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Calendar of 5K Races in Alabama

The 5K distance is the perfect introductory distance for novice runners, as well as a challenging test of endurance and speed for competitive runners. Casual runners who want to take their training to the next level can benefit greatly from a 5K race. The best part of a 5K race is that they are accessible to all fitness types, ages and levels.

Here you will find a listing of the 5K races registered with JogRunRace for Alabama.

Upcoming 5K races in Alabama

Sun, Sep 2426th Annual Magic City AIDS Walk & 5K RunBirmingham, AL
Sat, Sep 305th Annual Revival Center / Honea Family Dentistry 5K & 1 Mile Fun RunVincent, AL
Sat, Sep 30Liberty 5KArab, AL
Sat, Oct 77th Annual Sawyerville Day Camp 5K Run/WalkGreensboro, AL
Sat, Oct 14Fleet Feet Monte Sano 15K and 1 Mile Kids Fun RunHuntsville, AL
Sat, Oct 14Lou's 5k for Liver AwarenessPelham, AL
Sat, Oct 21Benjamin Lee Knight Memorial 5kMontgomery, AL
Sat, Oct 2810th Annual Calera Eagles 5KCalera, AL
Sat, Oct 28WYLD in the WOODS 5K Trail RunMillbrook, AL
Sat, Nov 11Lakeside Hospice Drumstick Dart 5K 2017Leeds, AL

Recent 5K races in Alabama

Sat, Sep 23AMPED / Railroad Junction Day 5KFlomaton, AL
Sat, Sep 9Drayer's Swing Through 5kTanner, AL
Sat, Sep 92017 APSO Power Run 5K EventBirmingham, AL
Sun, Sep 3Fall Highlands Ranch Six Pack Series #3Highlands Ranch, AL
Sat, Sep 2Bloody Mary 5K Run / WalkGulf Shores, AL
Sat, Aug 26I RUN OPELIKA - Health Expo and 5k Run/Walk 2017Opelika, AL
Sat, Aug 26EAB Heart and Sole 5K 2017Mountain Brook, AL

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