Get Phat With Pat (Race 1)

  • River Bottoms Moutain Bike Trail 11115 Lyndale Avenue South Bloomington, MN, 55420 United States

Race #1 of the Get Phat With Pat Fat Bike Races on the Minnesota River Bottoms Trail in Bloomington. Sponsored by Penn Cycle as part of the Bloomington Winter Fete.

Where

Race Start/Finish line is in Bloomington at the southern end of Lyndale Ave., underneath the 35W bridge. Registration is located near the Start/Finish line and opens at 9 am and closes 30 minutes prior to race start.

Course

The mostly singletrack course starts and goes about 4 miles west of 35W before turning around near the old RR swing bridge, then heading back to the finish line near the 35W bridge for a total of around 8 miles. It will be a full loop, with one section of trail heading out and another heading back.

Classes

Beginner - 1 lap: Race starts at 10:15 am
Recreational - 1 lap: Race starts at 10 am
Advanced - 2 laps: Race starts at 12 Noon
Entry Fee - $10 Registration + a $5 donation to MORC

Fat bikes (3.8” tires and wider) recommended. Depending on course conditions and entries, there may be a separate class for non-Fat-Tire bikes. Spectators are encouraged and welcome!

Prizes

A huge number of door prizes will be awarded, including a Trek Farley fat bike frame and fork as the grand prize.*

*To be eligible for the grand prize you must race in both races (1/23 & 1/30). Grand prize will be awarded at Race #2 on January 30th.