April Minnesota Race Calendar

You trudged your way through winter’s unyielding downpour of snow and freezing temperatures. Celebrate spring by participating in a race below. Hopefully you registered for a spring race awhile ago, but if not, we’ve got plenty for you to choose from. These are all of the races either!

April is unofficially the beginning or race season. If you’ve been looking for ways to get motivated and get back in shape, signing up for a race is sure to help with that! Also, don’t forget the great group run options as well.

April 5, Saturday

  • Bunker Hills Run (Coon Rapids)
  • Camp WannaRunaMileorMore (White Bear Lake) – Participate in a Half Marathon, 11K, 5K or Fun Run in the beautiful Bald Eagle Regional Park.
  • MDRA Ron Daws 25K (Edina) – Run in the footsteps of 1968 Olympic marathoner Ron Daws, a ’60’s/’70’s Minnesota running icon, who trained over this same course.
  • Visitation School Team Mutomo 5K (Mendota Heights) – Team Mutomo, a Convent of the Visitation student-run group, is hosting its fourth annual 5k Fun Run. The proceeds benefit the group’s trip to Africa in June.

April 7, Monday

April 12, Saturday

April 19, Saturday

April 20, Sunday

April 26, Saturday

April 27, Sunday

  • Challenge Happiness 5K (St. Paul) – Actively pursue happiness by participating in the 5K run or 1.5 walk. The races mission is to defeat depression with exercise.

April 28, Sunday

Your Race?

If you know of other races that aren’t on our calendar, please feel free to add them! Are you running a race in April? Let us know in the comments below, or via Twitter or Facebook so we can wish you good luck!

Lisa Fenske

Lisa Fenske started running in college and now it is a big part of her life. When she isn’t training for her

next half-marathon, she enjoys discovering healthy recipes on Pinterest, volunteering for Guild

Incorporated, networking, traveling, kickboxing, and zumba.