/21 2021 Canadian Birkie Ski Festival cancelled due to COVID-19
CTV News Edmonton, Dec. 11/20 This winter sport is booming in popularity in the pandemic
Edmonton Sun, Dec. 8/20 Cross-country ski event goes virtual as popularity of the sport surges
CBC Radio interview, Dec. 3/20 The 2021 Birkie is almost fully booked
Sherwood Park News, Nov. 30/20 Months of work to make Birkie COVID compliant
Edmonton Journal, Sept. 13/20 Birkebeiner to be held in February, but limited to 400 skiers due to COVID-19
Sherwood Park News, Feb. 11/20 Birkie goes by with nary a hitch or a hiccup
Edmonton Journal, Feb. 9/20 Photos: Birkie Sunday 2020
CBC Birkebeiner Success, Feb 9/20 CBC Birkebeiner Success
Global Edmonton, Feb. 8/20 Return of the Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival sees good conditions for athletes
CBC News, Feb. 7/20 Not even cancer can keep skier Phil Dunn from maintaining his 30-year Birkie streak
Sherwood Park News, Feb. 7/20 Positive outlook for return of Birkie this weekend
Global Morning News, Feb 4/20 Interview with Jim Black, Laura Mcllveen
Sherwood Park News, Jan 24/2020 Hopes high that Birkie will go off without a hitch this year
Sherwood Park News, Jan. 9/20 Full Moon Birkie a go
Global Edmonton Evening News, Dec. 14/19 Full Moon Birkie
Edmonton Journal Dec. 5/19 Cross-Country Ski Club to host moonlit season-opener
Edmonton Sun, Dec. 5/19 Canadian Birkebeiner Society kicking off its season with the moonlit event

Media Releases

October 13, 2021 Registration for Canadian Birkie 2022 cross-country ski events opens October 14

January 27, 2021 COVID19 forces Birkie cancellation; skiers switched to virtual event

December 3, 2020 Canadian Birkie opens registration for first Virtual ski event

November 23, 2020 Canadian Birkie opens registration for 640 cross country skiers this Friday

February 10, 2020 Society celebrates successful 30th Canadian Birkie

February 6, 2020 Birkie welcomes over 1,250 skiers

January 29, 2020 Birkie attracts skiers from around the world

January 20, 2020 Birkie ramps up preparations

December 5, 2019 Birkie prepares for first ski experience of the season

February 5, 2019 15:15 New brutal forecast too low for Birkie 2019

February 4, 2019 17:00 Cdn Birkie Media Release

February 4, 2019 08:00 Canadian Birkie Ski Festival a Go This Weekend

January 9, 2019 Warm up for the Birkie

Dec 20, 2018 Registration is open