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, Alaska, returned to his hometown and took first place Saturday in the Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon.
“I grew up here, and these are some...