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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

Sat, Dec 10Color Vibe 5K -- MobileIrvington, AL
Sat, Dec 10DASH AWAY 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Run & Family Fun Day!Bessemer, AL
Sat, Jan 7The Extra Mile 5k + 1 mile and 10K + 1 mileMontgomery, AL
Sat, Jan 14XTERRA Alabama - "Monte Sano" State Park 4 Mile/ 15K Trail RunHuntsville, AL
Sat, Jan 14MLK Day 5K Drum Run - BIRMINGHAMBirmingham, AL
Sat, Jan 21CHS 5K Eagle Run/ 1 Mile Little Eagle Fun RunOzark, AL
Sat, Jan 28Ariel Sharee Backstrom Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/WalkNorthport, AL
Sat, Jan 282017 Southeast Alabama Community Foundation Half Marathon & 5KDothan, AL
Sat, Mar 25Rumpshaker 5KBirmingham, AL

Recent 5K races in Alabama

Sat, Dec 3Athens High School JROTC Jingle Bell Jog 5KAthens, AL
Sat, Nov 26Kaiser Realty By Wyndham Vacation Rentals Coastal ½ Marathon And 5KOrange Beach, AL
Sat, Nov 192016 Florala High School 5K Run/Walk Turkey Trot & Kids Fun RunFlorala, AL
Sat, Nov 19Tranquility Lake 50K and 25K Trail RacePelham, AL
Sat, Nov 192nd Annual Thankful Run 5k & 1 mile fun runTrussville, AL
Sat, Nov 12Samford Homecoming Patriotic 5K/Fun RunBirmingham, AL
Sat, Nov 12Mocs on the Rocks 5K/10K Trail RunGadsden, AL
Sat, Nov 12Turkey Trot 5K Challenge & Fun RunCollinsville, AL
Sat, Nov 12Moonlight Bootlegger 5K BirminghamBirmingham, AL
Sat, Nov 12Moonlight Bootlegger 5k - PelhamPelham, AL

New/Updated 5K races in Alabama

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February 1, 2012

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March 30, 2014

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