Group Runs

Join Run Minnesota for a group run!   

All Group runs are free – No membership is required. All abilities and paces are welcome! 

Upcoming Runs

Winter Saturdays


NOV 4 – Feb 24

8:00 A.M.

Minneapolis/ St. Paul

Run with the “Polar Bears”!

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.

Meet the POLAR BEARS on Facebook!

Saturday Training Preview


March 2, 9, 12

St. Paul / Minneapolis

Try out our half marathon and marathon training program! These three runs are open to anyone. Check the upcoming run schedule below for location details. 

Led by certified coaches, our group training program is developed to encourage beginning marathoners while still meeting the needs of the more experienced runners. We emphasize the teamwork aspects of the sport along with the fun and enjoyment that can be provided through running with others.

More information on Training

Spring Thursdays


March – June

6:00 P.M.

East River Flats, Minneapolis

Thursday evening group runs with a certified run coach. Our goal is to continue free group-run opportunities year-round.  These workouts are open to anyone and will be structured to serve as an additional workout for participants in our training programs. 

Runners of all paces welcome. 

Join Thursday Group Runs on Facebook

Track Thursdays


TBD June – August

6:00 P.M.


Coach Laurie leads a group warmup and interval workout every Thursday in the summer. You don’t have to be fast; any level runner will benefit from a track session! 

This is a welcoming, inclusive group of runners and challenging workout for all paces.

Join Thursday Group Runs on Facebook

Thursday Summer Run Series



6:00 P.M.

Dual Citizen Taproom –  St. Paul 

Dual Citizen Brewing Company and Run Minnesota are coming together to offer a weekly easy run and social hour this summer. There will be discounts on the beer and you can run some great routes along River Road with company! Routes of 3-6mi will be available but you can always go shorter or longer or walk the routes. We will meet outside the brewery at 6pm, talk about pace groups, provide route explanations and some easy warmup and cooldown routines as needed.