Saturday March 26, 2016.

9:00 a.m.

The Minnesota Distance Running Association presents the MDRA 7 Mile Race, a challenging early spring warm-up featuring hills and unpredictable weather.


Saturday March 26, 2016.

You must be registered by 8:45 am.


Cross of Glory Baptist Church, 4600 Shady Oak Road, Hopkins. The church is located at the southwest corner of Shady Oak Rd. and Excelsior Blvd. (County Road 3) in Hopkins, Minnesota.

From Crosstown Highway 62, take the Shady Oak Rd. exit. Go north on Shady Oak Rd. approximately 2 miles. The church is on the left.

From Highway US 169, take the Excelsior Blvd. exit. Go west on Excelsior Blvd. approximately 1.5 miles. Turn left (south) onto Shady Oak Rd. The church is on the right.


The race is open to MDRA members only and is free. You may join the MDRA at the race, or do it online: click here!

We ask that you bring a donation ($1.00 suggested) to give to the church for the use of their facilities, which include warm indoor registration and waiting in the gym, water and bathrooms.


Pre-registration is not necessary. To register, Print out, fill in and bring the completed registration form to the church on the day of the race. Race day registration opens at 7:30 am.


There may be a new course this year due to road construction.


Finishers should note their individual time on the display clock as they cross the finish line.

If you need more information, contact Sam at 612-327-2661 or

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