Blue Ox Marathon and parks and rec partner for Frozen Ox 5K

Runners take off from the start of the Frozen Ox 5K along Lake Boulevard on Saturday morning in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)

Running enthusiasts took part in the Frozen Ox 5K on Saturday morning in Bemidji. The Blue Ox Marathon and Bemidji Parks and Recreation partnered for the race, which began and ended at the Carnegie Library.

Here are the results from the race:


First place: Kristin Favnan

Second place: Brittany Hesse

Third place: Christel Kippenhan



First place: Jesse Prince

Second place: Gregory Peterson

Third place: Isaak McDonald

Runners finish the Frozen Ox 5K near the Carnegie Library on Saturday morning in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)

Jillian Gandsey is the Multimedia Editor at the Bemidji Pioneer. She is an Iron Range native and a 2013 graduate of Bemidji State University. Follow Jillian on Twitter and Instagram @jilliangandsey. Contact her at (218) 333-9786, (218) 996-1216 or at
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