MDRA: Minnesota Distance Running Association

The Minnesota Distance Running Association is the largest and oldest running group in Minnesota. Started 51 years ago, MDRA currently has 2,400 members who enjoy yearly benefits including the MDRA Annual calendar which is a resource guide for Minnesota running and lists over 300 races throughout the state. Other benefits of membership include the very popular bi-monthly magazine, RunMinnesota, discounts at the locally owned running stores , free members races, discounts on most MDRA races, free annual party each January and much more! Join MDRA to start running Minnesota better now! For more information, visit

A Labor Day tradition within the Minnesota running community for 31 years, the MDRA Victory 10K, 5K and Kid's Run are set for September 3, 2012. Run a PR on our pancake flat 10K course, blistering 5K course, or both by registering for the Double Header! No need for a sitter, the Victory Races are a family affair. Introduce your little ones to running by signing them up for our kid’s half mile run. Long sleeve New Balance Tech shirts for all participants! Following the race free "Picnic in the Park" sponsored by the Camden and Folwell Neighborhood Associations. Register today!