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Rocksteady Running / Creating experiences that facilitate connection.

Rocksteady Running produces several trail and ultrarunning races in the state of Minnesota.  Our races are put on by longtime trail and ultrarunners.  Our focus is on sustainability, runner safety, runner experience and giving back to the trail, parks and communities where our events are held.

ZUMBRO
Zumbro Endurance Run
http://www.zumbro100.com
100MI | 50MI | 17MI
Theilman, Minnesota
Founded 2009
April

An early season race on challenging trails in Southeast Minnesota’s fascinating “Driftless” / bluff country.

 

SUPERIOR(S)
Superior “Spring” Trail Race
http://www.superiorspringtrailrace.com
50KM & 25KM
Lutsen, Minnesota
Founded 2003
May

A Spring race on the extremely rugged and technical Superior Hiking Trail on the shore of the greatest freshwater lake in the world – SUPERIOR!

ESTRS
Endless Summer Trail Run Series
http://www.estrs.com
5KM to 7MI
Twin Cities Minnesota
Founded 2012
May-August

Summer weeknight trail running races ranging in distance form 5KM to 7MI at local / Twin Cities trail running venues.  Typically 4 or 5 events held May through August.

AFTON
Afton Trail Run
http://www.aftontrailrun.com
50KM & 25KM
Hastings, Minnesota
Founded 1994
July

A Mid-Summer race in the beautiful and lush St. Croix River Valley, on on the very hilly river-bluff trails within Afton State Park.

SUPERIOR(F)
Superior “Fall” Trail Race
http://www.superiorfalltrailrace.com
100MI | 50MI | 26.2
Lutsen, Minnesota
Founded 1991
September

 A Fall race on the extremely rugged and technical Superior Hiking Trail on the shore of the greatest freshwater lake in the world.  The Superior 100 is one of the ten original 100 mile trail races in the USA.

 

Our Mission, Our Values:

MISSION
Rocksteady Running’s mission is to create experiences that facilitate connection. Connection with your fellow racers, connection to the land, connection to your deeper self and connection with the great unknown. 

 

CULTURE
Above all else we value our runners, our volunteers, our friends, our family and our trail culture.  We are grateful to all of those individuals and organizations that contribute to our local trail / ultra community.  We are trail people.

 

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION & EQUALITY
Rocksteady Running welcomes everyone to our events and into our broader trail running community. Significantly, we believe that we have a unique responsibility to BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals, who are underrepresented in trail running, feel welcome and safe. You can learn more HERE.

GIVING BACK
Rocksteady Running makes annual financial and in-kind donations in addition to donating time, knowledge and resources to many organizations and events throughout the state of Minnesota and beyond.

 

SPONSORSHIP
Do you believe in our mission?  Do you want to reach other like-minded individuals – consider sponsoring one, several or all of our events. You can learn more about sponsorship HERE.

 

CONNECT
Need to get in touch regarding one of our events or about something Rocksteady Running related generally.  Please reach out HERE.

 

Rocksteady Running
Creating experiences that facilitate connection.

Rocksteady Running produces several trail and ultrarunning races in the state of Minnesota.  Our races are put on by longtime trail and ultrarunners.  Our focus is on sustainability, runner safety, runner experience and giving back to the trail, parks and communities where our events are held.

ZUMBRO
Zumbro Endurance Run
http://www.zumbro100.com
100MI | 50MI | 17MI
Theilman, Minnesota
Founded 2009
April

An early season race on challenging trails in Southeast Minnesota’s fascinating “Driftless” / bluff country.

SUPERIOR(S)
Superior “Spring” Trail Race
http://www.superiorspringtrailrace.com
50KM & 25KM
Lutsen, Minnesota
Founded 2003
May

A Spring race on the extremely rugged and technical Superior Hiking Trail on the shore of the greatest freshwater lake in the world – SUPERIOR!

ESTRS
Endless Summer Trail Run Series
http://www.estrs.com
5KM to 7MI
Twin Cities Minnesota
Founded 2012
May-August

Summer weeknight trail running races ranging in distance form 5KM to 7MI at local / Twin Cities trail running venues.  Typically 4 or 5 events held May through August.

AFTON
Afton Trail Run
http://www.aftontrailrun.com
50KM & 25KM
Hastings, Minnesota
Founded 1994
July

A Mid-Summer race in the beautiful and lush St. Croix River Valley, on on the very hilly river-bluff trails within Afton State Park.

SUPERIOR(F)
Superior “Fall” Trail Race
http://www.superiorfalltrailrace.com
100MI | 50MI | 26.2
Lutsen, Minnesota
Founded 1991
September

 A Fall race on the extremely rugged and technical Superior Hiking Trail on the shore of the greatest freshwater lake in the world.  The Superior 100 is one of the dozen original 100 mile trail races in the USA.

 

Our Mission, Our Values:

MISSION
Rocksteady Running’s mission is to create experiences that facilitate connection. Connection with your fellow racers, connection to the land, connection to your deeper self and connection with the great unknown. 

 

CULTURE
Above all else we value our runners, our volunteers, our friends, our family and our trail culture.  We are grateful to all of those individuals and organizations that contribute to our local trail / ultra community.  We are trail people.

 

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION & EQUALITY
Rocksteady Running welcomes everyone to our events and into our broader trail running community. Significantly, we believe that we have a unique responsibility to BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals, who are underrepresented in trail running, feel welcome and safe. You can learn more HERE.

 

GIVING BACK
Rocksteady Running makes annual financial and in-kind donations in addition to donating time, knowledge and resources to many organizations and events throughout the state of Minnesota and beyond.

 

SPONSORSHIP
Do you believe in our mission?  Do you want to reach other like-minded individuals – consider sponsoring one, several or all of our events. You can learn more about sponsorship HERE.

 

CONNECT
Need to get in touch regarding one of our events or about something Rocksteady Running related generally.  Please reach out HERE.

 

 

 

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