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Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon
October 8, 2016
BLUE OX MEN'S MARATHON: A first for Straubel
BEMIDJI--Saturday's fourth annual Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon was full of firsts for James Straubel. The Bemidji native not only participated in...
October 8, 2016 - 7:02pm
BLUE OX WOMEN'S MARATHON: 'It's a gift to be able to run'
BEMIDJI—Each time she runs a marathon, Amy Will writes a Bible verse on her hand as a reminder to keep going. On Saturday Will, the winner...
October 8, 2016 - 6:58pm
October 10, 2015
BLUE OX MARATHON: Home away from home for Tesdahl
BEMIDJI -- Competing in Bemidji is nothing new for Brock Tesdahl, a former BSU basketball player who put his athletic skills to the test Saturday...
October 10, 2015 - 6:36pm
BLUE OX MARATHON: Back-to-back Bemidji titles for Kemp
BEMIDJI -- Her time may have been 10 minutes off last year’s mark, but it was still fast enough for Sarah Kemp to repeat as the winner of the...
October 10, 2015 - 6:30pm
October 24, 2014
Letter: Let more runners join great marathon
The city of Bemidji has greatly benefitted from the recent Blue Ox Marathon event. The management of the race and the part played by the organization which ran this event deserve all of our congratulations. All of the races were run efficiently and smoothly. I have watched members...
October 24, 2014 - 12:05am
October 11, 2014
Kemp kicks it in for win: Sauk Rapids runner finishes first in women's division at Bemidji Blue Ox marathon
BEMIDJI -- Saturday wasn’t Sarah Kemp’s first time running around Lake Bemidji, but it was definitely the most memorable. “I think...
October 11, 2014 - 6:10pm
Winning Welcome Back: Alaska man comes home and takes Blue Ox Marathon
BEMIDJI -- Tom Ritchie traveled 2,991 miles so he could run 26.2 miles. It’s a good thing he won. Ritchie, now living in Anchorage,...
October 11, 2014 - 6:07pm
VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY: A banner day for Blue Ox
Saturday was the second Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon and runners from across the country came to Bemidji to take in the weekend's events, which kicked...
October 11, 2014 - 6:03pm
Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon weekend arrives
The 1/2K Kids Fun Run was a perfect distance for young runners, many accompanied by parents and grandparents, at the Friday’s opening events...
October 11, 2014 - 12:22am
March 16, 2014
Blue Ox is back for more: New races, overall mission for Bemidji’s marathon event
BEMIDJI — The Blue Ox will be back, with a new focus, new races and a new route. Registration has opened for Bemidji’s marathon event, which...
March 16, 2014 - 12:05am
October 12, 2013
BLUE OX MARATHON: Despite rain and wind, organizers say event a hugh success
BEMIDJI — The drizzling rain and sometimes brisk wind wasn’t enough to dampen the spirits of the more than 900 runners and countless...
October 12, 2013 - 6:05pm
BLUE OX MARATHON: Volunteers keep the event, and the runners, running
BEMIDJI — They were at the starting gate, they were at the finish line and they were there each step of the way. They are the Bemidji...
October 12, 2013 - 5:49pm
UPDATED: Miller, Aalgaard Kelly place first in Blue Ox Marathon; Miller, Olsen first in half-marathon; Top 10 results (with video)
BEMIDJI — It is only fitting that a pair of former Lumberjacks took top honors in Saturday’s inaugural Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon. Pete...
October 12, 2013 - 11:35am
Runnin’ in the rain: Friday Blue Marathon Events
Here’s a look at today’s events for the Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.: Last minute packet pickup 9 a.m.: Start...
October 12, 2013 - 12:41am
Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon FYI
BEMIDJI — The inaugural Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon hit the ground running Friday night with the children’s 1K race, as well as the 5K run. Today is the running of the half-marathon and the marathon. Entrants in the full marathon start off first, at 9 a.m., followed by half-marathon...
October 12, 2013 - 12:07am