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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, Apr 1BTW Magnet HS Art and Sole 5K and Fun RunMontgomery, AL
Sat, Apr 1Run for a Reason Avondale 5KBirmingham, AL
Sat, Apr 1Faulkner Law BLSA 1st Annual 5K Run/WalkMontgomery, AL
Sun, Apr 27th Annual Superheroes 5K, 1 Mile & Fun RunHuntsville, AL
Fri, Apr 76th Annual Trivium Trot 5K and Fun RunTuscaloosa, AL
Fri, Apr 7Light Up a Life 5KJacksonville, AL
Sat, Apr 8A-Day Autism 5KOpelika, AL
Sat, Apr 8Chicken Head Run - 5K/10K & 1 Mile Fun RunPell City, AL
Sat, Apr 8Bunny Hop 5K and Fun RunOrange Beach, AL
Sat, Apr 8Healthy Kids for Kids 2017 5k/10k/Fun RunGreenville, AL

Recent 5K races in Alabama

Sat, Mar 25Rumpshaker 5KBirmingham, AL
Sat, Mar 25Color Vibe 5K - DecaturDecatur, AL
Sat, Mar 18Gut Run 5K/1MDothan, AL
Sat, Mar 18Shamrock Shuffle 5k/1mile Color RunCullman, AL
Sat, Mar 181st Annual Shamrockin' 5K Color Walk/RunAnniston, AL
Sat, Mar 11Owens House Superhero 5k & Fun RunPelham, AL
Sat, Mar 11Fayette Medical Center 5K and Fun RunFayette, AL
Sat, Mar 11Wild Irish Run 10K/5KGuntersville, AL
Sat, Mar 11My Cancer Hero 5KGreenville, AL
Sat, Mar 112nd Annual Miss Marshall County Kamryn Brumbeloe 5K RunArab, AL

New/Updated 5K races in Alabama

Sat, Apr 1Faulkner Law BLSA 1st Annual 5K Run/WalkMontgomery, AL
Sat, Apr 22Everyday Hero 5K and 1 Mile Fun RunClanton, AL
Sat, Apr 22Magnolia Festival 5KGardendale, AL
Sat, Apr 2918th Annual Mockingbird Classic 5KMonroeville, AL
Sat, May 13HAE in Motion 5k-Team LyndonCullman, AL
Sat, May 132017 Steel Strides 5K for MDABirmingham, AL
Sun, Sep 3Fall Highlands Ranch Six Pack Series #3Highlands Ranch, AL
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