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Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon – Weekend

October 6, 2023

Bemidji, MN

Come to Bemidji, Minnesota on 6 October, 2023 and experience a weekend of fun and fitness with the Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon - a challenging and rewarding half marathon! Don't miss out!
Come to Bemidji, Minnesota on 6 October, 2023 and experience a weekend of fun and fitness with the Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon - a challenging and rewarding half marathon! Don't miss out!
Participants run the half marathon Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon – Weekend in Bemidji, Minnesota in October!
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About The Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon – Weekend

The Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon Weekend in Bemidji, Minnesota is a great event for runners looking to combine the beauty of northern Minnesota with their passion for running. Held on October 6th, 2023, the Half Marathon portion of this race offers a scenic and challenging course that covers some of the most beautiful terrain in the area.

The route begins just outside downtown Bemidji and follows Paul Bunyan Trail all around town before heading out into Beltrami County. You’ll get to take in views of Lake Bemidji from various points along the way and even have time to soak up some small-town charm as you pass through historic neighborhoods. The course then winds its way back towards town where you’ll cross over a bridge leading into Ness Park, where it will end near the start line; be sure to enjoy one final view of Lake Bemidji before crossing!

October weather in Northern Minnesota can range from mild days with temperatures around 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 Celsius) or colder depending on conditions; either way it’s best to dress appropriately so you don’t run too hot or too cold during your race! Expect bright blue skies overhead and bursts of vibrant colors scattered throughout as fall brings out all sorts of foliage changes – including maple leaves that turn yellow, orange and red – making for an absolutely stunning backdrop while you run!

The atmosphere at this event is always upbeat yet friendly — expect plenty of support from locals who come out each year to cheer on runners as they make their way through picturesque vistas like no other place can provide. Plus there are often special activities set up by local businesses such as live music performances or food trucks offering tasty treats after your long run. It truly makes this half marathon something unique worth experiencing if given the chance!

Overall, if you’re looking for a scenic half marathon experience surrounded by natural beauty then look no further than what’s offered at The Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon Weekend in October 2023. From breathtaking landscapes filled with colorful autumn foliage to energized crowds cheering you every step along your 13 mile journey – it’s guaranteed to be an incredible adventure that won’t soon be forgotten!