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Mississippi 10 Miler May 28, 2017 Sunday, May 28, 2017 Location: Crosby Regional Park, 2595 Crosby Farm Road, Saint Paul, MN. Registration, along with Start & Finish will be near picnic shelter at Cro
MDRA 15K Sunday August 6th, 2017 Your fall marathon build-up starts here! Start your marathon preparation with a unique distance of 15k (9.33 miles) on a great scenic course near the river. Sunday August
MDRA Como Park Relays Every Wednesday in August Every Wednesday in August Join the Fun: This series of races (which began in 1974) are a great way to get in shape and improve your fitness. All level of runners are enco
Victory Labor Day Races September 4, 2017 A Minnesota Labor Day Tradition! September 4, 2017 Flat and fast 10k & 5k followed by a kids run. Doubleheader challenge: run both the 10k & 5k.  Bring the Whole
Jeff Winter City of Lakes Half Marathon September 10, 2017 The Jeff Winter City of Lakes Half Marathon September 10, 2017 provides a great stand-alone challenge and/or a perfect training test for those running Twin Cities Maratho
Lake Johanna Four Mile Saturday, March 18, 2017 Schmidt Park, Arden Hills, MN This is the oldest / longest continuously sponsored race by the MDRA, first run in 1961. This is the first of the M
MDRA 7 Mile March 25, 2017 The Minnesota Distance Running Association presents the MDRA 7 Mile Race, is a challenging early spring warm-up featuring hills and unpredictable weather. Please note: Yo
MDRA Ron Daws Saturday, April 1, 2017 36th ANNUAL MDRA RON DAWS 25K (15.53 mi.) Saturday, April 1, 2017 This race commemorates 1968 Olympic marathoner Ron Daws. Daws, a ’60’s/’70’s Min
Fred Kurz 10 Mile April 8, 2017 April 8, 2017 $20 TO ENTER ($10 FOR MDRA MEMBERS) A History of Good Racing The Fred Kurz 10 Mile is the oldest continuously held running event in Minnesota, first held in
Mudball Classic Sunday, April 23, 2017 The MDRA Mudball Classic is a great family friendly event that makes it way by Wirth Lake Beach and Glenwood. Join MDRA at the race for just $25. Sunday, April 23, 2017 T

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  • VOTE!!
    November 1, 2016

    2017 MDRA Board Member Elections VOTE!! online here or by paper ballot found in RunMinnesota Magazine and mail: MDRA, P.O. Box 6419, Minneapolis MN 55406. All current members are eligible to vote.  Votes, online or by paper ballot, must be received by the MDRA by midnight January 20, 2017   President Position Dave Marek Running

  • 2017 MDRA Grand Prix schedule announced!
    October 13, 2016

    The 2017 Minnesota Distance Running Association Grand Prix is an individual competition for members of the MDRA consisting of 13 races, in which Grand Prix registered runners compete for points toward year-end awards. Competition is conducted age groups for both male and females, 0-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+.

  • TCM Weekend Recap
    October 10, 2016

      Long Standing Men’s Marathon Course Record Falls TCM Weekend Recap by Candy Patrin Sunday was a good day for running, especially for Dominic Ondoro who broke the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon (TCM) course record of 2:10:05 that was set by Iowan Phil Coppess in 1985. In 2015, Ondoro also finished first at TCM with a

  • 2016 City of Lakes Results and Photos!
    September 12, 2016

    It was a great morning for a half marathon!  Thank you to all who participated, volunteered and spectated!   2016 City of Lakes Half Marathon RESULTS     2016 City of Lakes Half Marathon PHOTOS       A special thank you to our 2016 Sponsors!

