Summer Members Race

10K June 5, 2021 Hopkins,MN FREE for Run Minnesota Members REGISTER Location: Check in at the Hopkins Pavilion. Times: Check in opens at 7:00 a.m.  Wave starts begin at 8:00 a.m. Race Course: 10K race. Two laps on a 5K loop course starting and finishing at the corner of Shady Oak Road and Excelsior Blvd in Hopkins. Registration Information:  […]

Fall Training Registration Open!

Train for your Fall 13.1 or 26.2 with Run Minnesota! The Run Minnesota Marathon and Half Marathon training program is designed to prepare you for a fun and successful Fall race! Our group and virtual training programs are developed to encourage beginning marathoners and half marathoners while still meeting the needs of the more experienced […]

2021 Community Giving Grants

The Minnesota Distance Running Association Foundation is excited to announce the 2021 Community Giving Grant application window is open from May 1 – June 12! Funding Criteria: Eligible organizations can include nonprofits, schools, small running businesses, and running related organizations. The following criteria will be considered when reviewing proposals: Support the running community Promote Youth […]

Spring Members Race

5K April 17, 2021  Hopkins, MN FREE for Run Minnesota Members REGISTER Location: Check in at the Hopkins Pavilion. Times: Check in opens at 7:15 a.m.  Wave starts begin at 8:00 a.m. Race Course: 5K race with a loop course starting and finishing at the corner of Shady Oak Road and Excelsior Blvd in Hopkins. Registration […]

Spring Training Registration to open March 5th

Train for your Spring 13.1 or 26.2 with Run Minnesota! The Run Minnesota Marathon and Half Marathon training program is designed to prepare you for a fun and successful Spring race! Our group and virtual training programs are developed to encourage beginning marathoners and half marathoners while still meeting the needs of the more experienced […]

Group Runs resume on 2/20

Register here for upcoming group runs Join us on Saturdays at 8am for an informal group run hosted by Run Minnesota Team Leads. Distances typically range from 3 miles to 10+ and all paces are welcome. Bring your own hydration and enjoy a run with a friendly welcoming group. Routes will be loosely organized in the spirit […]

Exciting News!

The Minnesota Distance Running Association is now Run Minnesota. 2021 marks our 60th anniversary! The Minnesota Distance Running Association was the first running organization in the state and the eighth in the country. It is the foundation on which Minnesota’s robust running community has been built. A lot has changed in the last 60 years, […]

COVID UPDATE

COVID-19 has altered our traditional group training and race schedule for 2021. Our schedule is dependent on Minnesota and Local Government guidelines on Organized Sports and Gathering Requirements. Registration will not open until we know with (some) certainty the regulations and guidelines to safely conduct our programs.   Sign up for email updates below.  Our […]

2021 Election Results

Welcome New Board Members! Thank you to outgoing Board Members! Rochelle Christensen, President Chad Austin, Secretary Jill Jewell, Open Board Chris Turoski, Open Board Damon Rothstein, Open Board Verna Volker, Open Board Board service is 100% volunteer.  This year has been especially challenging for MDRA and their stewardship of our organization is very much appreciated. Thank […]

2021 MDRA Board of Directors Election

Positions up for election are President, Vice President, Secretary and up to 4 Director (Open Board) seats. Applicants were asked the following questions: Tell us about yourself! Briefly outline your relevant skills and experience. Please tell us about your specific area of interest or focus if elected to the MDRA board. How would you like […]