Memorial fund for Stephen Ojalvo

MDRA Member, Stephen Ojalvo, passed away suddenly the morning of January 20, 2018.  Stephen was an avid runner with the MDRA and will be greatly missed by our community.  There will be a memorial service 1PM FRIDAY January 26 at HODROFF-EPSTEIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 123 East…


MDRA Seeks Coaches for Marathon Training Program

MDRA’s Spring/Fall Marathon Programs are looking for coaching staff for the 2018 season. Please review the coaching job description for more information. Applicant Instructions: • Please send a resume and cover letter to mdraemployment@gmail.com • Indicate full or part time coaching


Notice to amend MDRA bylaws

The MDRA Board of Directors voted on January 9, 2018 to update to the mission statement of the MDRA. The proposed bylaws changes will be voted on by the MDRA Membership at the annual Party on January 20, 2018 at the Edina Community Center. To…


2018 Meet of the Miles results!

It was fun night at this annual 1 Mile race on the Indoor Track in the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse, and the first MDRA Grand Prix event of 2018.  Thank you to Race Director, Tim Zbikowski, and volunteers Carol Klitzke, Paul Giannobile, Linda Roger and…


MDRA seeking Race Director

The Minnesota Distance Running Association, a non-nonprofit with a mission to promote participation and safety in running and to serve as an information resource, is seeking applicants for the position of Race Director.  MDRA’s portfolio includes 10 races, training programs, group runs and Minnesota’s largest…


MDRA Advocacy Update

MDRA Advocacy Update Over the past two years the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has been making improvements to the trails around Lake Harriet and Lake Calhoun (also called Bde Maka Ska) to address accessibility issues and improve circulation for pedestrians. MDRA has been engaged…