Tag: Nordic Walking


Birkie Trail Run & Trek



Details & Registration at: http://www.birkie.com/trailrun


Another GREAT Birkie Trail Run & Trek!

Another year has flown by and another Birkie Trail Run & Trek (BTRT) is in the books. This year we had over 75 people Out There representing the shop. 2- 6person Relays, 2 – 3person relays, 1 person in the marathon , over 20 in each of the 1/2 marathon, Trek & 6km. Loads of Fun by everyone. Also numerous podiums in age classes, top 10’s in Multiple events and the WINNER of the Trek~ Bill Miller. Thanks to everyone again who got Out There for the 2014 BTRT!


Kris & Bjorn

Photoset: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.796211747102878.1073741831.100001421792322&type=1


Birkie Trail Run & Trek Team fills!

With over 1 month to go our Birkie Trail Run & Trek Team fills!  This being our 4th Year of Sponsorship we are excited to have such a Group of wonderful folks going to be Out There! 75 people will be at the events wearing their Out There Colors this year. Form 2 years ago with 30, last year with 50 and now 75. Nearly 8% of all the participants will be Out There. We have people in the Team Marathons (both 6 & 3 person teams), Individual Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, Nordic Walk (Trek), 6km and Youth events. There are many perks to being Out There for different events, in the future look to join us.


Want to join us for other events?

Get Out There Group on Facebook


Out There in Eau Claire!

An AWESOME Event last evening in Eau Claire. If you are in the EC area GET Out There and run or ride the Lowes Creek Trails http://www.co.eau-claire.wi.us/parks_and_forest/Lowes_Creek_County_Park.htm Also check out the Great Trail run group in the Chippewa Valley https://www.facebook.com/ChippewaValleyTrailRunners

Nordic Walk~ Birkie Trail “OO” North


Let’s Get Out There and get the Summer Nordic Walking Series going. This is the opening walk. We will start at “OO” Trailhead on the Birkie Trail and head North. Long Walk will be to High Point Food station and back. Others can take cut-offs at any point. We will plan to meet at the trail at 1pm. Long Walk normally goes about 3-3:30hrs For more details on the Nordic Walking Series:


If you are looking to ride up from the Rice Lake Area please email us at info@outthereshop.com


5.3.13 Update location: We will meet at OO at 1pm. We will then head east approx 1.5 miles to the corner of OO and Telemark Rd. Park There and head North on Telemark Rd (Gravel) for the walk. If you want to ride up with us let us know by Saturday at 5pm via info@outthereshop.com


Nordic Walking Series~

  • Want a way to get or stay fit over the summer?
  • Want an active way to meet new people?
  • Want an excuse to train for the Birkie Trail run & Trek?
  • Join us for a Nordic walking series this year. Starting in May we will host one short walk and onetrail walk per month
  • We will give away entries to the Birkie Trail Run & Trek ~ 5km, Trek, Half & Full Marathons
  • Attend 4 of 8 Sessions and recieve a FREE Tech Shirt
  • Dates TBA
  • Cost: $20 for the entire series ~ Funds go to Entires to be give away to participants
  • Short Walks will be held during the week. 1-3 miles in Rice Lake
  • Long Walks will be held on weekends. 6-12 miles on the Birkie Trail


**Also if you are participating in one of the other BTR&T Events you are welcome to join in and get your training at the same time!

Birkie Trail Run & Trek 2012 a HUGE Success!

The 2012 Event had record crowds & a wonderful day. Even a little SNOW on the Birkie Trail. Find a photo set on FACEBOOK.

We had a Relay Team that did amazing & a total of 24 people Out There participating in different events.

The goal for next year ~ 50!

Click on an event below to learn more:

Woolly Mammoth Classic

Well the 2012 was a Sucess! A fantastic Youth Race, Great Wisconsin State Nordic Walking Championships (Women’s winner Our own Kristin Hanson & Men’s Winner Jeff Koppa) A large number back for the 5km Run/Walk also. Look for a link soon to a photo set from Katie Wilder Photography. We hope to see you Out There at the 2013 Woolly!


Click Here to Download the Entry Form

OR – Click Here to Register Online 

Nordic Walk the Birkie Trail

An amazing Nordic Walk today on the Birkie Trail. ABSF Director Ned & his wife Kathy as well as others joined us for this great hike from Fish Hatchery Park to the OO Trail Head!- Get Out There and enjoy the trail!


Nordic Walk the Birkie Trail

We had a WONDERFUL nordic walk on the Birkie Trail this past weekend! Walked from the Northend Cabin up to High Point & Back. Get Out There and enjoy the ABSF Birkie Trail soon! Hope to see you at the Birkie Trail Run & Trek!