Hayward, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) - Tad Elliot of Coloardo is the 2012 American Birkebeiner men's champion.
In second was Matthew Liebsch of Orono, MN; third place went to Brian Gregg of Minneapolis.
For the women's races, Holly Brooks of Anchorage, Alaska finished first. She was followed by Caitlin Gregg of Minneapolis; third place went to Jennie Bender of Maple Plain, MN.
Joe Dubay from St. Scholastica won the men's classic.
Carolyn Ocariz of Hayward took home the title in the women's classic.
For more on the 2012 Birkebeiner, tune in tonight on the KBJR 6 and Range 11 news at 6 and 10.