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Slow and steady won the race Tuesday as part of Active Living Douglas County's (ALDC) SlowBike Race Challenge.

The last person to cross the finish line won the 25-foot-long race.


The event was hosted by ALDC to celebrate the launch of its new BikeShare program.

Four, new, bright-green bikes are now parked near Big Ole and they're free for anyone to use.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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