2020 Award Announcement

MDRA Recognizes two individuals for their impact on the MN Running Community Minneapolis, Minn. – The Minnesota Distance Running Association annually recognizes achievements for the Pat Lanin Distinguished Service Award […]

4th Annual Community Giving Grants Awarded

Minneapolis, Minn. – MDRA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Minnesota Distance Running Association is pleased to announce the 2020 Community Giving Grant Awardees. Mile in My Shoes, the Patrick […]

Diversity & Inclusion Plan

The Minnesota Distance Running Association (MDRA) mission is to support and connect the Minnesota running community.  A blanket invitation to all does not equate to people from all racial backgrounds […]

MDRA Community Giving Grant

The 4th Annual Community Giving grant cycle opens June 22, 2020. The MDRA Foundation Community Giving Grant is awarded each year to help Minnesota organizations promote youth participation; provide training […]

Give to the Max for MDRA!

You could turn $10 into $10,000 for the MDRA Foundation! Schedule your Give to the Max donation today! Your donation provides grants to the community to support running programs for […]

MEADP Solicits Applicants for 2020 Grants

  The Minnesota Elite Athlete Development Program (MEADP) is accepting applications for its 2020 grants. MEADP provides grants to promising Minnesota elite distance runners who have completed their academic running […]

Grant gives girls a running start

News Release  For Immediate Release Contact: Sarah McInerney Minnesota Distance Running Association hello@runmdra.org Minneapolis, Minn. – Lucy Laney Running Club, based out of the Lucy Craft Laney Community School in […]