  • Want to get more involved?
    August 26, 2016

    MDRA Seeking Applications for Board of Directors The MDRA is a voluntary non-profit organization serving runners of all ages and abilities in Minnesota and the surrounding communities. The affairs of the MDRA are controlled and administered by a Board of Directors. The MDRA is currently seeking Board applicants for the 2017/2018 term. If you would

  • MDRA 15K Results!
    August 7, 2016

    What a beautiful morning for a record turn out for the MDRA 15K!  Thank you runners! We couldn’t do it without our amazing volunteers and our event sponsors, RunMN and Seven Sundays! 2016 Results: MDRA 15K Race Photos

  • The MDRA is pleased to announce
    June 23, 2016

    The the all new runmdra.org! The MDRA  proudly announces the launch of its newly revamped website. This newly redesigned website offers quick and easy access to the Minnesota Distance Running Association, our mission, programs, publications, sponsored races and information on the local running community.  The website also has a new “Race Calendar” where you’ll find an

  • MDRA Mississippi 10 Mile
    May 30, 2016

    Crosby Farm Park, Saint Paul May 29, 2016 Overcast, 64 degrees Results by Craig Yotter   PLACE CLASS | PLACE FINISHER TIME 1 1 M20 Ben Jacobs, 26, Minnetonka, MN 56:19 2 1 M30 Jake Lawrence, 34, Saint Paul, MN 1:01:19 3 2 M30 Heriberto Vargas, 34, Minneapolis, MN 1:03:21 4 1 M40 Brad Hinton,

  • Fall Marthon Training Program
    May 11, 2016

    Registraion is now open for the fall session of our Marthon Training Program!  Learn more. Register online: http://2016MDRAFALLtraining.zapevent.com

  • 35th Anniversary Jeff Winter City of Lakes Half Marathon
    April 29, 2016

    Early registration is only $50 before May 1st 2016. Run the scenic parkways around Lake Harriet and Lake Calhoun as part of your fall marathon tune up or make it your fall goal race! The field is limited to 1500 entrants so be sure to register early to secure your spot in this classic Minnesota

  • Mudball Results and Photos!
    April 20, 2016

    Thank you to everyone who joind us at the Quaking Bog for a beautiful 4 Miles on a gorgeous day! Photos on Facebook M.D.R.A. Mudball Classic 4 Mile at Theodore Wirth Park 17-Apr-16 1   Joshua Taylor  30 24:46:00 2   Nate Leckband  33 25:21:00 3   Anurag Jain  29 25:48:00 4   Peter Gellerup 

  • Fred Kurz Results!
    April 17, 2016

    The Fred Kurz 10 Mile is the oldest continuously held running event in Minnesota, first held in 1962 and 1963 as the 10 Mile Handicap Road Race, and renamed in 1964 to honor Fred Kurz. Fred was a charter member of the Minnesota Distance Running Association. A resident of St. Paul, he attended Murray High

  • 36th Annual Ron Daws 25K results and photos!
    April 11, 2016

    We had some tough runners brave the hills and the WIND! Thank you for your support of the MDRA and helping us to commemorate 1968 Olympic marathoner Ron Daws! 36th Annual Ron Daws 25K results: http://www.raceberryjam.com/2016/rondaws.html Photos of the race can be found here!

  • Lake Johanna Results!
    March 30, 2016

    Results for Lake Johanna! OVERALL GENDER DIVISION NAME GENDER AGE TIME 1 1 1 KYLE ECONOMY M 24 0:22:05 2 2 1 DANIEL STRIKE M 45 0:22:35 3 3 2 CHASE NOWAK M 27 0:22:50 4 4 1 ROBERT FINKE M 53 0:23:49 5 5 1 NATE LECKBAND M 33 0:24:08 6 1 1 ANGIE

  • 2016 MDRA Women’s Running Camp
    March 18, 2016

    Are you a non-runner who would like to run 30 minutes a day? A beginning runner who would like to become faster and stronger? An experienced runner who would like to train smarter and compete at a higher level? This class is for you! With four coaches, we can handle every level of fitness. Join

  • Online Registration is OPEN for 2016 Spring Marathon Training!
    January 2, 2016

    Start the New Year off right! Register for the 2016 Spring Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program! Participate in the 2016 Half Marathon program and get a guaranteed entry to Garry Bjorlund! More information on the class goo.gl/lIcgjF  

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