Pedaling With Pat: Buck Hill Thursday night races

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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- Everyone knows Burnsville's Buck Hill is a great spot for wintertime sports. But did you know the fun continues in the summer?

In this week's installment of Pedaling With Pat, we're checking out Thursday night mountain bike races.

Janna Krawcyzk from Penn Cycle joined KARE 11 News @ 4 to talk about the competition which includes twisty trails, tasty treats, lovely libations and dirty-good fun.

Thursday Night Mountain Bike Races at Buck Hill in Burnsville. Whether you're a first-time racer or local hero, these weeknight races are the best bang for your entertainment buck.

Here's the skinny:

2012 Buck Hill Race Schedule

Series 1: June 14
Series 2; June 21, 28, (No race July 5), July 12, 19, 26 and August 2.

$5 gets you into the beginner class (approximately 20-minute race), while just $10 gets you into the Recreational (40 minute race) or Advanced (1-hour) class.

Loads of door prizes each night means you will practically make money by just entering.

A free kids' race - held after the adult's race - makes this the perfect family fun night.

Registration: 5 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Race Start: 6:30 pm (Advanced and Rec.); 7:15 start for Beginner
Food and drink is available all night.

For more information, head to or call the Bloomington store (952) 888-1427.

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