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Registration for Birkie ends Wednesday night

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Wednesday is your last chance to sign up for the annual Birkebeiner cross-country ski race! 

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation announced that registration for the 44th "Birkie" will close at 11:59 Wednesday night. 

According to the organization, the Birkie is North America's largest cross-country ski race, and will soon reach capacity for next years event. 

The race is scheduled for Saturday, February 24. 

An estimated 13,500 skiers will participate in next year's races.  

The most recent race drew participants from 48
states and 23 countries to northwestern Wisconsin.

Click here to learn more.

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