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Schulz posts best time in Black's Grove bike race

Sebeka's Thad Schulz claimed top honors Sunday in the Black's Grove River Crossing Mountain Bike race at Black's Grove near Wadena.1 / 2
Photos by Rachelle Klemme Above, Pam Schmitt of Duluth placed 10th overall, with a time of 1:28.08. Seventeen of the 21 entries in the Black's Grove competition finished the race.2 / 2

Sebeka's Thad Schulz captured top honors Sunday in the Black's Grove River Crossing Mountain Bike race, with a time of 1:13.27.

Schulz was also the top finisher in the mens 30-39 age group. Wadena's Todd Hale and event founder Corey Tabbert of Grand Rapids placed second and third in the 30-39 group.

Becca Hackensack of St. Cloud was the top female rider and came in eighth overall, with a time of 1:20.40.

Black's Grove River Crossing

Mountain Bike Race Results

Thad Schulz, Sebeka, 1:13.27; Cove Fylpaa, Bemidji, 1:13.32; Todd Hale, Wadena, 1:14.06; Corey Tabbert, 1:15.05; Kurt Penno, Sanford, Man., 1:18.11; Croix Fylpaa, Bemidji, 1:18.27; Denny Barry, New York Mills, 1:20,05; Becca Hackensack, St. Cloud, 1:20.40; Jeff Schulteover, Minnetonka, 1:24.38; Pam Schmitt, Duluth, 1:28.08; Chris Godwin, Nevis, 1:18.18; Gary Taylor, St. Cloud, 1:32.20; Terry Olson, Wadena, 1:39.56; Isaac Hale, Wadena, 1:40.33; Lance Szathmary, Wadena, 1:40.59; Kirby Harmon, Bemidji, 1:58.00, Don Black, Park Rapids, 2:13.00

Top Three Age Group Finishers

29 and under

1 Cove Fylpaa

2 Kurt Penno

3 Croix Fylpaa


1 Thad Schulz

2 Todd Hale

3 Corey Tabbert


1 Jeff Schultenover

2 Lance Szathmary

3 Kirby Harmon

50 and over

1 Denny Barry

2 Gary Taylor

3 Terry Olson