Ron Daws 25K

2019 is the 39th running of this race that commemorates 1968 Olympic marathoner Ron Daws. Daws, a ’60’s/’70’s Minnesota running icon, trained over this same course. The race was renamed as a memorial to Daws in 1993, the year after his untimely death. Registration opens January 19, 2019.




Volunteer for the 2019 Ron Daws 25k!

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Hopkins, Minnesota

Race Start: 9:00 AM

Bib Pick up opens: 8:00 AM

Location: Hopkins Pavilion  – 11000 Excelsior Blvd, Hopkins, MN 55343

Course: 25K (15.53 miles) of hilly, challenging fun!  The race, begun in 1979, and now in its fourth decade, has proved to be a stiff challenge at a middle distance for those training for Boston or other spring marathons or who are otherwise looking for a testing workout. MDRA 25K Course MAP

Registration: Registration is online only. Online registration will be open until race start! Don’t wait in line race morning to sign up when you can on your phone or at home. iPad’s will be available for Race day registration.

Entry fee: $5 pre-registered MDRA members.
$15 pre-registered non-MDRA members. Click here to join online. $20 on race day for all.

Optional Merchandise: Ron Daws 25K Long-Sleeve cotton shirts are available for purchase online here or on race day. Size availability cannot be guaranteed for race day purchases.

Results: Posted at runmdra.org. Finishers should note their individual time on the display clock as they cross the finish line.



More information: Norm at (612) 822-6743 or normchamp42@gmail.com


PLEASE NOTE: Running with baby joggers is not allowed.