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Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon
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...
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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...
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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...
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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
October 11, 2013
Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon attracts the fleet-footed from all over America
BEMIDJI — The first-ever Blue Ox Marathon event is new not just for the people of Bemidji but also for the dozens of runners who have traveled from across the country. As of Wednesday, there were entrants from 23 states, not to mention a few Canadian provinces. They hail from...
October 11, 2013 - 12:43am
Runners to have minimal contact with traffic: Course designed with safety in mind; medical personnel will be on hand
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. "We...
October 11, 2013 - 12:39am
Spots to be spectator for Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon
BEMIDJI — So, your wife or husband, or dad or mother, or sister or brother, or whomever, is going to be running the Bemidji Blue Ox half-marathon or full marathon on Saturday. And you want to be there to give them support and maybe snap a few photos. But with courses that...
October 11, 2013 - 12:30am
October 10, 2013
Off and running: Turnout for Bemidji marathon exceeds expectations
BEMIDJI — Dennis Bartz is always on the go. The retired teacher and cross country and track coach in the Bemidji School District enjoys...
October 10, 2013 - 12:31am
October 3, 2013
Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon officials host bicycle tour of course today
BEMIDJI — Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon officials are hosting a bicycle tour at 4:30 p.m. today for people to become familiar with the course. The bike ride will begin at Gate 1 of the Sanford Center. Marathon official Dennis Bartz said 680 people already have registered for the...
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October 3, 2013 - 9:53am
September 27, 2013
Ambassadors: Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon
Chamber ambassadors recently congratulated the directors of the Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon, which will take place Oct. 12. Pictured from left...
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September 27, 2013 - 5:53pm
September 11, 2013
Bemidji Marathon course gains certification
BEMIDJI -- If you have any questions about the course for the Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon, you can contact Dennis Bartz or John Truedson. They know all the bends, straightaways and nuances better than anyone because they measured every inch of the 26.2-mile layout for the Oct. 12 event....
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September 11, 2013 - 11:22pm
February 21, 2013
Riedel selected for marathon role
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon board of directors has selected Aaron Riedel as its president. The inaugural event is scheduled for Oct. 12. A 26.2-mile marathon, 13.1-mile half marathon, 3.1-mile 5K and a children’s race are planned. The board selected Riedel during its...
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February 21, 2013 - 9:03am