Weather Forecast

Marathon course

Runners to have minimal contact with traffic: Course designed with safety in mind; medical personnel will be on hand

Email News Alerts

BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon was designed with safety in mind.

The majority of the course is plotted along a paved recreational trail to minimize runners’ exposure to passing traffic, officials said. Area roads will not need to be closed during the marathon.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.

Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
(218) 333-9200 x343