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Catfish cruisin' in Woodbury

Fat-bike racers compete Sunday at Carver Lake Park. Staff photo by Mike Longaecker1 / 3
Unicycle riders even got in on the action Sunday during a fat-bike race held at Carver Lake Park in Woodbury. Staff photo by Mike Longaecker2 / 3
Fat-bike racers compete Sunday at Carver Lake Park. Staff photo by Mike Longaecker3 / 3

Unseasonably warm temperatures welcomed fat-bike racers Sunday to Woodbury's Carver Lake Park.

More than 100 racers took to the snowy hills and frozen lake that comprised the race course for the Cold Catfish Cup Bike Race. Racers rode oversized -- or "fat" -- bikes, complete with oversized tires that make trail riding easier in the snow.

Full results from the race can be accessed here.

The top three male finishers in the three-lap race were Dominic Tolerrico, Brendan Bellow and Heath Weisbrod. The top two women finishers were April Morgan and Sveta Kovalchuk. 

Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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