MDRA's Ron Daws 25 KM
We mourn the passing of Steve Hoag, 70, on September 15, 2017. Steve and Ron Daws trained and raced together on the roads and hills that now comprise the Ron Daws 25km, Hopkins, Minnesota.
Phillip Gary Smith is writing a story about Ron Daws, the 1968 Olympic Marathoner. Email your remembrances, anecdotes, race details or any interesting tidbit about Ron Daws. You will be given credit for the information if not already located or used. Daws authored two books, writing "No runner is so untalented that he cannot improve vastly enough to beat the more talented ones whose approach is less intense." Inducted at Runners National Hall of Fame. A Founding Member of Minnesota Distance Runners Association the Ron Daws 25 km Race, April, Hopkins, MN honors his memory. If you have stories, comments, photos of Ron Daws, kindly email them.